News Update

Wilson Ruritan Club BINGO!

Posted on:Thursday, February 15th, 2018 @ 8:31 pm

      The Wilson Ruritan Club, located at 16204 National Pike in Hagerstown will hold a BINGO with tip jar sales to raise funds to continue to support our communities needs.  “BROOKE’S HOUSE will benefit from our first bingo, as well as many other charitable organizations that we continually support.  We are a nonprofit …

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Fox Interview Follow-Up

Posted on:Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 @ 10:35 am

Since the Fox interview aired on Thursday, January 25th interest in Brooke’s House has increased.  “I got over 100 emails between last night and today, saying, ‘Call me. I need to talk to you,” Kevin said. It is this type of public recognition and publicity that will ensure that Brooke’s House will become a reality!  Brooke’s …

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Kevin’s Fox News Interview With Martha MacCallum

Posted on:Thursday, February 1st, 2018 @ 8:22 pm

Former Officer Speaks out After Daughter Dies of Overdose Kevin talks with Martha MacCallum about Brooke’s struggle with Heroin, and how his life’s mission is now to build a facility for women to recover from addictions. Ms. MacCallum asked him his opinion on the recent statistics of the dramatic increase in on-line drug sales from other …

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Washington County Chamber of Commerce Award Nominee

Posted on:Thursday, February 1st, 2018 @ 6:20 pm

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 It’s time to celebrate! The 19th Annual Washington County Business Awards is returning to the Maryland Theatre this year! The finalists have been announced and we are so anxious to hear and hope that Brooke’s House is the recipient of the Non-Profit of the Year Award!  The evening will begin at  …

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Kevin’s Public Service Announcement on WAYZ-FM in Greencastle, PA

Posted on:Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 @ 4:52 pm

Recently Kevin was invited to produce a public service announcement on WAYZ-FM in Greencastle PA regarding Brooke’s House.  Kevin talked about the mission and vision behind the future site and why he is passionate about the project.  Please listen to this very compelling and heartfelt  information about Brooke and her wish for a sober-living facility to …

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Posted on:Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 @ 4:21 pm

This event is SOLD OUT!!  Thank you for YOUR response!!! On Sunday, February 11th you are cordially invited to attend a CHEESE CAKE THROW DOWN at Hempen Hill BBQ! This is a cheese cake contest that begins at 1:00 PM.  To enter a cheese cake in the contest or purchase tickets to attend go to …

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Touched by Donations

Posted on:Monday, November 20th, 2017 @ 7:11 pm

Very generous donation following the BBC World Broadcast! Good evening Kevin, I am in Venice, Italy just heard your heart breaking interview on the BBC world service. I found more information on line and want to pledge $500 to Brooke’s House. I live in NYC  and will return home on Wednesday To spend Thanksgiving with …

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Fantastic Interview With Kevin Simmers From the BBC World Service

Posted on:Monday, November 20th, 2017 @ 6:02 pm

The Narcotics Officer’s Dilemma American Kevin Simmers has devoted his life to the war on drugs as a narcotics officer, but he saw addiction in a whole new light after a shock revelation from his daughter, Brooke.    

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Rajini Vaidyanathan From BBC Visits With Kevin Simmers

Posted on:Sunday, November 5th, 2017 @ 12:19 pm

When heroin hits home – the former drugs squad detective who lost a daughter to drugs. #OpioidCrisis — Rajini Vaidyanathan (@BBCRajiniV) October 27, 2017

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HPERS of Shepherd University to Sponsor Kevin Simmers on October 30 to Talk about Opioid Addiction

Posted on:Thursday, October 26th, 2017 @ 5:08 pm

The personal story of a local man whose life has been impacted by the opioid epidemic will be highlighted during a special lecture sponsored by the Shepherd University Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Sport Studies (HPERS) on Monday, October 30, at 6 p.m. in the Erma Ora Byrd auditorium. The event, which is …

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