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Lens on the Border


The Consulate General of Mexico, Santa Cruz Provisional Community College District and Sierra Club Borderlands hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the exhibit “Lens on the Border” on Friday, November 17th at 3:00 p.m. at the college campus. The event was free and open to the public. The event was well attended by the public. The exhibition brought together work from ... Read More »

Power of One Conference 2017


October is always a busy month for the Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office as they host a variety of events on promoting domestic violence awareness. Events included peace walks, intimate ceremonies, and social gatherings. The main goal is to help reduce the number of domestic violence cases in Santa Cruz County through prevention and education. Today, community organizations in the ... Read More »

Arizona@Work Hosted A Successful Job Fair


Arizona@Work hosted their 4th Annual Santa Cruz Job Fair and Community Expo at the Nogales High School Ray Molera Gymnasium on Wednesday, October 11th from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This annual event helps dislocated workers, and new career job seekers connect with local employers in Santa Cruz County. This year a total of 786 people participated in the job fair with ... Read More »

Colorful Festival to Commemorate Mexico’s Independence

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The General Consulate of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, commemorated their 207th Anniversary of Mexico’s Independence “El Grito” with a colorful festival.The event was held on Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Pierson Vocational High School. The event was open to the public with free entertainment from both sister cities. It was hosted by the General Mexican Consulate and the City ... Read More »

Teacher of the Year Awards 2017


The Santa Cruz County Superintendent’s Office and the Nogales Rotary Club held their 10th Annual Teacher of the Year Awards at the Quality Hotel Americana on Friday, August 11, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. The event’s theme this year were black and white, which were displayed on the tables and ballroom decor. The black and white themed event not only recognizes ... Read More »

Jump Back 2 School 2017


It takes a village to raise a child.For several months, local organizations have been meeting monthly to help plan for the Jump Back 2 School event. It is an opportunity for local organizations and community leaders to work in collaboration to host an event to help local families in need. It is estimated that the average family spends approximately $400.00 ... Read More »

4th Annual Public Safety Officer Awards


The Rotary Club of Nogales hosted their 4th Annual Public Safety Officers Awards Dinner on Friday, June 9th, 2017 at the Quality Hotel Americana. The event recognized 15 public safety officers within Santa Cruz County for their service. Family, friends, and colleagues attended the event to show their support to the officers recognized for dedication and hard work in the ... Read More »

Teacher of the Year Kickoff Breakfast


On Thursday April 20, 2017 Santa Cruz County School Superintendent Alfredo I. Velásquez hosted their Annual Teacher of the Year Kickoff Breakfast at the Americana/Quality Inn Patio. This extra ordinary breakfast, was planned by Special Events Coordinator, Patricia Barraza and is done as a token of appreciation to all Sponsors, Donors and all those who so kindly supported last year’s ... Read More »

Thank you!-Cochise College


Cochise College Santa Cruz Center has had a strong presence in our county since 2003. The college has 48 part-time instructors, 4 full-time instructors, with a total of 7 full-time staff members and 5 part-time staff members. “A wonderful aspect of our college is how we emphasize the word “community,” is the service we provide to everyone who walks in our doors. ... Read More »

“Successful Women”


The General Consulate of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona held its 2nd series panel of “Successful Women,” on Monday, March 6th at the bicentennial hall in celebration of International Women’s Day. The guest panel was composed of three successful community leaders: Marie Montenegro-Ochoa (DCS supervisor), Claudia Mariz Oroz (business woman), and Mercedes Castro (Our House Shelter case manager). The first panel ... Read More »

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