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Jump Back 2 School 2016

The Jump Back to School Committee would like to thank the organizations, volunteers, and sponsors for their support. The event helped to serve more than 1,000 families. There were a total of 508 backpacks distributed the day of the event to children and families in need. Comittee Members: Denisse Melendez Judith Mendoza Mary Lopez Lorenia Tamayo Rosie Ainza Kathy Scott ... Read More »

Annual Children’s Health Fair

The Children’s Health Fair was held on April 30th at the Oasis Theater from 3:00 p.m. The event was hosted by Making Connections 4U, the Nogales Unified School District, The Santa Cruz Superintendent’s Office, and SACASA. The event was held in celebration of Children’s Day. Nogales Unified School District and the Santa Cruz Superintendent’s Office sponsored 200 tickets for the ... Read More »

!Viva Mexico! Mexican Consulate Celebrates the 205th Mexican Independence Day

On September 12th, the Consulado General de Mexico of Nogales hosted an event in celebration of the 205th Mexican Independence.  Several organizations as well as community leaders of Santa Cruz County were in attendance. The Consulado General de Mexico honored Alfredo Velazquez Superintendent of the Santa Cruz Unified School District, Municipio de Nogales, Nogales International, The Senior Center, and several ... Read More »

Jump Back to School 2015

On Saturday, July 18, 2015 the 4th Annual Jump Back to School event was held at the Ray Molera Gymnasium at the Nogales High School. The event was organized by the planning committee. Several individuals from different organizations within Santa Cruz come together for the planning of this event. Safeway for several years now has helped to support the Jump ... Read More »

Children’s Health Fair at the Nogales Walmart

Children’s Health Fair at the Nogales Walmart in honor of Children’s Day. Many government and local non profit organizations were in attendance. The purpose of this event is to not only celebrate Children’s Day but to also provide families with information on health, safety and support. Mayor John Doyle was also in attendance to support the Children’s Health Fair. Children ... Read More »

2nd Annual Santa Cruz County World Autism Awareness Day Celebration

The  2nd Annual Santa Cruz County World Autism Awareness Day Celebration took place on Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 2:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at Teyechea Park in Nogales, AZ. This event was is held in commemoration of World Autism Awareness Day.  In December of 2007, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution which designated April 2nd as World Autism Awareness ... Read More »

“Together We Can End Domestic Violence”

The Santa Cruz County Attorney Office and the Victims Services along with the Community Coalition Response (CCRT) team hosted its annual conference at the Esplendor Resort on October 29, 2014 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The conference “Together We Can End Domestic Violence,” was held during the month of October to promote Domestic Violence Awareness. The Santa Cruz County Attorney Office ... Read More »

July 19 is the 3rd Annual Jump Back to School

For the third consecutive year, Nogales business and organizations partnered for Jump Back to School 2014, an annual event directed at families in need as they prepare for the start of the school year. Local business and organizations have united in the past three years to give Nogales children a morning and early afternoon filled with fun, entertainment, free haircuts, lunch  and a backpack filled with school ... Read More »

Historic Proclamation Signed at 2014 Domestic Violence Conference. First Ever Of Its Kind

History was made this Wednesday at the 2014 Law Enforcement Domestic Violence Conference hosted by the County Attorney’s office Victim Services Division. During the event a proclamation was signed by authorities on both of the border to participate in ‘Start By Believing,’ a program that provides support for victims of sexual assault. This is the first program of its kind, ... Read More »

Linkages Builds Bridges Between Local Employers and The Disabled

On Tuesday June 17, Linkages, held its first annual Nogales Building Bridges Awards Ceremony at the Quality Inn Americana. In attendance were various sponsors and organizers of the program, including but not limited to Jim Click, The Nogales Community Food Bank and Jump Back to School. Also attending the event were public officials Mayor Arturo Garino, County Superintendent of Schools ... Read More »

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