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 40 Under Forty 2015 Award

Take a couple minutes out of your day and honor a young coworker, friend, or professional that is helping our community be a better place to live &/or work. 40 Under Forty is an award that recognizes 40 individuals each year for hard work and positive contributions.

 

40 Under Forty 

New This Year -We are excited in the launch of our newly created website link dedicated to the 40 Under Forty. The new page contains the 2015 information, rules, and online nomination form. When the 40 individuals are identified we will announce them on this website. Also we will use the new website to showcase our Alumni.
You can view the new website link:
www.starvedrockstartup.com/40-under-forty/   

   

What is 40 Under Forty Award? 

This award  each year recognizes 40 young outstanding leaders and doers in our local communities. The leaders can be paid or volunteer. They can be leaders within their business or organization. We recognize many young business owners each  year. There are some rules of who can receive the award: they must work or reside in our community (IVCC district). Their is age requirements over 21 and under 40. Previous award winners are not eligible. See the rules for other additional information.

Who should you nominate? We highly recommend you start with the people within your local community that provide service (paid or unpaid) like coaches, instructors, or volunteer organizations that you see doing an outstanding job and earned this recognition. Another recommendation is to consider any business owner/professional that provides your family or household with outstanding professional service-banker, hairstylist, attorney, doctor, etc. One other important rule, The selection committee will award 40 individuals under the age of 40 (they must be at least 21 as of 7/1/15). For the complete set of rules go to www.starvedrockstartup.com/40-under-forty/

 

5th Anniversary in 2015 

The 40 Under Forty Award Event will celebrate 5 years of awarding the leadership award to 40 individuals each year. This award ceremony has brought together over 160 young leaders living and working within our communities. We look forward to enhancing the group through future professional development and networking opportunities.

 Who selects the 40 individuals? 

 We have identified the individuals within the selection committee and in years past the committee is looking for nominees that demonstrate leadership in their careers &/or in their local community. The selection committee takes into high consideration each of the nominator's essays. After the selection committee has identified the 40 young individuals, there will be a special reception held in their honor.  


Take the Next Step & Nominate
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To nominate an individual for the 40 Under Forty, you will need to complete the online form and essay. The essay is the key component used during the selection process. The rules and nomination form can be found at

 

http://starvedrockstartup.com/40-under-forty/

 

 

Self-nominations are not permitted, but people can nominate more than one person. The deadline to submit a nomination is August 30, 2015.

Click here to receive the 40 Under Forty Newsletter

40 Under Forty Alumni (Classes 2011-2014) 

Biographies of the Class of 2014

Biographies of the Class 2013

Biographies of the Class 2012

Biographies of the Class 2011

 

If you have any questions, please contact Gina Czubachowski 815-224-0526; gina_czubachowski@ivcc.edu

40 Under Forty Alumni

     The 40 Under Forty is a diverse, highly educated group of entrepreneurs and professionals all choosing to make a commitment to the quality of life and economic development of this region and a contribution to the regions business, philanthropic, and civic landscape. Regionally, the LaSalle, Bureau, and Putnam County area is a great place to live and work because of the strong tradition of community involvement and leadership roles this young group has stepped into. 


 

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