Monthly Archives: January 2016

More With Odd Nordstoga

Musician Odd Nordstoga grew up in Telemark, Norway, with a strong sense of folk-music culture that’s shaped the artist he is today. He debuted as a recording artist in 1997 with the band called Something Odd. In 2004, Nordstoga signed a major-label recording deal with Universal Music and released his solo album, “Luring,” which features a mix of folk-pop songs. The [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on More With Odd Nordstoga

Financial Literacy Month

Did you know that April is Financial Literacy Month? It’s true: a Congressional act in 2004 officially designated April as the month to teach Americans the importance of establishing and keeping healthy financial habits. As a fraternal life insurer company, Sons of Norway has been helping members increase their financial literacy for more than 120 years. Thanks to the organization’s talented [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: 2015, Resource Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Financial Literacy Month

Happy Founder’s Day

Tomorrow is a big day! A momentous day where we all wear our membership pins with pride; a day where hearty congratulations and words of good will shall spring forth from the lips of Sons of Norway members everywhere because tomorrow is Sons of Norway’s Founders’ Day! That’s right, 121 years ago 18 Norwegian immigrants who had started a new life [...]

By |January 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Happy Founder’s Day

More with Ståle Sandbech

In the January 2016 issue of Viking magazine, we caught up with professional snowboarder Ståle Sandbech. The 22-year-old hails from Rykkin, just 30 minutes outside of Oslo. He’s been snowboarding since the age of eight and had the biggest moment of his career in 2014 when he won a silver medal at the Sochi Olympic Games. At the end of this month, [...]

By |January 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on More with Ståle Sandbech