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4th Annual First Things First Celebrates The Young Child “Community Event”

4th Annual First Things First Celebrates The Young Child “Community Event”

First Things First held their 4th Annual Celebrates The Young Child event in Nogales, Arizona at the Quality Hotel Americana on Saturday, February 7th. First Things First opened their doors to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Organizations that participated in this event were Child-Parent Centers, Inc., Child & Family Resources, Inc., Kid’s House Montessori Daycare & Preschool, ... Read More »

“The Borderlands Food Bank Serves Santa Cruz County, Arizona, Internationally and 18 other States within the U.S. ”

Nogales Borderlands Food Bank

Hunger has always been a cause of concern in third world countries, but most people don’t realize hunger exists within our own community too. Here in the United States, we are a country of consumers, but we are also the largest producers of waste. As a result, the Borderlands Food Bank has dedicated themselves to making sure food does not ... Read More »

“Making Lasting Contributions Towards Creating A Better Environment”


The Santa Cruz Training Program has been dedicated to serving  children and adults with disabilities within Santa Cruz County  for more than 46 years .The training program was founded by Ana Maria Copola. An advocate for children with disabilities who started to get other parents involved in starting a program to meet the needs of children with disabilities. It started ... Read More »

Lincoln Lions continue to SHINE!

Lincoln School learning about community service.

    Through the use of Pillars of Character Education and Sharing is Caring ideas, students came together to collect 1927 pounds of non-perishable food items for the community food drive, sponsored by UNISOURCE! Norma Lucero, Administrative Assistant, UniSource Energy Services, has been teaming up with Lincoln Elementary for the past years to do a food drive. Students collected food ... Read More »

Santa Cruz Community Coalition aims to empower our community by providing a safe environment that promotes equality, healthy lifestyles and choices.

Santa Cruz Community Action-" Making A Difference"

Santa Cruz Community Coalition is a non-profit organization.  Their main focus is to implement programs that help prevent and educate the community on improving the health and well-being of the community. The Santa Cruz Community Action Coalition is a group of community members with a common vision. The coalition was formed as a means to help improve our community by combining ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Day Project

Nogales Rotarians, and their families began the day at 7 am at Villa’s Market on Grand Avenue.

Another Thanksgiving Day has come and gone. Food was cooked and shared with family and friends.  Thank you prayers were uttered for all the blessings received during the year. For a group of Nogales Rotarians, and their families, the day began at 7 am at Villa’s Market on Grand Avenue.  Once at the store, they were met by employees who ... Read More »

“Walk to End Domestic Violence”

Nidia Solorzano from the Santa Cruz County Attorney Office of Victim Services one of the many organizers of this event.

The Victims Services Division from the Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office in collaboration with the Santa Cruz County Community Response Team & Task Force Against Family Violence (SCCCRT) held the “Official Proclamation and Candlelight Vigil,” on Monday, October 6th from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. After the official ceremony that was very well attended by the public, the “Walk to End Domestic ... Read More »

Cold Water Challenge: Derek Arnson, Nogales Chief of Police does viral dare


If you use Facebook chances are you’ve seen friends post videos of the ‘Cold Water Challenge.’ It’s a viral trend making the rounds on social media. The idea of this trend is when a person gets nominated for the “Cold Water Challenge” they have approximately 24 hours to respond to it- whether they jump right into it, get sprayed by ... Read More »

3rd Annual Friends in Recovery Awards


The Living Center had their 3rd Annual Banquet this year at Mr. C’s. The event “Friends in Recovery” was a huge success as many community partners and members were present. The event is to honor individuals who have been successful in their recovery. It also honored those organizations who helped these individuals through their recovery. Many individuals were honored for ... Read More »

Linkages Builds Bridges Between Local Employers and The Disabled


On Tuesday June 17, Linkages, held its first annual Nogales Building Bridges Awards Ceremony at the Quality Inn Americana. In attendance were various sponsors and organizers of the program, including but not limited to Jim Click, The Nogales Community Food Bank and Jump Back to School. Also attending the event were public officials Mayor Arturo Garino, County Superintendent of Schools ... Read More »

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