Abilene Young Professionals Seeking Nominations for 20 Under 40

November 26, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: Nov. 15, 2018
Contact: Laurin Kocurek, Marketing & Events Specialist 325-677-7241

Abilene Young Professionals Seeking Nominations for 20 Under 40

Abilene, Texas – The Abilene Young Professionals (AYP), a program of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce, is currently seeking nominations to recognize up-and-coming business leaders in the 20 Under 40 program.

The program, in partnership with the Abilene Reporter-News, recognizes local business leaders under the age of 40 who are excelling in their career field. Nominees should be making a positive impact in Abilene through exceptional entrepreneurship, leadership, creative vision, innovation or dedication to the community.

“The Chamber and its Abilene Young Professionals are pleased to continue the strong tradition of presenting the community’s 20 under 40 recognition by serving in a lead role,” said Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce. “After years of being coordinated entirely by the Abilene Reporter-News (ARN), the Chamber’s AYP will provide leadership in designing, developing and executing this great initiative. We are grateful to be in partnership with the ARN and look forward to their role in communicating the nominations and presentation of those to be recognized.”

Criteria for the award is as follows:

  • Must work in Abilene
  • Must be under the age of 40 as of Jan. 1, 2019
  • Must not have been a previous 20 Under 40 honoree

Recipients will be announced and honored in Feb. of 2019.

Nominations will be accepted until Monday, Dec. 10. To nominate someone for 20 Under 40 and for a list of previous recipients, please click here or visit abileneyp.org.

Abilene Young Professionals (AYP) is a program of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce targeted towards young professionals in the 22-40 age range looking to get involved in Abilene. Their mission is to attract, retain and engage young professionals in Abilene. For more information on Abilene Young Professionals or the Get on Board program, please visit www.abileneyp.org

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