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Has Your Lodge Ordered a Free Scandinavian Spark Kit yet?

Use the kit to help you draw more interest in Nordic heritage, culture and our exclusive Cultural Skills Programs like Genealogy and Family history. The Scandinavian Spark Kit includes a vintage map poster, along with tips and ideas for promoting your lodge and attracting more members.
By |May 3rd, 2019|Categories: 2019, Resource Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Has Your Lodge Ordered a Free Scandinavian Spark Kit yet?

Build a Buzz: Create more awareness of your lodge events and attract new members…

Stein Fjell lodge of Loveland, CO Your lodge celebrations and activities are the sweet honey that gets people buzzing about Sons of Norway.  It’s easy to promote your lodge events, fun meeting programs and community service activities by adding them to the Sons of Norway Events page on our website. There are many different activities you can post – [...]

By |May 2nd, 2019|Categories: 2019, Resource Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Build a Buzz: Create more awareness of your lodge events and attract new members…

If You Turned 70 during 2018, You Should Read This

Happy belated birthday, and congratulations on now needing to understand required minimum distributions (RMDs) from your annuities! Annuities are a great way to supplement your social security or pension plans. Not only do they accumulate cash tax-deferred, but they also offer you guaranteed payments for life. When the markets are volatile, it is nice to know that your annuity is protecting [...]

By |April 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on If You Turned 70 during 2018, You Should Read This

Sales Support Specialist Wanted

About Us Sons of Norway, a financial services and international cultural organization headquartered in Minneapolis, began with shared values and a simple promise of financial security when like-minded people came together to protect their families, celebrate their culture and strengthen their community. For more than 120 years, we’ve lived our mission to promote and preserve the heritage and culture of Norway, [...]

By |April 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Sales Support Specialist Wanted

Avoid the Communication Black Hole

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By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Resource Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Avoid the Communication Black Hole

Recruitment Made Easy

Holding new member recruitment events is a great way to promote your lodge and increase your membership. What better way to entice potential members than with food and fellowship? One of the best partners you have in your efforts to recruit new members is your Financial Benefits Counselor (FBC). Your FBC will help organize a New Membership Dinner and make a [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Resource Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recruitment Made Easy

Retiring Flags

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By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: 2019, notforblog, Resource Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Retiring Flags

District Board Structure and Lodge Bylaws Update

Is your lodge planning to update its bylaws? If so, a current bylaw template (required) is available to lodges. In addition, following is some information from Sons of Norway’s legal counsel that may prove valuable. What is an executive board? There is no “executive board” in Sons of Norway. What are sub-committees of a board? A board of directors, at any [...]

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: 2019|Tags: |Comments Off on District Board Structure and Lodge Bylaws Update

Finding Membership Lists

Lodge presidents, vice presidents, secretaries, treasurers, financial/membership secretaries and editors can download membership lists by following these steps: Sign on to test.sofn.com with your user name and password. From your Member Profile page, click “Membership Lists” to the left of your name. (To get to the profile page from elsewhere on the site, click on the word 'Profile' to the left [...]

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019, Resource Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Finding Membership Lists