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North Miami, FL – 3/3/2015

Bishop Victor Tyrone Curry Recognized for his Contributions to North Miami

North Miami Mayor Smith Joseph, D.O., Pharm.D. and the City Council will honor Bishop Victor Tyrone Curry for his work and contributions to the North Miami community at an induction ceremony for the City’s Hall of Fame on Thursday, March 5th  at 11:00 a.m.  The ceremony will take place in the Council Chambers of North Miami City Hall, located at 776 NE 125 Street.  

Bishop Curry is an exemplary pastor, preacher, author, teacher and social activist who is the epitome of focused leadership. He founded the New Birth Baptist Church Cathedral of Faith International of North Miami in the early 1990’s. Under his leadership, the church’s ministerial portfolio has expanded to include: New Birth Broadcasting Corporation and AM 1490 WMBM a 24-hour Gospel Radio Station, Vision to Victory Human Services Corporation, the Dr. John A. McKinney Christian Academy and the Dr. E.V. Hill Bible College. He has devoted attention and resources to the victims of the earthquake in Haiti, as well as the Haitian community in North Miami.  

As a civic and community leader, Bishop Curry has held a number of substantive leadership roles, including a multi-term tenure as President of the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP, Chairman of Social Justice of the Florida General Baptist Convention. Most recently, he is a member of the National Board of Directors of the National Action Network, and the inaugural President of the South Florida chapter.  

The event is open to the public and a reception will follow. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP to the North Miami Office of the Mayor and Council at 305-895-9815 or 305-895-9818.  
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