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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)
Community Conversation - August 18, 2016 (Photo by Erica Volkir)
Community Conversation - August 18, 2016 (Photo by Erica Volkir)
Pipestone Forward served as fiscal agent for AMP to obtain a grant to become a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

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