THIBODAUX – Working media are invited to meet Jenna Bush Hager, author, contributing correspondent to NBC’s Today Show and reading coordinator in Baltimore, Md. – as well as the five Louisiana women being honored by the Louisiana Center for Women and Government – at the New Orleans Hilton Riverside on Saturday, April 24.
Bush Hager, daughter of former U.S. President George W. Bush, will serve as keynote speaker.
The event will begin with a cash bar at 11 a.m., followed by the noon luncheon and awards ceremony featuring the Hall of Fame induction of Jean Armstrong of Baton Rouge; Betty Scott Cummins of Mangham; Faith Peperone of Metairie; and Leslie Robichaux Suazo of Houma.
The center will also present a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award to New Orleans native Anne Armstrong.
Due to limited space, media are asked to RSVP for the Hall of Fame luncheon by calling (985) 449-7059 no later than Wednesday, April 21.
Established in 1991 and headquartered at Nicholls State University, the Louisiana Center for Women and Government encourages and promotes the leadership of women by providing resources and non-partisan support through educational workshops, training seminars and outreach programs. With more than 600 members from eight regions across Louisiana, the center promotes women in government and public service, acknowledges achievements of women and teaches all citizens about the importance of public service and responsible citizenship.