Governor Padres of Sonora with Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino, former Douglas Mayor Dr. Mike Gomez and former San Luis Mayor Juan Carlos Escamilla in Tucson June 8 where they were each presented with the Tony Certosimo Award. Submitted Photo
Mayor Gomez was one of three border town mayors honored for their proven effectiveness of support and collaboration in revitalizing the border communities.
In addition to Mayor Gomez, Nogales’ Mayor Arturo Garino and San Luis’ former Mayor Juan Carlos Escamilla were also honored.
The Tony Certosimo Award commemorates the spirit of the Arizona Mexico Commission’s first executive director. Mr. Certosimo’s dedication and leadership enabled the AMC to grow into the vibrant organization.