Schmidt Reunion Among 6 Spencer Tourism Grant Recipients

The Spencer Daily Reporter covered the generous $500 grant that the Schmidt Family Reunion & Schmidt Fest received from the Clay County Convention & Visitors Bureau in Spencer this week: Wednesday evening, in a small ceremony at the Clay County Heritage Center, Clay County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Director Jill Toft and members of the CCCVB Tourism […]

Clay County Tourism Director Jill Toft to Speak at Reunion

At 9:30 in the morning on Saturday, July 30th, Jill Toft, the Tourism Director of the Clay County Convention & Visitors Bureau, will help kick off the greatest family reunion in the world by giving us the guide to all the fun things there are to see and do in Spencer, Iowa and the surrounding area. Jill will […]

Clay County Convention & Visitors Bureau Sponsors Schmidt Reunion

THANK YOU to the Clay County Convention & Visitors Bureau in Spencer, Iowa for becoming a $500 Sponsor of the Grandstand at our Schmidt Family Reunion​! Check out our newest sponsor online.

Andy Milam, Grotto PR Director, to Tell Grotto’s Story at the Reunion

You’re driving along a mundane highway through rural Iowa when–seemingly in the middle of nowhere–you see what looks like a city-block-sized castle made entirely of precious stones, petrifications, and fossils. You’ve just discovered the Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend. This $4.3 million structure was constructed with the help of members of our own […]