March 2, 2018 – Sen. Brooks hosted the Grove City Show Choir and Chamber Singers at the Capitol, who sang and danced in the Rotunda for an admiring crowd.
March 2, 2018—As part of “Music in our Schools Month,” Grove City High School traveled to Harrisburg to perform to some favorite show tunes, and then toured the many sights and sounds of the Capitol.
March 2, 2018 – The woes of P.J. Funnybunny were shared with an attentive third-grade class at Conneaut Valley Elementary School, when Sen. Brooks read “It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny” by Marilyn Sadler.
February 6, 2018 –Sen. Brooks and her Senate and House colleagues listened to the governor’s budget address, as he outlined his plans to increase funding by more than $1 billion, including for career and technical education and workforce development.
February 6, 2018 --Sen. Brooks joined Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Yvonne Longenecker at the Farm Bureau’s Cornucopia event in the Capitol’s East Wing Rotunda, showcasing the finest and freshest products from our local farmers.
February 2, 2018 –Sen. Brooks joined Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego, Sen. Jay Costa and fellow members of the SR 6 Commission in a lively subcommittee dialogue designed to devise strategies for recruiting and retaining firefighters, to include her legislation to expand online training opportunities for both career and volunteer firefighters.
February 1, 2018 - Thiel College President, Dr. Susan Traverso, joined Sen. Brooks in honoring recipients of the Louis and Barbara Thiel Distinguished Service Award at the college’s Founders Day celebration. Among the honorees presented with a state Senate citation were Tom Roberts, Executive Director of the Hope Center for Arts and Technology in Sharon, and Michael P. Walton, CEO and co-owner of Jamestown Coating Technologies in Jamestown, and Jamestown Powder Coatings in Girard, who also serves as board president of the Hope Center.
January 29, 2018 – International archery champion Calvin Smock of Fredonia, joined by his wife Janet, 17-year-old Allison Smartsport of Hickory High School, and Bill Whitman, were introduced by Sen. Brooks to the full Senate and honored for their many archery awards. Smock has attracted a worldwide following since his international team win in France recently.
Jan. 20, 2018—Sen. Brooks presented flowers and a Senate citation to Rosemarie Palmiero at Wesbury Retirement Community in Meadville as Mrs. Palmiero celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends.
January, 17, 2018 - Meadville – Sen. Brooks helped to organize an informative heroin and opioid roundtable with Attorney General Josh Shapiro and state and county leaders at the Crawford County Courthouse.