Published: Feb 25, 2013 11:21 PM EST
Updated: Feb 25, 2013 11:41 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WGCU rolled out the red carpet for a group of women who give back to Southwest Florida.


WGCU received about 200 nominations in seven categories including politics, education, and the arts. In the end, they honored 21 women for their contributions to the community.


More than 500 people attended the event at the Arcade Theatre in Fort Myers.