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March 18, 2007 minutes

The regular meeting of Cleng Peerson Lodge of Sons of Norway was called to order by President Jerry Johnson at 2 p.m. on March 18, 2007 in the Norway Community Building.  The song leader, led the members in singing the U.S. and Norwegian National Anthems and the pledge to the American flag. 

Roll call was answered by 15 board members. The secretary report was presented and approved.  The treasurer’s report was presented and approved.

Under old business, there was some discussion of the trip to Stroughton, Wisconsin for Syttene Mai, Sunday. May 20, 2007.  It was moved by Richard Gunderson and seconded by Robert Sebby that the lodge go ahead and make arrangements for the bus trip.  Motion approved.  Orion Carlson will proceed with the arrangements.  Orion Carlson made a motion that children should go free on the trip.  Robert Sebby seconded the motion.  The motion carried.


Under new business, the Lodge has been invited to send recipes to be included in the Fifth District Cookbook.  Anyone interested should send their recipes in to President Johnson and he will send them on.


There was a discussion of placing a plaque in the Museum in memory of Marian Marshall.  Florence and Howard Eltrevog offered to investigate the cost of a plaque and report at the next meeting.  Sonja Gromm made a motion that this should be done.  Orion Carlson seconded the motion.  The motion carried.


Jerry Johnson reminded the members of the Run-Scape Jewelry Sale as a possible fund raiser.


President Johnson asked for volunteers to serve as a committee for the 35th Anniversary Dinner to be held in October.  Sonja Gromm, Orion Carlson, Florence Eltrevog, and Carol Johnson volunteered to serve on this committee.


Johnson announced there will be a Board Meeting at the April meeting on Sunday, April 15 and 1p.m.


Charlotte Danielson from Polar Star Lodge, won the 50-50 drawing for $18.00.



2007 meeting calendar:


April 15th-Norwegian Lore-Rod Thorson

May 20-Syttene Mae Celebration, Stoughton, WI

June 24th-Travels in Asia-Keith Goetz & Dan Henenfent

July 15-Woodcarving

September 16-Scandinavian Cooking

October 21.  The 35th Anniversary Dinner at1:00 p.m. with Ron Syverson and Ray Neilson

Nov. 10. The Smorgasbord

Dec.15-Christmas party

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