Local Briefs, April 16, 2008

Girls softball coaches to meet
There will be a coaches meeting for Portales girls softball leagues at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Portales Recreation Center, 18th Street and Avenue I.

All previous coaches and those interested in coaching are invited.
Girls fastpitch signups and tryouts are Saturday at the Portales Softball Complex with the following schedule:
8-under — 10 a.m.
11-under — 11:30 a.m.
14-under — 1 p.m.

Information: 356-8598 or after 3 p.m. call Ben Rodriquez 760-6922.

Preschool clinics scheduled

Regional Educational Center No. 6 at Eastern New Mexico University will hold free preschool screening clinics will be held in area schools for children birth to age 5. Along with the screenings schools will also be offering the Child Find program to provide a record of a child if they are lost.

The schedule is as follows:
Melrose — 9 a.m. to noon Friday, contact Sandra Gannon/Karla Moore, 253-4266.
Floyd — 9 a.m. to noon April 25, contact Debbie Hunton/Damon Terry, 478-2211.
Elida — 9 a.m. to noon May 9, contact Peggy Massey, 274-6211.

Commodity distribution cancelled

The monthly distribution of commodities at the Memorial Building in Portales, scheduled for Thursday has been cancelled, according to a press release.

Information: 356-2005

Educational retirees to meet

The Roosevelt County Association of Educational Retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the cafeteria conference room at Roosevelt General Hospital.

Judy Griego of the Community Services Center will be the guest speaker, according to a press release.