Community Commitment

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November 15, 2019

12:00 am: Open Insurance Enrollment

Location:  La Casa Family Health Center, 1521 W 13th St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  La Casa Family Health Centers are available to help you enroll in insurance during this open enrollment season. La Casa has Outreach specialists that are certified in marketplace insurance and can help enroll individuals in insurance they may qualify for. Call La Casa Family Health Center for more information or to schedule an appointment.

12:00 am: Lady Ram Discount Cards

Location:  Portales High School, 201 S Knoxville Ave, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  Lady Ram Basketball Discount Cards are on sale now! These discount cards have 21 restaurants from the Clovis and Portales area and are good for one year with unlimited uses. The cards can be purchased from any Lady Ram basketball player or coach and the High School office for only $20 each. All money raised helps out the Lady Ram Basketball team!

7:00 am: Chamber Breakfast

Location:  Lighthouse Mission, 407 L Casillas St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The monthly Chamber membership breakfast is being hosted by The Lighthouse Mission this month. Breakfast will begin at 7am at the Lighthouse Mission located at 407 L Casillas Blvd. Call the Chamber at 763-3435 for all the details.

10:00 am: Portales Library Book Sale

Location:  Portales Public Library, 218 S Avenue B, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  The Portales Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale takes place all day long! Book prices range from $.25-$.50 each from 10am-5pm! Call the library for more information.

3:00 pm: Lego Club

Location:  Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N Main St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The Clovis Carver Public Library is hosting another Lego Club beginning at 3pm. Join them for this after school activity where legos will be provided. For more information, call the Library at 769-7840.

November 16, 2019

8:00 am: Portales Library Book Sale

Location:  Portales Public Library, 218 S Avenue B, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  The Portales Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale takes place from 8am-12pm! All remaining books will only be $1 a bag. Call the library for more information.

10:00 am: Genealogy Workshop

Location:  Clovis Carver Public Library
 
Details:  Beginner, hobby-ists, and experts are all welcome to attend the Genealogy Workshop from 10-11:30am at the Clovis Carver Public Library. Contact the library for more information.

10:00 am: Cornhole for a Cause

Location:  Woods Street, Woods St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The High Plains Cornhole Association is hosting a Turkey Toss at 800 Woods Street beginning at 10am. This cornhole tournament will honor the Clovis/Curry County 50+ Olympics. There are two bracket options: Open Division for $50 per team and 55+ Division for $40 per team. For more information or to register, call 218-6613.

11:00 am: Blood Drive

Location:  Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The Clovis Civic Center is hosting a blood drive during their Holiday Bizarre from 11am-2:30pm. This blood drive will take place inside the bloodmobile and free t-shirts will be given to all donors! For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit vitalant.org.

November 17, 2019

12:00 pm: Send off for Shad

Location:  Curry County Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Rd, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Help send Shad Mayfield to the National Finals Rodeo! Clovis's own, Shad Mayfield is headed to Las Vegas in December and he needs your help. Join him at 12 noon for an afternoon of fun, food, and fellowship. There will be a live and silent auction on sight to help raise money to send him to the NFR. Cost is $20 for one ticket or two for $30. Call the Chamber at 763-3435 for more information.

November 18, 2019

12:00 am: Lady Ram Discount Cards

Location:  Portales High School, 201 S Knoxville Ave, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  Lady Ram Basketball Discount Cards are on sale now! These discount cards have 21 restaurants from the Clovis and Portales area and are good for one year with unlimited uses. The cards can be purchased from any Lady Ram basketball player or coach and the High School office for only $20 each. All money raised helps out the Lady Ram Basketball team!

12:00 am: Coat Drive

Location:  Portales City Hall, 100 W 1st St, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  The Portales Community Outreach and the City of Portales Cultural Affairs Committee are conducting a coat, blanket, and winter accessory drive. Drop off your donations at City Hall, the Memorial Building, and First United Methodist Church. The distribution will be on Thanksgiving Day at the Memorial Building during the free Thanksgiving meal from 11a-1p. For more information, call 693-3319.

5:00 pm: Free Flu Shots

Location:  Public Health, 1216 Cameo St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The New Mexico Department of Health Clovis office is hosting a flu shot clinic exclusively for children ages 18 and under. The flu vaccine will be available at no charge while supplies last and children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This clinic will take place at the Health Office located at 1216 Cameo Street. For more information, call 749-7975.

November 19, 2019

10:00 am: Blood Drive

Location:  Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Clovis Community College is hosting at blood drive from 10am-2pm. This blood drive will take place inside the gym on campus. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit vitalant.org.

11:30 am: Blood Drive

Location:  De Baca Family Practice Clinic, 546 10th St, Fort Sumner, NM 88119, USA
 
Details:  De Baca Family Practice Clinic in Fort Sumner is hosting a blood drive in the bloodmobile from 11:30am-3:30pm. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit vitalant.org.

11:30 am: Friends of the Library Meeting

Location:  Clovis Carver Library
 
Details:  You are invited to attend the Friends of the Library meeting at 11:30am in the Conference Room. Join other friends to see how you can support the Clovis Carver Library.

4:30 pm: Afterschool S.T.E.A.M.

Location:  Portales Public Library, 218 S Avenue B, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  The Portales Public Library invites everyone is grades Kindergarten - 6th to their Afterschool STEAM program. The program begins at 4:30pm every Tuesday. This week's theme is Rowdy Robots. For more information, call 356-3940.

5:00 pm: Family Game Night

Location:  Friona Public Library, 109 W 7th St, Friona, TX 79035, USA
 
Details:  The Friona Public Library is hosting a Family Game Night beginning at 5pm. There will be a variety of board games set up and also a Wii. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy this family game night! Call 806-250-3200 for more information.

November 20, 2019

12:00 am: Upward Registration

Location:  Central Baptist Church, 2501 N Norris St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The 2020 Upward Basketball & Cheerleading registration is now open! Children in Kindergarten (or 5 years old) through 6th grade are invited to participate in these Upward Programs through Central Baptist Church. Register before December 14th and the cost is $65 or $75 after December 14th. Registration deadline is January 5th. For more information, call 762-4727.

10:00 am: Tiny Tots Story Time

Location:  Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N Main St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Tiny Tots will be meeting at the Clovis Carver Library at 10am for story time. This story time is open to ages zero to 3 years. For more details, call 769-7840.

10:30 am: Preschool Story Time

Location:  Portales Public Library, 218 S Avenue B, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  The Portales Public Library invites preschoolers for story time at 10:30am. This weeks theme is "Thankful Hearts". Call the Portales Public Library at 356-3940 for more information.

1:30 pm: Stitch Addicts

Location:  Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N Main St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Knitters, crochet hookers, embroiderers, beaders, and weavers are all invited to attend - 1:30pm at the Clovis Carver Public Library. A supply and prep list for the current project may be obtained at the Circulation Desk or bring your own project! For more details, call Sara at 575-763-9687.

4:30 pm: Game On

Location:  Portales Public Library, 218 S Avenue B, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  The Portales Public Library invites kids aged 9-18 for an afternoon of gaming. They will have XBox Free Play and Board Games available beginning at 4:30pm. Call the library at 356-3940 for more details.

November 21, 2019

12:00 pm: Chamber Luncheon

Location:  The Yam Theater/Portales MainStreet, 219 Main St, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  The Portales Chamber of Commerce invites you to the Sagamore Wind Project Chamber Luncheon. The luncheon will take place at the Yam Theatre at noon. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Xcel Energy and Wanzek, the project contractor, will present an informative program on the Sagamore Wind Project. Call 356-8541 for more information or to purchase your tickets.

12:00 pm: Clovis Rotary Meeting

Location:  Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The Clovis Rotary Club meets weekly on Thursday at noon. Meetings are held at the Clovis Civic Center and are open to anyone interested in joining the club. For more information, find them on Facebook!

4:00 pm: Curry County DWI Task Force Meeting

Location:  Curry County Administration, 417 Gidding St Suite 100, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The Curry County DWI Task Force will hold its regular quarterly meeting on in the Curry County Administrative Complex, Commission Chambers, located at 417 Gidding St. from 4 pm until 5 pm. This meeting is open to the public and everyone is welcome.

4:00 pm: Wind Farm Job Fair

Location:  Best Western Plus Portales Inn, 223 W 2nd St, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  Wanzek Construction is hosting a job fair from 4-7pm at the Best Western Plus in Portales. They are looking to hire experienced crane operators, heavy equipment operators, skilled laborers, electrical laborers, wind turbine techs, and forklift operators. Stop by the job fair for more information or visit http://www.wanzek.com/careers.

6:00 pm: Preschool Story Time

Location:  Portales Public Library, 218 S Avenue B, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  The Portales Public Library invites preschoolers for story time at 6pm. This weeks theme is "Thankful Hearts". Call the Portales Public Library at 356-3940 for more information.

ONGOING EVENTS ON THE HIGH PLAINS

Hope Children’s Home in Clovis is in need of help with their food pantry. Regular needs are fresh fruit and vegetables, sliced bread, & tortillas. Other items needed are toiletries and clothing for children of all ages.


Hartley House in Clovis is in need of donations of pajamas, dolls and trucks for the children staying in the safe house. For more details, call 762-0050.


Arise Sexual Assault Services is in need of donations of new clothing (prefer dark & loose) for both men, women and children in all sizes. They are also in need of new items for the children – stuffed animals, dolls, coloring books, crayons, ect. Other items needed are feminine hygiene products.  For more details, call 226-7263.


The GLU Factory is in need of donations of twin bedding, all household items including cleaning supplies and laundry soap, toiletries, towels and other necessities for their residents at the home. They are also in need of men’s large and extra-large clothing (new & gently used). For more details, call 935-4458.

 

Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails is seeking role models and volunteers to assist with the program. These roles include; Troop Family and Friends, Troop Leader/Co-Leader, Service Unit Volunteers, Cookie Volunteers and Event/Program Volunteers. For more details, contact Misha at 505-554-5665 or visit www.nmgirlscouts.org.


The Curry County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program are currently seeking volunteers to share their time, experience, talent and knowledge within the communities. Volunteers must be 55 years of age and older. Hours are flexible and there are a number of volunteer opportunities. For more details, call 763-6009 or email [email protected]


The Community Services Center in Portales is currently in need of donations for the CSC Food Pantry. Donations may be dropped off at the center located at 1100 Community Way. For more details, call 356-8576 ext. 10.


The Pregnancy Resource Center offers a program called “Earn While You Learn” for their clients. The program allows new and expectant parents to participate in prenatal, newborn care and parenting classes through the center. Through this, they earn “Baby Bucks” to spend in the Baby Boutique. The center is currently in need of the following items to help stock the Baby Boutique; diapers, wipes, baby clothes, formula, baby food, bottles, blankets, toys, crib (new and used – must meet current safety standards), crib sheets, Pack & Play (new and used), car seats (must be new), Baby carriers/slings and CATS Bus passes. For more details, contact the Pregnancy Resource staff at 935-5433.

 


Matt 25 offers Anger Management classes on Thursday at 6pm weekly. This 8 week course is $150 and can be entered at anytime. Matt 25 also offers a 9 week Parenting Class for $180. This course requires sign up so please contact Matt 25 to do so.

Life Skills Classes are 24 weeks long and go deep into different life skills and how to deal with issues. The cost is based on income and has a sliding scale. You must sign up in advance for this course. For more information, check out lifeskillsclovis.com or call 935-4411.