The Edmonds Board has been meeting monthly by Zoom and we decided at today’s meeting that we should try Lodge meetings by Zoom! Our First will be the regular date and start time in September = Sept. 9 at 4:30. We will start with a one-hour meeting featuring mostly a program or speaker.
To join the meeting, click https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89113805786 or join via phone: 253-215-8782 code: 89113805786#
If you want a tutorial in how to connect in ZOOM prior to the meeting, please reach out to our webmaster, Donna Stewart, at email@example.com or call 206-251-5446.
"Thor" is being restored. -read the full stories on EdmondsBeacon and MyEdmondsNews.
This was written by Brian Malnes.
Over the last few weekends, the Edmonds Sons of Norway’s Viking ship was restored as a part of Xander Siqveland’s Eagle Scout project. Members of the lodge assisted in the project along with Scouts and adults from Troop 166. In all, crews worked over three days to reach the goals set forth in Xander’s proposal.
The Viking ship Thor is an absolute favorite of both the Edmonds Fourth of July parade, as well as the Syttende Mai parade in Seattle. Unfortunately, time and the elements had made Thor virtually unusable. Xander’s project was the perfect solution to this problem.
The work parties began by transferring the ship from its old trailer to the new one. This required a lot of heavy lifting and creative engineering. Once the ship was fitted to the new trailer all the rotten wood was replaced. Finally, the ship was sanded and painted with varnish.
Additional restoration will be required to make Thor float ready. Volunteers will be needed as more work parties occur in the future. In addition, the question remains where the lodge’s ship will be stored. Kris Johansson has graciously stored Thor in his front yard for a long time and must be thanked for his generosity. Now the Edmonds Sons of Norway lodge must find a new home for Thor.
Takk skal du ha to all the participants in the restoration party. The work was a great success due to the great leadership displayed by Xander.
The Edmonds Lodge meetings have been cancelled until further notice due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. Both King County and Snohomish County have declared State of Emergencies. The Seattle & King County Public Health is recommending that community events and gatherings be postponed. We wish to take reasonable precautions against spreading the virus. Elderly persons are most at risk. We want all our members to stay safe and healthy.
--Norma Jean Sands, President
The Edmonds Lodge meeting on March 11th has been cancelled due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. Both King County and Snohomish County have declared State of Emergencies. The Seattle & King County Public Health is recommending that community events and gatherings be postponed. We wish to take reasonable precautions against spreading the virus. Elderly persons are most at risk. We want all our members to stay safe and healthy.
--Norma Jean Sands, President
We will be rescheduling Cameron Widmark's presentation on the ancient Rune language for another meeting, to be announced soon.
Don't miss the March Member Meeting where we will have a special guest speaker.
Cameron Widmark, actor and student of Cornish College of the Arts, will share insights on the history and spiritual aspects of the ancient Rune language of the Vikings.
The evening starts with our Cultural Director guiding us on how to write our name in Rune (5-6pm), corn beef and cabbage for dinner (6pm) and the Rune presentation (7pm).