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Mission Statement

The mission of Sons of Norway is to promote and to preserve the heritage and culture of Norway, to celebrate our relationship with other Nordic Countries, and provide quality insurance and financial products to our members.

Sons of Norways misjon er å fremme og bevare arven og kulturen i Norge, for å feire vårt forhold til andre nordiske land, og gi kvalitetssikring og finansielle produkter til våre medlemmer

Sons of Norway is a fraternal benefit society with lodges throughout the United States, Canada and Norway.

Membership Benefits

  1. Welcome to participate in all lodge activities
  2. Heritage classes - including language, dancing and crafts
  3. Heritage and language camps
  4. Scholarships for: College - Language Camps - Oslo International Summer School - Camp Norway - Many Others
  5. Sports and Recreational Activities: Golf Tournaments - Bowling Tournaments - Horseshoe Tournaments - Cross Country Ski Tournaments - Lodge Picnics
  6. Use of Trollhaugen Recreational Facility at Stampede Pass

Scholarship Application Forms

  1. Ray Berg Memorial Scholarship Forms
  2. Camp Trollhaugen Scholarship Form
  3. Camp Normanna Scholarship Form
  4. Camp Nidaros Scholarship Form

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        Monthly Events

  1. General Meeting - at 7:30pm on the third Thursday of the month. During the meeting our Youth Group (up to 21 years of age) meets downstairs. Social time at 6:00pm / Dinner at 6:30pm (small gratuity asked).
  2. Board Meetings - are the 1st Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm except for August.
  3. Bowling League - “Good Time Bowlers” Tuesdays at 7:00pm, September through May at Spin Alley in Richmond Beach. Contact Vel Smith at 425-778-9098.
  4. Lese Gruppe (Reading Group) - meets on the second Thursday, September through June at 10:30 am at Bothell Lodge. All are Welcome. Contact Myrna Ramstad at 206-365-6913 for information on the current book the group is reading.
  5. Viking Ting – Meets the third Saturday of the month at 4 pm except June – August in the basement to learn about the Vikings. Call Seth Tufteland at 206-605-4112 for details.
  6. September 11, 18, 25 and October 2, 2017 -- More Rosemaling classes coming this fall. 10:30am - 3:30pm. Evening Class 6:00pm - 9:00pm Contact Marilyn Hansen to register: 425-765-3694
  7. Viking Ting – Saturday September 16 at 4 pm
  8. September 18, 2017, 10:30am - 3:30pm. Evening Class 6:00pm - 9:00pm. See details above.

  9. Lodge night, September 21, 2017, Social time at 6:00pm / Dinner at 6:30pm
  10. Swedish Weaving Class, September 23, 2017 and September 30, 2017, 10:00am-2:00pm. Teacher, Wendy Wight, will purchase and prepare the fabric and provide the yarn. COST: $10.00 for Bothell Sons of Norway members, $15.00 for nonmembers, plus cost of supplies. Register to Wendy: wvw2@yahoo.com or 425-482-0849
  11. September 25, 2017, 10:30am - 3:30pm. Evening Class 6:00pm - 9:00pm. See details above.

  12. Bunco, September 29, 2017, 6:30 pm
  13. Swedish Weaving Class, September 30, 2017, 10:00am-2:00pm. See details above.
  14. Bazaar, Bake Sale and Luncheon, November 4, 2017 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Three new bazaar vendors will join us this year: they are Denise Lundberg offering American doll clothes, kids aprons and dog shaped pillows; Gean McMasters offering polar fleece blankets and Rachel Osteyee offering watercolor prints in beautiful colors and designs. Our very faithful crafters will bring us the best in variety and workmanship again this year. Norwegian rosemaling by Marilyn Hansen, Raggedy Ann Dolls by Marlis Pehling, handmade kitchen items by Marie Schmidt, beautiful large wreaths and table arrangements, Seahawk paraphernalia, Victorian handmade scarfs, delightful baby bonnets, artful whirligigs and decorated handles for a variety of items. A very well rounded bazaar to see and buy as gifts or for yourself. Bake Sale offers the very best looking and tasty cookies, cakes, and breads.
  15. 2017 Annual Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner, Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. The dinner is served Family Style and will consist of Lutefisk, Meatballs, Boiled Potatoes, Coleslaw, Lefse and Ice Cream and Cookies for Dessert plus your choice of Coffee, Tea or Milk. Free Parking. No Reservations required. Adults $25.00, Children 12 years and under $10.00, Children under 5 years Free. Checks or Cash Only.
  16. An Olde Fashion Julebord, Friday December 15, 2017 6:30 to 10:00pm. Attire: Dressy /formal, a great opportunity to wear your Bunad COST: $40.00 per person. Maximum 80 guests. Pre purchase tickets by November 25, 2017 through Marion Vedell @ 425-481-2612 Checks: payable to Ragnild Jonassen. Julebord translates to a Christmas Table. It is an appreciation fest during the Christmas season for hotel and company employees given by their employers. The evening begins with a welcome toast of glogg, followed by an elegantly set table of traditional Norwegian foods and desserts also including a taste of Aquavit. So following tradition our menu is: Fenalør cured leg of lamb, Skinke smoked ham; Medisterkake – pork balls, Medister Pølse - pork sausage Ribbe pork ribs, Waldorf Salad, Variety of Vegetables, Variety of Pickled Herring, Breads/Flatbread, and Desserts