Membership

You may apply for VASA membership if you are fourteen years of age or older and meet one of the following requirements:

  • You were born in Nordic country.
  • You are of Nordic ancestry.
  • You are the spouse of an active VASA member.
  • You are a non-Nordic widow or widower of a VASA member.
  • You are not of Nordic ancestry but are committed to the promotion and advancement of Swedish and Nordic heritage and culture.

Youth and children under the age of fourteen are always welcome to participate in Monitor Lodge activities and there are often activities specifically tailored for them.

All membership in VASA is through Local Lodges. To apply for membership, please contact Monitor Lodge by email or letter.  You can find a listing of all Local Lodges on the VASA website:  www.vasaorder.com/districts.

Click here for more information on how to apply for VASA Membership (includes link to PDF application form).   You will need to sign the printed form and either bring it to the Lodge meeting or mail it to the Lodge Secretary.   There is a $10 "Initiation Fee" that must accompany your Application for Membership.   Coordinate with the Local Lodge Secretary for the time and place of the meeting where initiation will occur.    Monitor Lodge's annual dues are currently $35.00 per active member.

 

Last update:  11/14/2018

  • Please join us for

     “Fika and conversation”

    Friday, March 6th, 2020

    Monitor Lodge 218 at IOOF Hall

    1831 Howe Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

     6:30 pm  -  Social hour

    Please note we are starting an hour later than normal and please bring your Swedish cookies, cake or pastries to share

    7:00 pm  -  Short business meeting:

    7:30 pm  -  Cultural presentation starts

    Transport of Swedish ore during WWII”

    presented by Brian Horsfield”

    Legos will be available for the kids and the young at heart 

    We will be using our telephone tree to get a head count but please call or text Meribeth Bean at cell (916) 995-4965 or

    Chuck Johnson at cell (916) 501-9256 if you don’t get a call and you plan to attend.  Email also OK (chuckj50@surewest.net)

    ALSO:

    SAVE THE DATE!

    Please join us for our

    108th Anniversary Celebration and Lunch – Saturday, March 14, 2020

    Member Anniversary Pin Recognition - Raffles -  Silent  Auction - Music
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 2001 Point West Way

    Complimentary Parking, bring your parking ticket to the luncheon for validation.

    IMPORTANT!

    Please be aware that we are holding our anniversary luncheon a month early because April 2020 is a very busy month for Monitor Lodge as we not only have the Scandinavian Festival on April 18th but we are also the host lodge (along with Sierra Kronan) for this year’s Golden Gate District #12 convention being held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Sacramento.

    If you have questions, please call or text:

    Chuck Johnson, Chairman – (916) 501-9256 Ed Netzel, Vice Chairman - )916) 416-1144

    Yvonne Magneheim, Recording Secretary – (916) 801-7580

    Tack så mycket

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