Forward at Four is Forward Fergus Falls’ recurring gathering to inform, unite, and excite community members about business, education, wellness, recreation, and arts and culture topics! It is free and open to the public, so join us for a positivity-filled gathering every third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m.!

Here are the upcoming dates!

Thursday, October 18 – 4 p.m. at Cafe 116

Featuring Natalie Knutson and Jason Bergstrand to inform and excite community members about the new Thrive initiative!

Thursday, November 15 – 4 p.m. at Cafe 116

Thursday, December 20 – 4 p.m. at Cafe 116

Check out the event page on Facebook to stay updated!

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Past Events

Thursday, August 16 – 4 p.m. at A Center for the Arts

Featuring Chris Schuelke, Executive Director for the Otter Tail County Historical Society, and OTCHS’ contributions to the 150th Anniversary of Otter Tail County AND Kristi Hastings on behalf of Greater Fergus Falls!

Chris had some great trivia for us and Kristi from Greater Fergus Falls received awesome feedback on the community kickoff that happened Wednesday! Did you know that 170 people attended the Downtown Fergus Falls Historic Walking tour in June and 150 people attended the Greater Fergus Falls Kickoff?! OUR COMMUNITY IS AWESOME!

We also heard about the Monarchs, Music, and More: 20th Anniversary Celebration tomorrow at Prairie Wetlands, the aquatic center committee’s progress, Art on Lincoln, and the importance of shopping local! We welcomed the new Fergus Falls City Planner and we said goodbye to Sarah, an intern with the City of Fergus Falls and the face behind the Forward Fergus Falls Facebook!

Next month’s Forward at Four will be held in conjunction with the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce GRAND OPENING! Going forward, we are confirming our next location so stay tuned!

READ THE DAILY JOURNAL ARTICLE HERE!

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Thursday, July 19 – 4 p.m. at A Center for the Arts

Featuring Jesse Thorstad and his contribution to the disc golf course at Delagoon Park and the success of the Fergus Falls Mowing Club.

We also heard about some upcoming community education opportunities, behind the wheel openings for area teenagers, the new innovation section in The Daily Journal, a Group Mission Trips work camp coming to Fergus Falls  July 22-28, the Chamber of Commerce grand opening in their new building, and the Fergus Falls magazine that will be focusing on volunteers! All are just a reminder that FERGUS FALLS IS MOVING FORWARD!

Watch the Fergus Falls Mowing Club in action on WDAY here!

Read the Daily Journal on the Fergus Falls Mowing Club here!

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Thursday, June 21 – 4 p.m. at A Center for the Arts

Featuring local entrepreneur Chelsey Beilhartz and her new business Sweeties Ice Cream!

Read the Daily Journal story on Forward at Four here.

CHELSEY SHARED HER STORY AND HOW MUCH SHE LOVES FERGUS FALLS! THE DAILY JOURNAL DID AN ARTICLE ON SWEETIES THAT CAPTURED HER STORY WELL! Read it here.

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