Tag: Macedonian-Americans

Join Us: 2018 UMD Macedonian Tribute Ball in Detroit

Join Us: 2018 UMD Macedonian Tribute Ball in Detroit

The United Macedonian Diaspora requests the pleasure of your company at what promises to be a very memorable 2018 UMD Macedonian Tribute Ball honoring Saturday, September 22, 2018 The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit 1114 Washington Blvd Detroit, MI 48226 VIP Reception: 5:30 p.m. General Reception: 6:00 p.m. Dinner & Program: 7:00 p.m. Entertainment by Riste Tevdoski and 5Star Band &…

MALC2017’s Memorable Moments; Detroit to host MALC2018

MALC2017’s Memorable Moments; Detroit to host MALC2018

The Annual Macedonian-American Leadership Conference, abbreviated as MALC, celebrates the strong alliance between the Republic of Macedonia and the United States of America. This year, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) and its young leaders program, Generation M, hosted the fourth MALC —a three-day event from June 8th-11th—that worked fervently to emphasize and reaffirm the cooperative relationship between the two countries…

Congressman John Conyers of Michigan Joins Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce that Congressman John Conyers (Democrat-13th Congressional District of Michigan) has joined the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus). Currently, the Caucus numbers twenty members of Congress. Click here to send a letter to your member of Congress to join the Macedonia Caucus. Congressman Conyers took office in 1965, and…

PROGRAM: 2nd Macedonian-American Leadership Conference, May 8-10, 2015, Columbus, Ohio

2nd Macedonian American Leadership Conference #MALC2015organized by United Macedonian Diaspora & Generation MMay 8-10, 2015Official Program Click HERE to register to attend, which is complimentary. Friday, May 8, 2015 7:00 p.m.: MALC2015 Welcome Reception honoring His Excellency Dr. Vasko Naumovski, Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia to the United States U.S. and Macedonia National Anthems to be performed by the Makedonski Tanec…

Macedonian-American Student Organization Founded at Ohio State University

Macedonian-American Student Organization Founded at Ohio State University

Nestled in the heart of Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State University (OSU) is a beehive of activity. With close to 60,000 students and over 1,000 student organizations, OSU certainly provides endless opportunity for involvement. Yet, for OSU’s large Macedonian-American student community, an organization representing them has been conspicuously absent at OSU — that is, until now. The Macedonian-American Student Organization (MASO),…

Jason Miko: The United Macedonian Diaspora Turns 10

By Jason Miko, Producer of A Name is A Name I remember sitting down with Meto Koloski in August of 2004 in a hotel restaurant in New York City and listening as he explained his vision for an organization of the Macedonian Diaspora that would give a voice and a platform to Macedonians around the world so that they could…

Congressman Trent Franks of Arizona Joins Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce that Congressman Trent Franks (Republican-8th Congressional District of Arizona) became the newest member of the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus). “Congressman Franks, a champion of global human rights and religious freedom issues, is a great friend of Macedonia and a huge supporter of its accession into NATO,” said…

Macedonian-Americans Take Part in White House Ethnic Day

Macedonian-Americans Take Part in White House Ethnic Day

A delegation of Macedonian-Americans took part in a February 7th White House Forum with Ethnic American Leaders. UMD Chairman Stojan Nikolov and UMD member Marija Nikolov traveled from Massachusetts, UMD Advisory Council Member Mark Mitskovski traveled from Buffalo, New York, and UMD Los Angeles Representative Dimitar Nasev traveled from Los Angeles, California to join UMD Board Member and Treasurer Lidija…

Foreign Affairs Committee Member Congressman Radel Joins Macedonia Caucus

Foreign Affairs Committee Member Congressman Radel Joins Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce the 21st member of the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus) – Congressman Trey Radel (Republican-Florida). Congressman Radel represents the 19th Congressional District of Florida. Congressman Radel assumed office on January 3, 2013. Prior to running for Congress, he worked as a TV reporter, anchor, conservative radio host, and…

U.S. Flag Flown Above Congress Honoring Macedonian Metropolitan Kiril

U.S. Flag Flown Above Congress Honoring Macedonian Metropolitan Kiril

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to inform the public of a very historic occasion for the Macedonian-American community and the Macedonian Orthodox Church. Today, Congresswoman Candice Miller (Republican-Michigan), Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans, arranged for the American flag to be flown above the U.S. Capitol Building in honor of Polosko-Kumanovski Metropolitan Kiril. UMD notes…

Congressman Kerry Bentivolio of Michigan Joins the Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to welcome Congressman Kerry Bentivolio (Republican-Michigan) as the 18th member of the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus). Congressman Bentivolio represents the 11th Congressional District of Michigan, including the cities of Troy and Bloomfield Hills where many Americans of Macedonian heritage reside. For over 20 years, Congressman Bentivollio served in the…

Metropolitan Metodi Meets with Congresswoman Miller and Congressman Pascrell

Metropolitan Metodi Meets with Congresswoman Miller and Congressman Pascrell

On April 11-14, 2013, His Eminence Metropolitan Metodi of the American-Canadian Macedonian Orthodox Diocese is on his first official visit to Washington, D.C. to attend the United Macedonian Diaspora’s Macedonian-American Leadership Conference. As part of his agenda, Metropolitan Metodi visited the U.S. Congress today to meet with long-standing friends of Macedonia and the Macedonian-American community, Congresswoman Candice Miller of Michigan,…