Fort Belknap Woman Receives Governor's Praise for Producing Masks
August 5, 2020
On Thursday, July 16, Governor Steve Bullock released a statement praising Montana companies for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by producing personal protective equipment (PPE) such as cloth face masks, 3D-printed face masks, face shields, surgical gowns, and hand sanitizer. Among the 34 businesses and individuals recognized for contributing cloth face masks was Juanita Cole Crasco from Fort Belknap.
Crasco has been sewing since she was nine years old, not only mending but making doll clothes and blankets using an antique treadle (foot action) sewing machine.
She learned the art of s...