Monthly Archives: February 2019

Seeking an Operations Manager to join our Team

Reports to: Director of Human Resources and Operations Job Summary: The Operations Manager will lead the integrated customer service, new business and fraternal services functions on behalf of Sons of Norway.  This area us responsible for all customer facing and operational functions as it relates to Sons of Norway’s life insurance and annuity, fraternal and charitable foundation areas. Duties and Responsibilities: [...]

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Seeking Customer Service Representative

Summary This position is primarily responsible for providing generalized customer service to all internal and external customers of the organization. This position is responsible for emphasizing certificate holder services, providing all the insurance members of the society by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Processes daily monetary [...]

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Join our Team: Junior Accountant

The Junior Accountant is appointed by and reports to the Accounting Manager. Responsibilities: Process incoming renewal payments for dues and/or insurance premiums. This includes batching and entering payments, preparing bank deposits, and balancing the daily totals for cash processed. Enter check requests for expenses and payables other than insurance benefits. Batch and enter all payments received for other than dues and [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Join our Team: Junior Accountant

Norwegian Child Prodigy Remembered

Lodge members from Draxten 1-464 and Vennekretsen 1-559 volunteer to clean and maintain the Ole Bull statue. This month, precisely 209 years ago on February 5, Norway’s first internationally known musician was born; Ole Borneman Bull. A child prodigy, Bull began studying the violin at the age of five, and just four years later was soloing with the Bergen [...]

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Unique WW II Airplane Unearthed in Norway after 76 Years

Image Credit: TONY HOSKINS A rare World War II fighter plane, piloted by a Scotsman who was a key figure in “The Great Escape," has been recovered largely intact from a Norwegian mountainside. In 1942, RAF Flight Lieutenant Alastair “Sandy” Gunn, 22, was on a clandestine mission to take photos of a German battleship in Trondheim Fjord when his [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|2 Comments

What’s Better than Summer in Norway?

… Summer school in Norway! Or, for that matter, any semester at the American College of Norway (ACN) is sure to be a fascinating and fulfilling educational experience. The friendly and scenic coastal town of Moss, Norway, just 40 minutes by train from Oslo, is home to the college. For 26 years, ACN has welcomed Norwegian, American and other international students. [...]

By |February 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on What’s Better than Summer in Norway?

P. S. I Love You …

While it was extremely hard to lose my uncle Buddy, of whom I was very fond, his memory will live on forever in my mind. I will also remember all the care and thought my mother put into preparing for Buddy’s end-of-life celebration.He was an accomplished trumpet player who served as a band member for the Shriners for many years. Buddy often [...]

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The Magnus Effect Grips Norway

Image Credit: Andreas Kontokanis Norway’s chess superstar Magnus Carlsen has done it again. Aside from taking victory in the recent 2018 World Chess Championship, and being the world’s top ranked chess player since 2013, he’s managed to accomplish the incredible: making chess popular. Carlsen’s continued success has sparked fascination in the game all over Norway, with many calling it [...]

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