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.
Commissioner Brooks held his 2nd Annual Healthy Lives Matter Alzheimer's Education Seminar this past Saturday, August 19th. Over 200 attendees took advantage of educational sessions and information provided by over 40 local exhibitors. Thank you to all the sponsors, partners, volunteers and staff that made this event a possibility again this year. We hope to see you again next year!
Commissioner Brooks New NACo President
On July 24, 2017, Tarrant County Commissioner Roy Charles Brooks was sworn in as the new President of the National Association of Counties (NACo). In his new role, Commissioner Brooks will focus on his presidential initiative, "Serving the Underserved." This initiative will focus on the critical role counties play in breaking multi-generational cycles of poverty, especially with children. NACo unites the country's 3,069 county governments and officials together to advocate on national policy, exchange ideas and build new leadership skills, pursue transformational county solutions, enrich the public's understanding of county government, and exercise exemplary leadership in public service. For more information on NACo and Commissioner Brooks' presidential initiative please visit www.naco.org.
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.