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Arizona@Work Hosted A Successful Job Fair

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Arizona@Work hosted their 4th Annual Santa Cruz Job Fair and Community Expo at the Nogales High School Ray Molera Gymnasium on Wednesday, October 11th from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This annual event helps dislocated workers, and new career job seekers connect with local employers in Santa Cruz County. This year a total of 786 people participated in the job fair with ... Read More »

Healthy Families/Healthy Youth Program in Santa Cruz County

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The Governor’s Office of Youth Faith and Family in conjunction with the Santa Cruz County School Superintendent, Alfredo I. Velásquez, sponsored five Healthy Families/Healthy Youth events which were held in the county throughout the month of September. The goal of the program is to prevent drug abuse and addiction through education and training. Middle school and county staff received training ... Read More »

Domestic Violence Official Proclamation March of Peace & Candlelight Vigil 2017

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On Monday, October 2nd at 5:30 p.m. the Santa Cruz County Complex by the office of the Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office and Victims Services Division hosted their Annual Domestic Violence Official Proclamation March of Peace & Candlelight Vigil in memory of victims of domestic violence who lost their lives, and honor survivors. The goal is to bring community awareness. ... Read More »

Parent Love Connection Celebrates Abilities

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The Santa Cruz Parent Love Connection celebrated during the month of October with a walk to spread awareness on down syndrome awareness. During the month of October, the Parent Love Connection celebrates people with Down syndrome by making people aware of their capabilities and their accomplishments. “Our celebration is not about celebrating disabilities, it’s about celebrating their abilities,” said Maria ... Read More »

Angel’s Purse

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Angel’s Purse is a non-profit organization in Santa Cruz County serving families and children with autism. The organization was founded in 1998 by the program director Jenny Culver Hill. Mrs. Hill started the organization when her son was diagnosed with autism. She felt at that point not enough information, services or options were available to families with autistic children. Autism ... Read More »

People that “echo”- Jenny Hill

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This month’s pick for people that echo is prominent community leader Jenny Hill who has for several years now advocated for families and children with autism. She was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona where her father served in the Air Force. She later married and moved to Nogales where she raised her two sons Tom and Wally. Jenny Hill ... Read More »

Empowering Future Leaders-Nogales Women’s Club

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The Nogales Women’s Club has been serving Santa Cruz County since 1922. It is the oldest service club in the area. It was founded on October 4, 1922, in order to establish the Nogales-Santa Cruz County Public Library, the club immediately affiliated itself with the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC). The Nogales Women’s Club is dedicated to improving the ... Read More »

Mexican Consulate Host Labor Week Workshops

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The Nogales General Mexican Consulate hosted a series of workshops in the highlight of labor week rights. This year they hosted two series of workshops: “Successful Women” and “Employee to Employer.” The workshop was open to the public. The workshops were held on Wednesday, August 30th at the General Consulate of Mexico Bicentennial Hall on Cardwell. The workshop had two ... Read More »

MMSAP Training in Santa Cruz County

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The Arizona Masonic Foundation for Children and the Santa Cruz County Superintendent’s Office joined forces to bring MMSAP Training to Santa Cruz County, as part of the Healthy Student Grant. Approximately 55 participants attended the 3-day training session held on August 29, 30, and 31. Participants included teachers, administrators, school staff, and community outreach agencies. MMSAP (Masonic Model Student Assistance ... Read More »

Colorful Festival to Commemorate Mexico’s Independence

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The General Consulate of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, commemorated their 207th Anniversary of Mexico’s Independence “El Grito” with a colorful festival.The event was held on Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Pierson Vocational High School. The event was open to the public with free entertainment from both sister cities. It was hosted by the General Mexican Consulate and the City ... Read More »

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