Local Briefs March 16, 2008

Filing day is Tuesday
Declarations of candidacy and nominating petitions for legislative, retention district judge, district attorney, Public Regulation Commission, State Board of Education and all Roosevelt County offices must be filed between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Roosevelt County Clerk’s Office, according to a release from Roosevelt County Clerk Janet Collins.

La Escalera Art Guild to meet
La Escalera Art Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Roosevelt County Electric Coop hospitality room.
Bill Curry of Tucumcari will be the guest artist. He will be doing an oil/landscape demonstration. The public is welcome.

Democratic Women to meet
Roosevelt County Democratic Women will meet at noon Monday in the conference room at Roosevelt General Hospital.
Delegates to the state nominating convention will report on the convention. All Democrats are invited to attend.

PHS class of 1974 to meet
The Portales High School class of 1974 will hold a meeting to plan their 35-year reunion at 6 p.m. Thursday at Ashley Furniture in Portales. All members of the class are welcome.
Information: Becky Swaim, 760-9445.

RGH to host blood drive
Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales is hosting a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the donor bus at the hospital parking lot.
Donors must be 17, in good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and present a photo ID along with a list of travel and medications.
Information: 359-1800