Adele Rosen, Woman of Honor

Adele Rosen, an outstanding community member, was recognized by the County Board of Supervisors on April 1st, for 50 years of service to the general and Jewish communities of greater Santa Barbara. Supervisor Janet Wolf presented Ms. Rosen with a commendation. Ms. Rosen will also receive the 2014 Woman of Valor Award at the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara’s annual Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon on Tuesday, April 8th, at the Coral Casino.

Ms. Rosen is a steadfast supporter of the Jewish Federation, a Past President of Women’s Division, and involved in many of their philanthropic activities. She is currently the Director of Beyond Tolerance Center, a nonprofit educating students throughout the county by promoting understanding and respect among all students. In addition, Ms. Rosen served as a board member and active member of CALM, Women’s Board of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Hadassah, Congregation B’nai B’rith Sisterhood, Friend of Ensemble Theater, and the Santa Barbara Symphony.

Ms. Rosen’s mantra is. “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

To join the celebration honoring Adele Rosen, visit or call 805.957.1115.


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