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Treyton’s Field of Dreams opens after four years of hard work

Treyton's Field of Dreams opens after four years of hard work

October 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 By Emily Leclair   In 2010, Treyton Kilar was killed in a car accident when the vehicle he was in was hit by a drunken driver. After 4 years of community fundraising, love and dedication, the Grand Opening of Treyton’s Field of Dreams at Starin Park took place on Oct. 4 - ...

Final donations made to ‘Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams’

Final donations made to 'Treyton Kilar's Field of Dreams'

February 20, 2013

  Six-year-old Treyton Kilar was killed by a drunk driver Sept. 2, 2010 at the intersection of Highway 20 and County N near East Troy. In remembrance of their son, who was a baseball fanatic, the Kilar family made plans for the construction of a baseball field titled “Treyton Kilar’s Field...

Students hosting 5K challenge

April 25, 2012

Students and community members have a chance to get dirty for a cause. Students of the Recreation Programming and Leadership class are hosting The Dirty Bird 5K Challenge on Friday to raise money for Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams. The obstacle course will feature pyramids, hay bails, tire runs,...

Kilars approaching final goal of $450,000 for ‘Trey’s Field’

February 8, 2012

Over a year after losing a son and brother in Treyton to an alcohol-related car accident, the Kilar family is getting closer to seeing the “Treyton Kilar Field of Dreams” become a reality. The family has raised about $315,000 of the roughly $450,000 needed to build the little-league field in Trey...

Kilars unofficially win $50,000 grant

October 6, 2011

Not many people receive birthday presents that total $50,000. However, the Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams project received news this weekend that a $50,000 grant from Pepsi could possibly be coming its way after a month full of strong voting helped it unofficially finish in the top-10 of the competition. Treyton’s...

A mother’s instinct: The Mary Kilar story

September 14, 2011

Determination is a word that can be thrown around and overused at times. It’s a word that may not mean much to most people. Don’t tell that to Mary Kilar though, as determination has much more than little meaning to her. Determination is what helped her become a two-time All-American volleyball...

Kilar’s Field of Dreams back at-bat

September 8, 2011

Losing the life of a loved one is never easy to handle. The pain, suffering and sadness can be overwhelming at times. For the Kilar family, it’s no different. But there are a few things that have somewhat eased the pain for the Kilars. After losing a son and brother in Treyton to an alcohol-related...

Kilar family hoping for sizeable turnout

April 27, 2011

Seven months. This is how long it has been since the Kilar family lost their son Treyton to a drunk driver. Yet donations, efforts and support continue to bless the Kilars not only from friends and family, but also from organizations and companies. The Kilars are planning for the Family Fun D...

Kilar family moves forward

February 16, 2011

It was a race too close to call, and one that ended on a disappointing note for many supporters of “Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams.” The project was edged out at the last minute to receive a $250,000 Pepsi Refresh grant during the competition in January. Despite the setback, the Kilar family is de...

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