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The Holiday Spirit around Santa Cruz County

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The Cultural Arts Committee in conjunction with the Mexican Consulate held a Christmas Nativity showcase this past Friday, December 16, 2011. The showcase was held in Downtown Nogales at the Primeria Alta Historical Society building. Participants from all over the county came together to showcase their own representation of the Christmas Nativity scene. Read More »

Consulate’s amazing year continues

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The Mexican Consulate held an informative conference on Friday, December 16, 2011. The consulate honored different organizations in Santa Cruz County that have performed above and beyond to benefit the community. Organizations honored included the Kino Border Initiative who works with deported immigrants and the work they do to help feed, house and attend to each individuals. Also honored was ... Read More »

Christmas Light Parade a success!

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The City of Nogales hosted its annual Christmas Light Parade this past December 3, 2011. Uncertainty fell due to weather conditions but the parade continued and was a great success even with the light drizzle of rain and the cold. Participations from all around the county made there way to Morley Avenue for the scheduled 4:30 p.m. line up and ... Read More »

Lions Club holds annual Christmas Project

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Nogales Lions Club with the aid of many other organizations woke up early December 4, 2011 to bring the spirit of the holidays to 100 children in need. The project in its 38th year began with children and volunteers shopping worth more the $80 for clothing at J.C. Penney and new shoes from Bracker’s Department Store. The project continued with ... Read More »

Mexican Consulate holds “Lucha Libre” photo exhibit

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The Mexican Consulate in Nogales held a photography exhibit this past November 18, 2011 that was dedicated to “Lucha Libre.” The photos that were on display were the work of Mexican Wrestling Photographer Rosalio Vera Franco. The gallery was originally commissioned by the “Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México,” as an educational exhibit that has been on display throughout the world. ... Read More »

Expo Proveeduría, Nogales 2011

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“Expo Proveeduría, Nogales 2011”, a business expo hosted in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico on the 16th and 17th of November 2011. The purpose of the expo was to connect large “maquilardas” and established manufacturers in the state of Sonora with possible providers of goods, commercial or business. The event focused on connecting local and regional businesses and forge new relationship that ... Read More »

Veterans Day Celebration in Santa Cruz County

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Santa Cruz County honored Veterans this past Friday, November 11, 2011. The special day was marked with a parade through the streets of Downtown Nogales featuring veterans and peace officers from all branches of service. The parade also included the Nogales High School Band, Rio Rico High School Band, Coatimundi Middle School Band and many other musical acts from schools ... Read More »

Fresh Fest a success for health lifestyles

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A farmer’s market with a healthy twist was hosted in downtown Nogales on November 5, 2011. Fresh Fest as it was titled, promoted local foods, lifestyle and the arts. It featured fresh local foods and entertainment that included a Zumba Party, musical acts, and an array of vendors offering different products from around the county. The festival was situated at ... Read More »

Special Olympics held in Nogales

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Promotoras de Nogales and Nogales Infantil hosted this year’s Special Olympics on November 4, 2011 at Pierson Field. This is the second year these non-profit organizations hosted the event, which had 120 participants from Santa Cruz County and from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. The event began at 10 a.m. with the singing of the U.S. and Mexican National Anthems, and continued ... Read More »

Lourdes students win International art competition

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Lourdes Catholic School is academically known for many things, but it is also well recognized for its arts programs. This past November 3, 2011 students Gyselle Cuevas Ramirez and Cynthia Buela Montanez were two of the winners in an International art competition put together by “Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior (IME).” The group which is part of the ... Read More »

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