Monthly Archives: November 2019

Seeking Accounting Manager

We are looking for an Accounting Department member to drive, track and evaluate day-to-day activities for Sons of Norway. This position will oversee the financial reporting cycle for the foundation and play a key role in the financial reporting cycle for the life insurance company.

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20 Fun Facts About Canada

The second largest country in the world by area, Canada is home to more than 2,000 Sons of Norway members. Its unique combination of natural beauty and unusual history makes it a truly magical place. These illuminating facts about Canada will make you see the country in a whole new way.

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog|2 Comments

Norway Launches Digital Driving Licenses

In October, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) launched an app to replace traditional driver’s licenses. The app, Førerkort (or Driving License), allows users to display their ID digitally. Residents of Norway who already have a valid Norwegian license can simply download the app and digitally display their license on their smart phone.

By |November 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Norway Launches Digital Driving Licenses

Natural Disaster in Norway Causes a Big Sigh of Relief

For over five years, residents of the Rauma Valley in Norway have nervously awaited the collapse of an unstable section of mountain known as Veslemannen (Little Man). On the evening of September 5, their nightmare turned into a happy dream come true.

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Norway’s First Biosphere Reserve

Encompassing the coastal landscape between Bergen and Sognefjorden, Nordhordland became Norway’s first biosphere reserve earlier this year. Read about it in the November issue of Viking. Here, we highlight more fun facts about Nordhordland.

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The Arctic–A Frozen Region Warms Up

This November, millions of families will visit an Arctic fairytale land when Disney’s “Frozen 2” opens in movie theaters across the United States. With its snow-covered mountains, fjords, trolls and reindeer, the movie will surely remind many Norwegian-Americans of their ancestral homeland.

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Membership Dues Now Included in Three Products From Sons of Norway!

As of November 1st, the following Sons of Norway products have been repriced to include membership dues, eliminating the need for a separate dues payment: Guaranteed Issue Whole Life, Simplified Issue Whole Life and Single Premium Simplified Issue Whole Life. Those products have also been renamed Guaranteed Solution, Simple Solution and One Solution, respectively. 

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2020 Dues Changes for Canada and Norway

Starting on January 1, 2020, the simplified dues program that was introduced to US lodges in 2018 will be extended to members in Canada and Norway. As of that date, all lodges in each country will charge the same dues rates. There are two main dues rates: Individual and Family.

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