AIM Peñasco opens Child Therapy Center

The educational civil association AIM Peñasco, A.C., in conjunction with U.S. affiliate Steps of Love, has taken another step in empowering learning experiences in Puerto Peñasco with the inauguration of a Child Therapy and Attention Center (C.A.T.I.). AIM staff and collaborators, along with founder Kathleen “la Tia Katy” Duncan, were on hand for the moving […]

Rocky Point Medical Clinics continues to adjust under Covid

Though the vaccination process against Covid-19 has begun among local health workers, the bi-national Rocky Point Medical Clinics has seen the need to adjust their health clinic program for 2021. Rocky Point Medical Clinic Director, Loly Martinez, detailed the organization, along with the Palabras de Esperanza Community Center housed in the same location, will resume […]

CEDO looks to exciting opportunities in 2021

2020 was a challenging year, in the extreme, for the entire world due to the coronavirus pandemic, itself a result of environmental degradation caused by the unsustainable actions of humans on our environment. Scientists have long predicted that declining natural habitat and increased exploitation of wild species virtually assures human exposure to potentially devastating novel […]

Give a Holiday Meal + the Gift of Education!

Want to brighten the holidays and the future of kids in Rocky Point? Consider providing a young person living in poverty with the gift of education and a special meal to share with their family. Your holiday sponsorship will provide a student with educational support for a month semester or year, as well as a […]

Holiday Giving Guide 2020

Each year, several holiday drives across Puerto Peñasco aim to bring additional cheer and warmth to the community.  There’s plenty of opportunities to take part in making the 2020 holiday season special. Be sure to dive in where you can to help spread the holiday spirit! AIM – Blanket Drive / Pots & Pans drive […]

Pelican Point condo rental to benefit Santa Claus Club

Winter Vacation plans? The Santa Claus Club has been granted the use of a two bedroom, 2 bath condo on Pelican Point for December, January and February. Condo is fully furnished, TV, wifi and a great view of Pelican Point and Cholla Bay. Three night minimum. Rent is $75.00 per night (50% off the normal […]

Palabras de Esperanza holiday gift drive

With the goal of bringing Christmas smiles to at least 200 children in the area of Col. San Rafael, the Palabras de Esperanza (Words of Hope) Community Center has launched a toy & candy drive now through Dec. 19th. Loly Martinez, Community Center director, detailed their scaled back goal this year is to distribute 200 […]

Black Friday at Plaza Fabiola

A word from Plaza Fabiola Under normal circumstances, we would be announcing our 6 year anniversary and fashion show.  But unfortunately, we’ll just have to wait until it’s safe to have a close gathering.  We will, however, still do a Black Friday sale, with 20% to 40% discount on everything.  And, it will last through […]

CEDO receives 2020 Accreditation for Institutionality and Transparency

The Mexican Center for Philanthropy (CEMEFI) has granted the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) 2020 Accreditation for Institutionality and Transparency (AIT).  CEMEFI aims to foster the professionalization of the philanthropic sector by providing certainty to donors while promoting transparency and accountability. “CEDO Intercultural is one of 69 organizations from civil […]

Santa Claus Club Thanksgiving Raffle

Charitable organizations, families, and businesses across Rocky Point have been severely impacted by the eight-month stretch (so far) of restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of covid-19. The yearlong activities of the Santa Claus Club are no exception. After having to cancel the Spring cornhole fundraising tournament, John Fowler of the Santa Claus Club had […]

Of Art and Catharsis

By Naomi Black This is a story about what goes on in my head. It may be interesting to somebody and probably really, really boring to the masses. Yesterday, Russ and I took a long walk and I voiced what was on my mind. Finally, making – what was for me – a tough decision. He told […]

10th Annual Sonoran Resorts Holiday Food Drive

The Sonoran Resorts host an Annual Holiday Food Drive, and now it’s in its 10th year!  This year’s collection efforts are set to begin shortly following preparation of large gift-wrapped empty boxes placed outside sales offices at each of the Sonoran Resorts lobbies. If you’re in town, drop off an item or two (or more) […]

2020 Day of the Dead contest to be held under health protocols

Puerto Peñasco will be holding its traditional Day of the Dead Altar and Catrina contests for a 6th consecutive year, though this time under specific health protocols, explained Municipal Art and Culture Director Beatriz Salido Macías. The contests, set for Oct. 31st, help preserve Mexican traditions while encouraging community participation in recreational and cultural activities, […]

Patsy Hesler Clark Celebration of Life Nov. 28th

On October 3rd, Puerto Peñasco lost one of its most beloved and recognized individuals, Patsy Hesler Clark. Patsy could often be found walking the beach with her dear friend Doris and dog, Lucy (Lucita), playing bingo, or attending fundraisers for local charities.  She enjoyed her time in Peñasco and was seldom seen without a smile […]