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Reinstating Members

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...

By |May 26th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Resource Blog|Comments Off on Reinstating Members

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 [...]

By |May 23rd, 2019|Categories: 2019, Resource Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Web Tip: Use Your Phone or Tablet to Sign Up a New Member

Prison Prizes Respect

Halden Fengsel, Norway’s second-largest prison, is a facility that emphasizes respect and focuses on the rehabilitation of its inmates. The prison opened in 2010 and although considered a high-security prison, it has no conventional security devices.

By |May 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog|1 Comment

Summer Travel Notes

If your travels take you to Norway this summer, be ready to experience all the drama and beauty the country has to offer: Intricacies of a vast coastline. Mesmerizing waterfalls. Diverse species of native birds. Hiking trails. Glorious beaches.

By |May 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Summer Travel Notes

Make that Surplus Tax Refund Work for You

Sure, treat yourself to a new pair of shoes or see that award-winning film before the month is out. Then, jump in and consider the best way to use your tax refund. Here are some ideas. 1. Pay off debt - Don't let those credit cards get the best of you...

By |May 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Make that Surplus Tax Refund Work for You

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.

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Resource Blog|Comments Off on Sign-up Success: 3 tips to help your newest members avoid unexpected delays when joining

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 [...]

By |May 3rd, 2019|Categories: 2019, Resource Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Community Service and Fraternal Event and Hour Tracking