FACF plans its first-ever grad party for Fergus Falls campus

The first-ever graduation party complete with food, games, entertainment and a grand prize trip to Chicago is set for Thursday, April 27, on the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College.

The party is free for all students on the Fergus Falls campus, and the cost for guests and alumni is $5. In the grand prize drawing at the end of evening, one lucky graduate will win a three-night stay with airfare for two to Chicago and a classic Wrigley Field Rooftop experience watching the 2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs.

The party is the first event sponsored by the Alumni Committee of Fergus Area College Foundation. Committee member Stuart Klovstad, a 1978 M State graduate and accountant at Otter Tail Power Company, said the party is “a way to say thank you to the students” and express the committee’s pride in the college’s students and graduates.

Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with a picnic dinner featuring beef hot dogs or the famous pork chop sandwiches grilled by the Underwood Lions. Along with dinner, there will be games and activities in the Fireplace Lounge on campus, with Fall ’16 or Spring ’17 graduates eligible to earn tickets for prize drawings.

Planned activities are:

  • Games including Yahtzee with M State President Peggy Kennedy, Spartan Trivia and adult-sized Jenga
  • A performance by hypnotist Dan Lee from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Legacy Hall
  • Rock-n-Bowl at Northern Aire Lanes from 9 to 11 p.m.
  • Grand prize drawing at 10:30 p.m. by President Kennedy, who’ll also hand out commemorative key chains to graduates

In addition to the grand prize, prizes include gift cards to local eateries and M State clothing and memorabilia.

For more information or to RSVP, visit http://facfmstate.org/graduation-party.

Fergus Area College Foundation was incorporated in 1966. Through the support of donors, the foundation provides resources to enrich learning, living, working and serving.

Posted in News on March 20, 2017 at 11:33 am