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NorthWestern Announces Trees Together Contest Winners

Apr 23, 2015

Butte, Mont. – April 23, 2015 – In honor of Arbor Day, NorthWestern Energy is proud to announce the winners of its “Trees Together” student art contest. Hundreds of third graders from across our service area participated in the contest that is intended  to raise awareness of the importance of trees and tree-planting safety. Our employees voted for their favorite submissions and we are proud to congratulate the following schools:

  • Florence Carlton Elementary, Florence, Mont.
  • Park City Elementary, Park City, Mont.
  • Belt Elementary, Belt, Mont.
  • Whittier School, Bozeman, Mont.
  • Broadwater Elementary, Helena, Mont.
  • Cayuse Prairie Elementary, Kalispell, Mont.
  • West Elementary, Butte, Mont.
  • Dodge Elementary, Grand Island, Neb.
  • Kimball Elementary, Kimball, S.D.
  • Webster Elementary, Webster, S.D.
  • Platte-Geddes Elementary, Platte, S.D.

Each school will receive $5,000 worth of trees for planting on their school campuses with support from NorthWestern Energy employee volunteers – at a date to be announced. Our certified arborists will be on hand to ensure the trees are planted safely and properly. In addition, each winning student will receive a prize basket filled with art supplies.

To learn more about the Trees Together program, visit

Media Note: A follow-up press advisory will be sent as specific plantings are scheduled at each location.

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