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To enjoy, preserve, and promote our Norwegian heritage …

Our Chapter now has about 100 members, many who live outside Bosque County. Quite a few members grew up in the area and have fond memories of celebrating special holidays with their parents and grandparents. We are lucky in Bosque County to participate in many feasts (such as Lutefisk!) and other celebrations.

If you are interested in becoming a member of this organization, it is not required that you be of Norwegian descent, only that you will enjoy, preserve, and promote our Norwegian heritage. Become a member today! Print the Membership Form, and mail it in with your annual dues.  Thanks!

Membership Dues News

It’s time for membership renewal, dues for the Bosque County Chapter Norwegian Society of Texas in 2016 are:
• Individual – $20
• Family – $30 (includes children living with you under the age of 18)
Make check payable to Bosque County NST and mail to: Bosque County Chapter NST  • PO Box 114 • Cranfills Gap, TX 76637-0114

2016 Calendar of Events

Everyone is invited to come and join our activities throughout the year.

Saturday • January 16th
Annual Planning Meeting was held at the St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Cranfills Gap. Activities were planned for the upcoming year, to include:

      • Syttende Mai • Saturday May 14th
        Norwegian Constitution Day – will be celebrated with a GROUP TOUR of the Homestead Heritage Farm at Brazos de Dios near Waco. Trip Coordinators: Phyllis Rieser and Geneva Finstad. Use the CONTACT Page to RSVP before May 10, 2015.
      • Sankthansaften • Saturday June 25th
        Summer Solstice – will be observed with a GROUP TOUR of Waco Mammoth National Monument and the Mayborn Museum in Waco. Trip Coordinators: Phyllis Rieser and Geneva Finstad. Use the CONTACT Page to RSVP before June 5, 2015.
      • Leif Erikson Day • Saturday October 8th
        Celebrating our own New World Discoverer with a CRAFT FAIR at the Ringness House Museum. Craft Fair Coordinator: Betty Tindall.
      • Julefest • Sunday December 18th • 2pm
        Norwegian Christmas POTLUCK PARTY at the Gathering Place, next to St Olafs Kirke (Rock Church).

Please support our Chapter Officers

imageOfficers of the Bosque County Chapter NST
from left to right:
Ed Bell, Treasurer
Betty Tindall, Financial Secretary
Mary Orbeck, Co-President
Rhonda Ringness Greene, Secretary
Virginia Richards, Co-President

Contact Information

Bosque County Chapter Norwegian Society of Texas
Mail: PO Box 114 • Cranfills Gap, TX 76637-0114
Facebook: Bosque County Chapter Norwegian Society of Texas