Category Archive: In the News

Experiences for recovery: Program aims to honor veterans and reconnect families

When Army Staff Sergeant Nathan Shurter arrived in Helena with his wife Olivia on Nov. 1, he seemed to be heralding in the winter season in Montana. With light snow falling across central Montana and temperatures dipping into the teens, Shurter, a South Carolina resident, says he wasn’t sure what to expect of the coming days. But what was to come,... Read More

Big Hearts Under the Big Sky Honors Veteran and His Wife

Staff Sergeant Nathaniel Shurter was honored last week for his military service and sacrifices for our country. Big Hearts Under the Big Sky and the Montana Outfitters and Guides Association gathered together to honor the veteran. Around a dinner table at the Montana City Grill and Saloon Tuesday night, Shurter, his wife Olivia and outfitters and guides... Read More

Helena Trap Club hosts “Big Hearts under The Big Sky” fundraiser

(Helena, Mont.) – The Helena Trap Club partnered with Big Hearts Under The Big Sky to raise money for the organization on Sunday. Big Hearts Under the Big Sky provides free fully-guided outdoor trips to women battling breast cancer, families of children with terminal illnesses, and veterans with disabilities. According... Read More

2nd Annual Big Hearts’ Trap Shoot

Food, Family, Fun!  All skill levels welcome.  Experienced or novice!   Sunday, August 13th at 10:30 AM – Helena Trap Club $30 per person / $140 per team of 5 Download Poster  Register Now!

Big Hearts Program makes $10,000 Endowment Gift to Montana Community Foundation

(Helena, Mont.)—The Big Hearts Under the Big Sky program—the “giving back” extension of the Montana Outfitters and Guides Association (“MOGA”)—presented the Montana Community Foundation with a $10,000 gift for the Big Hearts endowment fund. The contribution, which is the result of money earned during the Greater Helena Gives Campaign,... Read More

Veterans Day bulls: Service members receive donated Elkhorn tags for hunt of a lifetime

TOM KUGLIN, Independent Record It is perhaps the most coveted elk tag in Montana and 1st Sgt. Roger Dover and Spc. Will Hikes each had one in their pockets as they headed out to hunt the morning of Veterans Day. The Elkhorn Mountains south of Helena hold some of the finest bull elk in the state and also some of the longest odds of drawing a permit.... Read More

Big Hearts Under the Big Sky Provides Trip to Elite American Warrior

(Helena, Mont.) Big Hearts Under the Big Sky, in cooperation with Mountain Sky Guest Ranch, provided one of America’s elite warriors and his family an  all expense paid trip to Yellowstone and Chico Hot Springs. This trip included hunting, a trophy elk hunt, cattle drive, visits to Chico Hot Springs and Yellowstone National Park and closing with... Read More

Big Hearts Under the Big Sky, 7-V Outfitters, Provide Trip for Army Veteran

by The Fairfield Sun Times Big Hearts under the Big Sky, in cooperation with 7 – V Outfitters, recently provided a fully guided and outfitted antelope hunt to Army Veteran Seth Perkins in recognition of his service to our country. The all expenses paid, five-day trip included hunting, premier lodging, and a dinner held in Perkins’ honor. Perkins... Read More

Seth Perkins Receives Big Hearts Trip

Listen to this Public Service Announcement regarding Seth Perkins’ trip!