County Attorney helps out Project Graduation

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

San Manuel Miner

Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles was in San Manuel Thursday to drop off a check for the Elk’s Project Graduation. The check was in the amount of $2,000 and comes from the county’s RICO funds. Tom Miller accepted the donation on behalf of the San Manuel Elks. He told Voyles that, “If it wasn’t for you guys, we couldn’t put this on.” Voyles said, “These funds are crucial to our children.” Fred Creeley thanked the county attorney for donating the RICO funds.

Project Graduation was started 10 years ago after a high school student lost their life in an automobile accident on graduation night. The program is designed to allow graduates and their guests to have fun in a safe, alcohol and drug free environment. The students enjoy an overnight party at the Elks where they can win prizes including lap top computers and a car. During the 10 year period that the program has been operating, not one student has been involved in a serious car accident. Project Graduation has not only saved lives but it allows local law enforcement to patrol other areas where they are needed.

John Hernandez (154 Posts)

John Hernandez lives in Oracle. He is retired and enjoys writing and traveling. He is active in the Oracle Historical Society. He covers numerous public events, researches historical features and writes business/artist profiles.


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Carl Hereford Jr.

    10 hours ago
    by

    Long time Oracle resident, Carl Hereford Jr., 85, passed away October 4, 2014 at Heritage Manor in Catalina. Carl was […]


    Arboretum November Exhibit: Luminary Artist John Aho

    October 30th, 2014
    by

    Tempe luminary artist John Aho celebrates light, both natural and unnatural. By day he excels at capturing subjects ranging from […]


    Gilbert Artists Teach Camera Basics & Fall Color Nov. 9

    October 30th, 2014
    by

    Editor’s Note: Gilbert pro photographer Michael Madsen shoots with a Nikon, while Patty Van Herpen prefers Canon. The artistic duo […]


    Freeport-McMoRan Awards $60,000 Grant to Experience Matters to Enhance Women’s Economic Empowerment, Reduce Domestic Violence

    October 30th, 2014
    by

    Phoenix- Experience Matters, an organization that is creating a stronger, more vibrant community by connecting the skill and passion of […]


  • Stories Just For You

    Rotary hosts Students of the Month

    October 29th, 2014
    by

    Superior Sun The Superior Rotarians have been busy this month, donating to the JFK Elementary third grade students a dictionary to assist them with their school work, working on having


    Miner swimmers win final dual meet

    October 29th, 2014
    by

    Miner swimmers traveled to Coronado High School in Scottsdale to compete in the final dual meet of the season on Thursday, Oct, 23.


    Miner swimmers compete at Small School Championship Meet, Will Newman wins 500 Freestyle

    October 29th, 2014
    by

    Miner swimmers traveled to the Small School Championship Swim Meet held at Phoenix Country Day School in Paradise Valley on Saturday, Oct.


    Lady Miners win final home match

    October 29th, 2014
    by

    San Manuel Miner The San Manuel girls’ volleyball team won its final home match last week against San Tan Foothills, 3 – 0 (25-15, 25-14, 26-24).


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin