Elmer Earl “Butch” Hartman IV is an American animator, writer, director, producer, illustrator and voice actor, best known for creating the Emmy-winning animated series The Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom, and T.U.F.F. Puppy. Hartman also provided the voice for the character of Dr. Rip Studwell in The Fairly OddParents, and serves as the founder of Billionfold, Inc., which produces those programs. He has been the executive producer of The Fairly OddParents since its debut in 2001.


Arizona Facts of Life operates FACTS Educational Training Program at District 5 Community Center where life skills, GED Prep and Introduction to the Construction Industry is taught. The life skills and GED prep has been offered in the district going into the third year, adding the construction program this year. The session started on Aug. 17, and in order to enhance greater participation, every six weeks incentives are given based on a point system. On Friday, Oct. 16th, 2015 a special ceremony was held for the presentation of the first student earning his tool belt and initial working tools.

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The presentation was honored by having Councilmen Robert Stone, Councilmen Frank Pablo, the instructors Christopher Gray, Eugene Samter, Founder Yolanda Robinson, Program Coordinator Mary Kyles and the recipient, James Mills. Any additional information about the program please contact:

Mary Kyles at