Local Briefs Nov. 23

PNT Staff Reports

ENMU on fall break this week

Faculty and students at Eastern New Mexico University will observe Fall/Thanksgiving Break this week. The university will be open and staff will work Monday-Wednesday.

Classes will resume Dec. 1.

Mayor’s Toy Drive continues

The Mayor’s Christmas Toy Drive: Operation Santa Cop continues through Dec. 24.

Police officers will collect new toys for children through age 18 who otherwise might not have a Christmas this year. New, unwrapped toys may be dropped off at City Hall, the Portales Police Department, Portales Senior Citizens Center, Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce, Hestand’s Floral, Roosevelt General Hospital and McDonald’s.

Toys also can be donated from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 6 at Wal-Mart, and from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 12 at the courthouse, during the lighted Christmas parade.

Information: 356-6662.