Thursday, October 2, 2008
Governor David A. Paterson Awards Proclamation to Actor Kevin Byrd
New York, New York - September 2008 - Governor David A. Paterson Awards Proclamation to Actor Kevin Byrd. The Governor stated Kevin Byrd’s acts were in the humanitarian spirit of generosity and determination to reduce the incidence of Prostate Cancer among others.
PRLog (Press Release) – Oct 01, 2008 – Governor David A. Paterson Awards Proclamation to Actor Kevin Byrd in Honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month September 2008
On behalf of the entire State of New York Governor David A. Paterson honored Award Winning Actor Kevin Byrd commitment to fighting Prostate Cancer through education and outreach. Governor Paterson cited in the Proclamation Actor Kevin Byrd’s commitment to the purpose inspired his own’s grandfather’s battle which is indeed heartwarming and noble. The Governor stated “Actor Kevin Byrd’s acts were in the humanitarian spirit of generosity and determination to reduce the incidence of Prostate Cancer among others, you have certainly taken significant steps to spread a message of hope and healing to men diagnosed with Prostate Cancer."
The Governor acknowledged the strong focus and innovative strategies to combat this form of cancer – one of the most commonly diagnosed and a leading cause of death among men.
Actor Kevin Byrd’s acts have demonstrated outstanding support through his valuable work. He is to be commended for his leadership and tireless efforts to improve the health of men of all ages, and walks of life.
In observance of “Prostate Cancer of Awareness Month” the Governor and the entire State of New York would like to offer their appreciation for his efforts which exemplify civic-mindedness and good citizenship.
About: Kevin Byrd
Kevin Byrd at 27 stands at the threshold of Superstardom; he’s received, local, national and International media attention and has been featured in over 60 media headlines in 30 different publications throughout the country (Epoch International Times, King Magazine, Vibe Magazine, Rolling Out, Caribbean Life, 24/Seven, Hush Magazine, Midyork Weekly, New York Beacon, Hempstead Times, Blackstarnews.com Urban Buzz Magazine, Life&Times Newspaper,Healthy Living Publication, Parle Magazine, Observer Dispatch etc…) and has reached a media circulation of over one million people.
Kevin Byrd has been honored from the Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, and Utica New York’s Mayor Timothy Jullian; his Home town of Utica, New York honored him by designating a Kevin Byrd Day. Each year on October 1st the city observes 30 seconds of silence in honor of victims of Prostate Cancer. Byrd is the 1st and youngest African American Male to receive a Proclamation Award in Honor for all his work with Prostate Cancer. Kevin Byrd has been actively involved in the promoting of Early Prostate Cancer Screening, Testing, and Education for the past 5 years since the death of his beloved Grandfather who died of Prostate Cancer in 2003. Kevin Byrd in support of his global fight with Prostate Cancer has launched an online store donating a 10% of proceeds to American Cancer Society.
To support the KEVIN BYRD’S store with over 115 products for purchase at HTTP/WWW.CAFEPRESS.COM/KEVBYRD.COM Tee-shirts, coffee Mugs, Posters, and DVD’s! Visit Kevin Byrd’s official web site at www.kevbyrd.com for updates on his upcoming performances.