10/21 Business digest

United Way goal increased

Cargill employees have set their United Way donation goals to $80,000 this year, according to a Cargill press release.

The goal is a 15 percent increase from last year’s $68,500 donation, according to the release.

The campaign starts Nov. 3. and donations will help residents in Friona, Hereford and Clovis, according to the release.

Authors signing at Homecoming

Eastern New Mexico authors Dean Hardage and Paula Moore will be at the Eastern New Mexico University bookstore Saturday for a book signing, according to a Barnes and Noble press release.

Hardage of Clovis wrote, “PhaST Times,” and Moore of Portales wrote, “Cricket in the Web: The 1949 Unsolved Murder that Unraveled Politics in New Mexico.”

The authors will be at the bookstore from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to the release.

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