12-5 Local Briefs

AARP to discuss identity theft
The Roosevelt County chapter of the AARP will host a forum from 9:30 -11 a.m. Thursday at the Community Services Center in Portales.
The forum will discuss how to place a security freeze on financial records to protect from identity theft. Several health care reform proposals that may go before the state legislature in 2008 as well as retirement and Social Security reform proposals will also be discussed.
The meeting is open to the public.

Soccer boosters to meet
The Portales Soccer Boosters will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Zia Room of the Portales Municipal Schools Central Office Annex, 501 S. Abilene.
The meeting is open to anyone interested.