Brownback to show appreciation for state employees

Gov. Sam Brownback’s office will provide ice cream and cookies to state employees on Friday.

The event, to run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. outside the Statehouse, is being held to show appreciation to state employees.

Workers are encouraged to bring a sack lunch or buy food from vendors on site.

Ice cream and cookies will be given to the first 2,000 attendees.

Brownback will present 40-year and 50-year service pins to eligible state employees.