Montana 4-H Foundation to Raffle Greytak Calendar Collection

HELENA, Mont. (NMB) – The Montana 4-H Foundation will raffle off a final collection of Don Greytak 4-H calendars to celebrate 30 consecutive years of the 4-H calendar project.

Those who purchase a 2021 calendar have three chances to win the collection by submitting their name into a drawing.

The complete 1992-2021 Montana Greytak 4-H calendar collection will be raffled off on March 1st, 2021.

This mint collection will be presented in a birch and walnut box built by craftsman Jim Potter of Havre.

The top of the box features a leather piece tooled by leatherworker Ray Besel of Lewistown.

The final calendar collection is being donated by Thomas Welch of Havre who came up with the calendar idea and spearheaded the project’s initial association with Montana 4-H. Welch believed Havre artist Don Greytak’s pencil drawings of animals, children, machinery and rural agriculture scenes would be a natural fit for a Montana
calendar.

The calendar artwork with this thirty-year collection represents an 390 unique Greytak
pencil drawings.

Sales from these calendars have benefited over a generation of local 4-H members throughout Montana.

2021 Calendars are on sale now through local county extension 4-H offices and the Montana 4-H Foundation at 994-5911 for $15 each, with all proceeds benefiting Montana 4-H.

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