10-26 Local Briefs

Pumpkin Trade is Saturday
The Office of Student Activities at Eastern New Mexico University is hosting the Pumpkin Trade canned food drive from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the C&S parking lot, First and Avenue C in Portales.
Residents can exchange canned goods for a pumpkin during the drive.
Information: 562-2631.

Team sponsoring fire relief
The Coronitas womens softball team is sponsoring relief efforts for victims of the California wildfires from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Guy Leeder Softball Complex in Clovis during the Halloween Howwwl softball tournament.
The team will be collecting dry foods, medical supplies, water, diapers and pet food during the event. Those wishing to make monetary donations should make checks out to the Red Cross designated to “California Fires.”
Information: Felicia Jimenez, 693-4331.