Lombardo Nick HONOREE 2006
Nick Lombardo: (posthumously) Nick was a warm, gracious, and like-able man and a wonderful storyteller. After relocating to California from Chicago, he built his first gold course in Kingsburg and later moved to the Monterey Peninsula to build and operate Rancho Canada and Laguna Seca Golf Courses. In his later years he devoted his life to correcting what he saw as the greatest danger facing Monterey County, the gradual exclusion of those who make up the backbone of the community from affordable housing and homeowner- ship. He was a generous and frequent contributor to many Italian American causes.