We want to hear about the coolest achievers you know — nominate them for Gambit's annual 40 Under 40 awards, which spotlights New Orleanians under the age of 40 for their accomplishments. The deadline for nominations is Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. (elected officials are not eligible). Winners will be featured in Gambit Nov. 1.
To be eligible, nominees must be 39 or younger, live in the New Orleans metropolitan area and be worthy of distinction for their achievements, ideas put into practice or their contributions to the community.
Send your nomination to Gambit managing editor Kandace Graves:
• email (preferred): firstname.lastname@example.org (put "40 Under 40" in the subject line)
• fax: 504-483-3116
• mail: Gambit, attn: Kandace Graves, 3923 Bienville St., New Orleans, LA 70119.
Please include the nominee's name, where he or she works, birth date and cellphone number, as well as a few paragraphs about what makes him or her a good candidate for the honor. Only winners will be notified. All nominations must be received in the Gambit office by 5 p.m. Oct. 4.