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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • Old Sleepy Eye Collectors Club to meet in SE in 2015

  • It was announced at the Old Sleepy Eye Collectors Club Convention that Sleepy Eye will host the convention in late July of 2015. The club began in 1975 and the convention has been held in Sleepy Eye several times. The last time the Sleepy Eye hosted the convention was about a decade ago.
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  • The 2013 Old Sleepy Eye Collectors Club Convention was held July 25-27 at the Clarion Highlander Hotel in Iowa City, Iowa.
    It was announced at the convention that Sleepy Eye will host the convention in late July of 2015. The club began in 1975 and the convention has been held in Sleepy Eye several times. The last time the Sleepy Eye hosted the convention was about a decade ago.
    Those attending from Sleepy Eye included Rex and Judy Beech, Karen and Ed Schutz and Doug Pelzel.
    A stein with a Sleepy Eye logo featuring Chief Sleepy Eye was for sale in commemoration of the event. Ten steins with the chief logo brought in $2,900. An auction held during the convention brought in an additional $11,000 with a stained glass barrel label, produced by Sleepy Eye Stained Glass, bringing in a sum of $1,100.
    The Old Sleepy Eye Collectors Club is always looking for new members. Applications are available at the Sleepy Eye Depot Museum, Sleepy Eye Depot Antiques and the Sleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce.
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