Maltese American Heritage Day 2021

On Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 Maltese American Heritage Day was celebrated at the Michigan Capitol building in Lansing. The ceremony was hosted by State Representative, Darrin Camilleri. The festivties included awards presented to distingushed Maltese Americans, a tour of the capitol, and a lunch. 

Three Maltese American's were chosen as distingushed award members. Tanya Caruana, the MABSI secretary, was awarded with Maltese American Community Leader of the Year Award. Detroit club member, Joe Said was awarded with the Spirit of Malta Award and Dearborn club member, Lisa Buttigieg LiGreci was awarded as Maltese American of the Year. Congratulutations to each award winner. Thank you for excellent service within the Maltese Community!

To watch the ceremony, please follow this link: 

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Sunday, October 3rd, 2021


Ambassador Keith Azzopardi spent a few days in Michigan meeting the Maltese Diaspora of Michigan attending Mass with us at 11 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church followed by brunch at our local club in Corktown, Detroit. Singer, Jasmine Abela also traveled from Malta to sing at the two Michigan events.

The Maltese American Benevolent Society, Inc. had other dignitaries in attendance that included: Current State Rep., Darrin Quiroz Camilleri; Former State Rep., Belda Garza; Candidate for City Council, Hector Santiago; Hon. Consul for Michigan, Paul Borg; Msgr. Charles Kosanke.