ST. GEORGE — This Wednesday’s St. George Area Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Inspiration Luncheon” will feature Janice Brooks, a woman with a storied career emphasizing the arts, business and community development.
The luncheon will be held in St. George at the Courtyard by Marriott from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Advance online registration is encouraged at the Chamber website.
Brooks is a public affairs consultant, journalist, professional speaker, actor, storyteller and poet. Her company, Jan Brooks Synergies, offers strategic communications, public affairs, corporate social responsibility analysis, crisis management, constituency and community advocacy, organizational development training and business diplomacy consultation services.
For over a decade, Brooks was a society columnist penning “The Social Circle” for St. George Magazine and currently publishes articles in numerous regional publications. She is the creator and curator of “The Literary Café Utah,” an informal community literature and musical gathering salon. She is also the founder and convener of “Seeds of Synergy,” a nonpartisan and nonsectarian community conversation series.
Brooks is known for her keen cultural, political and social commentary. She is a social entrepreneur with a motivating passion for creating and supporting transformational experiences that heighten and enliven the artistic, creative, cultural and literary arts.
Brooks was appointed and served six years for the Clark County Housing Authority in Nevada. She has served as chairman of the commissioners committee for the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. For her dedication and service to the Las Vegas community, a 100-unit affordable housing development was named in her honor – “Janice Brooks Bay.”
- What: “Chamber Inspiration Luncheon” featuring Janice Brooks.
- When: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Where: Courtyard by Marriott, 185 S. 1470 East, St. George
- Cost: $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers. Register online.