Tag: Macedonian-American

UMD Mourns Passing of Ohio State Legend and Macedonian Immigrant Pandel Savic

UMD Mourns Passing of Ohio State Legend and Macedonian Immigrant Pandel Savic

With great sadness, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) mourns the passing of Ohio State legend Pandel Savic, at the age of 92. UMD expresses its deepest condolences to the entire family. “Mr. Savic lived a truly remarkable life, which speaks volumes to the power of the American Dream – we, Macedonian-Americans, look up to him as a role model,” said…

Agenda: 4th Macedonian-American Leadership Conference and Days on the Hill

Agenda: 4th Macedonian-American Leadership Conference and Days on the Hill

Agenda: 4th Macedonian-American Leadership Conference and Days on the Hill Thursday, June 8, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – MALC2017 Registration at UMD Office – Please come to UMD office at 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Meetings in Congress 6:00 p.m. – Macedonian-American Heritage Congressional Reception in honor of June Immigrant Heritage Month featuring performance by…

UMD Joins Nation-Wide Effort to Highlight Immigrant History and Future of America

UMD Joins Nation-Wide Effort to Highlight Immigrant History and Future of America

Today, the United Macedonian Diaspora proudly announced its support of the first-ever Immigrant Heritage Month, an initiative organized by the non-profit Welcome.us to partner with corporations, media outlets, organizations, celebrities, athletes, faith, civic, and political leaders to gather and share inspirational stories of American immigrants. “Macedonians have been coming to the U.S. for over a century and have contributed to…

Winemaker Sonja Magdevski to Emcee UMD’s 10th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C.

Winemaker Sonja Magdevski to Emcee UMD’s 10th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C.

Over 250 guests expected from throughout the U.S., Australia, Canada, and Europe. Are you attending? Sonja Magdevski is the owner and winemaker of Casa Dumetz Wines. Sonja is a small, boutique producer of primarily Rhone varietals sourcing fruit from premier Santa Barbara County vineyards, in addition to her small private vineyard of Pinot Noir in Malibu. Sonja began making wine…

Andrew D. Peykoff, Sr. Appointed Macedonian Honorary Consul General in California

Andrew D. Peykoff, Sr. Appointed Macedonian Honorary Consul General in California

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) warmly congratulates our dear friend Andrew D. Peykoff, Sr. on being appointed the first Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Macedonia to the State of California, based out of Ontario, California.  Peykoff is the Founder and Chairman of Niagara Bottling, LLC – the largest private label bottled water company in the Western Hemisphere.  “I’m…