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Member resources and ideas including recruitment, administrative, programming and community engagement.

Web Tip: Use Your Phone or Tablet to Sign Up a New Member

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 [...]

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Sign-up Success: 3 tips to help your newest members avoid unexpected delays when joining

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.

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Community Service and Fraternal Event and Hour Tracking

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 [...]

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Has Your Lodge Ordered a Free Scandinavian Spark Kit yet?

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.

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Build a Buzz: Create more awareness of your lodge events and attract new members…

Stein Fjell lodge of Loveland, CO Your lodge celebrations and activities are the sweet honey that gets people buzzing about Sons of Norway.  It’s easy to promote your lodge events, fun meeting programs and community service activities by adding them to the Sons of Norway Events page on our website. There are many different activities you can post – [...]

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Recruitment Made Easy

Holding new member recruitment events is a great way to promote your lodge and increase your membership. What better way to entice potential members than with food and fellowship? One of the best partners you have in your efforts to recruit new members is your Financial Benefits Counselor (FBC). Your FBC will help organize a New Membership Dinner and make a [...]

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