The New Orleans area is home to a seemingly limitless number of innovative individuals, stellar business people, community activists, educators and just plain cool achievers. Nominate your favorite for Gambit's annual 40 Under 40 awards. Elected officials are not eligible.
Each year Gambit spotlights more people under the age of 40 for their personal and professional accomplishments, ideas put into practice or contributions to the community in our 40 Under 40 issue, which will be published Oct. 30.
To be eligible, nominees must be 39 or younger on Oct. 30, 2012, live in the New Orleans metropolitan area and be worthy of distinction.
Send your nomination to Gambit managing editor Kandace Graves:
• email (preferred): firstname.lastname@example.org (put "40 Under 40" in the subject line)
• mail: Kandace Graves, 3923 Bienville St., New Orleans, LA 70119.
Please include the nominee's name, his or her birth date, cellphone number and place of employment 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 at the Gambit office by 5 p.m. Oct. 5.