Rosy Palomino is a community leader, business owner and public servant. She operated a medical-retail business, taught for 22 years at Citrus Grove Elementary in Little Havana, and is President of Tropical Nostalgia Inc., provider of Miami After Dark wines and gifts.
Rosy serves as President of the Douglas Park Neighborhood Association, created a weekly radio news program and leads efforts to expand park access for families. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from Florida International University.
She is also a survivor of a deadly, toxic algae infection she contracted after swimming in Biscayne Bay. The infection cost the lives of her unborn twins and nearly took her life.
While Rosy was born and raised here, she lives, works and plays here, too.