The Mayor of El Centro California Proclaims Narconon Day

El Centro California Mayor Proclaims Narconon Day


Office of the Mayor El Centro, California

WHEREAS, 25 years ago inmate William Benitez founded the Narconon Program inside the walls of Arizona State Prison after reading the book FUNDAMENTALS OF THOUGHT by American author and philosopher L. Ron Hubbard and began the successful rehabilitation of himself and other inmates addicted to heroin and other drugs, including alcohol; and

WHEREAS, there are now 21 Narconon Centers located in the United States, Canada, Australia, Denmark, Germany, France, Holland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom treating thousands of individuals addicted to drugs each year; and

WHEREAS, Narconon is fighting the war on drugs on two fronts, 1) through drug education preventing presentation delivered in schools, juvenile facilities, community organizations and 2) through rehabilitating those who have become addicted to alcohol and other drugs; and

WHEREAS, Narconon uses the completely drug-free and effective rehabilitation program as developed by L. Ron Hubbard; and

WHEREAS, the staff and the many volunteers have dedicated their lives to fighting the war on drugs through preventing our future generations from becoming addicted and successfully treating those who are addicted to alcohol and other drugs; and

WHEREAS, Narconon International’s worldwide effort to prevent drug addiction and rehabilitate those that have become addicted is headquartered here in Hollywood, California;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sedalia Sanders, Mayor of the City of El Centro do hereby proclaim August 17, 1991 as NARCONON DAY

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused this seal to be affixed.


Sedalia Sanders



Rita M. Noden

DATE: August 9 1991