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Son of Protivin Native
Drafted IN MLB Draft








Ben Klimesh the son of Mary Kay
Koshatka(Klimesh) of Protivin and Lyle
Klimesh from Fort Atkinson  was drafted
in the 15th Round of the MLB Draft.
Ben
remembers playing the Golf Game &
Bingo at Czech Days as a youth!
Hear interview with Ben and get all the
details.
"It happens Every August"
Complete Schedule Below
2012 St Lucas Fun Day
Photos, interviews, & More
Vrba's Store

It had everything! The building has
been gone for nearly 9 years, but the
memories live on.  
Kathy Vrba
comments and photos
Prochaska's Tavern
Demolished

See video of the demolition and
story and photos about Prochaska's
Polashek's Locker
Protivin on Travel Channel

The Travel Channel was by to film
for an upcoming show

Find out more
Protivin's Sonny Kalishek
elected to the Fast-Pitch
Hall-Of-Fame,
Find out more, plus here interview
with Jim Prochaska about Sonny into
the Hall and Protivin Softball in the
early to mid-60s
Now's The Time to put in an
order for a
Jewelry Christmas Tree
For a limited time Ask
about the Czech Day
Specials
Find out more
Swestka Family Foundation
Golf Tournament
at Jackson Heights Golf Course.  
Saturday, August 25th at 9 AM.  
(click for entry form below)

The foundation is an Endowment
Fund,  part of the money goes into
the fund for growth for future giving.
In 2011 our Foundation used money
from the fund and golf event:    
Trinity Catholic School Classroom
Funds, Eagle Scout project to redo
parts of the Protivin Ballpark and for
the School Playground Equipment
We would love to have you join us
this year click for entry form
Swestka Family Foundation Golf
Tournament entry Form
Visit Clet's Web Site
or Click Latest Commercial Below
Visit The Mints Web Page
or Click Latest Commercial Below
Visit John Cuvelier's Web Page
or Click Latest Commercial Below
Visit The Farmers Mill Web Page
or Click Latest Commercial Below
Visit Fast Mart's Web Page
or Click Latest Commercial Below
Visit Don Dietzenbach's Web Site
Visit Reicks Landscape's Web Page
Visit Polashek's Web Site
Visit Fencl's Web Site
The 1962 Protivin Softball Team.  
See Hall-Of-Famer
Sonny Kalishek introduced to the crowd,
and an interview with
Bob Howard
Many more softball photos below (arrow down)
Get info on Sonny's Induction ceremonies
Volleyball and Bean Bag Toss at
Czech Days with video, photos and special interviews with
Tim Kuennen, Chelsea Adams, Reggie Reicks, and Jordan
Kuehner
Protivin Mayor Mike Lensing and orginal Czech Organizer
Bill Meirick talk about the great weather and crowds for
Czech Days plus From the
Brat Stand we hear about the
secret ingredient that make
Polashek's Brats so good at
Czech Days!
Barefoot Becky and the Ivanhoe Dutchman with the
"Milwaukee Waltz"
and The Jim Busta Band with
"In Heaven There is No Beer"
1962 Protivin Softball Team
(L to R)  Geri Kerian(wife of Bernie), Sonny Kalishek, Norman
Ira, Loretta Shileny, Bob Howard, Steve Bouska, Jim
Prochaska, Wayne Kreitzer, Bill Chiak, Ron Novotny.  Not
Present Bill Prochaska, Roger Croell, Charlie Frana, John
Svoboda, Jack Lynch
Hear an interesting story from Ken Koshatka and Clet's
sponsoring the
Black Uniforms worn by the 1962 Softball
Team
and Ken Zajicek speaks some Czech and talks about
2 of the best
Kolache Makers.  Plus the Rudolphinum
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The music sounded better than ever
in the tent with Barefoot Becky and
the Jim Busta Band.  Huge crowds
with many dancers both days
The beer was so good
even Baldy tried one!!!