We are pleased to announce that the Sons of Norway Foundation awarded more than $18,000 in grants to 33 lodges last year. Three types of grants are available to assist lodges in the following areas.
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 [...]
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.
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.
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...
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 [...]