Monthly Archives: April 2017

Kindred Spirits: The Many Varietals of Aquavit

Aquavit is no longer exclusive to the Nordic regions of the world. It currently hails from at least seven countries and a dozen states across the U.S. In addition to the caraway-infused classic, there are more varieties of aquavit than may be imagined. While Norway claims two producers that own 15 brands of the spirit, the northwest states of Oregon and [...]

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Our Foundation Strengthens Communities

Each year, the Sons of Norway Foundation contributes thousands of dollars to communities throughout the United States in the form of grants and scholarships. Many of the Foundation’s awards are intended to maximize the outstanding work our lodges throughout the country are doing within their communities. This year’s grant recipients exemplify this spirit, including 2017 Local Lodge Partnership Grant recipient Kong [...]

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Lodge Officer Duties

Have you just been elected to a new officer position within your lodge?  The following brief summary of duties for the top six local lodge officers may prove helpful: President: The president is the highest-ranking officer and has general supervision over the lodge. He or she serves as the ‘team leader’ who appoints committees, presides over meetings, encourages the activities of [...]

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Lodge Officer Updates D63 Forms

Have you just been elected to a new officer position within your lodge?  The following brief summary of duties for the top six local lodge officers may prove helpful: President: The president is the highest-ranking officer and has general supervision over the lodge. He or she serves as the ‘team leader’ who appoints committees, presides over meetings, encourages the activities of [...]

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New Kroner Designs Sport a Modern Look

The Central Bank of Norway (Norges Bank) has unveiled a series of new kroner bills that will be phased in beginning in summer 2017. The designs are a departure from the current Norwegian banknotes in several aspects. This will be the first Norwegian money that does not feature a human face. All of the motifs pay tribute to the sea, which [...]

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An Exploration to the Bottom of the World

Sons of Norway is pleased to bring you the following message from Travel Partner and International Convention Sponsor, Borton Overseas.  Antarctica is. Antarctica is: a continent. Antarctica is: 5.405 million square miles. Antarctica is: primarily composed of rock, ice, and snow. Antarctica is: dry and high. In fact, it is the highest and driest continent in the world. Antarctica is: cold (although the [...]

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Wanted: Front Desk Office Assistant

Apply today to be the welcoming face of Sons of Norway as our front desk Office Assistant. You’ll receive and direct phone calls, greet visitors, schedule conference rooms and handle mailing, billing and data entry duties. Job Responsibilities Operate a multi-line telephone system to answer, screen and direct phone calls Greet and direct visitors Receive, sort and distribute mail Schedule conference [...]

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Is the Time Right to Establish a Lodge in Your Community?

It’s a fact: Not all Sons of Norway members have access to a lodge, the central place to gather and experience the fellowship that is at the heart of our organization. Many members may live in communities where the nearest lodge is quite a distance away, making it too difficult or time consuming to travel to a monthly meeting or event. [...]

By |April 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Is the Time Right to Establish a Lodge in Your Community?
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