Fireworks update


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The Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce is still accepting donations for the Portales July Fourth Celebration, according to Executive Director Karl Terry.

Live music, a fireworks display, and food vendors will be showcased for the celebration, which will take place on July 4 at the Eastern New Mexico University soccer field and practice football field. This event is funded entirely by local businesses and individual contributions.

Raised to date:

Fundraising goal:

Want to help?

  • Call to pay by credit card: (575) 356-8541
  • Pay online at
  • Mail or pay in person at: 100 South Avenue A, Portales, NM 88130


Fun and festivities

  • Live music will start at 6 p.m. featuring The Engine Room, while Will Bannister will take the stage around 7:30 p.m.
  • A bounce house and petting zoo will be available for children.
  • The music from the event will be broadcast live on KSEL 105.9.
  • Door prizes will be available including a $500 gift certificate to Ashley Furniture.
  • Food vendors such as Tasty Taters, Island Ice Snow Cones, and others will be there.
  • Certain prizes will be reserved for Cannon Air Force Base families, including a 50-inch TV.


— Compiled by PNT staff writer Eric Norwood Jr.

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