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Four-year-old Andrej Zdravkovski, born on July 3rd, 2002, is suffering from a fast growing tumor on the brain stem glioma.  Because of his prognosis, Andrej and his mother traveled urgently to the United States for consultations and intensive treatment at the Burzynski Clinic in Houston, Texas.  

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Macedonian Woman Saving Children in Sudan

Source: Macedonian daily Dnevnik Translated by UMDiaspora Staff Milena Jovanova, a nurse, left her life in Switzerland and accepted a position with five-time lower income to go and help victims of the civil war in Sudan. Milena Jovanova, originally from Negotino, Macedonia, went to Sudan as a volunteer last year.  Her only contact with the world was her satellite phone,…

Gala Raises $1.3 Million for Scholarships and Canadian Macedonian Place

  Source: Maknews On November 16, 2006, at the prestigious Fairmont – Royal York in the heart of Toronto, a gala banquet was held in honor of Mike Zafirovski, one of our most successful executives in North America. Canadian Macedonian Place and the family of another famous Macedonian businessperson, John Bitove, organized the banquet. Mr. Zafirovski was previously an executive…

Gala Raises $1.3 Million for Scholarships and Canadian Macedonian Place

 Source: Maknews On November 16, 2006, at the prestigious Fairmont – Royal York in the heart of Toronto, a gala banquet was held in honor of Mike Zafirovski, one of our most successful executives in North America. Canadian Macedonian Place and the family of another famous Macedonian businessperson, John Bitove, organized the banquet. Mr. Zafirovski was previously an executive member…

UF group gives Macedonian city a hand with its trash

In the small Southeastern European town of Kratovo, Macedonia, a gaggle of University of Florida students may seem like unlikely city planners. But the eight-student group, which recently returned from Kratovo, hopes to help address one of the town’s chief obstacles: Taking out the garbage. Please visit The Gainesville Sun for full article. Please follow and like us:

Colorado: Steamboat Springs Rotary Collects Computers for Macedonia

Rotary Announces International Service Projects Although there are few Macedonians in the famous Colorado ski resort Steamboat Springs, locals are becoming familiar with Macedonia.  Presentations on Macedonia have been given at Yampa Valley University Women Club, Kiwanis Club, Peace and Justice Club and the Rotary Club.  Hundreds of used computers and reading materials are being assembled by the Steamboat Springs Rotary Club…

Colorado: Steamboat Springs Rotary Collects Computers for Macedonia

Rotary Announces International Service Projects Although there are few Macedonians in the famous Colorado ski resort Steamboat Springs, locals are becoming familiar with Macedonia.  Presentations on Macedonia have been given at Yampa Valley University Women Club, Kiwanis Club, Peace and Justice Club and the Rotary Club.  Hundreds of used computers and reading materials are being assembled by the Steamboat Springs…

Charity Evening to be held at Macedonian Embassy

The United Macedonian Diaspora in collaboration with The Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia cordially invites you to a Charity Evening to benefit Andrijana and Mende Risteski from Prilep, Macedonia in their fight against Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T) disease Saturday, April 8, 2006 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Embassy of Macedonia 2129 Wyoming Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20008 RSVP to [email protected] For more information,…

RIP Andrej Zdravkovski

It is with deep regret and heartfelt sorrow to the family and friends of 4-year-old Andrej Zdravkovski that we announce his passing away on March 4, 2007.  May God Rest His Soul.

Although the members of the United Macedonian Diaspora did not have the chance to meet young Andrej in person, he touched our lives, showing us that giant-sized courage comes in little bodies.  He will be missed.  However, we know that his memory will be eternal!

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