• Welcome to Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

    We are membership based organization which serves its 370 member businesses. We are located in West Central Minnesota in Otter Tail County.
    With nearly 1100 lakes and an abundance of recreational options, the Fergus Falls area is a great place to grow your business.

    We serve as the lead advocate and resource for our members and to create partnerships that foster a healthy business climate.

  • West Central Initiative

    West Central Initiative


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    About Us

    West Central Initiative is a regional community foundation serving the nine counties of Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin, and the White Earth Nation within Becker County.


    We love our four seasons!
    We assist communities with their economic development activities.
    Agriculture production and local foods is so important for our region.
    Our future lies with our youth.
    The arts in all its forms play an important role in our region.
    Live Wide Open helps brand this region as a great place to live!


    Accounting Specialist
    Category: Accounting
    The Accounting Specialist assists West Central Initiative’s Accounting Manager in all areas of component fund work and general accounting work. This position is responsible for computing, classifying, and recording financial transactions to ensure financial records are accurate. The Accounting Specialist performs routine financial calculations and general ledger duties. This position also may ...read more
    Contact: Rick Schara
    Phone:(218) 739-2239
    Fax:(218) 739-5381
    Communications Specialist
    Category: Marketing
    The Communications Specialist develops and executes communication strategies to support West Central Initiative’s strategic plan, programs, and other priorities. This position drafts content to inform, inspire, and connect audiences with West Central Initiative (WCI), this region, and each other. The Communications Specialist leverages the organization’s communication channels, including ...read more
    Contact: Rick Schara
    Phone:(218) 739-2239
    Fax:(218) 739-5381
    Executive Assistant to the President
    Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
    The Executive Assistant to the President provides support to the President through administrative, human resources, and building and grounds assistance. This position manages information related to employees, donors, and community partners with complete confidentiality and discretion. The Executive Assistant to the President must be curious about and stay highly informed of community, regional, ...read more
    Phone:(218) 739-2239
    Fax:(218) 739-5381
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