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

Focused Filmmaker

With a small cassette recorder, Anna Jones set out to tell the story of her father, North Carolina’s first black school board chairman. Anna Jones set out with a little RadioShack cassette recorder in 2007 to document a few stories about her parents. When a mayor of a small North Carolina town told her, “Your father did more for Northampton […]

Take a Kid to a Ballgame

Sunday, August 2, 2015 Durham Bulls Athletic Park Game Time: 5:00 p.m. Food Is Served at 4:15 p.m. Cost Per Kid:      $12.50 Cost Per Adult:  $25.00 The Durham Bulls are donating tickets to kids.  The $12.50 is to cover the cost of food.  The $25.00 for Adult Tickets is for ticket and food. Bring your […]

Mini-RLI Event

A mini-RLI event will be held at the Duke Corporate Education Office on the American Tobacco Campus at 310 Blackwell Street in Durham, NC. This event only includes Step 1 of the three-step training program. The date for the event is October 10, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, with lunch and breaks included. See full information here with […]

Promoting Rotary at ‘Extra Innings’

Members of the District’s PR Committee attended USA Baseball’s ‘Extra Innings’ networking event on July 7, 2015. Jim Lovejoy, Cary Rotary Club Past President and current District 7710 PR Chair was accompanied by Mike Wienold of the North Raleigh Club and PR Committee member and Mike’s son Peter. The Apex Sunrise Club was gracious enough […]

Governor’s Challenge

Congratulations to recipients of the Governor’s Award of Excellence! Angier Gregory, Sheree Apex Sunrise Bosse, Randall Paul Sperath, John R. Tillerson, Brady S. Winebrenner, Terry L. Capital City – Raleigh Story, Michael Cary Caran, Elizabeth F Colopy, Travis Wright Faulkner, Richard Fletcher, Bill Hatcher, H John Jr. Sain, Jonathan Kelly Sausman, Paul Stanton, F. Ronald […]

Playground gets a Facelift

Durham Club Gives Cherry Grove Playground a Facelift   Look for a fresh new look over the summer holidays at the Cherry Grove Park Playground at The Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church, 107 N. Driver St., in East Durham. Nearly 20 volunteers from The Durham Rotary Club and The East Durham Children’s Initiative (EDCI) painted […]

Housing for Nicaraguans

The community of Las Penitas was first in Nicaragua to invite the Fuller Center for Housing and its partners to replace substandard housing that is so common in that proud, but poor country. Among the 15 who traveled to Las Penitas the first week of May were Cary Page Rotarians George Harry, Melissa McLamb, and […]

Holly Springs’ Little Library

Holly Springs Rotary Announces Free Little Library Project The Free Little Library project is a community service project, based on the philosophy of “take a book, return a book”. The Holly Springs Rotary Club has reached out to several organizations and individuals to help get this project from an idea to actual physical structures. They are working […]

Interact donates to Alzheimer’s

Cleveland Interact donates to Alzheimer’s Project The Cleveland High School Interact Club presented a $500 donation to the Johnston County Alzheimer’s Music and Memory Project, a collaborative effort between several Johnston County Rotary Clubs. The goal of the Johnston County Alzheimer’s Music and Memory Project is to make music and memory therapy available to all […]

$10,000 to Reduce Hunger

Rotary Club of Oxford Invests More Than $10,000 to Reduce Hunger   Reducing hunger is one of the primary areas of service for the Rotary Club of Oxford. During 2014-15, the club organized two major projects directed towards reducing hunger, both globally and locally in Granville County. The Oxford club received two Rotary District Grants […]

“Books on Break”

Durham Rotary Club Organized Successful Pop-up Bookstore -“Books on Break”   More than 450 YE Smith Elementary School students filled string backpacks with 4,500 books to take home and keep at the second annual Books on Break event in the school’s media center. Books on Break is a nonprofit signature program of Durham-based Book Harvest. […]

Rotary in Nepal

Margherita (Margo) Scott, a member of the Clayton Rotary Club, has been in Nepal providing humanitarian medical relief since May 2. Rotary District 7710 and the Clayton Rotary Club provided Margo before she left with significant financial support and supplies so she could assist the Nepal people that have been devastated by the two massive […]

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