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Mission Statement

The mission of Sons of Norway is to promote, preserve, and cherish a lasting appreciation of the heritage and culture of Norway and other Nordic countries while growing soundly as a fraternal benefit society and offering maximum benefits to its members.

Sons of Norways misjon er å fremme, ivareta og på lang sikt verne om norske og andre nordiske kulturtradisjoner, samtidig som organisasjonen får vokse og utvikle seg som en broderskapsforening med maksimal hjelp og støtte til alle 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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        Monthtly 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. Bothell Lodge Dance on every first Saturday of the month, September through May (except December), from 8:00pm to 11:30pm – Scandinavian and American Dances with Live Music. Call Ken & Freda Howard 425-672-4508 for info.
  3. Bowling League "Good Time Bowlers" Tuesdays at 7:00pm, September through May at Spin Alley in Richmond Beach. Contact Ivan Thompson at 206-546-2962
  4. Lese Gruppe (Reading Group) meets on the second Thursday, September through June at 10:00am at Bothell Lodge. All are Welcome. Contact Myrna Ramstad at 206-365-6913 for information on the current book the group is reading.
  5. Krunsekake Bake – Saturday, Feb 21st at 10:00am to 1:00pm, all equipment and ingredients provided. Cost: $5.00 for Bothell Lodge Member and $10.00 for non-members. Registration and Payment to Selma Snaring by Feb 14. 425-385-2144
  6. Lefse Class - Saturday, Feb 28th at 9:00am to noon. Taught my Mike Nelson. Learn to cook, rice, mix, pat, roll, bake, turn, and cool. Take home some Lefse. Cost $10.00 for Bothell Lodge Members and $15.00 for non-members. Registration is required. Contact Mike Nelson at 425-486-5275.
  7. Youth Camp Breakfast Saturday March 7, 8:00am to 1:00pm, French Toast, Sausage, Fruit, Coffee Tea and Milk Cost: $8.00 & $6.00 for 10 yrs and under. Proceeds benefit the Youth Camp Scholarships. Contact Seth Tufteland at sofnseth@yahoo.com or 206-605-4112
  8. 2015 Nordic Heritage Day Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:00am to 3:00pm Food demonstrations, samples for tasting and craft demonstrations. Lunch available for purchase featuring Pea Soup, Open Face Sandwiches, Rommegrot and Desserts. Free Admission and Free Parking.
  9. Genealogy Workshop Saturday, March 21, 2015, 9:00am to 3:00pm. Workshop includes 2 sessions Including Archiving Records & Internet Resources by Gary Zimmerman of Fiske Genealogy Library and an Overview of DNA Testing by Mary K Kozy. Cost: $25.00/ $40.00/family. Registration required by March 14, 2015. See Flyer for more details. Contact Gary Ramstad 206-365-6913.
  10. Membership Dinner Sunday March 29, Doors open at 3:00pm. Program at 3:45pm and Dinner at 4:30. If you bring a potential member there is no charge to you and your guest. If you want to come and just enjoy the program and dinner the cost is $10.00 per person. Reservations required by Monday, Mar 23rd. Contact Chris Hicks at hicks1015@msn.com or 425-672-0194.
  11. Rosemaling Classes start May 4, 2015 More information to come
  12. Garage Sale May 8, 2015, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, and on May 9, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  13. Syttende Mai Parade in Ballard May 17, 2015
  14. Annual Bazaar, Bake Sale and Luncheon Saturday November 7, 2015 from 9:00am to 3:00pm.
  15. Annual Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 12:00noon to 6:00pm.