Memorial planned for the owner of the Field of Dreams film site
Go The Distance Baseball is raising funds to create a memorial in honor of its CEO and Chief Preservation Officer, Denise Miarecki Stillman.
Stillman, owner of the Field of Dreams Movie Site in Dyersville, passed away earlier this week. She was battling a rare form of cancer.
The managers of his company have opened a “gofundme” account
with a goal of $ 10,000 to create the Stillman Memorial at the film site.
“The Go the Distance Baseball team would like to honor her memory with a special memorial that will keep a piece of her forever in this place sacred to many,” read the company’s post on the fundraising website. of funds online.
In about a day, the campaign had already raised over $ 3,000.
“Denise was an amazing woman who brought her unwavering experience, tenacity, energy and more to Go The Distance Baseball when she purchased the Field of Dreams film site from the Lansing family in 2011 and founded this company.” company officials said in their post. “Denise has truly touched the lives of everyone she has interacted with, and she will be missed forever.”
Stillman intended to turn the film site into a baseball / softball tournament complex called All-Star Ballpark Heaven.
Roman Weinberg, the director of operations for Go The Distance Baseball, LLC said in a previous online article that the company has identified new ways to operate its current business and obtain the capital needed to innovate on the complex to l ‘to come up.
Weinberg said the film’s site will remain open and continue to create memories for those who visit.