By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– Congressman Cook hosted the first annual Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony last Friday honoring women of the 8th Congressional District for their outstanding entrepreneurship, leadership, and integrity.
The event was held at the Apple Valley Town Hall Conference Center and featured honorees from communities throughout the district.
Approximately 300 people attended the event. Victor Valley Chamber members, Margaret Diaz, Chris Lamoreaux, Lisa Lawrence, Bobbi Meikel, Julie Norton, Coleen Quinn, Michele Spears, and Dolores Zuniga were among the honorees.
On top of the incredible honor, Bobbi Meikel was surprised by family members that flew in from Indiana for the special occasion. Her dad, Stepmother Mary and sister joined in the special moment. Said Cook, “I’m humbled by the opportunity to honor so many accomplished women. Each of the honorees has made significant contributions to their communities.