August 2-31 - "Norwegians in
Chicago" - an Exhibit of Art and Culture will feature the art
of Minnekirken and the Vesterheim Museum on weekends in August.
Exhibit open 10 am to 3 pm on Saturdays and 1 pm to 3 pm on Sundays
... at Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Chicago
August6-9- Tre Lag Stevne
- at the Best Western Kelly Inn in St. Cloud, MN.
The final 2014
Tre Lag Program is now available. Check it out!
Make hotel reservation and stevne registration by July 23.
There will be a Board meeting at
the Stevne - Noon on Thursday.
See you in Saint Cloud!
August 9, 2014 -
Trønderlag Business Meeting for all members at the Stevne.
Saturday, August 9 - 7:45-9:00 am
October 3-5 - Nordic Knitting
Conference '14 at the Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle.
Featuring Arne & Carlos! Register online now at: www.nordicmuseum.org
Membership Renewals - If you're not sure when your
membership expires, please check the top line of the address label on your
last newsletter for the expiration date. Our membership year runs
from January to December. If the address label shows EXP: 12/31/2013, your membership has expired. Renewal
forms are available on the web site
Membership page. Please contact the
treasurer with any questions. Email:
volunteer some time and talent to Trønderlag?
We can use additional people to help with a
variety of tasks; such as: plan Lag
activities, take photos at our events, write short articles for the
newsletter, work on small projects, and misc. other things. Please
contact lag president,
Linda Schwartz, or vice president,
for more information about our needs.
- The June issue of the
Nyheter Brev newsletter
was mailed to members in mid-June. The issue included information about the Stevne and
the Stevne registration form. The
deadline for articles for the Fall
newsletter is October 1, 2014. Contribution of articles of interest to our members is
always greatly appreciated! If you would like to receive a sample
copy of the newsletter, please contact the
Trønderlag Aarbok 2012
- and all prior Aarboker:
The order form is available on the Publications page and through a
link to the upper right.
Trøndelag web sites -
you created a web site for your Trøndelag ancestors? Send the
Webmaster and we'll post it with others on our
genealogy resources page.
Theme - Country Quilt
Like the other three yearbooks published
since 2005, this aarbok includes historical data about the Lag, a brief
summary of the 2009-2011 Stevne, as well as many many biographies and
photos of some of our Trønder immigrant ancestors, as submitted by
It is vital in
all cultural life to maintain a link between the present and the
past. If there is anything
that history makes clear it is this, that
when a people becomes interested in its past life, seeks to acquire
knowledge in order to better understand itself, it always
experiences an awakening in life.
. . . . Ole Edvart Rølvaag