Community Organizations

Cokato Chamber of Commerce

The Cokato Area Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary association of business people working together to improve the economic & civic vitality in our community. Cokato Chamber activities and annual events include the Cokato Corn Carnival, BooFest, the D-C Business Expo, the City-wide Garage Sale, and the Movie in the Park. The Chamber meets the first Tuesday of the month, unless otherwise noted, at Cokato City Hall. Chamber membership is $85 or $155 with meals. Membership for retired business persons is only $10.


Cokato-Dassel Rotary

Cokato-Dassel Rotary is a local service organization that aims to better the community. Their motto is "Service Above Self." Cokato-Dassel Rotary meets Thursdays at 12pm at Cokato City Hall.


Cokato Historical Society

The Cokato Historical Society supports the operations of the Cokato Museum and Akerlund Studio by raising funds to maintain and feature exhibits, programs, tours, and special events. Their mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Cokato and the surrounding area.


Dassel-Cokato Early Childhood Advisory Council

The Dassel-Cokato Early Childhood Advisory Council is a fantastic group of volunteers that provide support and feedback to the Dassel-Cokato Early Childhood Programs regarding early learning and parenting opportunities such as Play and Learn Preschool, Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE), and special events.

Cokato Food Shelf

The Cokato Food Shelf strives to make Cokato hunger free. They are supported by donations from local churches, community members and organizations.


The FungusAmongus Players of Dassel-Cokato

The FungusAmongus Players provides access to a broad range of high quality, affordable theatrical experiences that move and entertain audiences and inspire community participation in all aspects of a production.


Cokato-Dassel Lions

Where there’s a need, there’s a Lion. The Cokato-Dassel Lions serve the DC communities and surrounding area. The Lions Club's mission is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.


Cokato Finnish American Historical Society

The purpose of the Cokato Finnish American Historical Society is to preserve the history of the Finnish pioneers and others who settled in this area of Wright County.  The society is a self supporting non profit organization.  The society holds many educational and social events during the year.


Dassel-Cokato Bounce Back

The Dassel Cokato Bounce Back project promotes health through happiness. Our goal is to create a community that abounds with opportunities for social connection and activities that cultivate mental and physical wellness; where every member finds purpose, builds resilience, expresses gratitude and shares kindness. 


We are a team of professionals, parents, and passionate people who believe in the power of positivity. We offer community events, classes, book reads, presentations, and motivational speakers that give people opportunities, tools, education and inspiration to live healthier, happier lives.


A to Z Mental Health Scholarship Foundation

A To Z Mental Health Scholarship Foundation tries to bring awareness to our community. The mental health stigma is hard to break through, and sometime makes it hard to talk about or even to ask for help.  A person’s mental health affects us from childhood through adulthood in the way we think, feel, and act.  Our goal is promote good mental health through connections with people, being active and involved with the community around you, and also to connect you with the resources when help is needed.


Dassel-Cokato Arts Association

The Dassel-Cokato Arts Association strives to make us a better community through the arts, bringing quality, affordable entertainment close to home.


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