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NorthWestern Energy major sponsor of 2024 Montana Folk Festival in Butte

Date: Mar 27, 2024

TYPE: News

Butte, Mont. – March 27, 2024 – NorthWestern Energy is a major sponsor of the 2024 Montana Folk Festival that will take place in Butte, Montana July 12-14.

NorthWestern Energy presents the company’s donation for the 2024 Montana Folk Festival, left, Mainstreet Uptown Butte President Tom Staples, NorthWestern Energy President and CEO Brian Bird, Mainstreet Uptown Butte Executive Director George Everett and NorthWestern Energy Community Relations Manager Paul Babb

"NorthWestern Energy has sponsored the Butte folk festival since its beginning in 2008,” said Montana Folk Festival Executive Committee Member George Everett. “The company and its employees continue to show their strong commitment to give back to the community and we greatly appreciate their continued partnership."

"We are honored to help sustain this enriching community event and proud of our employees who volunteer their time to the festival,” said NorthWestern Energy Community Relations Manager Paul Babb. “NorthWestern Energy has provided more than $300,000 in support for the Montana Folk Festival since its beginning.”

“Our employees live, work and raise their families in the communities NorthWestern Energy provides with energy service,” said NorthWestern Energy President and CEO Brian Bird. “Contributing to events and programs that make communities better for all is a core value of our company.”

Additional Montana Folk Festival sponsorship opportunities are available. Learn more at, on Facebook @Montana Folk Festival or call 406-565-2249.

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