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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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        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. Bothell Lodge Dance on Every first Saturday of the month, September through May (except December) from 7:00pm to 10:00pm – Scandinavian and American Dances with Live Music. Call Ken & Freda Howard 425-672-4508
  3. “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. Norsk Knitting Class – October 10 & 17, 2015 10:00am – 1:00pm; Cost: $10.00 for Bothell Lodge Members and $15.00 for Non-members plus the cost of supplies.Contact: Selma Snaring 425-385-2144 to sign-up.
  6. Silent Auction & Dessert Auction – October 15th 2015 Lodge Meeting. Please consider donating an item or dessert for the October 2015 Auction to benefit the Ray Berg Memorial Scholarship Fund. This year we had 7 applications, and gave 3 scholarships. It is a great way to support our youth.
  7. Lefse Class - Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 at 9:00am to noon. Taught by 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.
  8. Gingerbread House Workshop, Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm. Basic materials are provided. Bring your decorating condiments. Small House $15 Bothell Members $20 to Non-members. Large House $20 Bothell Members $25 to Non-members. Register by calling Selma Snaring at 425-385-2144.
  9. Annual Bazaar, Bake Sale and Luncheon Saturday November 7, 2015 from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Free admission and Free parking.
  10. Annual Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 12:00noon to 6:00pm. The dinner served family style features Lutefisk, Meatballs, Boiled Potatoes, Coleslaw, Lefse and Ice Cream and Cookies plus coffee, tea or milk. Cost: Adults $23.00, 12 yrs & under $8.00, 5 yrs & under free.
  11. Holiday Frolic and Cheer Party – December 11, 2015 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm