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Lions Club holds annual Christmas Project

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Nogales Lions Club with the aid of many other organizations woke up early December 4, 2011 to bring the spirit of the holidays to 100 children in need. The project in its 38th year began with children and volunteers shopping worth more the $80 for clothing at J.C. Penney and new shoes from Bracker’s Department Store. The project continued with ... Read More »

Celebrating our 90th year as a Rotary Club in Nogales

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The celebratory dinner meeting included fantastic entertainment provided by the Nogales High School Mariachi Apache. The award wining group played a number of traditional mariachi tunes for us before and during dinner. Following the entertainment, Assistant District Governor Martha Grijalva presented awards of appreciation for many years of service to several of our members. Honored were Paul Bracker, 29 years ... Read More »

OPERATION SEE CHANGES LIVES

Lions Club Operation See

The Lions Clubs from Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora along with the Camp Lowell Surgery Center in Tucson, Arizona coordinated Operation See on September 10, 2011 to help low income individuals from Mexico receive life changing eye surgery, which they would not be able to afford on their own. The Lions Club has been providing these operations for over 30 ... Read More »

Teacher of the year 2011

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The Santa Cruz Superintendents Office in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club has named its 2011 Teacher of the Year this past August 19, 2011. Fifteen local teachers were in the running for the top prize and at the event all were honored but a runner up and a grand prizewinner was announced. The event is a year long process ... Read More »

Western Boxing Club

Rene Jimenez, founder and trainer, at Western Boxing Club talks about boxing, his students and the future of the gym.

Before he was a trainer or boxer, Rene Jimenez was playing basketball at a local gym in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, when an argument turned into a melee involving several other people. This unfortunate incident turned into something positive because watching from a distance, local championship boxer David “El Destroyer” Lopez witnessed the brawl and immediately recruited Jimenez as a boxer. ... Read More »

Nogales Rotary Club installs new President and Board of Directors

Outgoing President Patricia Wallace  congratulates new Rotary President Jorge Leon.

Nogales Rotary Club installs new President and Board of Directors The Nogales Rotary Club held an installation and awards banquet on June 23, 2011 for its incoming new president Jorge L. Leon. The out coming President Patricia Wallace conducted the greeting and introductions of recognition awards recipients for the 2010 Rotary year. The Rotarian of the Year award was presented ... Read More »

Leo Club Hosts its first fundraiser

Leo Club members at the Nogales Fourth of July festivities and parade. Leo members sold food as a fundraiser for future projects and also had a float at the parade as a promotional tool for the club.

The Santa Cruz River Leo Club held its first fundraiser on the Fourth of July. The club also participated in the local Nogales Fourth of July parade riding on a Ford Super Duty truck loaned to them by the local Horne Ford Dealership. The newly charted club was busy over the past weeks preparing to participate in the city’s largest ... Read More »

Nogales Lions Club receives donations

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The Nogales Lions Club held its weekly Luncheon meeting this past July 26, 2011. The club spoke about its many programs and projects for the coming 2011 year. In attendance at the local meeting was members from the Green Valley and La Canoa Lions Club. Every year the Nogales Lions Club receives donations and much needed help from the neighboring ... Read More »

Teacher of the Year

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The Santa Cruz County Superintendents Office in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club is preparing to host its annual Teacher of the Year Awards and Ceremony. With teacher nominees from around the county, SCC Superintendent Alfredo Velasquez and the Nogales Rotary Club is in charge of overseeing and coordinating every last detail of pulling off, once again, an amazing ceremony ... Read More »

Nogales Rotary Club installs new President and board of directors

Out coming president Patricia Wallace congratulates Jorge L. Leon as the new Rotary President.

The Nogales Rotary Club held an installation and awards banquet this past June 23, 2011 for its incoming new president Jorge L. Leon. The out coming President Patricia Wallace had greeting and introductions with recognitions awards for the 2010 rotary year. The Rotarian of the year award was also presented at the ceremony which was awarded to Arnold Quijada. The ... Read More »

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