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“Providing Opportunities”

The Santa Cruz Training Programs are dedicated to serving children and adults with disabilities in Santa Cruz County for 50 years. Last year in November, they celebrated their 50th anniversary. The training program was founded by Ana Maria Coppola. An advocate for children with disabilities who started to get other parents involved in starting a program to meet the needs ... Read More »

Parent Love Connection Downright Awesome

October is the month of international Down syndrome awareness. It is estimated 1 in every 691 babies in the United States are born with Down syndrome. Down syndrome affects people of all races and economic levels. According to the National Down Syndrome Society, Down syndrome is the most commonly occurring chromosomal condition.   The Santa Cruz Parent Love Connection celebrated during ... Read More »

Creating Opportunities Santa Cruz Workforce

Santa Cruz Workforce hosted their 6th Annual Santa Cruz Job Fair and Community Expo at the Nogales High School Ray Molera Gymnasium on Friday, October 18th from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Every year Santa Cruz Workforce hosts this annual event to help dislocated workers, and new career job seekers connect with local employers in Santa Cruz, Cochise, and Pima County. This ... Read More »

Making Difficult Decisions

With more than 50 years of law enforcement experience, Sheriff Tony Estrada knows first hand that Nogales, Arizona is one of the most secure areas along the Mexican border. “The crime rate along our border town is extremely low, people are safe walking our streets at night, we take great pride in knowing our community is a safe place for ... Read More »

Santa Cruz County Embraces the “Choose Love Movement”

On Wednesday, September 18th at 5:30 p.m., Santa Cruz County Embraced the “Choose Love Movement.” Little Red School held a free community event promoting the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement. The event was hosted by CHARM, Superintendent Kathy Romero, and the Santa Cruz County Superintendent’s Office. The event was well attended by the public and community leaders. An empowering evening ... Read More »

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona-Empowering Girls

The Girl Scouts of Santa Cruz County seeks to empower girls through courage, confidence, and character through a wide variety of enriching experiences, while helping them develop their full individual potential.The Girl Scout Movement began more than 100 years ago, when Juliette Gordon Low organized the very first Girl Scout troop in Savannah, GA on March 12, 1912. In the ... Read More »

Inspiring Educator

A teacher who has the ability to inspire students is the type of teacher who will for a long time be remembered. Students who are inspired by teachers accomplish amazing things, and that motivation almost always stays with them. That’s because inspiration is one of the most important gifts an educator can provide to its students.  Exceptional educators are able ... Read More »

Masters Diamond Award

CENTURY 21 Success Realty is pleased to announce that Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized Amado Manriquez sales affiliate with the office, as a top-producer nationwide when it honored him with the coveted CENTURY 21® Masters Diamond Award. Diamond level status is awarded to a C21® sales affiliate who has met minimum sales production of $235,000 or 58 closed ... Read More »

RRHS-Class of 2019

Rio Rico High School Class of 2019 held their graduation ceremony, on Thursday, May 23rd, from 5:00-9:30 p.m. The Rio Rico Marching Hawks Band played from the lower field, while the soon to be graduates came down the stairways in their customized graduation attire. From every angle of the field stadium, friends, school faculty, and family members were able to ... Read More »

6th Annual World Autism Month Celebration

The Southern Arizona Autism Association hosted their 6th Annual World Autism Month Celebration on Saturday, April 6th, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Teyechea Park.It was a binational event where over 50 vendors were invited, with 5 organizations from Nogales, Sonora. It was a free event open to the public with 500 people in attendance, where they had the opportunity ... Read More »

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