Monthly Archives: December 2015

Stein Eriksen: The Heart of Skiing

By now you’ve probably heard about the passing of one skiing’s greatest contributors, Stein Eriksen. However, rather than mourning this sad occasion we want to take a moment and celebrate his life and the contributions he made to the world of skiing.As one of the most recognized names in the ski world, Stein Eriksen was synonymous with skiing style and elegance for [...]

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Winter Volunteerism Ideas

With November here it’s safe to say winter is on its way. While this means cooler weather, it also means new and unique chances for your lodge to give back to the community. One of these efforts kicked off at the beginning of the month: Movember, the month long beard-growing that raises money for cancer research. Fun and timely volunteer opportunities [...]

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Sons of Norway Marks the Passing of Former Board Member

It is with and a heavy heart that we must report to our members on the passing of one of our own. Ernst Granly, a former International Director for Sons of Norway and good friend to the Headquarters staff passed away on December 15, surrounded by his loving family. Ernst, who turned 71 earlier this year, was a man of joy [...]

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Celebrating the New Year in Norway

Ready or not, the heart of the holiday season is upon us! With one holiday coming after another, everything can be a bit of a blur. Because of this, planning ahead is crucial. One event that often gets overlooked is New Year’s Eve. It’s too bad, too; New Year’s Eve is a natural party, meaning it’s a great opportunity for your [...]

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2016 Lodge Goals

2016 Lodge Goals As 2015 draws to a close it’s time to start looking to the future. Has your lodge leadership team discussed its vision for next year? Setting goals for 2016 is a great way to help shape the lodge in a positive way. Let’s spend some time examining what kinds of goals your lodge should consider and how you [...]

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2015 Marks 150 Years Since Cleng Peerson’s Death

Cleng Peerson Commemoration This year has been an important one for fans of Cleng Peerson, as 2015 marks the 150th Anniversary of his death on the Clifton, TX, farm where he spent the last 10 years of his life. To help mark the occasion, Thomas Mannes, a Sons of Norway member of the lodge in Haugesund, Norway has been restoring the [...]

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