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Jenna Bush Hager, Savannah Guthrie and Barbara Bush at the gala

First families reunited: Chelsea Clinton meets Jenna and Barbara in honor of George H.W. Bush's legacy with an inaugural gala for New York City awards

  • Brooks was recognized on Thursday George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Gala, where he received the Points of Light Award for care and compassion
  • The gala was organized at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York City
  • Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush represented the Bush clan at the gala, while Clinton was accompanied by daughter Chelsea Clinton and her husband
  • Bush's granddaughter – Lauren Bush – was also at the party with her father, Neil Bush
  • Points of Light is a global non-profit organization that works to promote change by people
  • Maria Rose Belding and Khloe Thompson were also honored during the gala
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Land icon Garth Brooks was one of three honors honored by former President Bill Clinton and the Bush family during an inaugural award ceremony honoring the legacy of George H.W. Bush.

Brooks was recognized on Thursday George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Gala, where he received the Points of Light Award for care and compassion. The gala was organized at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York City.

Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush represented the Bush clan during the gala, while Clinton was accompanied by daughter Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky.

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Jenna Bush Hager, Savannah Guthrie and Barbara Bush at the gala

Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky

Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky

Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush represented the Bush clan during the gala, while Clinton was accompanied by daughter Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky. Savannah Guthrie from today's show was also present

The Bush girls, Jenna Bush Hager, left, and Barbara Bush, right, were minus their own presidential father at the gala

The Bush girls, Jenna Bush Hager, left, and Barbara Bush, right, were minus their own presidential father at the gala

The Bush girls, Jenna Bush Hager, left, and Barbara Bush, right, were minus their own presidential father at the gala

Brooks was recognized on Thursday George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Gala, where he received the Points of Light Award for care and compassion

Brooks was recognized on Thursday George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Gala, where he received the Points of Light Award for care and compassion

Brooks was recognized on Thursday George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Gala, where he received the Points of Light Award for care and compassion

Clinton was wearing an anthracite gray suit and a striped tie
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Clinton was wearing an anthracite gray suit and a striped tie

Former presidents Jimmy Carter, Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama served as honorary chairmen of the award ceremony

Former presidents Jimmy Carter, Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama served as honorary chairmen of the award ceremony

Former President Bill Clinton was an honorary president for the award ceremony in honor of the legacy of George H.W. Bush

Bush's granddaughter – Lauren Bush – was also at the party with her father, Neil Bush.

Brooks wife, Trisha Yearwood, was also at the Gala along with Savannah Guthrie from the Today show.

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Former presidents Jimmy Carter, Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama served as honorary chairmen of the award ceremony.

Points of Light is a global non-profit organization that works to promote change by people.

Bush's granddaughter - Lauren Bush - was also at the party with her father, Neil Bush

Bush's granddaughter - Lauren Bush - was also at the party with her father, Neil Bush

Bush's granddaughter – Lauren Bush – was also at the party with her father, Neil Bush

The prize was established as a way to honor the legacy of the 41st President of the United States.

Point of Light announced that the work of the Brooks with its co-founded Teammates for Kids Foundation has motivated them to select him for the prize. Brooks depicted with his wife, Trisha Yearwood
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Point of Light announced that the work of the Brooks with its co-founded Teammates for Kids Foundation has motivated them to select him for the prize. Brooks depicted with his wife, Trisha Yearwood

Point of Light announced that the work of the Brooks with its co-founded Teammates for Kids Foundation has motivated them to select him for the prize. Brooks depicted with his wife, Trisha Yearwood

& # 39; It is our honor to recognize these individuals tonight – their dedication to improving the world is at the core of what Points of Light stands for, namely connecting individuals with their communities with purpose and compassion & # 39 ;, Natalye Paquin, president and CEO of Lichtunten, said in a release.

& # 39; Our founder would be incredibly proud of their work and this prize is a way to honor his lifelong dedication to serving others. & # 39;

Point of Light shared that the musician's work with his co-founded Teammates for Kids Foundation motivated them to select him for the prize.

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Brooks started the foundation in 1999 with the aim of giving children an even start and tapping professional athletes to donate money based on their performance level.

# To date, the foundation has grown with nearly 5,000 professional athletes to generate funds for charities for children, focusing on children's health, education and inner city outreach, and by building Child Life Zones, supporting & # 39; s athletic youth program and finance life operations rescue, & # 39; continued the release.

Brooks was also honored for his work with Habitat for Humanity including his help with building 41 homes in Mishawaka, Indiana, with his wife.

Maria Rose Belding and Khloe Thompson were also honored during the gala. BANS & # 39; s MEANS database has helped to get 2.2 million pounds of surplus food for starving communities, while Thompson has more than 5,000 handmade & # 39; Kare-bags & # 39; has supplied to homeless people in the Los Angeles area.

Maria Rose Belding and Khloe Thompson (left) were also honored during the gala. BANS & # 39; s MEANS database has helped to get 2.2 million pounds of surplus food for starving communities, while Thompson has more than 5,000 handmade & # 39; Kare-bags & # 39; has supplied to homeless people in the Los Angeles area.

Maria Rose Belding and Khloe Thompson (left) were also honored during the gala. BANS & # 39; s MEANS database has helped to get 2.2 million pounds of surplus food for starving communities, while Thompson has more than 5,000 handmade & # 39; Kare-bags & # 39; has supplied to homeless people in the Los Angeles area.

Maria Rose Belding and Khloe Thompson (left) were also honored during the gala. BANS & # 39; s MEANS database has helped to get 2.2 million pounds of surplus food for starving communities, while Thompson has more than 5,000 handmade & # 39; Kare-bags & # 39; has supplied to homeless people in the Los Angeles area.

Boxing promoter Don King also appeared on the gala

Boxing promoter Don King also appeared on the gala

Boxing promoter Don King also appeared on the gala

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