JANUARY 2008 NEWSLETTER
Danish Brotherhood Lodge 29 and Danish Sisterhood Evergreen Lodge 40 meet every first Wednesday, except
July and August, at the NWDF Danish Cultural Center, Meridian Office Bldg., 1833 N 105 St. #205, Seattle WA at 7:30pm.
DANISH BROTHERHOOD LODGE 29:
President: MICHAEL NIELSEN 1639 SW 164th Street Burien, WA 98166 PH: 206-781-2470
Secretary: FRANK POULSEN 13616 116th Ave NE Kirkland, WA 98034 PH: 425-820-6056
Treasurer: FLEMMING SØRENSEN 9725 NE 26th Street. Clyde Hill, WA 98004 PH: 425-455-9225
DANISH SISTERHOOD LODGE 40:
President: MARETE EADIE 17923 Marine View DR SW Normandy Park, WA 98166 PH: 206-431-2990
PH: 206-248-2530 Treasurer:
22805 Lakeview Dr #B204
Mt Lk Terr, WA 98043 PH: 425-672-7190
Happy Birthday To DB 29 & DS 40 Lodge Members
January: Deanne Bacon, Jette Bunch, Henning Buus, Kaj Christensen, Dee Corbett, Kristina Favero, Lee Ann Hansen-Dewey, Adrienne L. Hollister, Scott Jorgensen, Kathryn Larsen, Thomas W Larsen, Thane Maudslien, Ruth Metzon, Arild Molgaard, Randy L Morgan, Georg Pedersen, Grete L. Galsgaard Pfaff, Hanne A. Poulsen, Ellen Rossen, Max Stavnshoj
February: Peter Aagaard, Birgit Andersen, Corey D Blackburn, Keith Bowman, Karen Favero, Donald Hansen, Vibeke Iozzi, Aage Jensen, Margaret A Karchesy, John Larsen, Emil Lindholdt, Greta Oprea, Tove H. Petersen, K. Britt Pfaff-Dunton, Birgit Rolla-Lindvig, Lisa Jensen Svitavsky, Inger Margrethe Wong
RESERVATION FOR JOINT DB & DS OFFICER INSTALLATION DINNER--SAT, JAN. 19, 2008
Names:___________________________ : __________________________ Phone: __________________
List additional names on back of form Phone: __________________
Title & Lodge# if being installed ______________________________________________________
Please reserve ____ (#) dinners at $20.00 each = Total $_______
Send check payable to DB Lodge29
Mail to: Flemming Sorensen, 9725 NE 26th St, Clyde Hill, WA 98004: 425-455-9225 firstname.lastname@example.org
RESERVATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED by Saturday, January 12, 2008
DANISH BROTHERHOOD & SISTERHOOD -- PUGET SOUND LODGES
Joint Installation of 2008 Officers
Saturday, January 19th, 2008
Danish Cultural Center, Northwest Danish Foundation
Meridian Office Building, 1833 N 105 St, Ste 205, Seattle WA
6-7pm Happy hour
8.30pm Installation of officers
9pm Coffee and Dessert
Menu: Herring, Pork Roast & Red Cabbage, Potatoes & Gravy, Beer, Wine, Snaps, Coffee & Dessert
RESERVATIONS Deadline Saturday, January 12, 2008
BOWLING PRACTICES: Everyone is welcome (First-time bowlers are also welcome--no need to be a “serious” bowler, just a fun-lover) Come to our Sunday bowling sessions even if you are unable to attend the March tournament in Vancouver. We hope to see many new faces on Sun. Jan. 20 at 2:45pm and continuing on Sundays, Jan. 27, Feb. 10 & 24 with final practice on March 2 at Sun Villa Lanes, 3080 - 148 Ave. SE, Bellevue. All ages are welcome—please specify if you need bumper lane for kids. Vancouver hosts The Pacific NW Bowling Tournament on Sat., March 8 at Revs Bowling Centre in Burnaby, BC.
Before 8PM Saturday night before each session Please contact Lexie at 425-455-9225 or email@example.com and let me know names of all Sunday bowlers and if you need a bumper lane for kids -- if you need bowling shoes, mention Danish Brotherhood when picking up shoes--free.
Cost: Pay Lexie $14 for 3 games (includes any shoe rental)
Hope to see you in your bowling shoes at 2:45pm on Sunday, Jan. 20th!
Directions: Go East on I-90 take exit 11A (follow 156 Ave SE sign) cross over I-90, go north through first light, turn right into shopping area, Sun Villa Lanes is in NW corner of Eastgate Shopping Center behind Michael’s Toyota.
ADDRESS CHANGES: Please make these additions & corrections to your directory:
B Iozzi, Vibeke New email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
S Favero, Kristina 101 W Olympic Pl Apt. 318 Seattle, WA 98119
B Kromann, Annelise 314 3rd Ave S #4 Edmonds, WA 98020 PH: 425-329-5083
B Larsen, Verner Nesbyhave 88, 5270 Odense N, Denmark email@example.com
B Murillo, Kyle 12612 NE 187th St. Apt. 2411 Bothell, WA 98011 PH: ?
SECRETARIES: Please notify Newsletter Editor of new members to add to the mailing list.
DB LODGE 29 JANUARY MINUTES: President Michael Nielsen opened the January meeting at 7:32pm with pledge of allegiance and 30 members in attendance. A moment of silence was held in memory of long time member Knud Hansen who passed away in Dec. Knud moved to Las Vegas many years ago, but kept in contact with friends here in the Seattle area.
Role call: all officers were present except Conductor Chuck Larsen
Minutes: The December minutes were accepted as printed in our Dec. newsletter
Treasurers report was accepted as presented, and the Trustees signed off that the books were in good order. The Lodge thanked Flemming for his 11 years serving as Treasurer—he is officially turning over his duties to his wife Lexie, who will be installed later this month.
Correspondence. Thank you letters was received from Karen Bruun, Elmer Wittman, Edith Kilgren, and Cornelius Jensen for the poinsettias our members delivered to our mature members. Also, a thank you from Einar Olsen who lives quite far from Seattle, due to scheduling problems, he suggested it could be delivered to someone who lives closer, so his plant was given to Ingeborg Kisbye who lives at Foss Home. Thank you, Einar. Thank you letters from the Compass Center to whom we had donated last year’s accumulated small pot and Bingo profits and Cocoon House where we donated the leftover Christmas party goodies bags. An invitation to meet the new Executive director Eric Nelson for the Nordic Heritage Museum on Sunday January 13th. From 4-6 PM RSVP to 206-789-5707 X10 Thank you card was received from the Scandinavian Hour Radio KKNW for our donation. Last but not least, the lodge sends a big Thank you to Karen Bruun for her donation for newsletter expenses and to Cornelius Jensen for his very generous donation to Lodge #29.
Committee Report: the Soccer teams start the week of the Jan. 7th. Bowling practices start on the Jan. 6th, See schedule in this issue. Ellen Rossen reported on the Children’s Christmas party, and discussion was made on how to change the format a little for next year. The Installation party with other lodges in the Puget Sound area will be on Sat. Jan. 19th --see details elsewhere
New business: A motion to donate $500.00 to NWDF was made. After a lot of discussion no second was made and the motion was dropped
Good and welfare: Michael Nielsen thanked the members for letting him serve as President the past three years, and the lodge also thanked Michael for his job well done and gave a big hand for Michael’s service.
Dean Larsen will be our new President, and several new officers will join the board, so if you are unable to attend the Installation Party on January 19, please come to our next meeting on February 6th. to meet the new slate of officers
Small pot. Was won by Henning Buus, who donated his share back to our Small Pot Fund
Big pot: had the following members been present, they could have won the $100.00 Tage Christiansen, Peder B Nielsen, Anne Hollister, Elmer Wittman or Melanie Berg, but now the pot grows to 200 for the February meeting Meeting adjourned @ 8.17 pm Submitted by Frank Poulsen, Secretary
vvCome early and enjoy snacks and drinks before the next meetingvv
DANISH CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY: The Brotherhood and Sisterhood's annual Christmas Party for children, was held on Sunday, December 9th. As usual, it was a very festive occasion, with lots of entertainment including singing and dancing around the tree. Santa was there with treats for the kids. Many thanks to the Committee headed by Anne Hollister and Gayle Emmick. Applause to Ellen Rossen and Lyla Jacobsen for leading the tree ceremonies. After the fun, refreshments were served for kids and adults.
Unfortunately, this year’s event had fewer participants but Santa’s leftover goodie bags were donated to a Children’s Home in Everett which brightened the day for others.
SISTERHOOD EVERGREEN LODGE #40: Sorry, no minutes received from Sisterhood.
SEATTLE DB LODGE 29 WEBSITE: Check out the terrific Photo Gallery at www.dblodge29.org. Many thanks to to Gert Wolff for keeping our site up to date. He will post photos from Seattle Lodges and Danes Soccer Club events, please send your comments and photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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