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Norwegian Experience: Oslo and Balestrand

Today we check in with Sue, our Norwegian Experience winner to see how her first couple of days in Norway have gone. Thanks to Borton Overseas, she spent Monday and Tuesday of this week visiting the beautiful cities of Oslo and Balestrand. Let’s see what all she’s done so far. SofN: Hi, Sue! I know you spent your first day in [...]

By |July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Norwegian Experience: Oslo and Balestrand

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

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

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

Nordic-Inspired Gifts for Summer

Summer entertaining season has arrived! In Viking’s June issue, we rounded up 31 Scandinavian-inspired gifts that are sure to delight the newlyweds, hostesses, grads and kids in your life. Looking for more ideas? Check out these editor picks. Designed by Norm Architects, the MENU Bottle Grinder Spice Mill Set comes in several color combinations and features a minimalist design. Fill the [...]

By |June 9th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Nordic-Inspired Gifts for Summer

Jakob Oftebro

You may recognize actor Jakob Oftebro from hit Norwegian films such as “Max Manus: Man of War” and “Kon-Tiki.” He graduated from The Norwegian Academy of Performing Arts 2007 and continued his studies at The Danish National School of Performing Arts.

By |June 1st, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Jakob Oftebro

Sons of Norway Recognized for Design Excellence

Sons of Norway is pleased to announce that its internal creative team has been recognized by an industry publication for its commitment to design excellence. Earlier this month, the American InHouse Design Awards announced its slate of 2015 award winners, which included Sons of Norway and three of its projects from last year: Sons of Norway’s Annual Report, the 2014 Christmas [...]

By |May 20th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Sons of Norway Recognized for Design Excellence
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