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A positive place for kids!

About our Club! Look around town and you won’t find an organization like the Boys & Girls Club in Nogales, Arizona. The Club first opened its doors on May 24, 1993 as a result of a partnership with the City of Nogales, several years of planning and many, many hours of hard work and dedication. The club was opened in ... Read More »

Nogales Community Food Bank: Keeping fed and healthy

The Nogales Community Food Bank is made up of a group of community volunteers and staff who work together to keep the people of this community fed and healthy. More than 9,000 people and a staggering 2,535 homes throughout Santa Cruz County are provided with help on a monthly basis.  What started out as a simple operation out of Executive ... Read More »

Santa Cruz County Recorders

As your County Recorder, my duties are to record property documents as required by statute.  Documents recorded include real estate transactions, military discharges, subdivision plats and property surveys and other documents required to be made of public record and meet the requirements of ARS 11-480.  All documents are recorded consecutively as of the time they are recorded and stamped with ... Read More »

Nogales Police Department: Improving service

In an ever advancing world the Nogales Police Department is consciously looking for ways to improve the service that is provided to the community and doing so in a more efficient and cost effective manner. In reviewing the manner that patrol officers were deployed in the past, a new approach was implemented on February 7, 2011. The Nogales Police Department ... Read More »

Committed to empowering adults

Students at the Literacy Volunteers of Santa Cruz County are engaged in the english class curriculum.

Literacy Volunteers of Santa Cruz County is a non profit organization that has been serving the community for over twenty years.  They are committed to empowering adults in our community through literacy skills, creating opportunities for individuals to achieve their full personal, professional and civic potential. Literacy Volunteers of Santa Cruz County offers English Language Acquisition and Adult Basic Education/GED ... Read More »

‘La Mujer Mexicana’

Santa Cruz County was treated to a beautiful show, which featured music and poetry from famous and immortalized Mexican composers and writers this past March. The Mexican Concilate, Oriundos de Nogales, the Cultural Arts Center, Nogales International and Nogales Unified School District organized the event, which was held at the James Clark Performing Arts Center at the Nogales High School.The ... Read More »

Getting kids healthy and ready to succeed

Santa Cruz County is home to two new Family Resource Centers that are designed to help families with children aged 0-5 prepare their children for Kindergarten. The Family Resource Center Program is funded by First Things First (www.azftf.gov), a statewide organization dedicated to ensuring that all Arizona’s children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. The program is administered by ... Read More »

The Hilltop Gallery: A cultural staple of the U.S.-Mexico Border

Over the hills and settled in the heart of our city sits the Hilltop Galley which has brought us art and culture since 1972, presenting over 20,000 works of art from both sides of the U.S. – Mexico border. As you walk past the entrance the friendly staff of volunteers greet you with a smile and invite you in to ... Read More »

Croppers Auto Center

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfsCCvs1xfI Cropper’s Nogales  Autocenter’s 20th Anniversary 1991 to 2011The Cropper Auto Group bought the Chevrolet,Cadillac, Oldsmobile, Pontiac,  Buick and GMC  Dealership in 1991. Gary Cropper had his son Mike Cropper operate and build the business until he moved to California in 1997.On June 1, 1998, Gary Cropper brought  Bill Swoger into the Dealership as General Manager and Partner. On December ... Read More »

Oldest sevice club in area

When the GFWC Nogales Woman’s Club was founded October 4, 1922, it was destined to become the oldest club in the area, founded especially to establish the present day Nogales-Santa Cruz County Public Library in 1924. In 1923 the club also affiliated itself with the General Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC), an international organization of volunteers founded in 1898. The ... Read More »

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