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Community Food Bank Board of Directors Selects Michael McDonald as New President/CEO

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Tucson: The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona Board of Directors has selected Michael McDonald as its new President/CEO. The announcement was made by Gregg Johnson, Chair of the Community Food Bank Board. The Board conducted a nationwide search before selecting Mr. McDonald. He will begin his new duties on January 2, 2014. Mr. McDonald has been Executive Director of ... Read More »

SCC Relay For Life Kicks off season

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Community members gathered at Esplendor Resort on February 18, 2014 to kick off the Relay For Life season in Santa Cruz County. The kick-off lunch gave people the opportunity to register their teams, join the American Cancer Society (ACS) and learn more about ways to get involved. Tables were set up to register teams and survivors and to buy luminaria ... Read More »

5TH ANNIVERSARY OF KINO BORDER INITIATIVE (2009-2014)

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The KINO BORDER INITIATIVE (KBI) was officially born in January of 2009 in Ambos Nogales (the twin cities on the USA-Mexico border) with the participation of six organizations of the Catholic Church from both the US and Mexico: Diocese of Tucson, Jesuit Refugee Services, Society of Jesuit Province of California, Diocese of Hermosillo, Missionaries of the Eucharist from Colima, Mexico, ... Read More »

First Things First Celebrates the Young Children

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First Things First of Santa Cruz County hosted its third annual “Celebrates the Young Child” event this Saturday February 8, 2014. It was held at the Americana Hotel from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event was open to children birth to 5 years old and their families and include: Practical parenting tips; importance of play for young children; healthy ... Read More »

Special Olympics Games 2013

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Nogales Infantil hosted this year’s Special Olympics on November 8, 2013 at Pierson Field. This is the forth year these non-profit organizations hosted the event, which each year seems to have more participants from Santa Cruz County and from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. The event began at 9 a.m. with the singing of the U.S. and Mexican National Anthems, and continued ... Read More »

“Fashion Show” to benefit St. Andrew’s Childrens Clinic

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The BFW hosted a marvelous fashion show on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Many local children were featured in fashionable carnaval and summer attire. The event also had raffles, food and music to accompany the show which proceeds went to benefit the St. Andrew’s Children’s Clinic in Nogales, AZ. As the event began, masters of ceremonies, Salvador Diaz, presented St. Andrews’ ... Read More »

Advocating against Domestic Violence

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The Coordinated Community Response Taskforce (CCRT) for Domestic Violence (Prevention, Awareness and Service Response) held a meeting this past March 2013. The purpose of the group is to create awareness and gather resources for domestic violence and for those affected. The group brainstormed possible ideas and solutions to eradicate Domestic Violence in Santa Cruz County. The group also began preparations ... Read More »

JBTS prepares for 2013 event

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Thanks to many other organizations and businesses Santa Cruz County Community will be sponsoring their second annual Jump Back to School fair at the Nogales High School, Ray Molera Gymnasium. The success of the 2012 event recently prompted the JBTS board of directors to vote Arthur Espinoza as Chairman of the Board for a second consecutive year. This fair is ... Read More »

Girl Scouts take community around the world

Local Girl Scouts show off their traditional Japanese garments called Kimonos at the 2013 World Thinking Day.

Girl Scout troops of Santa Cruz County (SCC) celebrated World Thinking Day 2013 on February 23, 2013 at Desert Shadows Middle School. World Thinking Day gives the girl scouts a chance to celebrate international friendships and remind them that the Girl Scouts is a global community. Many local troops participated in the event this year, which treated the community to ... Read More »

First Things First Celebrates the Young Child Event

Pictured above are children that benefited and participated from the 2012 event. This year's event is open to the public and hopes to draw families from around Santa Cruz County.

First Things First of Santa Cruz County will be hosting its second annual “Celebrates the Young Child” event this Saturday February 9, 2013. It will be held at the Americana Hotel from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event is open to children birth to 5 years old and their families and will include: Practical parenting tips; importance of play ... Read More »

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