I started delivering EcoNews to McKinleyville in the late 70s. I had done some work converting the beauty parlor next to the old NEC to expand the offices of the NEC. I also started papering McKinleyville and the Eureka/ Arcata airport. Tim McKay and Sid Dominitz (at the time, the NEC’s Executive Director and EcoNews editor, respectively) talked me into playing poker with them on Wednesday evenings. I have been delivering EcoNews in McKinleyville (by bicycle) and playing poker Wednesday evenings ever since.
I greatly appreciate the influence that the NEC has had on protecting the environment. Tim applied pressure constantly and Sid helped him put issues into words. I am overjoyed that the awesome crew at the NEC has carried on that work. Many thanks to them. This is the only planet we have.