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Chamber of Commerce seeks ‘15 Under 40’ candidates

by Minden Press-Herald

The Minden/South Webster Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the fourth annual “15 Under 40” program.

“Each year we recognize 15 outstanding young professionals for their accomplishments in their careers and communities,” Jerri de Pingre’, chamber president, said. “If you believe someone that you work with, worship with, or fellowship with is worthy of this award, visit our website at www.mindenchamber.com.”

To nominate someone, click on the Events/Programs tab and fill out the nomination form found in Downloads.”

The program was created to recognize young business professionals in south Webster Parish younger than age 40 who have demonstrated professional excellence and a commitment to their community.

Nominees for the “15 Under 40” award must be 39 years old or younger on Oct. 20, 2015, and must live or work in Dixie Inn, Doyline, Dubberly, Heflin, Minden or Sibley.

Deadline for nominations is Monday, Aug. 31 by 4 p.m. Nominations may come from a second party or may be submitted by a person who believes he or she deserves to be honored as a “15 Under 40” recipient.

A diverse selection panel will review and score the nominees to distinguish the top 15 applicants. An awards dinner to recognize the honorees will be held October 14 at the Minden Civic Center. Additionally, the award recipients will be featured in the Chamber ROI supplement to the Minden-Press Herald.

Nomination forms are available at the Minden-South Webster Chamber Office, 110 Sibley Road, Minden and online at www.mindenchamber.com.
To submit a nomination, or for more information regarding the 2014 “15 Under 40” program, call the chamber office at 377-4240.

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