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Pipestone Forward


Non-Profit Organizations

About Us

MISSION STATEMENT: Pipestone Forward is a nonprofit, community organization who champions the belief that a positive spirit and attitude, along with collaboration among passionate community-driven individuals, will foster a healthy Pipestone for its present and future generations.

*Linda Erickson, First Farmers & Merchants Bank
*Luann Bosma, Volunteers In Mercy
*John Draper, Pipestone Publishing
*Dawn Heidebrink, The Clothier by Dawn
*Linsey Prunty, LC Design
*Erica Volkir, Pipestone Area Chamber of Commerce

Interested in becoming a member? Contact Pipestone Forward Board Chair Linda Erickson at First Farmers & Merchants Bank or you can also pick up an application at the Pipestone Area Chamber of Commerce.


  • 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization, established 2016
  • General Membership Open to any Individual
  • Accepts Applications to serve as a Fiscal Host to Local Organizations
  • Has Served as a Fiscal Host to Pipestone Senior Dining, VIM, AMP, PAS Senior Banners, & PAS Softball Scoreboard
  • Co-Hosted Community Strategic Planning Sessions


Pipestone Forward Logo (Created by Pipestone Publishing)
PAS Softball Scoreboard (In Memory of Joe Douty) - December 2023 (Photo by Alison Douty)
Pipestone Forward serves as fiscal agent for PAS Senior Banners Annual Project (Photo by Erica Volkir)
Pipestone Forward served as fiscal agent for AMP to obtain a grant to become a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization
Community Conversation - August 18, 2016 (Photo by Erica Volkir)
World Cafe Style Brainstorming - Community Conversation - August 18, 2016 (Photo by Erica Volkir)
Dale Roemmich Facilitating Community Conversation - August 18, 2016 (Photo by Erica Volkir)

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