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They need your help - Helmville, Montana (est. pop. 250) scrambles to save iconic rodeo grandstand - "one of Montana's and the American West's most treasured traditional historic rodeos."

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May 1, 2017View for printing

While the grounds are quiet these days, townsfolk are scurrying behind the scenes to raise some $80,000 to shore up the aging wooden grandstand that has been deemed unsafe but is, in many local's eyes, essential to keep the rodeo going.

To contribute to the Save the Helmville Rodeo Club fund and ... -day-rodeo/ , send donations to HCC Grandstand Fund, Box 67, Helmville, MT 59843. The fund is a branch of the Helmville Community Club, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. For inquiries email

The Helmville Rodeo Club has information and updates on its Facebook page.

This link will take you to PayPal if you wish to donate.... ... o1n0Cmsa_um


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Wow - One of the great original ranch town rodeos in trouble. Needing donations to keep this original going - in the valley with perhaps the most Land Conservation ranches. Help if you can. Link in article. Thanks!
--Ray W.

Let er buck!!!!

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