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Nogales Fire Department

The Nogales Fire Department (NFD) was out collecting toys for kids this past Saturday 17, 2011 in front of the local Walgreens. This was the second consecutive weekend that the NFD was out collecting toys for the holidays. Also helping spread the news of the donating was Maxima Radio station. Over 400 toys have been collected through out the weekends, ... Read More »

The Holiday Spirit around Santa Cruz County

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

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!

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 »

Mexican Consulate holds “Lucha Libre” photo exhibit

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 »

Veterans Day Celebration in Santa Cruz County

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 »


The Lions Clubs from Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora along with the Camp Lowell Surgery Center in Tucson, Arizona coordinated Operation See on September 10, 2011 to help low income individuals from Mexico receive life changing eye surgery, which they would not be able to afford on their own. The Lions Club has been providing these operations for over 30 ... Read More »

Youth art exhibit

Young Audiences of Santa Cruz County and the Hilltop Art Gallery presented the 2nd Annual Youth Art Exhibit. The event took place at Kasa Mia Restaurant and featured local children’s artwork, dining and music. It was a two day event, one for adults only and the second one for the entire family. Tickets were sold for $20 per adult. Guests ... Read More »

Scholarship Program at Cochise College

On September 28th, the Government of Mexico through the Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, and the Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office held a ceremony of the “IME Scholarship Program” at Cochise College. IME Scholarship is a program aimed by the Mexican government, local government institutions, and private sector, among others, that contribute to development the education of Mexican ... Read More »

Santa Cruz County Fair

The Santa Cruz County Fair and Rodeo held its 96th annual event at the Sonoita Fair Grounds. Activites included a carnival, 4-H exhibits and auction, several hundred open division exhibits, ranch rodeo, barrel racing, team roping, all-day entertainment, food, premium and sweepstakes awards and barbeque lunch. The event was a weekend endeavor that started on Friday, September 16th and finished ... Read More »

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