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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 [...]
Is your lodge considering replacing its Canadian, Norwegian and/or United States flag? If so, each country has a procedure for the proper retirement of its flag.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Sons of Norway is very excited to announce that Trollheim 1-511 in St. Cloud, MN is the winner of the Tubfrim drawing to give away a ticket to Norway, worth up to $1,000. Their postcard was drawn from among 876 cards.
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 [...]
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 [...]
As the host country of the 2022 Olympics, China wants to harness the “host country advantage” and repeat their medals sweep from the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. The only problem is that there is not a big winter sports tradition in China … yet.