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Distinguished Humanitarian-Sheriff “Tony”Estrada

During the 2018 LULAC Unity Luncheon on Thursday, July 19th Sheriff Antonio “Tony” Estrada received the 2018 Ohtli Award for Lifetime of Service. The award is one of Mexico’s highest civilian honors bestowed to distinguished individuals for their humanitarian service.   The Ohtli Award is bestowed to distinguished individuals who have provided assistance or positively affected the lives of Mexican ... Read More »

Community Partner-The Consulate General of Mexico

The Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona is one of our closest community partners. It also one of 1674 foreign representations across the United States, and the only foreign representation in Nogales. The Consulate General of Mexico was established on May 14th of 1885 (133 years ago). They have been serving our community for several decades now. The consulate ... Read More »

Walking to Magdalena: an O’odham Pilgrimage

The Consulate General of Mexico hosted their opening ceremony of the photographic exhibition “Walking to Magdalena: an O’odham Pilgrimage by Maeve Hickey on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the consulate at 135 W. Cardwell. The exhibit was in celebration of the 5-day pilgrimage by members of the Tohono O’odham Nation from San Miguel who crossed the reservation ... Read More »

Domestic Violence Official Proclamation March of Peace & Candlelight Vigil 2017

On Monday, October 2nd at 5:30 p.m. the Santa Cruz County Complex by the office of the Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office and Victims Services Division hosted their Annual Domestic Violence Official Proclamation March of Peace & Candlelight Vigil in memory of victims of domestic violence who lost their lives, and honor survivors. The goal is to bring community awareness. ... Read More »

MADD from the Southern Arizona Affiliate Awards County Attorney

Congratulations George Silva for being awarded the top DUI Enforcement Officer for Santa Cruz County. This event was held on Wednesday, August 23rd at Casino del Sol in Tucson, Arizona. Mr. Silva received his Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Award from the Southern Arizona Affiliate for his work in prevention. He has carried out for the last six years a ... Read More »

Community Ambassador-NHS Student Joshua Sanchez

A student from Nogales High School was recently selected by Governor Ducey’s Office of Youth, Faith, and Family to represent Santa Cruz County. Joshua Sanchez a 17-year old senior at Nogales High School was selected to be a community ambassador to help lead service projects, develop initiatives and lead his peers in solving social challenges facing Arizona youth. Governor Ducey’s ... Read More »

4th Annual Public Safety Officer Awards

The Rotary Club of Nogales hosted their 4th Annual Public Safety Officers Awards Dinner on Friday, June 9th, 2017 at the Quality Hotel Americana. The event recognized 15 public safety officers within Santa Cruz County for their service. Family, friends, and colleagues attended the event to show their support to the officers recognized for dedication and hard work in the ... Read More »

“Successful Women”

The General Consulate of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona held its 2nd series panel of “Successful Women,” on Monday, March 6th at the bicentennial hall in celebration of International Women’s Day. The guest panel was composed of three successful community leaders: Marie Montenegro-Ochoa (DCS supervisor), Claudia Mariz Oroz (business woman), and Mercedes Castro (Our House Shelter case manager). The first panel ... Read More »

IME-BECAS Scholarship Program

On Tuesday, November 29th,2016 Cochise College and the Nogales Mexican Consulate hosted the IME-BECAS Scholarship Program at 12:15 p.m. at Cochise College. The IME-BECAS scholarship program began helping out local students in Santa Cruz County since 2005. In 2011, IME-BECAS Scholarship Program partnered with Cochise College to offer scholarships to students planning on attending the college. For several years now this ... Read More »

Power of One Conference

October is always a busy month for the Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office as they host a variety of events on promoting domestic violence awareness. Events included peace walks, intimate ceremonies, and social gatherings. The main goal is to help reduce the number of domestic violence cases in Santa Cruz County through prevention and education. Today, community organizations in the ... Read More »

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