By Kristen Miller
COKATO, MN More than 40 vendors are expected to participate in the eighth annual Dassel-Cokato Business Expo this coming Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The event is co-sponsored by the Cokato Chamber of Commerce and the Dassel Chamber of Commerce.
In the past, the expo has taken place in the high school’s east gymnasium. The expo will be in the middle school commons.
“The expo is presented to showcase the products, services, and technology available in our local communities,” said Dori Kimball, president of both Dassel and Cokato chambers.
Last year, the Cokato Lions joined the expo and served a free pancake breakfast. Expo visitors can look forward to a warm pancake breakfast again this year.
“We just hope everyone shows up to see what the Dassel-Cokato community has to offer,” said Chuck Miller, Lions Club president.
The following is a list of the vendors planning to attend, with more registrations expected this week: Cokato Finnish American Historical Society, Kraft Walser Law Office, Sam Hendrickson Plumbing and Heating, Marketplace, Backyard Reflections, Roxtract Water Systems, Cokato Dassel Rotary, Kingston Auto, Allina Medical Clinic, State Bank of Cokato, Bludorn Builders, Old Depot Museum, Enterprise Dispatch, KLFD, Cokato and Dassel Chambers, the US Census, Cokato Lions, Party Time Tent Rental, Russ Johnson Electric, Cokato Historical Society, Hal Kimball for State Senate, Meeker Memorial Clinic and Hospital, Cokato Charitable Trust, Kirk’s Travel Plaza, Robert Wilde Studio, and Hobert Water Treatment.