Welcome to Rotary District 7710

Welcome to the website of Rotary District 7710, consisting of 46 clubs in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding communities in North Carolina. We are part of Rotary International, one of the world’s largest service organizations, where more than 1.2 million members believe it starts with a commitment to Service Above Self. You'll find our members volunteering in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio. Explore our site and see what we’re doing to make a difference. Or become a Rotarian yourself by joining today.

District News

District 7710 comes to the aid of Fort McMurray

Wildfires in the Canadian province of Alberta continue to grow furiously leaving in their wake thousands of burned homes, cars and communities. Over 1,000 firefighters are working to bring the blaze under control with the help of helicopters and air tankers. Rotarian Richard McCleery with the Hillsborough Club has extended family living in Canada who […]

CART Fund

This year the Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust (CART) awarded five grants totaling $600,000 to researchers. This is the largest amount of grants that the Fund has awarded. Rick Carnagua, District CART Chair, went with Rusine Mitchell Sinclair, DG Elect and Shafi Parekh, DG Nominee to the grant ceremony. At the District Conference, Rick Carnagua […]

Child’s Cup Full

A children’s toy brand: creating jobs for talented refugee women artisans in the West Bank Cayley Pater was RYLA participant at Chapel Hill High School in 2003 and a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship finalist through the NC Oxford Rotary Club in 2010. After finishing her Master’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studies at Central European University […]

DUKE- UNC Peace Fellow Promotes WaSH

Hai-Ryung Sung comes from Jecheon City, South Korea. Jecheon is called the “healing city,” a fitting hometown for Sung, who, despite earning an undergraduate degree in computer science, has devoted her career to advancing public health. Sung’s interest in health affairs began earlier, during her first year of college, when she joined Rotaract and provided […]

Ageless Hero Nominated

Cary Page past President Brian Blum has been nominated for the Ageless Hero award, given by SearStone retirement community, for his work to organize a monthly dinner-and-entertainment event for Cary seniors with dementia and their caregivers. Blum marshalled the resources of Cary’s five Rotary clubs three years ago to buy food and organize volunteers to […]

Spring District Meeting- May 14, 2016

If you are a Rotarian who wants to learn more about Rotary and help your club grow, the May district meeting is for you. There’s a misconception among the Rotarians in our district that a district meeting is only for Rotarians who are in club leadership. I’m here to put that misconception to rest! Yes, […]

Young Professionals Summit

On June 10-11, we will be having a summit for young Rotarians and Rotaractors. This Zone 33/34 Young Professionals Summit, first of its kind on the East coast, will be held on the campus of Georgia Tech. Our hope is to have each of our twenty nine districts represented by up to three young professionals and a senior district […]

The 2017 RI Convention Discount

Rotary International Convention registrations between May 28 – June 6, 2016 can register for $265. From June 6 until December the registration fee increases to $340 and in December 2016 goes to $415. Register early for the Rotary International Convention and save. All RI Convention events are within walking distance of the convention hotels. Bus […]

A Peace Fellow in Australia

It is Autumn in Brisbane, and we have just returned from mid-semester break. I was recently given a friendly chiding on my use of the term “Fall.” It’s just not done here. You see, the native trees don’t shed their leaves. Rather, in the early-Summer (November-ish), they lose their bark. It sloughs off and leaves […]

GlobalRun4Water Funds Peru Project

he GlobalRun4Water Committee allocates the money raised at the event to support water projects. This year part of the money went to support a global grant to provide a solar-powered water treatment system, hygiene education and management training for the community of Loma Negra, in Peru. This system will empower the community to manage the […]

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