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
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
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
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 &
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
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
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; email@example.com
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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