Our History

The Rotary Club of Raleigh's founders were among Raleigh's leading citizens of the day. Likewise throughout its history, the club's roles have been graced by members of influence and accomplishment who served the City and State with distinction. Membership has included a State Treasurer, a Secretary of Administration, Chancellors of NC State University, Presidents of Shaw University and Peace College, judges, city and state government leaders, and countless giants of industry and leaders of nonprofit organizations. Please click here for a full history of the club’s last 50 years (through 2014).