Local Briefs, April 27, 2008

Bonem Home in need of supplies

Bonem Home of Portales, a non-profit residential treatment center for children between the ages of 7 and 12, is seeking donations that will be used for renovations of the home and its property.

At the top of its list of needs are home improvement supplies such as floor tiles and window blinds, landscaping supplies such as live turf,

flowers and saplings, and furniture in good condition. Cash donations toward these projects, as well as volunteers to help with the work, are also welcome.

Bonem Home, which opened in July of 2006, is an eight-bed facility that provides around-the-clock care and supervision for children with emotional problems or children that have been abused and/or neglected.

Information: contact Marissa Pena or Bianca Garcia, 356-5112 or visit their Web site at:

Voting machine test set

Roosevelt County Clerk Janet Collins and her staff will be test voting the absentee voter and alternate site voting machines at 9 a.m. on Monday in the basement hallway at the Roosevelt County Courthouse.

The public is welcome to observe, according to a press release.

Windbreak trees have arrived

The windbreak trees have arrived at the Roosevelt County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Information: Dona Hamar, 356-4465, ext. 101.