Sons of Norway Storelva Lodge Christmas Julebord Celebration

Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 11:17 am
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Press release submitted by Elizabeth Dresselhaus

Sons of Norway Storelva Lodge 1 -655

Time: December 2, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
Place: St John Vianney Church
4097 18th Street
Bettendorf, IA

Topic: Christmas Julebord Celebration with all the Norwegian goodies including lutefisk, lefse, meatballs, rommegrot, krumkaka, and other delicacies. In addition to the special Norwegian food provided by the members, there will be music provided by the psalmodikon players, short presentation by Norwegian foreign exchange student, Evin Sandsvold-Geir, and the tradition of dancing around the Christmas tree. This Julebord potluck is the highlight of the year for the Sons of Norway lodge and an event you do not want to miss.

Cost: Members are free; however non-members are $12.00 and ages 0 to 18 are $5.00.
If you are interested in Norwegian heritage and culture, please come and join us.

Contact: Linda Shoesmith, (563) 355-7778.


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