Clubs Lodge members learn of Sjolie

Lillehammer Lodge #1-633 met March 19 at 2 p.m. at Christ the King Church with 38 members signing the register, including 11 officers. Janice Colman of Wagner was a guest of Arlys Saoi. Singing of the national anthems of Norway and the U.S. followed by the pledge of allegiance to our flag preceded the business meeting. The minutes of the previous meeting and the treasurer's report were read and approved. The request from the lodge to host a benefit for the Lowe family was addressed. After discussion, the consensus of the members was that we would be unable to attempt this. The Norwegian singers and dancers, Vestafor, have been contacted and the lodge informed them that there is not a convenient time of place for them to meet with us. The question of raising funds for future expenses was brought before the lodge. Members questioned the necessity of raising money at this time. A motion was made to have a "bakeless bake sale" with each member donating $10, seconded and passed by a majority vote. The meeting was adjourned and the program was introduced by Jean Silvey. Jean read an explanation an history of Norwegian jewelry, called Sjolie. The scheduled program by Harlen Hanson, on World War II history, was postponed due to snow in Sioux Falls. Phyllis Nielsen presented an interesting selection of readings from a book on Handel, telling of his career and playing some of his music. Phyllis also accompanied the singing of the group and the birthday greeting song. Sylvia Hagen led the Norwegian table prayer. Lunch and visiting by the group followed. Senior Citizens Center weekly card party On May 4, there were 13 bridge and 24 pitch players. Winners at bridge were: first � Maurice Erickson; second � Lois Erickson; low � Marilyn Siecke. Lois Ballard shot the moon during the pitch games. Refreshments were furnished by Barbara Kronaizl. All seniors are invited to join the party every Wednesday.

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