Monthly Archives: July 2016

Coastal Kitchen: Six Authentic Norwegian Dishes

Norway’s culinary traditions are similar to the dramatic scenery of its coastline: fresh, distinctive, and full of variety. Just like seeing the snow-capped mountain peaks, the deep fjords, and the northern lights, the food experiences in Norway are extraordinary. Norway’s cuisine is more than just seafood, although the country has an extensive coastline and, as a result, fish and shellfish feature [...]

By |July 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Coastal Kitchen: Six Authentic Norwegian Dishes

Stunning Revelation: Genealogy Search Confirms Donor’s Direct Lineage to Namesake of Viking Ship Draken Harald Hårfagre

UPDATE: 10 a.m. CST/July 29, 2016—Minneapolis—Sons of Norway, a financial services and international cultural organization headquartered in Minneapolis, has learned that a donor to its charitable campaign to raise funds to help the Draken Harald Hårfagre Viking ship continue its Great Lakes voyage is a direct descendant of first King of Norway Harald I Hårfagre, who reigned from c. 872-930. Norman [...]

By |July 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Stunning Revelation: Genealogy Search Confirms Donor’s Direct Lineage to Namesake of Viking Ship Draken Harald Hårfagre

2016 Recruitment Challenge

It’s back! As we mentioned in last month’s R&R, Sons of Norway Headquarters is bringing back the Recruitment Challenge for 2016, giving your lodge another opportunity to be rewarded for its collective recruitment and retention efforts! Since it’s still early, your lodge has ample opportunity make 2016 a year to remember. To make these dreams of success a reality, though, your [...]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Categories: 2016, Resource Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on 2016 Recruitment Challenge

Join the Sons of Norway Accounting Team today!

Sons of Norway is currently seeking an experienced accountant to join their team of professionals in Minneapolis, MN. About us: Sons of Norway has been in the business of selling annuity and life insurance products since 1895.  Since then we have grown to become a $360 million Fraternal Life Insurance company that serves 60,000 members in nearly 400 communities throughout North America [...]

By |July 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Join the Sons of Norway Accounting Team today!

Congressman Erik Paulsen Shares His Thoughts on Viking Ship

The voyage of the Draken Harald Hårfagre Viking ship has captured the attention and imagination of thousands, both within the U.S. and abroad. The world's largest modern Viking ship, its participation within the Tall Ships Festival provides a living example of Nordic seafaring history and culture. As a Co-Chair of the Friends of Norway Caucus, Congressman Erik Paulsen shares the sentiments [...]

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Community Support Allows the Draken Harald Hårfagre to Sail on to Chicago

Sons of Norway has learned that due to its fundraising now totaling more than $56,000, the Draken Harald Hårfagre Viking ship will continue its voyage to Chicago as part of Tall Ships Challenge® Great Lakes 2016. Statement from the Draken Harald Hårfagre: We are so grateful for all the people engaging in our efforts to continue our expedition in the Great [...]

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Help the Draken Harald Hårfagre sail again!

Sons of Norway Establishes Official Fundraising Site in Partnership with the Draken Harald Hårfagre The charitable Foundation of Sons of Norway, a Minneapolis-based financial services and cultural organization, and the Draken Harald Hårfagre Viking ship team have established a partnership to immediately handle a deluge of interest in donating to allow the vessel to continue its voyage as part of Tall [...]

By |July 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Help the Draken Harald Hårfagre sail again!