Monthly Archives: March 2019

Recruitment Made Easy

Holding new member recruitment events is a great way to promote your lodge and increase your membership. What better way to entice potential members than with food and fellowship? One of the best partners you have in your efforts to recruit new members is your Financial Benefits Counselor (FBC). Your FBC will help organize a New Membership Dinner and make a [...]

District Board Structure and Lodge Bylaws Update

Is your lodge planning to update its bylaws? If so, a current bylaw template (required) is available to lodges. In addition, following is some information from Sons of Norway’s legal counsel that may prove valuable. What is an executive board? There is no “executive board” in Sons of Norway. What are sub-committees of a board? A board of directors, at any [...]

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: 2019|Tags: |0 Comments

Finding Membership Lists

Lodge presidents, vice presidents, secretaries, treasurers, financial/membership secretaries and editors can download membership lists by following these steps: Sign on to www.sofn.com with your user name and password. From your Member Profile page, click “Membership Lists” to the left of your name. (To get to the profile page from elsewhere on the site, click on the word 'Profile' to the left [...]

Star Chef

In the March issue of Viking magazine, we catch up with Scandinavian celebrity chef Tina Nordström. From her cookbooks, television shows, kitchen items and wine, there are few areas of the food industry she has left untouched.

By |March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Credit Card Affinity Program Discontinued

Sons of Norway recently received notice from one of our partners, U.S. Bank, that they are terminating our affinity credit card program and trademark license agreement due to shifting the business model for their affinity programs. U.S. Bank will include a statement message for six months, notifying existing cardholders that their card will no longer support Sons of Norway. Sons of [...]

Discover Your Family Roots through DNA Testing

With today’s advances in DNA testing and the resulting ability to make connections with previously unknown relatives, it’s easy to see why more and more people are opting to test their DNA to get detailed results. Recently, three women connected through DNA testing and met up at a Sons of Norway lodge in Story City, IA. The women had learned about [...]

By |March 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog|1 Comment

Tame Your Tax Situation with a Fixed Annuity

Perhaps you are saving for retirement, or maybe you have already hit your goal for retirement savings. Either way, if you are a conservative investor who wants to build assets for the future and don’t sleep well when the markets look more like a roller coaster than a merry-go-round, a fixed annuity may be a good fit. There are not a [...]

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Not For Home Page|Comments Off on Tame Your Tax Situation with a Fixed Annuity