Office of the Mayor
WHEREAS, the NARCONON program, composed of charitable public benefit organizations, has been providing, life-saving drug rehabilitation and prevention services to citizens across the world, now comprising over 120 centers including Canadian, Oklahoma and in over 40 countries, and;
WHEREAS, the NARCQNON program was founded by William Benitez in 1966, based on his readings of works by author and humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard, who then contributed further research and development to develop a workable method which NARCONON staffs in residential and other centers worldwide have used to relieve the suffering of thousands of persons addicted to alcohol and other drugs in their efforts to free themselves from t his terrible condition so they can rejoin their families and become stably drug-free, ethical, and productive members of their communities, thus improving the quality of life for everyone, and;
WHEREAS, NARCONON staff have developed and delivered, for four decades, an on-going series of popular, live presentations to hundreds of thousands of children and young adults in school s and other venues to inform them of the real facts regarding alcohol and other drugs, so that our young people can l earn to make rational and healthy decisions on this subject, and have also reached millions more youth with video and DVD properties, and;
WHEREAS, the cumulative benefit of NARCONON's work is wellness, with a 7 out of 10 success rate, NARCONON likewise has helped to make healthier, more decent, honorable, productive and peaceful individuals and communities by addressing the harm and degradation of alcoholism and drug addiction, notably to the point of having produced across their network tens of thousands of renewed people who have graduated with their lives saved;
NOW, THEREFORE, as the Mayor of the City of Eufaula, be it resolved and proclaimed the 19th day of February, 2006 as:
in the City of Eufaula and urge all citizens to join us in recognition of NARCONON's efforts.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal to be affixed.