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Our Communities Make Montana Great

We know that each community in Montana is made up of people who believe in the common attitudes, interests, and goals that help make our state a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family. At Stockman, we support organizations that focus on improving the unique lifestyle we Montanans love so much. 

YMCA Riverbank Run

The 47th Annual YMCA Riverbank Run will be held Saturday, April 27. Join us as we wind through historic downtown Missoula and the beautiful University of Montana campus. With four race options available, there's something for everyone! The Missoula Family YMCA has a long-standing history as a place that supports family fitness, health, and overall well-being. They offer a variety of programs that focus on building a healthy spirit, mind, and body for members and participants of all ages.

St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

The 3rd Annual Billings St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway is going on now through May 4. Every ticket purchased helps support the mission of St. Jude: Finding cures. Saving Children. It is from the generous support of our community that families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food. Cost is $100 per ticket. Reserve your ticket online at or call 800.592.1621. The drawing will be held on May 5.

Maps for Kids

We are excited to continue the legacy of Maps for Kids by helping school children learn geography and history. This program was created by Don and Marilyn Floberg in 2003. When they made the decision to retire, they passed the torch to us! Maps are distributed to 1st and 4th grade children across Montana to help teach them the rich history of our state, the U.S. presidents, states and their capitals, and more.

World Famous Miles City Bucking Horse Sale

The World Famous Bucking Horse Sale, held the third weekend in May each year, started as the Miles City Roundup back in 1914. It showcases some of the best bucking stock in the nation and offers a variety of fun activities. Come check out our wagon and horse team in the parade 

Benefis Mayfaire

Each May the Benefis Foundation celebrates the joy of giving through the Mayfaire fundraiser. As their signature event, Mayfaire allows the opportunity to partner with compassionate businesses, sponsors, and donors. This year, the new Benefis Women's & Children's Center will be the recipient of the funds raised through Mayfaire. This new center will make it more convenient for mothers to bring their children in for care and to receive care of their own. The center will also allow Benefis Health System to improve the level of care offered to mothers, sisters, daughters and children that call North Central Montana home. Mayfaire will be happening May 10-11 at the Mansfield Convention Center.

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What's Happening this Month - June

Montana Junior High State Rodeo Finals

Date: Friday, May 31 - Sunday, June 2
Location: Richland County Fairgrounds
City: Sidney

The 2019 Montana Junior High State Rodeo Finals will be held at the Richland County Fairgrounds May 31-June 2. This weekend will be jam packed with incredible talent as nearly 100 students compete for year end placing. Come out and help us cheer on these youth rodeo athletes.

Montana Classic Cup Soccer Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 1 - Sunday, June 2
Location: Bender Soccer Complex
City: Miles City

The 2019 Montana Classic Cup Soccer Tournament will be held in Miles City, June 1-2 at the Bender Soccer Complex. Teams from across the state will come together and compete in this annual tournament. The tournament concludes with a final championship game for all participating age groups.

Montana High School Rodeo Association State Finals

Date: Monday, June 3 - Saturday, June 8
Location: Fallon County Fairgrounds
City: Baker

Saddle up for the 2019 Montana High School Finals Rodeo taking place June 3-8 at the Fallon County Fairgrounds in Baker. Enjoy a week of rodeo excitement as these cowboys and cowgirls compete for prizes and make it to the National High School Finals Rodeo in July. Good luck to all the participants!

Golf Fore Kids Sake

Date: Thursday, June 6
Location: Pryor Creek Golf Course
City: Billings

The annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Fore Kids Sake tournament is happening on June 6 at Prior Creek Golf Course. The tournament consists of a four-person scramble. Entry fee includes green fees and golf cart. Immediately following the tournament, flag prizes will be awarded during the barbecue.

Dawson County Fair

Date: Thursday, June 13 - Sunday, June 16
Location: Dawson County Fairgrounds
City: Glendive

Join the fun at the Dawson County Fair & Fairgrounds June 13-16 in Glendive. Experience everything from the petting zoo and pony rides, to turkey races and a stick horse rodeo. This fun event also includes a Barn Quilt contest and auction, a PRCA Rodeo, with a dance to follow, a dog show, War Machine concert, pig wrestling and so much more! You won’t want to miss this fun filled weekend with your family and friends!!

Montana Stockgrowers Association Mid-Year Meeting

Date: Thursday, June 13 - Saturday, June 15
Location: Eastern Montana Fairgrounds
City: Miles City

The 2019 Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA) Mid-Year Meeting will be held June 13 through June 15 in Miles City. The meeting focuses on setting policies that guides the MSGA through the year. This is an excellent networking opportunity for the MSGA membership. Ranchers and allied industry professionals gather together from across the state of Montana for meetings, entertainment, education, and fun!

Blue Grass in the Park

Date: Friday, June 14 - Sunday, June 16
Location: Gibson Park
City: Great Falls

Be sure to make it to the Lewis & Clark Foundation’s Blue Grass in the Park event in Gibson Park! The best of the best Montana-based Bluegrass musicians will be there, including Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs and Two Bit Franks. Now in its 30th year, the festival brings fascinating history and culture to Great Falls. It’s packed with fun, entertainment, food, and education activities for all ages!

Pondera Medical Center Golf Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 15
Location: Pondera Golf Club
City: Conrad

Tee up for a great cause at the Pondera Medical Center's Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser, June 15th at the Pondera Golf Club. All proceeds will go toward the Rehabilitation Department for the purchase of daily patient support equipment. To learn more, visit their website.

Montana Housing Partnership Conference

Date: Monday, June 17 - Wednesday, June 19
Location: Billings Hotel and Convention Center
City: Billings

The 2019 Annual Housing Conference will be held June 17-19 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center. This conference brings together housing authorities, community development agencies and nonprofit affordable housing developers. National, regional and local experts will address a wide variety of affordable housing issues, the nexus between health and housing, and community revitalization and development.

Hi-Line Hoop Camp

Date: Monday, June 17 - Tuesday, June 18
Location: Sidney High School Gym
City: Sidney

Rocky Mountain College Head Men's Basketball Coach, Bill Dreikosen, will direct the 22nd annual Hi-Line Hoop Camp in Sidney, June 17-18, for girls and boys grades 1-12. This amazing camp will offer positive daily themes, commitment to improvement, exciting competitions, games and awards!

Safe Banking for Seniors

Date: Thursday, June 27
Location: Wibaux County Senior Citizens Center
City: Wibaux

On Thursday, June 27 our Wibaux team is hosting a Safe Banking for Seniors seminar focused on choosing a financial caregiver. The presentation will be at the Wibaux County Senior Citizens Center starting at 11:30 am. All are welcome. We hope to see you there!

Ag Appreciation Dinner

Date: Thursday, June 27
Location: Northern Ag Research Center
City: Havre

For the past 20 years, the Havre Chamber Ag Appreciation Dinner has hosted record crowds. It is one of the largest Ag Appreciation events in the state! This auspicious event was created as a way to recognize and thank the people in agriculture for their valuable contributions to the Havre economy as well as that of Montana. The day will include many field day activities and tours along with a barbecue and presentation of two Chamber Ag Committee awards.