From left to right: Laurie Marzetta, Mike Marzetta, Dr. Chris Peterson – son of the late Dr. Keith D. Peterson.
This year’s recipient of the Keith Peterson Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Mike Marzetta of Hoglund’s Work and Western Wear in Great Falls, Montana. The award is given annually to an individual who has displayed an undying devotion to support rodeo at all levels in the great state of Montana! Mike and Hoglund’s have been a proud sponsor of rodeo throughout the state of Montana particularly at the Montana Circuit Finals having been an event sponsor, a bull riding sponsor, a chute gate sponsor, a nite sponsor, a jacket sponsor, and a sponsor of Miss Rodeo Montana.
Hoglund’s has been in business in downtown Great Falls since 1951 and a premier sponsor at every Circuit Finals since its inception in 1979. Mike has worked at the store since 1977 and purchased Hoglunds in 2002. Mike and his wife, Laurie Marzetta’s loyalty and devotion to the sport of Rodeo in the great state of Montana is unparalleled. Presenting Mike and his wife with this prestigious award at this year’s Montana Circuit Finals is Dr. Chris Peterson, son of the late Dr. Keith D. Peterson.