Summertime! Outdoors! In Person!
June 26th Midsommar Fest at St Edwards Park
We will grab a picnic table and have a potluck picnic, watching the dancing and festivities.
July 4th Parade in Edmonds with Thor
parade starts at noon at 6th Ave & Main St.
July 17th Lodge Annual Picnic at Lake Joy
Potluck Picnic, Kubb, Socialize Come help plan how to get the Lodge active again after all our zooming.
The next Member meeting will be September 27th, 2022 @4pm social and 6pm dinner. We are so excited to finally meet in person again after 2 years of zooming.
Edmonds Lodge Summer Picnic was great!
Sunday July 18 at Lake Joy.
The party was a success with over 20 attending. It was so great to see each other and hear all about our summers an the adventures we have had over the last year apart.
If you are looking for a fun cultural activity this winter, you may want to check out Norwegian Knitting's next activity
Daniel Johnson, Edmonds Waterfront Center CEO, joined our member meeting in April to share all the exciting news about the opening and continued programs at the Waterfront Center. Here is a link to their current newsletter, in case you want to know all the happenings: April-2021-FINAL.pdf.
Become a member and you will get all the details about current and upcoming events/classes. Link to membership page
Daniel shared that there will be a virtual opening with Rick Steves as host on April 22nd. The newsletter link above gives more details. Be sure to register and they will send you the link to join.
There are so many wonderful classes that cater to our community, focusing on Seniors, but not limited to Seniors. To learn more, go here: link to programs.
Also - the bistro is open. Be sure to make a reservation here: www.potlatchbistro.com.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS are due April 15, 2021.
Graduating high school seniors from either 2020 or 2021 who are Unge Venner members of Edmonds Lodge or who are relatives (children or grandchildren) of Edmonds Lodge #2-130 members in good standing may apply.
Here is the Edmonds Lodge newsletter for February 2021.
Note that we have our Lodge meeting next Wednesday - Feb 10th, at 7pm. NOTE time correction from what is in our Newsletter p.10. We are trying a later time for the meeting in hopes more folks can participate. We will be having a couple of our members talk about Ski for Light - the program that brings cross country skiing to the visually or mobility impaired adults. To join go to the Zoom web address given in the newsletter or go to our Edmonds lodge webpage and click on the link there.
Also Edmonds and Bothell are going to resume our cultural and sports medal challenge (we missed last year due to the pandemic, but thought we should resume it despite pandemic. So log your walking and other exercise for the calendar year 2020 and send to our Sports Director by the end of February - Glenda Nelson firstname.lastname@example.org.
Norma Jean Sands, Edmonds Lodge President
In lieu of our annual one day ski race at Trollhagen this February. For the whole month of February, please record how many
miles you cross country ski. This event is open to all ages and experience levels. Send your miles to District Two Sports Director: Laurie Berg.
Be sure to include your full name, age, and the lodge that you are a member of. The cut-off date for submitting miles is March 16th. Once all miles have been submitted, they will be tallied, and Laurie Berg will announce the awards. Results will be printed in the Dynamic 2.
Miles can be tracked for all skiing, not just miles done at Trollhaugen.
Email mile submissions to: Laurieberg.email@example.com
The COVID-19 pandemic has created so many disruptions and hardships, all around the world, but it can’t prevent the Ski for Light community from connecting via technology. Join the Ski for Light team on January 27 – 30, 2021, for their first-ever virtual event! From Wednesday through Saturday, they will gather via the Zoom platform to enjoy many of the activities we’d normally experience in-person, promoting fitness and friendships, plus a few fun surprises-all while safely at home. For more in formation an to register for the event click here: https://www.sfl.org/events/next/
The Executive Board, Board of Directors, and Supporting officers for the Edmonds Lodge 2021 were installed at our last member meeting on January 13th, 2021. We are excited to have a few new members join the Executive Board and thankful for all those who are continuing on in their role with our lodge. You can see the full list of Board Members and supporting officers by clicking on "contact" at the top right of the website.
A few highlights:
Norma Jean will continue in her role as President.
Jane Bueing has accepted the role of Vice President, after having serve as Secretary for many years.
Shirley Lovelace has been a Director and Supporting Officer an has now accepted the role of Secretary.
Phil Kollen is new to the Board and will be the Lodge Treasurer.
Norma Jean made a wonderful speech during our last Member meeting, thanking Sandra Ferchen (former Vice President) and Vicki Nelson (former Treasurer) for the many years of service on the Executive Board. The giving of their time and talent to our Lodge has been so important to the success of our lodge both past and into the future.