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.
July 4th marked a special day for Rotary in Granville County. The Rotary Club of the Kerr Tar Region was formally chartered by Rotary International on July 4th. This new club joins two other clubs in the county, the Rotary Club of Oxford and the South Granville Rotary Club. The new Kerr Tar Club has a unique structure […]
At the Take-A-Kid to the Ballgame at the Durham Bulls Park, the Bulls played the Gwinnett Braves and, unfortunately, lost 5-2. While the Bulls lost, the winners were the many children who were treated to an evening of food, fun, and friendship by a large number of Rotarians around our district.
A steady rain fell over the course as the participants completed the final holes of the 2016 Old Dominion Rotary Golf Tournament at Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club earlier this month, but it did not dampen the spirits of the fundraising event for the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina (B&GH). The annual […]
The Southland Young Professional Summit in Atlanta, Georgia from June 9th-11th was full of excitement, fun and problem-solving. Five representatives from District 7710, Jheanne Schack (e-Club), Catherine Doyle (Raleigh Midtown), Jason Potts (North Raleigh), Marie Howard (Kerr Tar Region) and Joyce Mckinney (Southwest Durham) attended the summit. Young Rotarians and Rotaractors, from ages 25 to […]
Event Draws 30,000 people, 48 cook teams to Apex The Apex Sunrise Rotary Club is proud to announce that the 2016 Bone Suckin’ Sauce Peak City Pig Fest, held July 17-18 in Historic Downtown Apex, was its most successful ever. The KCBS-Sanctioned BBQ competition drew a crowd of 30,000 and 48 BBQ cook teams from […]
Members of Crabtree Rotary Club and their guests gather at Agora Restaurant in downtown Raleigh on a sweltering summer evening to officially install their 2016-17 officers. During the event, a check for $10,000 was presented to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina.
On Saturday, August 23rd, thousands of people came out to the City of Raleigh’s inaugural celebration to mark purchasing the Dorothea Dix property from the State. The purpose was to invite people to visit this beautiful 300-acre property, many for the first time, as the City begins to develop this tract into a world-class city park. The […]
The Durham Rotary Club selected five 2016 scholars from Durham Public Schools who have achieved academic excellence and need assistance to continue their educations. Marge Nordstrom, co-chair of the Durham Rotary Club Scholarship Committee, said, “The goal of our 2016 Rotary Centennial and Brown Family scholarships is to make their future education dreams a reality. […]
Sun. Sept 25, 2016 – 4:00 p.m. WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary The event includes a 5 km run/walk and a 1 mile water carry challenge. Over $40,000 has been raised over the last five years, which has been used to support clean water projects in Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Lebanon, Peru, Tanzania, Uganda and […]
Emilia Chojkiewicz is an engineering student at Duke University and a member of the Duke Engineers for International Development (DEID). In February, Emilia contacted Club President Dave Weiss and asked if our Club would support DEID’s joint summer project with the Duke Lemur Center. The purpose of the project was to build a Rainwater Catchment […]
The Downtown Durham Rotary Club has put Book Harvest on the map — the Little Free Library worldwide map, that is! Thanks to Rotary member and library builder Joe Houde, Book Harvest is among the newest stewards of a Little Free Library here in Durham. In fact, Houde is one of a group of Rotary […]