Friday morning briefing: Pet video, swim lessons amd Smoke on the Water

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Friday briefing.

Video of the day

Check out pets available at the animal shelter in our video of the day.

Jump in

The Portales City Pool is offering swim lessons.

Lifeguard training is also available.

Lessons are available at different levels of ability, and adults can take water aerobics or lap swimming.

Information: 226-1716 or

Website of the day

If you’re a lottery player go online to check your lottery numbers.

Kicking in

Organizers of the annual Smoke on the Water July 4 fireworks gala need donations to help defray the high cost of hot fun.

The goal is to raise $25,000 for the traditional display over Greene Acres Lake.