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|Celebration; Hurwitz out of Humboldt!|
|Date||Saturday October 04|
|Time||2:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
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Cuneo Creek Horse Camp, Redwoods National Park
Ave. of Giants --> Mattole Rd.
|Event Type||Party/Street Party|
by Humboldt forest defense supporter
Tuesday Sep 30th, 2008 9:52 AM
A loose coalition is planning an upbeat end to two decades Maxxam Corporation’s destructive presence in our forests, our towns, and our lives. Finally, after 21 years, the banner MAXXAM OUT OF HUMBOLDT comes true!.
When; October 4, 2 pm
Where;Cuneo Creek Horse Camp
If you’ve been involved in the long struggle over Pacific Lumber,
please save the date and get involved with this event!
Sawyer 707.834.6174 sawyersoup @yahoo.com
Karen Pickett 510.548.3113 bach @headwaterspreserve.org
Kerul Dyer 707.822.7711 kerul @wildcalifornia.org
We need help coordinating logistics for this event.
Logistics: We will need to arrange porta-potties, fire safety, drinking water, communications/security, hand-washing area, parking, welcome table, first aid station, shade/rain shelters, transportation, and trash.
Memorial Wall: Gather photographs, news clippings, banners, posters, etc, build 4 part plywood wall for displays, bring electrical spools for display tables.
Stage:_We need musicians, a stage manager, a sound engineer, sound equipment, set up and break down crews, and a few speakers.
Movie area: We will need a large screen and some kind of seats for people to view an historic video montage that people are piecing together.
Food: This event will be a potluck BBQ. We need people to coordinate the food area and arrange for appropriate dishware. Sign-up sheets at the welcome table will provide for food clean up.
Beverages: No celebration would be complete with out local brews and wine available. We need a responsive crew who can help coordinate the service of donated beer and wine.
Fun elements: This is a celebration! Let’s have fun with interactive games and contests. Suggestions include a giant Hurwitz piñata filled with chocolate gold coins, “Pin the Tree-sitter in the Redwood” game, a comedic “bury the hatchet” activity, a wood chopping contest and more.
Publicity: To make sure that everyone who needs to be there knows about the event, we need to be sure that word of the Hurwitz out of Humboldt Memorial Celebration is out! We need a nice poster, some public service announcements, a press release and people to make phone calls.
Directions to Cuneo Creek Horse Camp:
From the south:
From Highway 101, take the South Fork/Founders Tree exit. At the intersection with the Avenue of the Giants, turn left. Drive over the bridge above the Eel River. On the other side of the bridge is a sign indicating Honeydew and Rockefeller Forest. Turn left there and go under the freeway underpass. You are now on the Mattole Road. Drive about eight miles on this road and you will see the Cuneo Creek Horse Campground sign. Turn right and drive in the entrance road until you arrive at the campground.
From the north:
From Highway 101, take the Honeydew/South Fork exit. Turn right at the intersection at the bottom of the offramp. You are now on the Mattole Road. Drive about eight miles on this road and you will see the Cuneo Creek Horse Campground sign. Turn right and drive in the entrance road until you arrive at the campground.
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BTW, the current economic fiasco on Wall Street can remind Humboldt forest defense activists of the Texas Savings and Loan collapse that MAXXAM CEO Hurwitz was directly involved in, very similar to the current situation. What if the FDIC had done their job and investigated Hurwitz along with Mike Milkin and Ivan Boesky instead of being derailed from their investigation by the Doolittle/Pombo team whom Hurwitz lobbied? How many redwoods would have been saved from destruction if Hurwitz was held accountable for his criminal actions in the TX S & L collapse?
More than just floodwater under the bridge, we're running into a similar situation trying to bail out the banking CEOs of Wall Street with billions of taxpayer dollars (just like after S & L collapse, yet Hurwitz remained CEO for years afterwards!). We need to learn from our mistakes (or our government's mistakes) and prevent further disaster from occurring by reigning in and investigating corporate criminal CEOs of all types, banking, mortgage, etc...