Mayor launches Christmas toy drive
The Mayor’s Christmas Toy Drive: Operation Santa Cop will host the first toy drive of the season from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday during the Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast at First Baptist Church in Portales.
Police officers will be collecting new toys for boys and girls from birth through age 18 who may not get a Christmas this year.
Toys should be new and unwrapped. Gifts will be delivered throughout December.
Food bank to distribute commodities
The Life Saver Food Bank will be distributing commodities from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building.
To receive commodities, individuals must be residents of Portales, not receive assistance from other organizations and meet income guidelines.
Tickets available for Pops Dinner Concert
The 2008 Pops Dinner Concert will be held Nov. 15 at Eastern New Mexico University.
The concert features the University Wind Symphony and the Swanee Singers.
Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance, by mail. Make check or money order payable to University Friends of Music and mail to: POPS Concert, P.O. Box 314, Clovis, NM 88101. Orders must be received by Nov. 11.
Information: Nancye Gressett, 762-0619.