Precinct 1 stretches from the Southwest corner of the county, beginning west of Benbrook, following Fort Worth neighborhoods to north of Arlington then south toward Everman, Forest Hill, Town of Edgecliff Village, Crowley and Burleson. Precinct 1 combines urban and rural communities along with diversity of its citizenry.
Healthy Lives Matter: Prostate Cancer Screening Event
Thank you for HELPING US KNOCK PROSTATE CANCER OUT THE PARK! This past February 11th, Commissioner Brooks hosted the 3rd Annual Prostate Cancer Screening Event. Over 200 participants were in attendance from all across the DFW-Metroplex. The event provided men with FREE prostate cancer screenings. It also provided participants and their families with educational support through increased awareness.
2016 HLM Alzheimer's Education Series Event
This year, Commissioner Brooks introduced the Inaugural Health Lives Matter Alzheimer's Education Series Event that took place on August 20, 2016. This new education series provided participants with educational sessions, health services and resources which will increase awareness and become a trailblazer to new and improved service outlets. Over 200 participants were in attendance at the Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus in Downtown Fort Worth. Partners included prominent organizations such as the Alzheimer's Association, United Way Area Agency of Tarrant County and the UNT Health Science Center.
Elected Official of the Year
On October 7 of this year, Commissioner Brooks was honored as Elected Official of the year by Cenikor at the Join The Voices For Recovery luncheon. The Cenikor Foundation provides quality substance abuse and behavioral health services in the community through a continuum care for adults and adolescents.
Commissioner Brooks’ has worked diligently to collaborate efforts with committed community partners to effect change. He continues to advocate and champion for opportunities for those who have stumbled along the way.
Thank you Cenikor for your hard work and dedication to improving the lives of others. To learn more about the Cenikor Foundation, click HERE to visit their website.