As you look for new ways to stay connected in this time of social distancing, here are a few free or low-cost video conferencing options that you can use to hold lodge meetings and other gatherings.
Here is a quick summary of all the most important announcements you as a lodge leader need to know this month.
Did you know that educational scholarships are an important way of sharing our heritage and Nordic values with younger generations? It feels great to help young Sons of Norway members explore their Norwegian roots though the exciting and educational life experiences made possible by our generous donors.
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 is wary of market fluctuations, but you still want to build assets for the future, then a fixed annuity may be a good option for you.
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.
We know the passion you have for your local lodge and for your family, which is why we have upgraded our Guaranteed Issue and Simplified Issue Whole Life products to include your future membership dues.
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.
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.
Sons of Norway’s Lodge Achievement program honors outstanding lodges and celebrates their excellence. The forms for the program—Lodge Achievement (LA), Family Lodge of the Year (FLOY), and American Fraternal Alliance (AFA) Year End Report—can all be downloaded as PDFs. There are also online versions of the LA and FLOY forms that can be filled out and submitted electronically.
Come wearing your favorite Nordic sweater and witness history being made at the 35th annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast—a beloved holiday celebration of thankfulness, community and giving. Join our record-setting efforts on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 7800 Normandale Boulevard, Bloomington, Minn. Doors open at 6:30 a.m.; the program begins at 7 a.m. This year’s event [...]