"I'd contribute in anyway possible - photographs, financial for a publication, or other ways."
The good thing about lulu pubishing is that it's on demand printing (print only what is sold) and there are no up-front costs involved.
"Are you familiar with whats involved in accomplishing something like this?"
I think it would involve a project manager-type person to coordinate getting the photos, and a design person to create the design/layout of the calendar. Skorj
has done this already so he would have a better idea of what it entails.