Plans for the annual Spring Gala for the Tama County Convention and Visitors Bureau continued to be firmed up at the organization's monthly meeting held Monday, Feb. 4, at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel.
The public event will be at the ZCBJ Hall in Clutier on Saturday night, April 20. Gloria's Catering will provide the meal.
It is planned to interview two actors who appeared in the movie "A Time for Heroes" during the evening. The World War II story was filmed in the Clutier and Traer areas last summer and featured Paul Sorvino of "Goodfellas" as well as local people. Behind the scenes clips will also be previewed.
A silent auction will be conducted.
The committee reviewed sales of the county-wide calendar noting businesses selling it should post price signs, watch their inventory and direct sales money to Joanne Husak, Tama County Economic Development secretary.
"Tama County Has It all" is the theme announced for the 2013 Tama County Visitors and conventions Bureau Travel Guide.
The next meeting of the Convention and Visitors Bureau is set for March 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the ZCBJ Hall in Clutier then move to the Czech Point Restaurant.