October is Foundation Month! This is a time to celebrate the Sons of Norway Foundation and the value it brings to our members and their communities. During Foundation Month we ask that you find a way to support the Foundation, whether through a personal donation or by collaborating with your lodge.
The change of season from summer to fall typically accompanies back-to-school preparation, the return to regular Son of Norway meetings, and a new concert and theater calendar. While some of these activities are currently on hold, or have moved online, lodge members can still learn and share new skills from home.
Your lodge’s Officer Roster for 2021 should be reported on sofn.com through a current lodge officer’s profile page. These changes are typically registered by the Lodge Secretary. Please indicate your 2021 officers, even if there have been no changes.
Each summer, Sons of Norway renews its Lodge Liability Insurance. Here is some general information about this important program. (Detailed information about coverage will be included when the invoice and insurance certificate are mailed out each fall.) Who is covered by the policy? The policy covers the International lodge, the district lodges, and the local lodges of Sons of Norway. It [...]
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Here is a quick summary of all the most important announcements you as a lodge leader need to know this month.
While participating in the Cultural Skills Program, some members have discovered that their town’s libraries only have a few Norwegian authors, or very few titles published in recent decades. Bolster your lodge’s cultural knowledge by founding a lodge library, starting a book exchange, or both!
We recently created colorful recognition patches for 5, 10 and 15-year Heritage members. These charming designs featuring Norwegian wildlife can be ordered for $2 each. We have also updated our Heritage member certificates (available at no cost for 5, 10 and 15-year members).
Your lodge may not be meeting in person right now, or even for the next few months. That doesn’t mean you can’t stay connected to all things Norwegian. Here are a few of our online resources for you to share with your lodge members.
To support your lodge with its community efforts, we would like to invite your lodge to use a portion of its New Member Recruitment Event funds to support local food shelves or other community needs.