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Rebuilding Together Santa Cruz County Teams with Sears to Provide Critical Home Repairs

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Heroes at Home project complete renovations for a local veteran’s home. Rebuilding Together*Santa Cruz County provided critical repairs to a U.S. Veteran home, Mr. Jose Luis Jacquez and his family.  More than 12 volunteers from Rebuilding Together and The Santa Cruz Board of Realtors, and Sheriff Tony Estrada, along with our volunteers came to help volunteer at the rebuild project, ... Read More »

People that “Echo”-Ismael Morales

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On September of 2015, the Office of the Santa Cruz Superintendent offered the position of the Virtual Response Director to Ismael Morales. The Virtual Response Program is a security web based program, which implements the safety of all children for all schools in Santa Cruz County. “I am really fortunate to work with such a professional team, and good people. ... Read More »

Cochise College Commencement 2016

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On Tuesday, May 10th Cochise College held its 2016 commencement ceremony at the Nogales High School Auditorium.  Red caps populated the first couple of rows at the auditorium as Cochise College graduates celebrated their educational accomplishments. Graduates were surrounded by family, friends, and faculty who supported them throughout their educational journey. Everyone in attendance had the pleasure of enjoying a ... Read More »

Pierson Vocational High School 2016

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Tuesday, May 17th Pierson Vocational High School held its commencement graduation at the school gymnasium for the “Class of 2016.”  The ceremony opened with graduates walking into the beautifully decorated white and blue gymnasium. One by one the graduates entered the gymnasium wearing their white & blue cap and gowns. The ceremony later followed with the salutation of the flag, ... Read More »

Rio Rico High School 2016

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The Rio Rico High School graduation ceremony was held on Thursday, May 26th at the school stadium. The Rio Rico Marching Hawks played, while the graduates came down the stairways in their customized graduation caps. From within every angle of the stadium attendees were able to see the graduates in their red & black caps and gowns fill the seats ... Read More »

Fiestas de Mayo 2016

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On May 7th the City of Nogales hosted in down town Morley Avenue its Nogales the Cinco de Mayo festivities. The festivities included music, food, and dancing. The highlight of the event is the coronation of the Fiestas de Mayo Queen. Four young ladies from the Santa Cruz County School District were selected to participate in the event. Participants were ... Read More »

Child Abuse Walkathon 2016

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The Arizona Department of Child Safety in Nogales held its Annual Child Abuse Walkathon on April 2nd at 9:00 a.m. The event was held at the Santa Cruz County Court Complex on 2150 N. Congress Drive. The purpose of this event is to bring awareness on child abuse. The event helps to raise funds for local children within the foster ... Read More »

People that “echo” Suzie Sainz

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For this month our magazine section on people that “echo” selected Suzie Sainz. She is the County Recorder. Mrs. Sainz has been working in this field for over 22 years. She is again running for re-election this year. The Santa Cruz County Recorder’s Office retains important documents, records, maps, and surveys. The Recorder’s Office assigns a docket and page number ... Read More »

Teacher of the Year Kick-off Breakfast

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As this school year comes to a closing, arrangements for the upcoming Teacher of the Year 2016-2017 award nominees were being discussed at the kick-off breakfast hosted by the Santa Cruz Superintendent’s Office. The kickoff took place on April 21st, the breakfast was held at Kino Springs where teachers, supervisors, directors, and officers were in attendance to show their support ... Read More »

D.A.R.E 2016

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On Thursday April 28th our local law enforcement hosted their D.A.R.E event at the Oasis Theater, where approximately 350 students from all over Santa Cruz County participated.The students were treated to a free movie the “Jungle Book,” and free popcorn sponsored by the Santa Cruz County Attorney George Silva. Every single branch of law enforcement was in representation at the ... Read More »

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