Forrie Smith, who plays the rancher “Lloyd” on the hit TV show “Yellowstone”, not only plays a cowboy on television – he is a real-life cowboy who grew up in Montana. And if you want to meet him in Montana, now is your chance.
Forrie Smith is headlining the upcoming fundraising banquet for the Montana Pro Rodeo Hall and Wall of Fame. The event takes place on October 2nd and is their largest fundraising event of the year, helping them raise $ 40,000 to donate for high school rodeo scholarships across Montana. Tickets are still available.
Forrie grew up in Helena and was in college at Montana State University rodeo. RodeoNews.com adds this:
Born in Helena, Montana, and raised on his grandfather’s and grandmother’s ranch southwest of there, he spent his early years walking down Rodeo Street with his parents. âI went to elementary school in Montana City – there were 13 kids in 8 classes.â He started rodeo when he was 8 years old. “I’ve already been on my second pair of chaps – I wore one at home.”
Given his love for the rodeo and his Montana roots, Forrie is honored to support the Montana Pro Rodeo Hall and the Wall of Fame:
Forrie Smith: I am honored to be part of this scholarship fund. I went to college at MSU on a rodeo scholarship and they paid for my books and tuition. And then I had to work to get my rent and everything else, and it was a pretty tough shift. That is why I am proud to be part of an institution that helps them to help the children and to make college easier for them and their parents.
Click here for event details. Forrie says that in addition to speaking at the event, he will hang out all night ready to meet people and sign autographs.
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