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Press Releases Overview


The NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl 2016 Donates Nearly 200 Thousand Dollars to Local Charities and Pumps 21 Million Dollars into the Local Economy

The third NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl game, on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Arizona Stadium, will include great teams, an excellent half time show, and pre-and post-festivities that make this bowl the best ever. The NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl is proud to help raise needed funds for worthy organizations; charitable giving from the 2016 Bowl game was nearly 200 thousand dollars.

Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta Returns to Tucson for 7th Year

The seventh annual Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta presented by Vantage West, Cox, and Visit Tucson will be played on October 5 – 8, 2017 at Kino Stadium in Tucson. This year’s event will include the Naranjeros de Hermosillo, Yaquis de Obregon, Aguilas de Mexicali, and the Cañeros de Los Mochis, all of the Mexican Pacific League (Liga Mexicana Del Pacifico), as well as top prospects from one Major League Baseball (MLB) organization to be determined. Hermosillo and Obregon have participated in all seven years.

Downtown Tucson Turns Red, White and Blue

Downtown Tucson will be all decked out in red, white and blue this Flag Day, Wednesday, June 14! American flags and bunting will adorn light poles and building facades in a celebration of community pride and American spirit.

Blue Star Museums - Tucson & Southern AZ

Calling all active duty military! To thank you for your service, several museums in Tucson & Southern Arizona are offering free admission to active duty, National Guard, and reserve military personnel and their families as part of the Blue Star Museums Appreciation Initiative, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Celebrating July 4th All Week Long at 2nd Saturdays, July 8, 2017

On July 8, 2nd Saturdays sizzles from 4 p.m.-10 p.m.   The July 4th activities keep going as Congress Street jumps with people, music, food and activities. Look for street performers to entertain you, from Toole Ave. to Church Ave. Don't miss the fun!  

Dude Ranchers’ Association Welcomes Rancho De La Osa as Accredited Member

CODY, WYOMING – May 17, 2017 – The Dude Ranchers’ Association (DRA) has added Rancho De La Osa in Sasabe, Arizona to its impressive list of member ranches. The ranch went through a rigorous inspection and approval process and were found to meet the highest standards in the dude ranch industry.