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Santa Cruz County Community Network Information Fair

The CASA Program, Cenpatico and various other community organizations, health providers, behavioral health service providers, and government agencies participated this past Friday, May 11 in a community event that provided information to the community on how to access and apply for these services. The event was held out side the side walk of Nogales Walmart Super-Center. Read More »

Annual Produce Carne Asada

The Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County hosted the Annual Produce Carne Asada on May 7 at the Tubac Golf Resort. For more information about he Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County please visit online at Read More »

B&G Fiesta de Mayo celebration a triumph

The Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County hosted its largest fundraiser of the year from May 5-7, their Annual Fiesta the Mayo celebration. This year the event was held at the Tubac Golf Resort, which featured a wonderful dinner, live entertainment and a live auction. The celebration began Saturday with an auction that featured many local donations, which ... Read More »

Annual Junior Olympics competition

The Nogales Lions Club hosted its Annual Junior Olympics in April 2011. The event was organized through the Nogales Lions Club with the assistance of the Nogales High School and participating local elementary schools. Dina Sanchez, chairperson for the event and member of the club, has organized and lead the event to success for several years. The club takes the ... Read More »

Overwhelming Support at Kid’s Farmers Market Ribbon Cutting

At 3:03 p.m. on April 13th, a flood of students came pouring out of Wade Carpenter Middle School to where the buses awaited. At this moment Arthur Espinoza, Executive Director of the Nogales Community Food Bank, Mayor Arturo Garino, Congressman Raul Grijalva, W.C. Principle Mrs. Montiel and two of the schools students together all holding a pair of pruning shears ... Read More »

Event Helps Families, Young Kids Learn!

CONTRIBUTED Families with kids birth to 5 years old are invited to play and learn together at the First Things First Celebrates the Young Child event on April 21. Research shows that most of a child’s brain develops before they are 5 years old. Kids with quality early childhood experiences do better in school, have better relationships with classmates and ... Read More »

The Turtle Bay Café

It’s lunch hour and people are starting to get hungry for something delicious and affordable, the recently opened Turtle Bay Café is an alternative most locals have yet to discover. Located just north of Walgreens in Nogales, at 2069 N. Grande Ave., the café is open from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. The eatery features daily specials ... Read More »


The Girl Scout troops of Santa Cruz County celebrated World Thinking Day 2012 on February 25, 2012 at Desert Shadows Middle School. World Thinking Day gives the girl scouts a chance to celebrate international friendships and remind them that the Girl Scouts is a global community. Read More »

IME Becas

The Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona held a breakfast on March 21st at 9:30 a.m. for members of the Local Committee of IME Becas to meet with the 11 students from Cochise College that were awarded scholarships from this program. What is IME Becas? In 2005 the Government of Mexico announced the launch of the IME Becas Program, ... Read More »

Nogales Community Food Bank Kid’s Farmers Market at AJ Mitchell

As the date of the official ribbon cutting of the Nogales Community Food Bank’s Kid’s Farmers Market gets closer and closer, the program continues to grow both in size and noteriety. The program started off with a trial run at the Boys and Girls club, which turned out to be a great success. About a month later they moved on ... Read More »

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