OCTOBER 2009 NEWSLETTER
DANISH BROTHERHOOD LODGE 29:
Birthday To DB 29 & DS 40 Lodge Members
October: Lowen Clausen; Susanne
Clevenger; Corrine M. Favero; Maija Hammond; Sigrid Hudson; H. Gert
Jacobsen; Kenneth H. Kromann; Annelise M Kromann; Jesper J. Mortensen;
Kristin A Nielsen; Einar E. Olsen; Patti Olsen; Dina Rohm; P. Troy Sorensen;
Esther Swanson; Greta A. Wolfe; Ulla Younker
DB 29 invites you to play BINGO after the meeting on November 4 great prizes !
BINGOSTARTS PROMPTY AT 8:15PM
DB LODGE 29 OCTOBER 7, 2009 MEETING MINUTES: Opening; President Thomas Buus opened the meeting @ 7.33 PM with 28 members and one guest Mark Petersen present. We pledged allegiance to the flag.
Roll Call; all officers present except past president Dean Larsen and Guard Rasmus Madsen.
Minutes from previous meeting was accepted as printed in the newsletter
Correspondence was read as following. A much appreciated card with a $50 donation for the food drive from Karen Bruun. Thank you notes from Nordic Heritage Museum and Northwest Danish Foundation with membership cards for our renewals of memberships. A request from the circles for manning the bar and supply refreshment at the annual bazaar at the NWDF was received.
Treasurer report was presented by Lexie and it was motioned and seconded to accept it as presented.
A moment of silence was held in honor of our member Donald Hansen who passed away on September 1st.
Committee report; Nobody from the Christmas committee was present, but it was reported that it will be held on Sunday December 13, 2009. DB Lodge 29 Danes soccer team is currently 2 win 1 loss and 1 tie, good job to the soccer players. Veterans night will be held October 17.
New business: The annual bazaar at the NWDF will be held on Nov. 1st at the Meridian office building, Lodge #29 will supply the refreshment and bartending duties, to be coordinated by Mel Hollister. Bingo: Sandy Buus and Sandra Larsen are in charge of Bingo to being promptly at 8:15 after our next meeting and it was allowed up to $200 for prize money. Nominating committee consists of Ken Kromann, Hanne Poulsen and Sandra Larsen, please serve as an officer if you are asked! Tove Lise made a motion to continue to take care of the Christmas flowers and coordinate delivery to our seasoned members like we have in the past
Good and welfare: Vibeke relayed a thank you from Edith Andersen for the card we all signed for her last time—we miss you Edith. A well coordinated happy birthday to our secretary was presented for his recent 60th. Birthday----thank you.
Small pot was won by our treasurer Lexie Sorensen Big Pot: had Anita Henriksen, Craig Emmick, Lars Clausen, Dana Nielsen or Ulla Younker been at the meeting, they would have gone home with $100, next meeting you can go home with $200 BUT YOU HAVE TO BE PRESENT
Meeting adjourned 8.23 PM submitted by Secretary Frank Poulsen
SISTERHOOD EVERGREEN LODGE #40:
The October 7, 2009 meeting was called to
order by President Lisa Svitavsky at 7:37PM with the Pledge of Allegiance.
All officers were present except Marete Eadie and Grete Ballard, who were
excused. Minutes were approved as read. Correspondence included a
newsletter from the charity we support YouthCare.
Please consider bringing donations to the next two meetings: Items
needed are new or gently used coats, jackets, hats, gloves and mittens.
A letter from the editor of Danish Sisterhood News explained the delay of
the last three newsletters. A random audit process with the USPS has been
very time consuming, but going well. The newsletters for August, September
and October will be forthcoming throughout October. A form request was
received from NWDF for designation of which member will be voting at the
NWDF annual membership meeting October 10. Anne Hollister is our designee. A
bill was presented and approved for payment of $51.20 for newsletter
printing and mailing of June and September. Financial report was read
by Karen Favero. Sick and Needy sisters - Well wishes for Ruth Olsen
and Holli Spanski. Good news updates: Congratulations to Ruth Jensen
Larsen on becoming a great-grandmother - Oldemor – as she welcomes her
grandson’s newborn Abby Pintericts. Irene Jensen shared picture postcards
and told about her recent trip to Copenhagen and the new Opera House as well
as the sights of Berlin. Karen reported that her daughter Tina has accepted
a new position with Banana Republic now in New York. Princess Emily
represented us at the Oak Tree Grove celebration at the University of
Washington campus for Scandinavian studies. Trustee’s report was
given by Anne Hollister. Cards were sent around to sign for greetings to
sisters. Four sisters are celebrating 30 years with the Sisterhood: Anne
Blackburn, Vivi Hammond, Gurli Irene Jensen and Annie Syberg. There
being no further business, at 8:30 PM meeting adjourned until November 4th.
--Respectfully submitted by Anne Blackburn, Lodge #40 Secretary
ENUMCLAW SISTERHOOD LODGE FALL FUNDRAISER:Saturday, November 14th 11am to 2pm Lunch (open face sandwiches, banquet soup and split pea, deep dish apple pie and more served until 1pm) Bazaar with pickles and various handmade items. For more Info contact Jean Hoiland 360-825-8282 or Joan Adams firstname.lastname@example.org
HELP SEATTLE LODGE 29 TAKE ON WOW FOOD DRIVE CHALLENGE!!
The Lodge is accepting contributions thru Oct. 31st
Your food and cash will be donated to:
Bring canned goods to the Veteran’s Nite Party on Sat.Oct. 17
and also to Onsdagsklub on Oct.21st
INSURED WOW MEMBERS:here is another great way to support HOPELINK
Woodmen of the World will match your tax-deductible donation up to $50, thus making your donation a total $100 to be donated to HOPELINK.
You are eligible to request matching donation up to $50 once each year. You and the lodge will be listed for credit of financial assistance to the food bank. Please take advantage of this offer, Fill out and sign the “Growth Ring Matching Gifts Program” request form (see pdf attachment), write your check--for any amount--payable to HOPELINK.
Send or give your signed form and checks to Lexie—address
—This is a perfect time of year to take advantage of making your $ go further to help others.
ABIG THANK YOU to everyone who brought the many bags of food to our meeting—we have a good beginning, but we need much much more to reach our goal.
If you can’t bring your donation to us, contact:
DB29 will also accept any checks payable to HOPELINK
-- send to DB Lodge 29
% Lexie Sorensen, 9725 NE 26th St., Clyde Hill WA 98004
Check your pantry and find something to share with others
How much is 5 pounds?
Bag of sugar or flour, 5-6 cans of soup or veggies, canned fruit or peanut butter—laundry or dish soap, shampoo, toothpaste etc. are also welcomed by HOPELINK
The Lodge will announce the total poundage collected in Nov. news
Back at the
Sunday, November 1, 2009
11:00am – 3:00pm
Authentic Danish Open Faced Sandwiches
Great food, beautiful gifts, Christmas items from Denmark,
along with cookies, cakes and other delicious things to buy;
Unique Danish Jule Kurve (baskets) to raffle off,
Tombola and much, much more.
Open to the Public
Sponsored by the Combined Circles, The
Do your holiday shopping at the 2009 Christmas Bazaar!
U.S. TO FACE FELLOW FIFA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS DENMARK ON
NOVEMBER 18 IN AARHUS
PLEASE NOTIFY THE EDITOR WHEN YOU MOVE OR CHANGEEMAIL ADDRESSES, HELP US KEEP OUR RECORDS UPDATED. ** Thank you! Please send changes to Lexie email@example.com
NEWSLETTERS & PHOTOS NOW AVAILABLE ON DB 29 WEBSITE
Also, check out the Northwest Danish Foundation website: http://www.northwestdanishfoundation.org/calendar-of-events/seattle for calendars and activities for the various local Danish Organizations—more listings coming soon.
PROMPTY AT 8:15PM, Wednesday, November 4
YULEFEST Saturday–Sunday, November 21–22,
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Nordic Heritage Museum
© = 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
OCT. 23-25, 2009 NORDIC LIGHTS FILM
FESTIVAL:SIFF CINEMA AT MCCAW HALL
FRIDAY, October 23: 7:00
Opening reception 7:30
Everlasting Moments (Denmark and Sweden)
Family Reunion (Iceland)
Flame and Citron (Denmark)
Lights in the Dusk (Finland)
Little Man (Denmark)
Misty Mountain (Iceland)
Mr. Mustache (Norway)
My Uncle Loved the Color Yellow (Sweden)
Mystery of the Wolf (Finland)
When Elvis Came to Visit (Sweden)
The World in Denmark (Denmark)
With an even-keeled narrative, Max Kestner s film
takes us on a kaleidoscopic tour around Denmark.