Dassel-Cokato Community Guide 2018 - Page 38

For further information about becoming a member, contact Chuck Ailie, commander at (320-275-3622) or ailiefarm@icloud.com; ; Dale Hultgren, fi nancial offi cer at ailiefarm@icloud.com (320-275-1235); or Commander Carl Wilkins at (320) 241- 8469 or carl_wilkins@hotmail.com. carl _wilkins@hotmail.com. Dassel ssel Rod and Gun Club The he club house is located at Sp Sportsmen’s n’s Park on the north side of Lake Washington, Washing ton, 1.5 miles west of Dassel Dassel. Monthly meetings ings take place the second Thursday of each ch month at 6:30 p.m. Main fundraisers include the walleye opener breakfast, spring fi sh fry fry, , and club house rentals. Sportsmen’s Park and many conservation conservat ion groups are supported with the proceeds raised. aised. T he offi cers are Chris Hansen, vice president; Lyle Walker, treasurer; and JoAnne Gayner, secretary. Board members include Bill Bull, Tom Gayner, Dan Faust, John Bengtson, and Dean Winter. Rick Johnson is the rental chair. Facility rental, and boat landing and archery range use are available. For ren ava rental tal information, call (320) 275-9109. Membership is $20 a year. Those interested in becoming a member can contact Chris Hansen at (320) 275-4016; or for rentals, Rick Johnson 320-275-9109. Dassel Da ssel Senior Citi Citizens The Dassel Senior Citizens meets every Wednesday at the Dassel History Histo ry Center. Center Coffe Coffee e and treats are served se from 1 to 4 p.m. The seniors enjoy vis visiting and pll aying games such suc as Rummikub, SkipBo, ipBo, and domino dominos. Dassel Senior Citizens welcome new members and visitors. Dassel Economic Development Authority and Discover Dassel The purpose of the Dassel Economic Development Authority is to promote local area businesses, and business development and expansion in Dassel. Dassel’s Farmers Market, which was founded in 2011, is located in Bandstand Park in downtown Dassel. The market offers fresh fruits, vegetables, and other local fare Friday afternoons from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. during the summer months . Join the Dassel Ambassadors for Dairy Berry Day in June. Ambassador candidates serve strawberry sundaes and root beer fl oats while the Mid-Minnesota Concert Band plays for the community. Discover Dassel sponsors many events during the year, including an old-fashioned holiday celebration including caroling, snacks, and visits with Santa each December. Discover Dassel meets monthly the third Tuesday of each month. Questions may be directed to (320) 275-2454, or check out the website at www.dassel.com. www.dassel.com FOCAL OCAL FOCAL (Friends ( Friends of the Cokato Area Library) 175 4th St. S W, Cokato. FOCAL is made up of community members who wish to support their local library with a membership donation of $5, by volunteering as much or as little as possible on various projects, and by being an advocate of the lib rary. A membership form may be obtained by visiting or calling the library. library Contact the library at (320) 286-5760 for more information. information Kingston Legion The Johnson Kelly American Legion Post 483 in Kingston was founded in 1961, with George Saukkola Sa ukkola as commander. The annual Memorial Day program takes place at 38 Kingston Veterans Memorial Park, located at the intersection of CSAH SAH 27 and 19. 19 The current Kingst gston on Legion offi cers are Keith Hanson as commander, Darrell Hedlund as treasurer, er, Harry Marsh as a djutant and secretary, and d Gary Mansicka Man sicka as chaplain. Both the Legion and Auxiliary meet the last Tuesday day of every month at a t the Kingston Community Center, near the ball b all fi eld e ld in Kingston. The Kingston Legion is always accepting new w members. Those interested, or inquiring about the Legion may contact Hanson at t (320) (320 ) 420-7025. For information regarding the Auxiliar Auxiliary, y, contact Micki Turja at (612) 723-7237. Kingston Lions Club The Kingston Lions meet the third Thursday of the month, 7 p.m., at the Kingston Community Center. It is a service group of men and women who love to volunteer and help people in the community, as well as nationally and internationally. Offi cers are John Juusola, Juusola , president; Joann Strand, secretary; and Sandy Smith, treasurer. Questions may be directed to J ohn Juusola at (320) 693-7438. 693-7438 Knapp Busy Bees The Knapp Busy Bees 4-H Club meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Centennial Room of the Cokato Public Library. The club welcomes new members, and participates partici pates in fun activities through the University of Minnesota Extension Service. There are currently around 20 members, and the club is always looking for more to join in the fun. Those interested may call Ann Steinhaus