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LEXIE SØRENSEN, Editor  PHONE: 425-455-9225

E mail:  flsorensen@msn.com

www.DBLodge29.org

9725 NE 26th Street                    

CLYDE HILL, WA 98004                                                                                                                                 

 

JUNE 2009 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:   THOMAS BUUS                     20143 130TH Ave NE       Woodinville, WA   98072        PH:  425-489-1906

      Secretary:   FRANK POULSEN                  13616 116th Ave NE         Kirkland, WA            98034   PH:  425-820-6056

      Treasurer:    LEXIE SØRENSEN                 9725 NE 26th Street.        Clyde Hill, WA          98004   PH:  425-455-9225

DANISH SISTERHOOD LODGE 40:

      President:   LISA SVITAVSKY                   29504 NE 52nd st           Carnation, wa          98014   ph:  425-880-4020

      Secretary:   ANNE BLACKBURN               15823 5th PL S                Burien, WA               98148   PH:  206-248-2530
      Treasurer:    KAREN FAVERO          22805 Lakeview Dr #B204         Mt Lk Terr, WA         98043   PH:  425-672-7190

 

Happy Birthday To DB 29 & DS 40 Lodge Members
June:
Melanie Berg; Hans C. Christiansen; Charlotta S. Kromann; Ruthi Jensen- Larsen; Dean E Larsen; Madison Jane Larsen; Rasmus Madsen; Rikke Maudslien; James R. Nelsen; Johnny P. Poulsen; Tina I. Prægel; Katrina Royal; Edith Sorensen; Lexie Sorensen; Tove Lise Sorensen; June Wittman

July: Greta Ballard; Matthew Franklin Emmick; Lise Evans; Leif W. Hald; Peyton K Jacobsen; Konrad Klippert; Bradley E Larsen; Caitlin E Larsen; Gretchen Ledrew; Ellen Olsen; Leif Sorensen; Danny Stavnshoj; Derek Stavnshoj; Dana Kirstine Svitavsky

August: Carol Colpitts; Dan Colpitts; Jesper D Hahn; Mike W. Hall; Ernst Jensen; Annie Kromann; Jessica M. Morrison; Erik L Nielsen; Carl G. Remming; Anna Roberts; Anker Sorensen; Kimiko Stavnshoj; Kay(Catherine-Marie) Wight

September: Stig B. Andersen; Herman Bischofberger; Anne Blackburn; Kelley Michelle Blackburn; Ellen Blendheim; Tage C. Christiansen; Michael Kristian Emmick; Cornelius J. Jensen; Ryan Jorgensen; Valerie Michele Joyal; Donna Lee Klippert; John Larsen; Lewis Metcalf; Karsten Morgan; Frank Poulsen; Kurt Rasmussen; Ib Rossen; Jette Sten Starniri

 

11TH ANNUAL GREAT DANE GOLF TOURNAMENT:

Saturday, July 11th 2009 for Lodge 29’s annual event on Gold Mountain’s Cascade Course spots will be open to guests & other golfers  

COST: FOR ALL GOLFERS, after June 3rd it is $70

Entry fee includes golf, prizes and burger/chicken with all the trimmings.           

(payment must be received by Flemming before your spot is secure!). Please send check payable to: DB Lodge 29

--  all payments must be received by July 1st.

Mail to Flemming Sorensen,

9725 NE 26 St., Clyde Hill, WA 98004. Info:425-455-9225

flsorensen@msn.com

 

DB LODGE 29 JUNE 3, 2009 DBIA LODGE # 29 MEETING MINUTES President Thomas Buus opened the meeting @ 7.30 with the pledge of allegiance and 23 members and 3 guests in attendance, our president’s wife Sandy and two daughters Kristina and Melissa came as guests this evening. Welcome!

Role Call; All officers were present except Past President Dean Larsen, Vice President Henning Buus and Third Trustee Thomas Larsen.

Secretary Report; It was motioned and second to accept the minutes as printed in the newsletter. We received more applications for Himmelbjerget camp grants from Anna and Sofia Clausen, Kristina and Melissa Buus and Carsten Rossen which were read aloud. Newsletters were laid out to view from Tacoma, Vancouver BC, Eugene and a news report from the Danish House Society of Vancouver. A flyer about the Nordics celebrating the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition at the Nordic Heritage Museum June 12-September 6 2009  Viking days are coming up at the Museum July 11 and 12 and raffle tickets are available for purchase

Treasurer report; Lexie reported and the report was approved

Announcement: None

Committee Report:   Flemming reported on the Golf tournament on July 11th.  Veterans night will be on Saturday, October 17, more details later. The investment committee met because our CD had to be reinvested and recommended short term investment due to the low interest rate at this time, and the membership agreed

Unfinished Business;   None

New Business: None

Good and Welfare:   Our member Erik Nielsen came to our meeting for the first time since coming back from Iraq, good to see you back Erik

Small pot was won by Mel Hollister

Big pot:  first name drawn was Joe Wenzel but since he was not there Greta Buus was the lucky winner

Meeting adjourned 8.05 pm                                                                                                                                     -submitted by Secretary Frank Poulsen


 

NEWSLETTERS & PHOTOS NOW AVAILABLE ON DB 29 WEBSITE
 

Check out the new changes Gert Wolff has made to the SEATTLE DB LODGE 29 WEBSITE: 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 Lexie at: flsorensen@msn.com and I will forward to Gert.   The newsletter can be downloaded in PDF or Word format. You can read, save, or print it as you wish. Past issues are available in the Archives. Members will not need to use valuable memory space on their own hard disk to download & save their own copies. You will be sent an email telling you when the latest newsletter is available at our website address. www.dblodge29.org

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SISTERHOOD EVERGREEN LODGE #40 June 3, 2009 meeting was called to order by President Lisa Svitavsky at 7:30PM with the Pledge of Allegiance.  All officers were present except Anne Hollister, who was excused.  The meeting was opened with a reading by Past-President Marete Eadie of a paragraph on the history of Denmark’s Constitution Day.  This day from 1849 is known as Grundlovsdag.  Minutes of our last meeting were approved as read. Correspondence included a thank you note from Melanie Berg for the Past Presidents’ celebration; an upcoming puppet show at Nordic Heritage Museum on 6/14; an invitation to a Danish dinner to help support Enumclaw Lodge building on Sat 6/13.  A bill was presented and approved for payment of newsletter printing and mailing.  Financial report was read by Karen Favero and report of gross earnings of Convention, minus our deposit, cost a little over $100 for the Sisterhood to cosponsor.  Well done, Convention Committee!!!  Trustee’s report was given by Greta Ballard.  Cards were sent around to sign for greetings to sisters.  Unfinished business:   Delegates report given by Greta Ballard included change to recognizing just one outstanding member each year.  Nicole Al-Khedairy stepped down as District Secretary and Dina Rohm agreed to step in.  The zoo trip in Issaquah got rave reviews.  Vivi Hammond’s sparkling Little Mermaid centerpieces with an added diamond pendant helped to celebrate our 60th convention.  Next year will be in Eugene, Valley River Inn on April 23-24, 2010.

New Business:  Upcoming Danish films from the Seattle International film festival were announced by the secretary.  Next meeting Greta will be bringing a basket with surprise items in it to be used as an ongoing fundraiser each month.  Lisa gave a synopsis on the origin of Father’s day, which was established in 1910 by a daughter who wished to pay tribute to her father.  It was noted Denmark celebrates Father’s Day on the June 5 holiday.  Members then took turns sharing the origins of and remembrances of their own fathers.  There being no further business, at 8:30 PM meeting adjourned until September 2nd.  Danish Picnic scheduled for 8/16 at Jens L. in Woodinville.                                                                  --Respectfully submitted by Anne Blackburn, Lodge #40 Secretary

 

                                         All Danish Community Picnic
                                                                            Bring your family and friends

                              At Jens Laundrup’s 15411 206th Avenue NE
                                                   Woodinville, WA 98077

                  Sunday August 16, 2009
from 12PM – 4PM
                                                

                                                                              Refreshments!
                      The picnic committee will supply hot dogs and condiments, kringle, soft drinks, beer, and water.
                                                           We will also supply plates, utensils, and napkins.
                There are some tables, but it is best to bring Blankets and chairs.

                              Also, bring any additional food you may wish.
                 Activities: Soccer for any age, Fishpond: Prizes for children,
                      Egg toss, Face Painting, Clowns and other activities

                         
Guaranteed: Fun for all, Food and Beverages
 

 
                         The committee suggests family donations of $5.00- $15.00 to help defray costs of the picnic.
                                                Picnic Info: Seattle Brotherhood Lodge 29,
Frank Poulsen
                                                   
Phone: 425-820-6056         E-mail: fpoul1@msn.com

                         The picnic is generously sponsored by the following Seattle Area Danish organizations:
Brotherhood lodge 29           Sisterhood lodge 40            NW Danish Foundation          Danes Soccer Club          The Danish Club

DIRECTIONS TO JENS LAUNDRUP’S 15411 206TH AVENUE NE,  WOODINVILLE, WA 98077

From WA-522 East:                   Take NE 195th St exit to Duvall - go 0.3 mi →

            Turn right at NE 195th St - go 0.1 mi              →   →   →        Continue on NE North Woodinville Way - go 0.6 mi

            Continue on NE Woodinville Duvall Rd - go 4.4 mi          →   →   →     Turn right at 212th Ave NE - go 0.4 mi

            Turn right at NE 165th St - go 0.1 mi              →   →   →     Turn left at 210th Ave NE - go 0.4 mi

            Turn right at NE 156th St - go 0.3 mi              →   →   →     Turn left at 206th Ave NE - go 0.1 mi

From WA-520 East:                  

            Bear right at Avondale Rd Ext - go 0.3 mi       →   →   →     Continue on Avondale Rd NE - go 5.6 mi

            Turn right at NE Woodinville Duvall Rd - go 1.3 mi          →   →   →     right at 212th Ave NE - go 0.4 mi

            Turn right at NE 165th St - go 0.1 mi              →   →   →     Turn left at 210th Ave NE - go 0.4 mi

            Turn right at NE 156th St - go 0.3 mi              →   →   →     Turn left at 206th Ave NE - go 0.1 mi

 

••• SEATTLE DANISH COMMUNITY CALENDAR •••

All activities are at the Danish Center (DCC), 1833 N 105 St., Seattle -- unless otherwise noted.

j0212043[1]© = NWDF  = NW DANISH FOUNDATION ACTIVITIES  Info & Reservations: PH: 206-523-DANE

Onsdagsklubben Events--Please RSVP one week in advance

—Anne Hollister 206-364-6474 Melannehol@aol.com

NWDF Website: www.northwestdanishfoundation.org

·· NHM  =NORDIC HERITAGE MUSEUM : Hours: Tue-Sat 10am---4pm & Sunday Noon-4pm.

       3014 NW 67 St., Seattle, WA 98117 Info & Reservations PH: 206-789-5707 www.nordicmuseum.org/

SCC = SWEDISH CULTURAL CENTER HERITAGE—1920 Dexter Ave. N. Seattle

VISIT DB LODGE 29 Website:   www.dblodge29.org                                 www.wowala-volunteers.org

 

SCANDINAVIAN HOUR: Host Doug Warne 9 to 10 a.m. every Saturday.on KKNW  1150AM 

 

 

 

 

Wed

7/1

 

DEADLINE for GOLF TOURNAMENT SIGNUP with Flemming Sorensen

 

 

Sat

7/4

 

Happy 4th of July

 

at NHM

·

Tue

7/7

 

Nordic Stories-- preschoolers

"Very Smart Pea and the Princess to be"--DENMARK

 

 

Sat

7/11

 

11th DB Golf Tournament----Cascade Course at Gold Mountain

at NHM

·

Sat

7/11

10am-6pm

VIKING DAYS--games, food, crafts, music & dance

at NHM

·

Sun

7/12

11am-5pm

VIKING DAYS--games, food, crafts, music & dance

at DCC

©

M-F

8/3-7

9am-4pm

Dane Camp  Ages 5-10  $125-145 Info: 206.523.3263

 

 

Tue

8/4

 

Nordic Stories-- FINLAND preschoolers

 

 

Sun

8/16

noon-4pm

All Danes Community Picnic--Jens Laundrup's Woodinville

at DCC

©

Wed

9/2

7:30pm

DB & DS Lodge Meetings

at DCC

©

Sat

10/17

6:00pm

DB Lodge 29 VETERANS NIGHT PARTY  Info: Lexie Sorensen--425-455-9225

 

 

Fr-Su

10/29-31

Woodmen Fall Fling--San Diego

at DCC

·

Sat

11/21

6pm

Seattle Danes Soccer Club 33rd Anniversary Dinner--Kenneth Olsen 206-963-3334

 

 

Sat

3/13/10

Noon

NW District Bowling Tournament-Sun Villa Lanes, Bellevue

 

 

Fr-Su

4/23-25/2010

Eugene Lodges Host the 61st NW District Convention             


 

ENUMCLAW HALL PRESERVATION PROJECT: 85 happy Danes and supporters of the Danish community in the Pacific Northwest congregated at the Danish Hall in Enumclaw for a delicious Frikadeller dinner on June 13th to raise money to save the Danish Hall. Social hour from 5 to 6 pm with open bar set the good mood for the rest of the evening. After the snaps was served with the herring, the guests could not stop smiling and big applause was given when the $3105 profit for this event was announced. Thank you to all who supported this event.

Further info on restoring this building, please contact:Frank Poulsen, 425-820-6056, fpoul1@msn.com

 

If you are still receiving a paper copy of this newsletter, please help the lodges save printing and postage costs by sending your email address to Editor Lexie at flsorensen@msn.com   Thank you to everyone who has already sent us their email addresses and helping to keep our records up to date.