The Rosa B. Williams Recreation Center is named for a woman who works tirelessly for all the citizenry of Gainesville.
Rosa Williams served on the Gainesville Commission on the Status of Women, and she was a member of the Shands Board of Directors. She was the first Vice President of the Gainesville branch of the NAACP, and she served on the Hippodrome State Theater Board. She worked with the Girl Scouts, and she was the 1982 winner of the Gainesville Sun’s Community Service Award. Read an interview with Rosa B Williams
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