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  • Bill Scheiderich

    Bill Scheiderich is the 2016 recipient of the Member of the Year Award. Bill was born in upstate New York and after three years of military service and college he moved to Chicago for his first job in accounting. He has lived here ever since. He is the controller for Labor Temps, a large staffing agency with multi offices in the Midwest. He was introduced to the Norwegian community in Chicago after he met Jorunn in early 2000. His first trip to Norway was the NACC trip before Christmas that year, and he has visited Norway numerous times since then. […]

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  • Mette Magler Bowen

    Mette Magler Bowen is the 2015 recipient of NACC Chicago Chapter Member of the Year Award. She is a native of Oslo, Norway, and immigrated to the US in 1967.  During her time in the US she has given time, as her daughter once described, being a “professional Norwegian”.  She has or is currently serving on the boards of Nordic Fest, Decorah, IA; Decorah, IA, Chamber of Commerce; Lake Forest, IL Chamber of Commerce; NACC Chicago Chapter, two terms as the president; Norwood Crossing; and Vesterheim, The National Norwegian-American Museum & Heritage Center.  She is a retired Real Estate Broker, and earlier […]

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