Narconon Vista Bay is Commended

Narconon Vista Bay Proclamation


Narconon Vista Bay

May 29, 2009

WHEREAS, Narconon Vista Bay was named the #1 expanding Narconon center in the world for the past two years. The Narconon network is comprised of 150 Rehabilitation and Prevention centers around the world that compete to create the most drug free lives through expansion. Narconon Vista Bay has continued to win because of its experienced and certified staff and their tireless and selfless dedication; and

WHEREAS, drug abuse and alcoholism are becoming more prevalent, while effective drug rehabilitation and drug treatment is becoming more scarce and hard to find; and

WHEREAS, the Narconon program was first formed in 1966 in Arizona State prison by William Benitez, a heroin addict who read a book by Humanitarian and author L. Ron Hubbard. Mr. Hubbard supplied Mr. Benitez with his Technology to help drug addicts recover from their addiction by bringing them back to the state they were in before they used drugs; displaying increased awareness, increased responsibility and increased capabilities capably; and

WHEREAS, Narconon Vista bay first opened its doors in 1992 in Santa Cruz County and has its main facility in the Santa Cruz Mountains, followed by its second facility in Placerville California in 2003 , and its third facility in South Lake Tahoe California in 2007; and

WHEREAS, Narconon Vista Bay provides free Drug Education for the Central Coast and the rest of Northern California helping our kids learn the “Truth about Drugs”; and

WHEREAS, Narconon Vista Bay is active in its community by supporting local events including Sober Graduation Nights, the Santa Cruz Meth Project, National Night Out, local carnivals and much more;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Antonio Rivas, Mayor of the City of Watsonville, in the State of California, do hereby commend Narconon Vista Bay for their dedication to helping thousands overcome their addictions and empowering these individuals to excel in all areas of their lives. I urge all citizens to join in the cause to ensure the well-being of our current future generations by taking a strong personal stand against alcohol and drug abuse.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Watsonville to be affixed this 29th day of May, two thousand and nine.


Antonio Rivas, Mayor