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.

District News

100 Acts Of Service

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 […]

Cleveland School Rotary Makes Over 100,000 Meals

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 […]

Cary Rotary Club’s Legacy – Fighting Hunger at Home and Abroad

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 […]

Zimbabwe Eye Project     

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 […]

Boys and Girls Home Receives Donation from Rotary

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 […]

Update from Our Global Scholar in Edinburgh

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 […]

Peace Fellow in Australia

Greetings from Fiji! We are back in the capital city of Suva, after having spent a month in a rural settlement on one of Fiji’s 332 outlying islands. My field experience was originally intended to have me working in northern areas, which were ravaged by the category 5 Cyclone Winston last February. Unfortunately, the placement […]

Christmas with Crabtree Rotary

The photos are from Holiday Express, Crabtree Rotary’s major annual fundraiser, sponsored jointly with the City of Raleigh’s Parks & Recreation Department at PullenPark. Event dates this year were Dec. 1-4 and Dec. 7-11. It was a sold-out event from the moment Parks & Rec put an announcement on their web page in July. Held from 4-9 […]

Rotary Leadership Institute

The RLI district committee is excited to announce the Rotary Leadership Institute Parts I, II, and III event on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at Wake Tech Community College located on 3434 Kildaire Farm Road in Cary.  Registration begins at 8:30 AM, sessions start at 9:00 AM and conclude at 4:30 PM. The course fee is $95 for each part, which includes lunch and breaks.  […]

Paul Harris Society

The Paul Harris Society is a commitment by Rotarians to give $1000 per year to The Rotary Foundation. On November 17th, PDG Matthew Kane presented two Rotarians, husband and wife Andy Wright and Sherry Nelson of the Cary-Kildaire Club recognition of their individual pledges of $1000 to The Rotary Foundation. Wright explained why each had decided […]

Bigger, Better, Bolder – Together

Thirty-one Rotarians, nearly 100 community volunteers, more than 25,700 meals packed in a little more than two hours.  That was the scene recently in Oxford as the Oxford, Henderson, Roxboro and Kerr Tar Rotary clubs came together for an Emergency Food Box packing event.  And they plan to do it again in January! This kind […]

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