Clubs Sons of Norway

The Lillehammer SON Lodge met 7 p.m. April 18 at the Christ the King Lutheran Church in Yankton. President Marvis Tronvold presided. Sixty members and 12 guests, (Duane and Verna Hansen, Arlene Conrad, Bernice Nissen, Carol Flessland, Howard Mayberry, Louis and Alice Larson, Anna Aalmen, Oddlaug Volden, Ola Hindseth and Gudrun Horvli) were present.

Nineteen officers answered roll call.

Jean Silvey and Arnold and Florence Lee were initiated into the lodge as new members.

Applications for new membership by Duane and Verna Hanson and transfer of membership by Dell and Doris Anderson and Dr. Harold and Bjarne Aanning were unanimously accepted.

Dick Lowe received a new member recruitment pin.

Gib and Lucille Mjoen, Nick and Arlys Saoi and Earl Reese received dance pins.

Carole Nordby, Clarice Holm and Helen Severson received walking pins.

Everyone is encouraged to earn their walking pins by participating in the second annual District #1 scholarship walk for language camp; (dates are from Nov. 1, 1999 to Oct. 31, 2000). Raffle tickets for two tickets to Norway and numerous other prizes are on sale through the district convention.

The Syttende Mai celebration will be held in Sioux Falls on May 17 starting with a parade at 4 p.m. in downtown Sioux Falls. A roast pork loin dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. at the Oaks Hotel and Convention Center; entertainment will follow. Tickets may be purchased by contacting Warren Eitreim (605)297-3576.

The Brookings Dance workshop on April 15 was attended by Don and JoAnn Frasch, Carol Broderson, Sylvia Hagen and Louise Seger.

Bev Lowe won the door prize given by Don Benson.

Lodge members send their concerns and well wishes to Arnold Lee and Tammy Tronvold of Yankton and to Bob Tabbert, sub district director of Sioux Falls.

The executive board will meet at 1:30 p.m. May 13 prior to the social (2 to 4:30 p.m.) at the Yankton Territorial Capital Building.

The regular lodge meeting will be held at the Shrine to Music Museum on Tuesday May 16 at 7 p.m., singing group will meet at 6:15 p.m.

Dance practice will be held the first and third Monday at the Territorial Capital Building in Yankton.

Carol Flessland, First District youth director from Hutchinson, MN, led the group in a Norwegian language and singing class and entertained with two Norwegian musical flute instruments.

Those with April birthdays were acknowledged and lunch was served.

Senior Citizens Center

On Wednesday, April 19, the Senior Citizens Center filled with 16 pitch, four skip-bo, and 22 bridge players for the afternoon.

Refreshments were furnished and served at 3 p.m. by Dorothy Dahlman, Barb Ernst and Sig Nissen.

Bridge prizes went to Maurice Erickson, high; Reidella Engman, second; Luceal Liffengren, third; Lois Erickson, blind bogie, and Marice Parke, low.

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