Bla Fjell June 2022 Newsletter

Please enjoy reading the Bla Fjell lodge newsletter for June 2022. You may also download the newsletter to your computer.

June 2022 President’s Message

This will be my last District President’s letter that I will be sending out monthly. At the 66th District Convention/Meeting in Jacksonville, FL in June, I will be stepping down as President of the Third District.  I’ve been pleased to … Read More

District 3 Secretary’s Letter– April/May 2022

Dear Lodge Secretaries, Below is more information for your Spring 2022 work as secretaries. If your lodge has elected delegates for the convention, make sure that you complete the Delegate Reporting Form (see below) as soon as possible. Write whether … Read More

Viking Entertainment. Editor’s Top Picks

  No. 5-  Nothing says Scandinavian more than a guy in a sweater sailing around in New York harbor on a Viking Longship smoking a cigar.  View this iconic TV ad for Erik little cigars here.     No. 4– … Read More

“ON THE ROAD” In The 3rd District

Its almost convention time and soon some of you from the North will once again be making your pilgrimage south for the District Meeting in Jacksonville.  Things have changed some but there is still that beacon of hope that your … Read More

Our Heritage and Culture– Vikingsholm

Vikingsholm is one of the finest examples of Scandinavian architecture in the western hemisphere. Mrs. Lora Josephine Knight purchased the property encompassing the head of Emerald Bay and Fannette Island in 1928 for $250,000. Before starting construction of the summer … Read More

3rd District Charitable Giving

APRIL WAS CHARITABLE TRUST MONTH From Pete Hanson The Charitable Trust is unique in Sons of Norway to our District 3. Responding to a fraternal and financial need in 1971 and for more than 50 years since, the Charitable Trust … Read More

From Falmouth to Lauderdale – District 3 Happenings

Gateway to Florida 3-541 Gateway to Florida Lodge 3-541 Treasurer Bonnie Hardman & Vice President Kent Larson present a $500 donation to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Pastor Daniel Locke! Also, pictured is Tony Cruz, Cantor & Organist, at St. Mark’s … Read More

Our Heritage and Culture– How Much Wood Could….

Norwegians take firewood seriously. So seriously that a prospective suitor might do well to get his woodpile in order before popping the question. “You can tell a lot about a person from his — or her — woodpile,” said writer and journalist Lars … Read More

Bla Fjell May 2022 Newsletter

Bla Fjell Lodge is again participating in one of our major cultural awareness and fund raising events in Roanoke City.  On May 21, we will have a Sons of Norway tent which represents Norway and the other Nordic Countries with … Read More

May 2022 President’s Message

It’s May and Mother Nature is doing what she usually does in Spring. Cool one day – warm the next…. But I’m pleased to see the dogwoods and Japanese cherry trees coming out, I don’t mind the spring rain, and … Read More

April 2022 President’s Message

Isn’t it wonderful to see the sun shining bright and know Easter is around the corner? What a wonderful time of year for many reasons. Here, in the Philadelphia area, we see Spring is starting to arrive, though we still … Read More

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