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Ladies gather for 28th annual Women in Longview event

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The 28th annual Women in Longview event took place Thursday (Source: KLTV staff) The 28th annual Women in Longview event took place Thursday (Source: KLTV staff)
LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

Business, fashion, finance and education were all part of an annual East Texas women's event. It was the 28th annual Women in Longview day at the Maude Cobb Convention Center.

Professional women gathered for educational seminars, networking with other businesswoman and to do a little shopping as well. The annual gathering helps businesswoman learn skills that were dominated for decades by their male counterparts.

"Women have some skills to learn, skills that men have know about for a long time, we've not known how they work, we're learning those skills. So this is one opportunity for them to do just that," says event president Janice Canion.

Around 400 women attended today's event, money raised went to fund $9,000 in scholarships for local students.

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