Welcome to Rotary District 7710
Welcome to the website of Rotary District 7710, consisting of 47 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.
Greetings from Edinburgh! All is well here. This semester is flying by just as quickly as last semester did; we’ve just finished week 6 out of 11, and classes are still going well. We submitted our first round of papers, and are already starting on our final essays. One of my assignments was to write […]
Check out this new Happy Feet promotional video for the District Conference starring DG Rusine Sinclair and PDG Rick Carnegue.
Chapel Hill Carrboro Sunrise use unique Fundraiser It was so much fun last year, we are going to do this again in 2017. On Saturday December 2 Dave Stuckey and Santa will drop 1000 golf balls from a helicopter at Anderson Park in Carrboro, NC. The “drop” is 1:00 pm on Saturday December 2, 2017. We invite you to […]
As a member of a 37 person Rotary work team that traveled to the Dominican Republic last month, I saw firsthand the power Rotary can bring to a poor community seeking to carve out a better future for themselves and their children. Armed with a $34,000 Global Grant from The Rotary Foundation, we partnered with […]
Mark your calendar for the Annual Luther H. Hodges Ethics Luncheon! This year’s keynote speaker is Sandy Costa, former President and Chief Operating Officer of Quintiles Transnational Corporation. Sandy’s professional experience includes over 40 years in executive and managerial positions within the pharmaceutical, health care and life sciences industries, and as a legal practitioner. He […]
The Durham, Southwest Durham, and Chapel Hill-Carrboro Sunrise Rotary Clubs partnered with Duke University, Durham Tech, and the United Way of the Greater Triangle on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service to bring desperately needed meals to the Triangle area During the four hour event at Durham Technical Community College, volunteers created soup […]
This year the Cleveland School Rotary club coordinated an event to create meal packages for the Stop the Hunger organization. Working with five Rotary clubs and one Interact Club, during the two hour blitz, 80 volunteers created packages for 20,000 meals. The Club has organized this annual event for the last six years, creating over […]
On January 30th, 2015 the Cary Rotary Club held its 12th Annual Chili Dinner to Fight Hunger. Thanks to the generosity of 108 sponsors and numerous ticket sales the event’s profit was nearly $29,000. Add this amount to the net profits from the last eleven years and the Cary Rotary Club has contributed more than […]
Life in Zimbabwe, where more people have HIV than full-time jobs, would hardly be recognizable to many in the towns and suburbs of North Carolina Rotary District 7710. But the Morrisville Rotary Club is trying to connect the two. A former native of Zimbabwe, Keith Holshausen is spearheading the Morrisville Rotary Club’s push to raise […]
At the Boys and Girls Home of North Carolina’s annual Rotary Day, they received almost $24,000 in donations from Districts 7710 and 7730. Numerous clubs lined up to present their donations to Gary Faircloth, the president and CEO. The Clayton Morning Club made the largest single club donation of $5,000 from the proceeds of their […]
Over the holidays, Edinburgh looked very festive. The Christmas markets (a tradition imported from Germany) have been up since the end of November, there’s a nightly light show in the New Town, and there’s a caroling concert nearly every weekend. The semester has flown by! All is well here. Classes have officially ended and we’re […]