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Pay It Forward Day


Three years ago, Governor John Hoeven proclaimed August 25 Pay it Forward Day in North Dakota. The proclamation was made to honor the social service commitments of Ottertail Power Company and to encourage others to follow that example. Hoeven was on hand to help dedicate a greenhouse Ottertail helped construct at the Anne Carlsen Center in Jamestown, which provides residential and educational services to children and young adults with disabilities. The greenhouse provides an opportunity for the residents to study science and celebrate the environment. It was built using efficient green-building techniques and materials. It’s one of many gifts Ottertail has made to the community over the years, in an attempt to ‘pay forward’ the generosity the company has received from the community.

Dakota Datebook written by Jayme Job