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Romerikslag & Solarlag Joint Stevne

September 12, 2018 - September 15, 2018

Big Wood Event Center
925 Western Ave
Fergus Falls, MN
​218-739-2211
For more information, visit the lag websites:

http://www.solorlag.com/stevne.html

http://www.fellesraad.com/romerikslag.htm

Stevne Schedule:
Wednesday, September 12
Research Day – Mark Troemner will present new options for Swedish/Finnish research.
5:00 pm Lag board meeting.
Thursday September 13
9:00 Registration – Genealogy & Silent Auction Opens
9:00 Opening Session Welcome, Anthems, Introduction of Officers, Show & Tell
Bus leaves for tour-  Ottertail County Historical Museum, Lunch Trefoldighed Norwegian Lutheran Church, Prospect House and Civil War Museum at Battle Lake
A video ‘The King’s Choice’ a very good film about Norway’s King during WWII will be shown for members not going on the tour. 
6:30 Light Supper –7:30 –Evening entertainment by Chris Falteisek “Christmas Customs in Norway”
Friday September 14
9:00 Registration, Genealogy, Silent Auction, Vendor and Hospitality
9:30 Presentation – Chris Schuelke – History of Ottertail County
10:45 Presentation – Norwegian Exchange Students from Hillcrest Academy
12:00 Joint Lunch for First Time Attendees.
1:30 Presentation –  Terry Lejcher a retired MN DNR hydrologist to speak on local geology
3:00 Annual Meetings
4:30 Silent Auction closes
6:00 Group Photo and Board Members photo
6:30 Bunad /Sweater Banquet. Entertainment to be Determined.
Research Room, Silent Auction and Hospitality will be packed up Friday night.
Saturday September 15
9:00 Registration
9:30 Elaine Hasleton – House History.
10:30  Memorial Service
12:00 Closing Lunch

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September 12, 2018
End:
September 15, 2018

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Testimonials

“Hi Jerry, When I visited NAGC&NL a few months ago, you gave me info for planning my first trip to Norway, including the address of an official to contact in advance.  I wrote, as you suggested, and enclosed copies of historical documents from a volume at NAGC&NL.  I thought you might like to see the helpful response I received today.  My husband and I are taking an independent drive-and-hike tour arranged by Borton Overseas, the agency I learned about at NAGC&NL.  Thanks again for all your help.The message from Norway:Since I am the editor of the Farm and Family History books I know most of the families and places of living, however I am also interested to know how the family history is known in your family already. Please give me the names of relationship between you and Erik. I am sure the visit here in Sogn and Luster Co. will be unforgettable! Greetings from Gaupne in Luster Commune.”

- Ginny (Wisconsin)

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