Carson, Nevada Proclaims Narconon Day

Narconon Day Carson Nevada



Whereas, 30 years ago, inmate William Benitez founded the Narconon Program inside the walls of Arizona State Prison based on the book Fundamentals of Thought by 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, thousands of individuals each year addicted to alcohol and other drugs become drug-free using L. Ron Hubbard’s successful rehabilitation methods at the 38 Narconon Centers located in the United States, Canada, Demark, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and most recently in Colombia, New Zealand, Russia and even in the state prison located in the town of Ensenada, Mexico; and

Whereas, over one million school children have received the Narconon Substance Abuse Prevention Program giving them the truth about alcohol and other drugs; and

Whereas, Narconon staff and volunteers around the world have dedicated their lives in an effort to prevent our future generations from going down the terrible road of addiction, and have taken in those that are addicted to alcohol and other drugs to help them conquer their addiction and accomplish freedom from drugs once and for all; and

Whereas, Narconon and its international spokesperson, Kirstie Alley, are celebrating 30 years of saving lives March 30th, 1996, at the Beverly Hills Hotel, in Beverly Hills , California; and

Whereas, Kirstie Alley will be presenting this year’s annual Narconon Drug-Free Hero Awards to six unsung heroes and role models in the battle against substance abuse. They are: George Foreman, Lou Gossett Jr., Diane Ladd, Dr. Fred Baughman, Jack Gustafson, and Jerilyn Simpson;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BOB MILLER, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim March 30, 1996 as


“30 Years of Saving Lives”

In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, This 7th day of March, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ninety six


Bob Miller



Dean Heller
Secretary of State