The Communications Toolkit contains essential tools for your lodge communication. Enhance your lodge communication with these resources for newsletters, social media and working with your local media outlets. Use the toolkit to access the following resources.
Want to help your lodge run more smoothly? Stay in the loop with these helpful pointers on things like online signup, adding family members to an existing membership, and more.
Join the Sons of Norway Foundation Board of Governors! The Sons of Norway Foundation Board of Governors is seeking talented Sons of Norway members who wish to join in the governance of this well-respected, fifty-three-year-old organization.
If someone whose membership has lapsed wants to become a member again, they are referred to as a reinstating member. A member can reinstate their membership in any of the following ways...
Sons of Norway has many different pins, certificates and plaques available to recognize membership achievements and milestones. Some are sent automatically from Sons of Norway Headquarters, while others are ordered by a lodge officer, typically the Financial or Membership Secretary.
It’s easy to sign up a new member using your phone or a tablet. Just follow these simple steps. Make sure you bring your tablet to your next community event and invite new members! To start, click on the menu button from your mobile device and select Join/Renew. Want to bring a copy of this with you to [...]
1. Join form: Is all of the new member information is printed clearly? Please ask the new member to verify that their street and apartment or unit # on the form is complete, so that new member welcome kits are not returned to headquarters by the Post Office as an undeliverable or unknown address.
Previously, Heritage members who turned 16 would receive one of four cards instructing them how to transition to the next membership category, Unge Venner. As a part of the simplified dues structure approved at the 2016 International Convention, this membership category for members 16 to 23
During the year, lodge secretaries are asked to track their lodge’s activities and volunteer hours. This information from each lodge is compiled and reported to members and other interested parties in the Sons of Norway Annual Report. In addition, the American Fraternal Alliance, our government advocate, uses this information to help us keep our tax-exempt status. Paper forms were mailed out [...]
Use the kit to help you draw more interest in Nordic heritage, culture and our exclusive Cultural Skills Programs like Genealogy and Family history. The Scandinavian Spark Kit includes a vintage map poster, along with tips and ideas for promoting your lodge and attracting more members.