Jenna Bush Hager in Spotlight

Former president's daughter steps up to speak out for children's mental wellness

Former president's daughter speaks out for children's mental wellness

Mental Health Association luncheon, 9/16 Gwen Emmett, Jenna Bush Hager, Susan Fordice, Heather Simpson
Gwen Emmett, Jenna Bush Hager, Susan Fordice, Heather Simpson. Photo by Kim Coffman
Mental Health Association luncheon, 9/16 Patty Dominguez, Barbara Coleman, Pat Banfill and Dolores Warner
Patty Dominguez, Barbara Coleman, Pat Banfill and Dolores Warner. Photo by Kim Coffman
Mental Health Association luncheon, 9/16 Maureen Hackett, Jenna Bush Hager
Maureen Hackett, Jenna Bush Hager. Photo by Kim Coffman
Mental Health Association luncheon, 9/16 Gwen Emmett, Jenna Bush Hager, Susan Fordice, Heather Simpson
Mental Health Association luncheon, 9/16 Patty Dominguez, Barbara Coleman, Pat Banfill and Dolores Warner
Mental Health Association luncheon, 9/16 Maureen Hackett, Jenna Bush Hager

What: Mental Health America of Greater Houston "Pearls of Wisdom" luncheon.

Where: Houston Country Club.

The scoop: Jenna Bush Hager, best known as one of former President George W. Bush's twin daughters and contributing correspondent for NBC's Today show, spoke on the importance of family to the mental and emotional health of children. Heather Simpson chaired the event with Gwen Emmett serving as honorary chair.

Who: Maureen Hackett, Patty Dominguez, Emily Emmett, Ann Friedman, Mary Eliza Shaper, Debbie Dalton, Limor Smith, Anne Frischkorn and Julie DeWalch.