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Rio Rico High School Class of 2018

Rio Rico High School Class of 2018 held their graduation ceremony, on Thursday, May 24th, from 4:00-7:00 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 were able to see ... Read More »

COCO “Close to Home”

To the delight of many wide-eyed students, on Thursday, March 29th, three lucky Santa Cruz County schools (Calabasas, Lincoln and Little Red} were treated to a personal visit from famed author Ms. Roni Capin Ashford-Rivera. Ms. Capin Ashford-Rivera was invited by the Santa Cruz County School Superintendent Alfredo I. Velasquez and Ms. Patricia Barraza Preciado, to come to our county ... Read More »

Child-Parent Centers meeting the needs of preschool children

In January of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared The War on Poverty in his State of the Union. Address. Shortly thereafter, Sargent Shriver took the lead in assembling a panel of experts to develop a comprehensive child development program that would help communities meet the needs of preschool children. Head Start was designed to help break the cycle of poverty, ... Read More »

One Stop Access to Vibrant Art

The Hilltop Gallery (DBA:  Patrons of the Arts, Inc.) in Nogales, AZ was founded in 1968. In 1968 a group of Nogalians interested in the arts under the leadership of Jean Wisdom formed the Patrons of the Arts with the purpose of building a public gallery.They are a non-profit organization bringing arts and culture to an underserved community. They have ... Read More »

The Santa Cruz Parent Love Connection

The Santa Cruz Parent Love Connection was founded in 2009. The organization began as a small support group for parents with special needs children and youth. Today, the non-profit organization provides a variety of services to Santa Cruz County families with special needs children and youth. The organization offer services to all children and youth with special needs regardless of ... Read More »

Lowe’s Home Improvement Partners with Rebuilding Together

Lowe’s Home Improvement is partnering with Rebuilding Together Santa Cruz County to renovate the home of Carlos Parra, Jr. Volunteers will provide repairs to his home, focusing on health and safety improvements. Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide bring together thousands of community volunteers each year, to provide free home repairs and modifications to low-income Americans – older adults, persons with disabilities, ... Read More »

Parent Love Connection Celebrates Abilities

The Santa Cruz Parent Love Connection celebrated during the month of October with a walk to spread awareness on down syndrome awareness. During the month of October, the Parent Love Connection celebrates people with Down syndrome by making people aware of their capabilities and their accomplishments. “Our celebration is not about celebrating disabilities, it’s about celebrating their abilities,” said Maria ... Read More »

Angel’s Purse

Angel’s Purse is a non-profit organization in Santa Cruz County serving families and children with autism. The organization was founded in 1998 by the program director Jenny Culver Hill. Mrs. Hill started the organization when her son was diagnosed with autism. She felt at that point not enough information, services or options were available to families with autistic children. Autism ... Read More »

Empowering Future Leaders-Nogales Women’s Club

The Nogales Women’s Club has been serving Santa Cruz County since 1922. It is the oldest service club in the area. It was founded on October 4, 1922, in order to establish the Nogales-Santa Cruz County Public Library, the club immediately affiliated itself with the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC). The Nogales Women’s Club is dedicated to improving the ... Read More »

Luminaria Home Care

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization also known as Luminaria Home Care. This nonprofit organization has been serving Santa Cruz County for over 12 years. Their mission is to demonstrate kindness, do justice and serve those in need. Luminaria Home Care provides an array of quality care services to seniors and individuals with disabilities, so ... Read More »

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