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Recruiting Rumelva Style

Last December, Sons of Norway welcomed its newest lodge when Rumelva #1-685, had its institution. After having its introductory meeting in Cambridge, MN on Syttende Mai, the lodge recruited 40 members in just six short months. But, the lodge didn't stop there. They now boast an impressive membership of over 50. Sons of Norway spent some time talking with Rumelva's Social [...]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Categories: 2015, Resource Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Recruiting Rumelva Style

2015 Norwegian Experience Trip

Tomorrow is a big day for Sons of Norway member Sue Bjornstad because, as the winner of last year’s Norwegian Experience contest, she’s about to go on the trip of a lifetime! The Sons of Norway blog is going to follow along throughout her trip to Norway, which is sponsored by our travel partner Borton Overseas, and report back on her [...]

By |July 17th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on 2015 Norwegian Experience Trip

Join Sons of Norway’s Customer Service Team Today!

Sons of Norway is currently seeking an experienced Customer Service Representative to join their team of professionals in Minneapolis, MN. To learn more about a rewarding career with one of the best Fraternal Life Insurance companies in America, apply today! About us: Sons of Norway has been in the business of selling annuity and life insurance products since 1895.  Since then we [...]

By |July 16th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Join Sons of Norway’s Customer Service Team Today!

Crime Author Karin Fossum

Best known for her captivating Inspector Sejer series, Karin Fossum is one of Norway’s bestselling crime writers. Her books are translated into 30 languages, and Fossum has won numerous awards, including the Glass Key Award for the best Nordic crime novel and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. In the July 2015 issue of Viking, we spoke with Fossum about her [...]

By |July 14th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Crime Author Karin Fossum

Community Programming

Lately, a lot of people have been calling the Sons of Norway Headquarters looking for new programming ideas. Many of them are surprised to hear that the key to great programming may already be right at their fingertips. It’s true: outstanding programming isn’t always hard to find, the trick is simply knowing where to look. This month let’s highlight three resources [...]

By |July 12th, 2015|Categories: 2015, Resource Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Community Programming

More With Fredric Aasbø

Norwegian professional drift driver Fredric Aasbø has the need for speed. He fell in love with cars at the age of five and raced go-karts as a teenager. Aasbø made a splash on the drift-racing scene during his rookie year in 2010. Today, the 29-year-old is part of a California-based team that travels the world competing in races. This summer and [...]

By |July 1st, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on More With Fredric Aasbø

New Discount Program for All Members

Starting today, the benefits of Sons of Norway membership have gotten a lot bigger! Thanks to a new partnership with PerkSpot, a one-stop shop for discounts, ALL members now have access to thousands of discounts from hundreds of national and local retailers. This is great news for members because now, in addition to all the great benefits we’ve previously offered, we [...]

By |June 26th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on New Discount Program for All Members

Summer Volunteer Ideas

Volunteering is one of the best summer activities for Sons of Norway lodges. Not only does it help bring members closer to one another, volunteer activities make for a great recruitment tool by attracting potential members who are looking to give back to communities. In addition, volunteerism helps reinforce lodge roles as pillars of their communities. Read on to discover some [...]

By |June 19th, 2015|Categories: 2015, Resource Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Summer Volunteer Ideas

Preserving Treasures

If you’re looking for a place to see Norwegian folk art and artifacts, head to the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah, Iowa. With more than 24,000 artifacts, 12 historic buildings and more, it houses the world’s most extensive collection of Norwegian-American artifacts, and USA Today named Vesterheim one of 10 great places in the nation to admire American folk art. Vesterheim’s [...]

By |June 15th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Preserving Treasures

Is Your Lodge on a Quest for Interesting Programming?

Putting together a thought provoking and engaging program may seem like a real challenge, but it shouldn’t. New and unique ideas can be right under your nose and need only a little digging to find. Take Kristiania 1-047 in Rochester, MN, as an example. Their recent program attracted over sixty people, including several guests. What did Kristiania do and can it [...]

By |June 15th, 2015|Categories: 2015, Resource Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Is Your Lodge on a Quest for Interesting Programming?