Monday morning briefing: Business women, fun and games and a candidates debate

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing.

Women in business

There’s a seminar for women who own small businesses Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The PTAP Woman Owned Small Business Seminar is at the Business Enterprise Center Board Room in the Clovis Curry Chamber of Commerce building.

Information: 935-7827 or

Library fun

Wednesday is Wii Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the Portales Public Library.

Lots of video game challenges and fun for the kids.

Information: 356-3940.

Quirky quote of the day

“I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.” — Mae West

Today in history

On this day in 1960, for the first time in U.S. history, a debate between major party presidential candidates is shown on television.

The presidential hopefuls, John F. Kennedy, a Democratic senator of Massachusetts, and Richard M. Nixon, the vice president, met in a Chicago studio to discuss U.S. domestic matters.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind around 5 mph.