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The Santa Cruz Parent Love Connection

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The Santa Cruz Parent Love Connection was founded in 2009. The organization began as a small support group for parents with special needs children and youth. Today, the non-profit organization provides a variety of services to Santa Cruz County families with special needs children and youth. The organization offer services to all children and youth with special needs regardless of ... Read More »

Lowe’s Home Improvement Partners with Rebuilding Together

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Lowe’s Home Improvement is partnering with Rebuilding Together Santa Cruz County to renovate the home of Carlos Parra, Jr. Volunteers will provide repairs to his home, focusing on health and safety improvements. Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide bring together thousands of community volunteers each year, to provide free home repairs and modifications to low-income Americans – older adults, persons with disabilities, ... 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 »

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 »

Luminaria Home Care

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Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization also known as Luminaria Home Care. This nonprofit organization has been serving Santa Cruz County for over 12 years. Their mission is to demonstrate kindness, do justice and serve those in need. Luminaria Home Care provides an array of quality care services to seniors and individuals with disabilities, so ... Read More »

“Music and Miracles” Concert to Benefit Children

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Nogales native Evan Kory is once again bringing some of his professional friends to perform a beautiful program of operatic arias, lieder, folk music, and solo piano works. “Music and Miracles is the kick-off fundraising event for St. Andrew’s Children’s Clinic’s Annual Cleft Palate/Cleft Lip Mission. Life-changing surgeries are performed at Hospital CIMA in Hermosillo, Mexico by doctors from Children’s ... Read More »

1st Edition of the “TARDES DE VERACRUZ”

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The General Consulate of Mexico, the Arts and Cultural Committee of Nogales, Arizona, Bowman Senior Residences, Nogales Community Development, Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County and Kory Mercantile, hosted a successful first edition of the “Evenings of Veracruz “At Bowman Senior Residences. Since April 24th, an enthusiastic group of 10 members of the community took danzón classes, which ... Read More »

Patagonia High School Graduation

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Patagonia High School held their graduation ceremony in the gymnasium on Friday, May 26th at 7:00 p.m. The energy of the graduates was present and it was well felt. The parents and countless family members that were there to support them, along with the school staff, and school district members,  all exuberated a sense of pride when it came to ... Read More »

The 6th Nogales Bicycle Classic

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The 6th Nogales Bicycle Classic took place on Saturday, March 25th in beautiful Santa Cruz County. It was the most scenic ride in Arizona. This very safe and well organized event started in historic Nogales and took riders through Rio Rico, Patagonia, and Sonoita.  This year the event hosted a variety of family activities at the finish line, such as, ... Read More »

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