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About District 7680

Rotary District 7680 serves fourteen counties in the west-central region of North Carolina. Each county has at least one Rotary club. There are 57 clubs with around 3000 members who share similar values and are dedicated to serving the needs of their communities and helping others around the world.

  • Alexander County (1)
  • Alleghany County (1)
  • Anson County (1)
  • Ashe County (1)
  • Cabarrus County (5)
  • Cleveland County (4)
  • Gaston County (7)
  • Iredell County (6)
  • Mecklenburg County (16)
  • Richmond County (2)
  • Rowan County (2)
  • Stanly County (2)
  • Union County (5)
  • Wilkes County (1)

History

District 7680 was established July 1, 1992 with 2,750 Rotarians and 39 clubs, 29 from District 7670 and 10 from District 7690. Norman W. Schul, from Charlotte North, served as the first District Governor (1992-93).

District 7680 is noted for its support of The Rotary Foundation, its programs for youth and as “the Birthplace of Rotaract” with the founding of the first Rotaract Club at UNC-Charlotte on March 13, 1968, by the Charlotte North Rotary Club.

The Charlotte Rotary Club is the district’s oldest club, chartered December 1, 1916, followed by Gastonia on January 1, 1920 and Salisbury on May 1, 1920.

At Rotary year-end 2011, there were over 3,000 Rotarians in 56 clubs in the 14 counties which make up District 7680.

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