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  Dance, Rosalyn R.
NameRosalyn R. Dance
Petersburg, Virginia 23803, United States
Born February 10, 1948 (72 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 13, 2019 03:35pm
Tags Black - Married - Baptist -
InfoPersonal Information
Birth Date: Chesterfield County, VA, February 10, 1948
Gender: F
Race: African American
Religion: Baptist
Education: John Tyler Community College (A.D., Nursing, 1975)
Virginia State University (B.S., Nursing, 1986)
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Colleges and Universities:
John Tyler Community College
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia State University
Elected State Office: Petersburg City Council
Mayor of Petersburg
Occupation/Profession: Owner/manager (Manhattans Restaurant)
Membership & Affiliation: Baptist Church
John Tyler Community College Foundation (board of directors)
Southside Virginia YMCA (chairman, board of managers)
United Way, Southside Operations ( former chairman, board member)
Virginia Girl Scouts Community Advisory Council
Phi Kappa Phi
Petersburg Democratic Committee
Petersburg Breakfast Rotary (president-elect)
Spouse: Nathaniel A. Dance, Jr.
Children: Nathaniel A., III and Tanya Dance Kelly
Awards: Virginia Commonwealth University, Distinguished Alumni Award (2003)
Virginia Community College Hall of Fame (inducted 2003)
24th Quartermaster Battalion, certificate of appreciation (1998)
YWCA, Outstanding Woman in Government Award (1996)
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Award for Extraordinary Contributions in Citizenship (1994)
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Delta Omega Chapter, Citizen of the Year (1993)
Virginia State University, certificate of merit (1993)
Woodstock Job Corps, certificate of achievement (1993)
Virginia Association of Neighborhoods, certificate of appreciation (1992)
American Business Women's Association, Appomattox Chapter, certificate of appreciation (1992)
Petersburg Public Schools, Golden Apple Award (1992)

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