From left, North Eddy County United Way members David Grousnick, Mike Hendricks, Nancy Elrod and David Taylor and Elrod’s granddaughter Evelyn Frescas stand with the United Way chile at Artesia National Bank. The United Way has currently reached 94 percent of its fundraising goal for the year. Those still interested in making contributions may mail them to North Eddy County United Way, P.O. Box 990, Artesia, N.M., 88211-0990, or contact Toni Cano, executive director, at 308-2702.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

From left, North Eddy County United Way members David Grousnick, Mike Hendricks, Nancy Elrod and David Taylor and Elrod’s granddaughter Evelyn Frescas stand with the United Way chile at Artesia National Bank. The United Way has currently reached 94 percent of its fundraising goal for the year. Those still interested in making contributions may mail them to North Eddy County United Way, P.O. Box 990, Artesia, N.M., 88211-0990, or contact Toni Cano, executive director, at 308-2702. Ben Theobald – Daily Press