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People that “echo”-Alberto Durazo

This month’s people that “echo” recognizes Alberto Durazo.  It is estimated that nearly 50 percent of all Americans ages 15 to 54 experience a psychiatric disorder at some point in their lives. He is a strong advocate for people who struggle with mental health issues. “I can honestly say working in the field of mental health can be a challenging ... Read More »

Stephen Schadler Tapped as Finalist for National Coach of the Year

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association announced last week the advancement of Stephen Schadler from Rio Rico High School as a finalist for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) national coach of the year in the sport of Boys Cross Country. Eight finalists in this sports category from across the nation will be honored during The National ... Read More »

San Cayetano Elementary Celebrates 2018 NEHS Induction of New Members

This week, San Cayetano Elementary inducted 21 new members into the National Elementary Honor Society and welcomed back 3 from last year. “Membership in the San Cayetano Elementary chapter of the National Honor Society has been earned by candidates through the effective demonstration of the four qualities that serve as standards for the Society,” said Miranda Valencia, San Cayetano NEHS ... Read More »

Spelling Bee 2018

The Santa Cruz County Superintendent’s Office hosted their 2018 Spelling Bee Contest. The event was held on Friday, February 2, 2018. The event coordinators: Marisol Chiquete-Bolaina, and Julie A. Ulrich. It was held at the Santa Cruz County Complex. The Spelling Bee began with a pledge of allegiance followed with a warm welcome by the Santa Cruz County Superintendent  Alfredo ... Read More »

Making an Impact-Pinal Hispanic Council

From the moment you walk into Pinal Hispanic Council members are made to feel welcomed. This speaks volumes about the type of help you will receive.Pinal Hispanic Council has been in Santa Cruz County for 7 years. It was founded as a grassroots organization focusing on education and behavioral health. In 1987, PHC began to develop and implement a comprehensive ... Read More »

The Essence of Volunteer Work

The act of donating one’s time freely and willingly for the common good of others without a monetary or financial gain are volunteers. Whenever They are an essential component in our community. Whenever we come across people who at any given time or place who hold others’ wellbeing above themselves are “priceless” to our community. If only more people in ... Read More »

Nogales Women’s March

Women’s March demonstrations took place all across America. The second annual event was packed with even more passion.Nogales held their Women’s March locally too. A group of local activists gathered for the Nogales Women’s March. The event was sponsored by on Facebook, and by Santa Cruz County Democratic Party. The Women’s March was organized by Christine Courtland.   “Our ... Read More »

People that “echo”-Tom Bell

This month Border Eco is featuring in their people that “echo” section Tom Bell. He has been a member of the Hilltop Gallery board of directors for several years now. Bell served one year as treasurer, vice president and for several years now as a handyman. “I was attracted to the Hilltop because of my interest in art and the ... Read More »

One Stop Access to Vibrant Art

The Hilltop Gallery (DBA:  Patrons of the Arts, Inc.) in Nogales, AZ was founded in 1968. In 1968 a group of Nogalians interested in the arts under the leadership of Jean Wisdom formed the Patrons of the Arts with the purpose of building a public gallery.They are a non-profit organization bringing arts and culture to an underserved community. They have ... Read More »

SCVUSD Hosts Info Night on Middle School Cambridge Honors Program

Information about the Cambridge Assessment International Education program at Coatimundi Middle School and Calabasas PreK-8 School will be presented on Thursday, January 11, 2018, 5:30 p.m. at Calabasas School in the middle school (grades 6-8) Multipurpose Room.  This presentation is open to community members, students and any parent/guardian living in Southern Arizona who is interested in enrolling their student in ... Read More »

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