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Jump Back 2 School 2016

Making a difference for our children at Jump Back 2 School!

The Jump Back to School Committee would like to thank the organizations, volunteers, and sponsors for their support. The event helped to serve more than 1,000 families. There were a total of 508 backpacks distributed the day of the event to children and families in need. Comittee Members: Denisse Melendez Judith Mendoza Mary Lopez Lorenia Tamayo Rosie Ainza Kathy Scott ... Read More »

Teacher of the Year Nominees

Teacher of the Year Nominees

The office of the Santa Cruz Superintendent and the Rotary Club will be hosting their 9th Annual Teacher of Year Awards. This event recognizes teachers among Santa Cruz County for the work, and dedication to their profession. It is important to recognize our teachers who make a difference in our children’s lives. They work closely with our children, and youth ... Read More »

Summer Youth Institute Honors 24 New Graduates!!!!

Summer Youth Institute Honors 24 New Graduates!!!!

After seven weeks of hard work and dedication, 24 high school students and their families will celebrate Mariposa Community Health Center’s (MCHC) Summer Youth Institute (SYI) graduation ceremony on July 21st at the Rio Rico Community Center.  During these seven weeks, students received trainings in a variety of topics such as HIV/AIDS, Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Teen Dating ... Read More »

Summer Professional Development Opportunity

5th-8th grade teachers

This summer 5th-8th grade English Language Arts (ELA) teachers had an opportunity to participate in a writing workshop sponsored by Mr. Alfredo Velasquez, Santa Cruz County School Superintendent. The workshop was hosted on June 20th-24th at the Santa Cruz County Complex. The workshop Summer Professional Development Opportunity provided an opportunity for participants to increase their knowledge, and skills. Participants who ... Read More »

Southern Arizona Autism Association serving families in Santa Cruz County

autism world day 2016

The Southern Arizona Autism Association is a non-profit organization who recently were approved as a non-profit organization on May 5, 2016. The organization was formerly known as Autism Society of Southern Arizona- Santa Cruz. It was formed 3 years ago in 2013. The organization’s goal is to increase public awareness on autism. They provide education, information on local and state ... Read More »

People that “Echo”-Denisse Melendez

Denisse Melendez

This month’s people that “Echo” is Denisse Melendez. She is a Nogales native born, and raised in Nogales, Arizona. Mrs. Melendez attended A.J. Mitchell Elementary, Wade Carpenter, and graduated from Nogales High School in 2001. Mrs. Melendez is happily married to Luis Melendez they have 3 children: Luis Jr, 13 years old, Alexa 8 years old, and Aaron 5 years ... Read More »

Nogales Rotarty Club Recognizes11 Local Public Safety Officers

Nogales Rotarty Club Recognizes    11 Local Public Safety Officers

Entering the corridors of the well sized and dimly lit room that held many finely dressed gentlemen and dozens of dazzling ladies of all ages, the room was filled with a vibrancy that only one type of music would produce in almost any situation; and that would be Jazz. The Essentially Ellington Jazz Band that consists of many talented young ... Read More »

Maternal Child Health-Give your baby the chance to be “Healthy from the Start!”

Maternal Child Health

Recently, the Maternal Child Health team received training from Project Concern International’s California Border Healthy Start Program on a Life Skills Curriculum.  Women participating in our Maternal Child Health programs will have the opportunity to develop communication, computer, and financial literacy skills through this curriculum in efforts to address social determinants of health affecting their overall well-being.  There is a ... Read More »

Mariposa Receives Perfect Score on Federal Operational Site Review


Mariposa Community Health Center’s “Operational Site Review”, conducted by the Federal Health Resources Services Administration April 12-14, resulted in Mariposa fully meeting all of the nineteen health center program requirements. As a federally qualified community health center, Mariposa is periodically reviewed to determine compliance with requirements of the health center program. The requirements include evaluating how Mariposa determines and responds ... Read More »

Congratulations Representative Gabaldon!


Congratulations Representative Gabaldon! She was recently informed by the Arizona Education Association Fund for Public Education, AEA’s PAC, as being recommended for the Friendly Incumbent legislative candidate for the Arizona Legislature in LD 2. The PAC will be working with Representative Gabaldon to ensure she achieves victory in both the 2016 Primary and General Elections. Read More »

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