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2015 Candidates of the “Fiestas de Mayo”

2015 “Fiestas de Mayo”

On Tuesday, April 7th the department of Arts and Agriculture in collaboration with the Mexican Consulate selected 4 candidates that will represent the Fiestas de Mayo Celebration. The candidate will be crowned as the official “Reina de las Fiestas.”  Each year the organizers of this event, seek female participants between the ages of 16-19 in Santa Cruz County to participate ... Read More »

“Fiestas de Mayo 2013” queens unite at Frida’s

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Organizers, past queens and queens united on April 24, 2013 at Frida’s in Nogales days before the “Fiestas de Mayo” celebration to be held Saturday, May 4 at Morley Avenue. Food and beverages were served to guests, as the candidates had a chance to meet the public to take pictures. The celebration also hosted candidates from the Nogales, Sonora, MX. ... 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 »

SCC celebrates local centenarians

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Santa Cruz County (SCC) held a centenarian birthday celebration on Jan. 8, 2013. The celebration was a held at the SCC Complex to honor residents who have celebrated 100 birthdays along with the State of Arizona. The event began with an introduction by SCC Recorder Suzanne “Suzie” Sainz and continued with discussion by local historian Axel Holm. Holm spoke about ... Read More »

Annual Produce Carne Asada

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The Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County hosted the Annual Produce Carne Asada on May 7 at the Tubac Golf Resort. For more information about he Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County please visit online at www.clubnogi.com Read More »

Fiestas de Mayo brings community together

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2012 Fiestas de Mayo was held in Nogales at the Pierson Vocation High School field this past May 5, 2012. The celebration featured a parade and continued with the festival that featured live entertainment, food and concluded with the crowning of the Fiestas the Mayo Queen. The event was free of charge and invited local families to attend and participate. ... Read More »

B&G Fiesta de Mayo celebration a triumph

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The Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County hosted its largest fundraiser of the year from May 5-7, their Annual Fiesta the Mayo celebration. This year the event was held at the Tubac Golf Resort, which featured a wonderful dinner, live entertainment and a live auction. The celebration began Saturday with an auction that featured many local donations, which ... Read More »

Inspiring Artistic Talent in SCC

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Many believe that there is an artist in everyone in one form or another. A musician, a poet, sculptor, or maybe a painter. If there is a place in Santa Cruz County that will bring out your artistic side, that place is Niko’s at 1147 W Frontage Rd in Rio Rico. Although it may not look like much from the ... Read More »

Woman of the Year recipients for 2012

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On March 30, 2012, the “Agrupacion de Mujeres A.C.,” named its annual “Woman of the Year” recipients at the Americana Hotel in Nogales, Arizona. The organization holds the annual event as a celebration of International Woman’s Day, which it has participated in Mexico for the last 16 years and has been held in Nogales, Arizona for the last several years. ... Read More »

Mariachi Festival a melodic triumph

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The Mexican Consulate in conjunction with various organizations held the “Festival de Mariachi,” this past March 29, 2012 at the James Clark Performing Arts Center at the Nogales High School. The event celebrates the one-year anniversary since the City of Nogales, Arizona signed the Sister City’s agreement with the City of Nogales, Sonora. In attendance were Mayors from both cities, ... Read More »

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