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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 »


Our dental office has been declared a FLOSS FREE ZONE. No longer will we burden you with outrageous flossing requirements. No more goopy string, snapping between your teeth. No more getting busted at your cleaning visits. Our intentions are good. Dentists want you to have healthy gums but unless we clean BETWEEN our teeth, gum disease will take hold. Gums ... Read More »

The city skyline

Not only is Hotel Fray Marcos de Niza a prominent feature of the city skyline but also a stable of Nogales, Sonora. Located in one of the tallest buildings in downtown Nogales, Sonora. Construction for the Hotel Fray Marcos de Niza began in 1946 and ended in 1950 due to the shortage of materials caused by World War II. This ... Read More »

“Welcome to Nogales” is new campaign

Businesses along the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexican border have come together to form a committee in an effort to try and bring foreign tourism back into the area. Businesses such as dentists, restaurants and Mexican shops (curios) are coming up with strategies and goals to boost the traffic in the area. The name of the committee is WELCOME TO ... Read More »

Dr. Eladio Pereira’s 25th Anniversary

July 1, 2011 marked Dr. Pereira’s 25th anniversary at Mariposa. To recognize Dr. Pereira for his countless contributions to Mariposa, our patients and our community, a reception was held in his honor. Mariposa’s Board of Directors, providers and leadership team gathered to honor “Dr. P” and express their collective appreciation for his dedication, leadership and service. (Picture: Dr. Pereira receives ... Read More »

Ranch bred Physiologist-Dean Fish

Faint images of rugged men taming the old West run through most of our minds when thinking of the traditional cowboy. Images of men out in the Arizona desert tending cattle, fierce battles between Native Americans over different disputes and equally strong women alongside their men are easily conjured in our imaginations. Santa Cruz County has the real thing when ... Read More »

WIC welcomes you to new home

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture that oversees the WIC program nationwide, the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children or WIC Program meets the nutritional needs of 8.2 million at-risk people each month. The WIC Program serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by ... Read More »

Paving the road through recovery

Every community has members who suffer from substance abuse and mental health issues. Those afflicted with these problems enter a perpetual cycle of obstacles they need to overcome in order to recover. This daunting road to recovery is an almost impossible task to attain which prompted Rick Ploski and Anthony Alberta to offer solutions and support systems that would aid ... Read More »

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