• Welcome to Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership based organization which serves its member businesses and the community. We are located in the heart of West Central Minnesota’s premier lakes country destination, Otter Tail County. With its nearly 1100 lakes, rivers, streams and trails offering an abundance of recreational options, its 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.

  • News for General News Article

    Monday, March 30, 2020
    EXCEL PLASTICS AND SHORETEX PRODUCTS PARTNER WITH LRH & GFF TO PRODUCE CRITICAL SUPPLIES FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE  (Fergus Falls, Minn.) - Greater Fergus Falls (GFF) and Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) are pleased to announce a joint partnership with local manufacturers to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.  Hospitals across the country are ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    Lake Region Healthcare Foundation Establishes COVID-19 Relief and Response  [Fergus Falls, MN] March 27, 2020 – Today, The Lake Region Healthcare Foundation announced the establishment of its COVID-19 Relief and Response to assist the emerging needs of Lake Region Healthcare by ensuring our healthcare team can quickly respond to patient and clinical needs in the days and weeks to come. Monetary ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    LRH and PRHHS Implement Additional Visitor Restrictions Due to COVID-19  Effective Thursday, March 26th, Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) and Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services (PRHHS are expanding visitor restrictions to prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses, including coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  “We have made the difficult decision to restrict all visitors at our hospitals ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    As a result of the COVID-19 school closures, Our Lady of Victory School will host its Kindergarten registration event online via Zoom. The online Kindergarten registration will be held Tuesday, March 31 at 4:00pm. You can sign in to the meeting using the following link: https://zoom.us/j/805383006Meeting ID: 805 383 006. Please note that if you are using a cell phone, you will be asked to download ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    Virtual Appointments a New COVID-19 Friendly Alternative to In-Person Clinic Visits at LRH and PRHHSVirtual option keeps patients connected to providers amidst clinic closures & limitations  [Fergus Falls, MN and Elbow Lake, MN] Beginning Monday, March 23rd at Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) and Wednesday, March 25th at Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services (PRHHS), virtual appointments will be ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    West Central Initiative establishes 2020 Resiliency Fund to respond to regional COVID-19-related needsOrganization provides initial $25,000 into the fundWest Central Initiative (WCI) has established the 2020 Resiliency Fund to respond to immediate COVID-19-related needs and the long-term recovery of west central Minnesota. WCI is supporting the fund with an initial grant of $25,000. The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    Fergus Falls, MN ­ Federated Church, Fergus Falls, is serving as the fiscal host and receiving the much-needed donations needed to operate the Community Food Shelf on an interim basis. “Because the City was able to get the Food Shelf operating temporarily, new funds are needed to purchase the food,” said Reverend Doug Dent, Federated Church. “Regular Food Shelf funds are not available for the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    Helping Minnesota Businesses during COVID-19Starting soon businesses can apply for SBA low interest loansWe care deeply about your business and are actively working with state and federal partners on measures to assist businesses through this unprecedented time.DEED is regularly connecting with business leaders from around Minnesota to offer information, hear their questions and ensure we are ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    LRH to Implement Screening Process to Enter Their Facilities  [Fergus Falls, MN] In our ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of our staff and our community, effective today, all patients and visitors will be screened prior to being allowed to enter any of Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) facilities. This includes our hospitals, clinics (Fergus Falls Walk-In Clinic, Main Fergus Falls ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    Social Distancing: A call to action from your healthcare team Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) and Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services (PRHHS) are your aligned community-based healthcare organizations with locations in nine communities and who collectively serve the healthcare needs of an area roughly 80 miles by 80 miles. At this time of fast paced change and uncertainty, we are active in ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    Park Region and its affiliates (Otter Tail Telcom, Rothsay Telephone Company, and Valley Telephone Company), herein referred to as Park Region Companies, have been monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation very closely, and we’re implementing actions to protect the safety of our employees, customers, and network integrity. Internet and phone connectivity are a necessity for our daily ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest, General News Article
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    Message from Supt. Jeff Drake: As we face the uncertainties of the coronavirus, the health and safety of the Fergus Falls School District’s students, staff and community continue to be our primary concern. This morning, Governor Walz announced the closing of Minnesota Public Schools and charter schools serving pre-K through 12th grade due to the coronavirus. In response, the Fergus Falls ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article
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