LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Hundreds packed the Maude Cobb Convention Center today to honor women who have made the Longview Community better.
The 14th Annual Stars Over Longview event honored 12 women who arise to the occasion when the community is in need.
Daughter of former President George W. Bush, Jenna Bush was the guest speaker. She says these women deserve the recognition.
"Poverty transcends boarders and there are people here in East Texas that need your help. It's really important that we give back." - Jenna Bush, Daughter of George W. Bush
Nominees for the honor are received over a two month period and the 12 stars are selected by the Longview Regional Medical Center Women's Advisory Council.
Women receiving awards: Linda Davis, Marion Mack, Susan K. Smith, Jennifer Harris, Julie Fowler, Martha Glasgow, Mary Ramos, Paula Cargill Kaplan, Karen Maines, Renee Slegeir, Iva Holyfield and Barbara McMichael.