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Local businessman supports college bound student

Al Vasquez

La Prensa Hispana

Chris Miller, owner of PlanIt Reprographics in Palm Desert heard about Michael Rodriguez struggle to come up with the needed funds to get started at the University of Redlands starting in August. With little hesitation upon hearing of Michaels needs, he volunteered to chip in $500.

Miller who has lived in Spanish speaking countries in the past and speaks Spanish felt compelled to lend a hand to a first class student. Michael graduated second in his entire class at Indio High School with a 4.55 GPA.

Miller is the owner of PlanIt located at 77738 Flora Road, Palm Desert, phone number 760-345-2500. PlanIt is a state of the art reprographics company and it is the only reprographics company open on Saturdays from 8am to 12pm. They have 25 years experience and have client viewing rooms with workstations for working with plans on-line. They are equipped to handle large & small formats in black and white or color. Anyone who works with plans can take advantage of their value added service for clients by using their dynamic online bid management & planroom software.

PlanIt has bindery and lamination services to go along with their printing and information technologies; they provide all aspects of a modern day reproduction service company. Miller states, “we intend to be a primary support system for all local contractors whether they are building commercial, condos, houses, bridges or landscaping”.

In regards to Michael, Miller was very pleased he was able to help and brought his entire family as well as friends visiting from San Diego to meet Michael and chat with him for a while about his future goals of becoming a psychiatrist. Michael was humble and grateful in accepting this significant contribution. Along with the assistance from the Indio Youth Task Force scholarship of $1,000, Walter Clark Legal Group, $1,000, City Councilman Glenn Millers contribution and Chris Miller; Michael will be able to start his education and continue to research scholarship availabilities for a career which requires about ten years to complete. Photo: Chris Miller in blue shirt, center of photo with Michael Rodriguez holding check along with friends and a very supportive family group.