Monthly Archives: July 2012

Simple Fundraising Ideas

Not every fundraiser needs to be a big endeavor for your lodge; often smaller projects can be as effective as a large event, but better suited for a lodge with fewer resources. The following ideas require less planning, while still providing extra income for your lodge: Collect printer cartridges. Depending on the printer, used cartridges can be worth anywhere between $1 and [...]

By |July 29th, 2012|Categories: 2012, Resource Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Simple Fundraising Ideas

Celebrate Our Recruiters!

Have you gotten your invitation to the Recruiters' Reception yet? Recruiting one new dues paying member between now and the August 21 gets you an invitation* to one of the most fun events at this year's International Convention in Fargo. Hosted by the Sons of Norway Fraternal Department, the Recruiters' Reception celebrates the organization's most passionate and engaged members. Here are some [...]

By |July 19th, 2012|Categories: 2012, Resource Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Celebrate Our Recruiters!

Planning a Cultural Fair

Several lodges throughout Sons of Norway participate in cultural fairs by either joining other groups or by hosting one themselves. These events provide a unique opportunity for a lodge to showcase the best of Norwegian food and culture for people in the community who may not have an opportunity to experience it otherwise. One lodge, Vestland #1-601, has found success with [...]

By |July 15th, 2012|Categories: 2012, Resource Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Planning a Cultural Fair