State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Office of the Governor
The Governor of the State of Rhode Island
WHEREAS, founded on the inspiration of William Benitez inside the walls of Arizona State Prison twenty-five years ago, the Narconon Program treats thousands of individuals throughout the world who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction; and
WHEREAS, aiming to make our society drug-free, Narconon is fighting the war through prevention and education in our schools, juvenile facilities, and community organizations, as well as offers rehabilitation to those already addicted; and
WHEREAS, we honor not only the staff at the Narconon Centers for their outstanding leadership, but the volunteers who carry the message of hope through their valuable assistance; and
WHEREAS, as Governor of America's thirteenth state, I am pleased to join in celebrating twenty-five years of accomplishments by Narconon and I call on all Rhode Islanders to support this wonderful program.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRUCE SUNOL UN, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM
August 17th, 1991
In the State of Rhode Island.
In recognition whereof I have hereby set my hand and caused the Seal of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations to be hereunto affixed this 9th day of August, 1991.
Kathleen S. Connell
SECRETARY OF STATE