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What It Means to Be a State Representative

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Member of the Arizona House of Representatives are elected to two-year terms with a term limit of four consecutive terms.  Each of our State’s 30 legislative districts elects two representatives.  State Representatives bring with them a variety of experiences; there is no formal education or professional experience requirements. A State Representative will spend most their time on passing bills into ... Read More »

Domestic Violence Official Proclamation March of Peace & Candlelight Vigil

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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 was to bring community awareness. It was held on Monday, October 3rd at 5:30 p.m. the Santa Cruz ... Read More »

Santa Cruz County International Film Festival

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The Santa Cruz County International Film Festival originated from the Santa Cruz Nature and Heritage, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) a non-profit organization in Santa Cruz County for 6 years.The Santa Cruz County International Film Festival started from a simple conversation between  film enthusiastics,  sparking the idea to educate tourists and community members on the  history of film making  in Santa ... Read More »

Arizona@Work Offering Innovative Workforce Solutions for Santa Cruz County

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Arizona@Work offering Innovative Workforce Solutions for Santa Cruz County through their 3rd Annual Santa Cruz Job Fair and Community Expo was held at the Nogales High School Ray Molera Gymnasium on Wednesday, October 12th from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This annual event helps dislocated workers, and new career job seekers connect with local employers. This year more than 100 employers were ... Read More »

People that “Echo” Linda Rushton

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This month’s people that “echo” in Santa Cruz County is Linda Rushton. She has been living in Nogales for 7 years in November. She is the founder and chair of the non-profit organization Santa Cruz Nature & Heritage and the Santa Cruz International Film Festival. “Nogales is one of the most important cities in our state. It is a safe ... Read More »

Calabasas School Kicks Off Governor’s Office Healthy Families/Healthy Youth Pilot Program

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Calabasas School is embarking on a new project this year! It is being sponsored by the Governor’s Office of Youth Faith and Family in conjunction with the Office of the Santa Cruz County School Superintendent, Alfredo I. Velásquez. The goal of the program is to prevent drug abuse and addiction through education and training. Both Calabasas School and county staff ... Read More »

Del Golfo al Pacifico/Photographic Exhibit

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The General Consulate of Mexico in Nogales, El Colegio de la Frontera, Cochise College-Santa Cruz Center and the Cultural Arts Committee of Nogales held a ceremony on Thursday, September 1,2016 at 3:00 p.m. The inauguration ceremony was well attended by community members. Those in attendance had an opportunity to enjoy the photographic exhibit. The exhibit was meant to bring awareness ... Read More »

Child Car Safety Awareness

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The Arizona Department of Public Safety, Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Office, Mariposa Community Health Center (Platicamos Salud), Child & Family Resources, First Things First, the Rio Rico Fire Department, the Nogales Police Department and the Nogales Fire Department held a child car safety event on Friday, September 23rd at Walmart for the general public from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the front ... Read More »

Little Red School Introduces New Technology

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Little Red School is the first is the State of Arizona to introduce a new technology to its school to help students learn. Little Red School Superintendent Kathy Romero from Santa Cruz Elementary District #28 was the one who spearheaded this initiative. “Students will love this new technology. It is fun and intuitive students will want to use technology to ... Read More »

Nuestra Casa/Our House

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Nuestra Casa/Our House is a program provided by Catholic Community Services in Southeastern Arizona non-profit organization. It is a program here in Santa Cruz County that provides a safe haven to victims of physical, economic, sexual, and/or emotional abuse. Their primary purpose here in the community is to maintain and strengthen the family in crisis through support and education. Services ... Read More »

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