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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • 27

Oakland Tribunei
Oakland, California
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Feb. 14, 1967 27 aM. 1 v. JOSHUA R. ROSE End Carr 4 Jbsh Rose To Quit As 1 s'-! 1 4 1 -J -s 1 I ft Leader R.

(Josh) Rose, assistant general secretary of the Metropolitan YMCA, will retire tomorrow, but he ex- peels to be as busy as ever in community affairs. Til still have a full day's work," Rose, whose extracurricular activities 1 n-clufle serving on the Oakland Citt Council. "Now I'll be able to spread my time better and get in a round of golf now and then." For 38 of his 60 years Rose has been associated with the YMCA. His life has been dedi cated to the welfare and de velopment of young people, particularly those of minority groups. Since 1965 he has been executive of both the Northwest and Central branches in Oakland as well as assistant general secretary of Metropolitan, the parent organization for- all YMCA's in Alameda County, except Berkeley and Albany.

Rose came to Oakland in 1939 to be executive of the Northwest Branch at 3265 Market after serving with the in Pittsburgh, and Mohtclair, N. Hertecame the first Negro to serve on a city board and the city council. He $as a member of the Oakland Rec-reajioff from 1947 to 1964 and was chairman in 1961 and 1962. Appointed to fill an unexpired term on the council in was elected for a full term the following year. le aUn a memher of x-i JR ar -V'4 (I 2 V-' VVSOls the Oakland Rotary Club, a trustea of the National Recre ation and Park Commission, and a member of the Children's Vision Center of the Eastbay and of Men of Tomorrow, Inc.

His wife, Virginia, is head teacher at Longfellow Child Care Center in Oakland. The whose home is at 856 32nd have three children, Robert a Los Angeles accountant; Mrs. Virginia Niles, a Los Angeles school teacher, and Mrs. Mary Perry, a Berkeley newspaper reporter. Rose will be honored by volunteers and staff members of the at a dinner meeting tomorrow of the Metropolitan, Central and Northwest branch boards.

es Hopkins wont be home for Valentines DayT But his hearts in the right place. With him. It didn't take much to turn a New York business trip for one into a vacation for two. Just two-thirds fare for Mrs. Hopkins on United's Family Plan.

After all, Les has a practical side, too. Flood Plan Topic for Homeowners A meeting of Fruitvale Avenue area homeowners is scheduled to discuss tentative plans of a new flood control project which could relocate homes' and street right of way lines. Involved are properties on Saisal, Pleasant and Cordova, Streets. Alafmeda County Public Hprhert "Lester, you're a man after my own heart." tin I siiciiice intf uiaua L'nh Jiyihe friendly skies if United. at an p.m.

ineeuug vm. at St' Jarlath's Church at Fruitvale Avenue and Pleasant Street. p. G. Pedgrift, chairman of a homeowners group from the arfea, said the meeting will be opto to all residents.

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