Gambit is now accepting nominations for your favorite overachievers, innovators, activists and rising stars under the age of 40 for the paper's annual 40 Under 40 Awards. Elected officials are not eligible.
Each year, Gambit selects 40 people in the New Orleans area for recognition for their professional accomplishments, community activities and other positive differences they make. Winners will be featured in our 16th annual 40 Under 40 issue Nov. 5.
To be eligible, nominees must be 39 or younger on Nov. 5, live in the New Orleans metropolitan area and be worthy of distinction for their accomplishments. Winners are not selected based on the number of nominations they receive.
Please include the nominee's name, his or her birth date, a cellphone number and place of employment for the nominee and a few paragraphs about what makes him or her a good candidate for the 40 Under 40 honor.
Send your nomination to Gambit Managing Editor Kandace Graves.
• email (preferred): firstname.lastname@example.org; put "40 Under 40" in the subject line)
• fax: (866) 473-7199
• mail: Gambit, attn: Kandace Graves, 3923 Bienville St., New Orleans, LA 70119.
All nominations must be received at the Gambit office by 5 p.m. Oct. 11.
Only the winners will be notified.