Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Holiday Season is Right Around the Corner!

The holiday season is right around the corner! To help get you in the spirit, Sons of Norway has partnered with the renowned choral ensemble VocalEssence on the production of a new Christmas album, Nordic Nativity. The album, which is available for download from iTunes and Amazon contains 18 tracks of beautifully traditional holiday music from Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Bringing together a mixture of  newly recorded [...]

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More With Ambassador Kåre R. Aas

Norway’s Ambassador to the United States Kåre R. Aas connects with U.S. students through the Royal Norwegian Embassy’s Virtual Ambassador Program. The program invites students in the United States to chat live via Skype with Ambassador Aas on topics such as The Arctic, girls’ education, NATO and peace and reconciliation. “When I came to the Embassy in 2013, one of my [...]

By |October 15th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on More With Ambassador Kåre R. Aas

Developing Your Brand

As leaders in Sons of Norway, we’re all familiar with what makes our organization great: the way we celebrate our Norwegian heritage, the philanthropic opportunities available and our outstanding financial products. We can list all the benefits that come with being a Sons of Norway member, but how are we selling our own lodges? Understanding the difference between being able to [...]

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Espen Fadnes: Thrill Seeker

  Espen Fadnes travels the world chasing adrenaline-filled experiences. The multisport extreme athlete hails from Molde, Norway, where he spent his childhood skiing, climbing and swimming. Today, he’s a professional freeride skier, base jumper and wingsuit flyer. When he’s not flying through the air, Fadnes is a motivational speaker tackling subjects such as risk management and conquering fear. Learn more about Fadnes in [...]

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31st Annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast

The Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast returns for its 31st year on November 24th. This annual event, which is held at the Doubletree by Hilton in Bloomington, brings together people of Nordic heritage in a celebration of thankfulness for the privileges of freedom, faith, family and friends. This year’s breakfast includes three extraordinary speakers from the community who will discuss their experiences [...]

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