Monthly Archives: August 2015

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month!

As a Fraternal Life Insurance Company, quality financial products, like life insurance, are the backbone of our organization. In fact, the money generated from these products goes a long way to making Sons of Norway the organization that we all know and love. In fact, life insurance is where Sons of Norway began; back when Norwegians coming to the United States [...]

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Making His Mark

Minnesota native Curt Rice starts his new position this month as president of Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA). This makes him the first non-Norwegian head of a Norwegian institution for higher education. Viking featured Rice in the August 2015 issue. Check it out on page 46 and see more from the interview below. Q: What makes you [...]

By |August 20th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Not For Home Page|Comments Off on Making His Mark

Sons of Norway is currently seeking candidates to fill the position of Sons of Norway Foundation Director

Sons of Norway is currently seeking candidates to fill the position of Sons of Norway Foundation Director. The Director is responsible for the overall strategic planning revenue generation, financial management, organization education & training, staff management and program operations. Key Responsibilities Strategy and Planning Develop and implement the Sons of Norway Strategic Plan and ensure the plan is complimentary to the [...]

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Group Programming Makes Earning Cultural Skills Pins Fun and Accessible

Polar Star 5-472 set a goal for itself in 2014: to develop lodge activities that would fulfill the requirements for parts 1 and 2 of the Cultural Skills unit on Norwegian Music. Cultural Director Barb Johnson facilitated the effort, laying out which activities each member needed to complete in order to meet the requirements. For Part 1, Barb Johnson gave a presentation [...]

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Dawson Creek: Making Headlines

Dawson Creek is a small town in northeastern British Columbia, near the province’s border with Alberta. With just over 11,000 residents, it may not be a major city, but it boasts a thriving Sons of Norway lodge that is more than capable of making a big difference in the community. In fact, Dawson Creek 7-079 recently made headlines by raising more [...]

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Nico & Vinz

This spring, Viking magazine had exclusive access to interview Norway’s hottest music exports, Nico & Vinz. The duo skyrocketed to fame with the release of their song, “Am I Wrong,” when it released in the United States last summer. Since then, they’ve burned up the Billboard charts, released their first full-length album, “Black Star Elephant” and toured the world. Their songs [...]

By |August 1st, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Nico & Vinz
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