Edna Noble Celebrates 90th Birthday in Style!
Current and past members of Social Lites, Inc. along with over 100 family and friends were on sight Sunday, September 17, in San Bernardino to pay tribute to longtime resident and honorary member, Ms. Edna Noble, at her 90th birthday celebration. Ms. Noble was among the charter members of the organization in 1956 to help young African American high school students through the Beautillion Program to continue their education beyond high school.
Ms. Noble who was president of the Social Lites, Inc. in the late 1960s when she took the lead with the establishment of the first $1,000.00 scholarship to California State University, San Bernardino. This was announced at the Social Lites, Inc. annual Ebony Fashion Show scholarship fundraiser.
Ms. Noble, a member of Temple Missionary Baptist Church, received recognition from City Council member, Kimberly Calvin, on behalf of Mayor Helen Tran along with a plaque from Assembly Majority Leader Emeritus Eloise Gomez Reyes presented to her by representative Prince Ogidikpe.