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“Community leaders addressing our veterans needs”

Collaborating to meet the needs of our veterans

On Friday, November 6th several community leaders gathered at the Nogales City Hall to asses the needs of our veterans in Santa Cruz County. The American Red Cross, State Representative Rosanna Gabaldón, Read More »

Jump Back to School Committee host BBQ

Thanking organizations for their support

The Jump Back to School Planning Committee hosted a barbecue party in honor of all the volunteers, businesses, non-profit, and government organizations who participated in the back to school event in August. The JBTS BBQ was held at the Nogales High School Ramada on Saturday, October 3rd. Several representatives from different organizations were in attendance. The barbecue followed with certificates ... Read More »

Mariposa Care Plus

Quality Care

Mariposa Community Health Center offers a full range of primary care services with a focus on preventive care and community-based solutions that enhance both individual care and the health of our communities. Recognizing that patients with complex chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and asthma, require additional services to effectively manage their health, Mariposa established the “Mariposa ... Read More »

MCHC Celebrates National Health Center Week and Honors Congressman Raúl Grijalva

National Health Center Weekúl Grijalva

Mariposa Community Health Center joined health centers nationwide to celebrate National Health Center Week August 9-15, 2015 with a special reception on Wednesday, August 12th at our Nogales location. Approximately 40 individuals attended the reception; including Congressman Raúl Grijalva, Senator Andrea Dalessandro, City of Nogales Mayor John Doyle, Vice-Mayor Greg Lucero, City Council Members Joe Diaz, Cesar Parada and Robert ... Read More »

Court Appointed Special Advocate make a difference in Santa Cruz County

CASA Volunteers

In 1976 a judge in Washington State recruited and trained community volunteers to advocate in dependency cases.  In 1977 the first pilot program was implemented in Washington State.  Following this model, programs started developing all across the United States. CASA is the only program of its kind.  Because of CASA, more than 2 million children in the U.S. have found ... Read More »

Rio Rico School Blitz 2014

Getting ready for the new school year

The Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No.35 held their 6th Annual Back to School Blitz on Saturday, July 25th at Calabasas Middle School and Peña Blanca Elementary School from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The mission of this event is to provide assistance to the district families so their children for the first day of school. All students registered within the ... Read More »

Nogales Community Food Bank making a difference in Santa Cruz County

Nogales Community Food Bank

Nogales Community Food Bank is much more than a food bank. The Nogales Community Food Bank has been in operation for 7 years. Their mission is “Through education, advocacy, and the acquisition, storage, and distribution of food, they anticipate will meet the food needs of the hungry in our community.” In September of 2007, NCFB, started as a “One Man ... Read More »

MCHC Donates AEDs to Nogales Sonora Fire Department

Mariposa Community Health Center

On Thursday, April 23rd, Mariposa Community Health Center’s (MCHC) Chief Executive Officer, Jim Welden and Medical Director, Eladio Pereira, M.D., presented the Nogales Sonora Fire Department with four automated external defibrillators (AEDs).  Nogales Sonora Fire Department Captain Sergio Diaz Regalado and Lieutenant Victor Garay accepted the donation and expressed their gratitude to MCHC for providing their Fire Department with the ... Read More »

Patagonia Youth Empowerment Fair 2015

Participants of the fair

The Patagonia Youth Empowerment Fair took place on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Patagonia High School Gymnasium. This was the 3rd Annual Youth Empowerment Fair with more than 40 organizations participated in the event. Students had an opportunity to find out about summer volunteer, and job opportunities. Students were provided information on health, higher education and nutrition. Law enforcement ... Read More »

PUHS Theatre Students Perform Grease at the Tin Shed Theater

PUHS Theatre Students

Pull your poodle skirts, saddle oxfords and bobby socks out of the back of your closet, the musical Grease is coming to town. Patagonia Union High School’s Theatre department is staging two performances at the Tin Shed Theater next Thursday, May 7th and Friday, May 8th at 6:00 PM. Due to the limited seating capacity at the Tin Shed Theater, ... Read More »

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