"IN MEMORIAM Merle Strand, February 3, 1929 to December"
Måken “The mission of the Sons of Norway is to promote and preserve the heritage and culture of Norway and provide quality insurance and financial products Vol. #92 Issue No.1 www.poulsbosonsofnorway.com JAN 2007 to its members” SOCIAL DIRECTOR’S REPORT IN MEMORIAM As the last dish was put away from the Merle Strand, salvaged Lodge Christmas Party last February 3, 1929 to December 16, night, it reminded me of other rescues 2006 ************************************** this year. While keeping the Troll’s Den open for 4 days a week was not Highlights of the December 12 Lodge popular, that and other cost saving meeting: strategies brought the lodge back into Liv Henke, Oddbjorn Hatletveit and Ellen the black and stopped the flow of red Jordal shared remembrances of their ink we have seen in previous years. childhood Christmases is Norway and This year we enjoyed being named the Denmark. District 2 Family Lodge of the Year. Joanne Graves received Cultural Skill awards in weaving, knitting, and We celebrated our 90th anniversary Hardanger embroidery, from the Cultural and even King Harald sent along Skills Program. congratulations to us. Lodge #44 Congratulations Joanne. enjoyed many fabulous social Bob and Geneva Ellerby gave the gatherings filling the Marine room Leikarringen 2 red Nisse costumes given with members and guests. We to them by their daughter in Sweden. enjoyed the July 3rd fireworks The Scholarship Policy as presented in together and a great lodge picnic at the December Maaken, was passed. Raab Park. Our weekly Kaffe Stua’s add so much to our community. Our Leikarringen is the gem of the lodge SONS OF NORWAY and performed at the convention. As the social director this past year I have FINANCIAL PRODUCTS observed many things, most of which and SERVICES pleased me a great deal. Mange Takk *Estate Preservation to those that willingly helped me on every occasion. Bless you! *Immediate Annuities Promoting and preserving the heritage *Retirement Planning of Norway is a noble cause, may it *Universal Life ever be so! *Maximize Your Pension Kathi Trostad, Social Director *Level Term Insurance For more information on the above Come to the January meeting. Your 2007 topics, contact your Sons of Norway Officers will be installed. They will need Financial Benefits Counselor your full support this year. Cultural Corner, by Grace Overby Ladies Club News Monday night Folk Dancing: 7:00 - 9:00. Our next luncheon meeting will be Thursday, Thorough instruction in Scandinavian dance January 4th at noon in the Viking Room. We hope everyone will attend the installation of our new officers. steps, etc. Begins Jan 8. Live music Jan 15 We will be discussing plans for programs and events with Clover Blossom Band. Bring potluck we will be catering in the coming year. Our 2007 snacks. All levels of expertise welcome. membership dues of $5.00 are due at this meeting. Library open Mondays 5 - 7. Also before A big thank you to everyone who manned the tables and/or donated baked goods and homemade crafts for and after lodge meetings. our Christmas Bazaar in December. We made $754 on Norwegian classes begin the week of Jan 8.the baked sale and $435 on the crafts for the Lodge. Mondays: 3:30 - 4:30, Youth Norwegian. Theresa from Allyn won the drawing of the beautiful 5:00 - 6:00, Beginners level 1crocheted quilt by Barbara Webster. Ladies Club catered a Christmas party for the USS 6:00 - 7:00 Beginners level 2 Louisiana and we were able to provide the bar for Tuesdays: 6:00 - 7:00 Intermediate level 1them. We brought in $3600, which will cover a good Thursdays 10:00 - 12:00 part of the $5000 we gave the Lodge for the sign to be Intermediate level 2 displayed on Front Street advertising Lodge events. We were also able to contribute almost $1400 to the 6:00 - 7:30 Advanced Trolls Den for the bar. Tuesday, Jan 16: Women's Book discussion We are looking forward to another successful year and Group. 7:00. Read books by Scandinavian invite all interested ladies to join us at our luncheon authors. Lively discussions follow. meeting on January 4th. Call Kathy Moncrief Torbjorg for location. 779-9826. 360-297-3571 Thursdays, 6 - 9. Woodcarving. All levels Bingo Buzz of expertise welcome. Call Ken Green for Bingo at the Sons of Norway is a popular place to be info. 697-2835 on Wednesday evenings. Early Bird games begin at Fridays, 12 - 2. Nordic Needleworkers. 6:00, followed by our regular games and jackpots at 6:30. Bingo at the Sons is a family event where people Many members work on Hardanger look forward to seeing and being with their friends. In embroidery and other handwork. Call Grace December we collected and donated food from our for info @ 779-2460. staff and players to Helpline. Tuesday, Jan 9 at the Installation Lodge This year bingo has contributed $22,500 to our Lodge’s treasury. In addition to our profits from the meeting, a leikarringen group will give an games, the Lodge is receiving money from our sales of exhibition at 7:30. hamburgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, salad, popcorn, Many thanks to Liv, Oddbjorn, and Ellen for chips, candy, and beverages that are sold each sharing Christmas childhood memories at our session. We need more volunteers to help on Wednesday evenings. Please let Adele know if you December meeting. would like to volunteer once a month either with bingo New members elected at the Dec. meeting: or selling food at our bingo sessions. Jeffrey Bauman, Darlene Burke, Terry Burke, evenings for a time of fun and us on Wednesday We hope more players will join friendship, and to Ken Kauffman, Heidi King, and Constance support our Lodge. We look forward to seeing you Zapp. Pleas welcome our new members!! there. Thank you to Dahlquist Jewelers for donating the crown for our lodge queen. When you are out shopping, stop by Dahlquist's and tell them "thank you". Youth News It is not too early to start thinking about youth camp. Region 2 offers three, two week camps over the summer months. Please see Joanne Graves for more information. 2 JANUARY Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 Kaffe Stua 3 Ladies Club 4 5 6 Nordic Lunch: Noon GODT Dinner 5 - 7 11-2 Bring a Officer Needleworkers NYTT ÅR friend for this Board Installation 12 - 2 great lunch Woodcarving meeting 7:30 6-9 Dinner: steak or BINGO . fish 6 - 8 Int. Norsk 10-12 6:00 Adv. Norsk 6-7 7 Leikarringen4:30 8 Dinner 5 - 7 9 Kaffe Stua 10 11 12 13 Vern’s Library 5-7 Meeting 7:30 Woodcarving Nordic Folk dance, 7-9 11-2 Bring a Needleworkers famous Beg. Norsk 1 5pm Installation of 6-9 officers. friend for this 12 - 2 pancakes Youth Norsk,3:30 Leikarringen great lunch . Int. Norsk 10-12 Beg. Norsk 2, 6pm Dinner: steak or 9am - noon perform Adv. Norsk 6-7 fish 6 - 8 Intermediate BINGO Norsk 1, 6pm 6:00 14 Leikarringen4:30 15 Dinner 5 - 7 16 Kaffe Stua 17 18 19 20 Library 5-7 Women’s Book Nordic Folk dance, 7-9 Live Discussion Group 11-2 Bring a Woodcarving 6-9 Needleworkers Music: Clover meeting 7pm friend for this Blossom Band . 12 - 2 Beg. Norsk 1 5pm INtermediate great lunch Int. Norsk 10-12 Dinner: Steak or Adv. Norsk 6-7 Youth Norsk,3:30 Norsk 1, 6pm BINGO fish 6 - 8 Beg. Norsk 2, 6pm 6:00 21 Leikarringen4:30 22 Dinner 5 - 7 23 Kaffe Stua 24 25 Nordic 26 27 Library 5-7 Woodcarving Folk dance, 7-9 11-2 Bring a 6-9 Needleworkers Beg. Norsk 1 5pm INtermediate 12-2 Dinner Norsk 1, 6pm friend for this Youth Norsk,3:30 . Int. Norsk 10-12 Beg. Norsk 2, 6pm great lunch Adv. Norsk 6-7 6 - 8 Spray’s BINGO Ribs dinner, or Fish 6:00 28 Leikarringen4:30 29 Dinner 5 - 7 30 Kaffe Stua 31 Library 5-7 11-2 Bring a Friday Dinners: Crews to be Folk dance, 7-9 Beg. Norsk 1 5pm INtermediate friend for this determined. Youth Norsk,3:30 Norsk 1, 6pm great lunch Beg. Norsk 2, 6pm BINGO 6:00 SPRAY’S RIB NIGHT Friday;, January 26, 2007 (6 - 8 p.m.) BBQ ribs, baked potato, coleslaw, cornbread~~~~salmon available. Tickets on sale in office and Trolls den Jan 2nd through Jan 21st. Presale tickets required for the rib dinner. CRAB FEED Upcoming Event! CRAB FEED Plans are underway to have a crab feed at the Sons of Norway during the month February. An exact date is yet to be determined, and will be based on how the crab season is going. Social Director, Rick Zapp and his right-arm man, Bob Loveland will get prices on crab, which will help in determining the price of the crab feed. For this event it will be necessary to sale tickets in advance. The advance tickets will go on sale once the entire menu is decided. This is a worthwhile event that will allow all members and their guests to get together and have a fun time. Once a date is determined an announcement will appear in the February Maaken. Start making plans to attend! If you have any questions, please call Rick at 360-698-7079. 3 Sons of Norway Non-Profit Poulsbo Lodge #2-44 POSTAGE PAID P.O. Box 653 PERMIT #7 Poulsbo, WA 98370 POULSBO, WA 98370 JAN. 2007 Your Advertisement could help us pay for the cost of printing and mailing our newsletter. Check out our updated Website: www.poulsbosonsofnorway.com Receive the Måken by email. The Lodge spends over $3200 per year to print & mail the Måken. Go email!! it saves us MONEY!! Marina Market Paraffine Maaken Identification Statement Maaken is a newsletter of the Poulsbo Kitsap's Home of the Authentic Lodge No 44 of Sons of Norway, a non- Scandinavian Food Products profit organization located at 18891 Front St. , Poulsbo, WA 98370. It is published Lutefisk, Blood Sausage, monthly. Issue date, number and volume are Frozen Fishcakes, Freia, Nidar & located on the front page. 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