Tubfrim Reports from Washington Lodge
December 2021: In 2021 we submitted 11 pounds of stamps that were collected in 2021. Most of these came from stamp collectors in Arizona by way of Pat DeRoche's sister who lives in a retirement community. At least 3 pounds came from lodge members. In 2020 our total was 12 pounds.
January 2020: We submitted 14 pounds of stamps in 2019. We already received our first pound for 2020. Thanks to everyone who submitted stamps.
February 2018: For every pound of stamps donated in 2018 you, or Washington Lodge, earns one entry in the 2018 race for an airline ticket to Scandinavia. Give your used stamps from any nation to Pat DeRoche, or leave them at the front hall table at Norway House.
December 2017: Every lodge member who donates an ounce or more by the December 10th Jultrefest may be eligible to win the 2017 raffle of a roundtrip ticket to Norway. For each pound of stamps contributed, one raffle entry can be submitted.
June 2017: For every pound of stamps donated in 2017, you, or Washington Lodge, earns one entry into the 2017 raffle for an airline ticket to Scandinavia. Give your used stamps from any nation to Pat DeRoche, or leave them on the front hall table at Norway House. Tubfrim is a charity benefiting children in Norway.
Oct. 2015: Thank you for stamp submissions this year. Pat DeRoche is currently mailing 7 pounds of stamps to the 3D coordinator. If you have more stamps to submit for the 2015 raffle, please get them to Bill or Pat by the December meeting. Pat trims the stamps to 1/3” margin before sending them on to Tubfrim. If you turn in a pound of trimmed stamps, your name will be submitted for the drawing run by Sons of Norway International for air tickets to Norway. The stamps may be of any nationality.
Jan. 2014: Thanks to the following who donated over 11 lbs. of used stamps to Tubfrim in 2013: Greta Dahlman, Herman Gossenberger, Keith Olson, Charlotte Olson, Greg Ovrebo and Christine Meloni. In addition, 16 lbs. of stamps from Karon Plasha, Ellen Haberlein and Denise Bowden will be credited to the 2014 collection. All 27 lbs. of stamps have been shipped by Pat DeRoche to the Third District Tubfrim contact in N.J.
2013: The Lodge would like to thank Charlotte Olson of Alexandria, VA for her generous donation of stamps from all over the world. These stamps will go to support TUBFIRM in Norway.
2009: Tubfrim Chairman Pat DeRoche says, “Thank You to all used stamp contributors in 2009. The lodge turned in 18 pounds of stamps from these members: Elisabeth Beatriz (and her Danish cousin Mr. Frese-Madsen), Marilyn Benson, Denise Bowden, Janice Brown, Greta Dahlman, Pat DeRoche, Anne Eason, Marit Grachow, Pam Hackett, Percival Hanson, Marilyn Holbeck, Kristi Johnson, Pat Klove, Christine Meloni, Rick Nelson, Brit Peterson, Cleeta Schrimper, and Bill Simenson.”
2008: The lodge turned in 19 pounds of used stamps for the 2008 TUBFRIM drive. Tusen Takk to the following contributors: Percival Hanson, Bing Sisson, Cleeta Schrimper, Pam Hackett, Sylvia Nelson, Queenie Sheldahl, Kristi Johnson, Brit Peterson, Pat DeRoche, Marilyn Benson, Janet Hoveland, Norm Hines, Elisabeth Beatrez, Rick Nelson and Harold Andrus. —Pat DeRoche
2007: TUBFRIM charity in Norway received stamps donated in 2007 by lodge members, including: Rick Nelson, Anne Eason, Pam Hackett, Pat Miller, Janice Brown, Peg Paulson, Marilyn Benson, Marit Grachow, Billie Jameson, Melanie Taylor, Pat Klove, Brit Peterson, Judy Kee, Kristi Johnson, Janet Hoveland, Elisabeth Beatrez, Pat DeRoche. Tusen Takk!