New Street Sign Honors the Late Dr. Joseph Ginyard

Date: 
May 5, 2015

On March 31, 2015 the City of Philadelphia and Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell paid homage to the life of the late Pastor, Dr. Joseph Ginyard by placing a sign at the intersection of 41st and Leidy Avenue. WiseChoice Ministries and Calvary Gospel Chapel will hold a dedication ceremony for the street sign naming Leidy Avenue Joseph Ginyard Way on Sunday, May 17 at the Calvary Gospel Chapel beginning at 3pm. Dr. Ginyard was one of the founding elders of the Calvary Gospel Church, and the first recipient of UAC's Community Leadership Award in 1999. Dr. Ginyard was also one of the first African-American Montpoint Marines during World War II and received a Congressional Gold Medal in 2012.