By Wayne M. Messam, Mayor of Miramar
The great city of Miramar is a diverse and rapidly evolving community. It is a city full of an array of cultures and history. Miramar prides itself on providingquality service to its residents and meaningful experiences.
By establishing relationships with government leaders as well as partnerships with non-profits, businesses and community representatives, Miramar has expanded its reach and can create more avenues of opportunities for its melting pot of residents. Building new partnerships within the community is essential to making positive changes that are both effective and long lasting.
Using newfound partnerships, the City of Miramar is able to help improve its communities and expand its resources. Miramar is a place where innovation flourishes and community enrichment thrives. Every cultural group in the city of Miramar has its own unique perspectives that the community can benefit and grow from. The colorful and diverse backgrounds of Miramar residents are one of the things that make working and living in Miramar great.
The city enjoys creating chances to connect the community by celebrating the roots of its residents. On August 3, the city hosted a “Jamaican Emancipation Celebration” to celebrate Jamaicans here at home and abroad. This event was held in the Miramar Cultural Center and allowed residents to celebrate their differences with each other as well as their neighbors by sharing their culture with one another.
The event highlighted trailblazing individuals in humanitarianism, education and business. It also featured special guest Sons of Mystro and Randy Corinthian. The duo Sons of Mystro began their musical debut in June 2010 and have performed since then at a variety of events such as the Calle Ocho Festival Miami, Jazz in the Gardens, One Love Reggae Fest and the Keys to the City Ceremony honoring international recording artist and Wyclef Jean.
This musical pair has also won the Emerging Artist (under 21years old) at International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA). Randy Corinthian is a saxophonist and producer who has been in the music industry for over a decade. He is a very talented musician with an array of musical styles including jazz, gospel, popular music, and original works. As a producer, his music has been featured on The Black Family Channel, Bravo TV, MTV, BET Networks and VH1. He also works to provide opportunities for gifted youth to showcase their abilities while helping them achieve personal enrichment.
For more opportunities to attend community events here in Miramar be sure to check the City of Miramar webpage to stay up-to-date with current news and happenings. You can also check the site to view any upcoming “Conversation with the Mayor” events to check the time, date and location.
Yours in Service,
Mayor Wayne Messam
The Office of the Commission is located at 2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar 33025. To contact please call, 954-602-3198 or visit www.miramarfl.gov.