Vicksburg Post seeking nominees for 20 Under 40 contest|[06/01/08]

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 1, 2008

From staff reports

In a new promotion, The Vicksburg Post wants to identify local residents who are making a difference for the better in our readership area.

The newspaper is seeking nominees for 20 Under 40, a special section at the end of July to recognize up-and-coming community members. Nominees may be men or women in professional or other careers. The only stipulation is that they must not have celebrated their 40th birthdays.

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Twenty people will be selected by The Vicksburg Post based on the nomination forms and descriptions of their service and leadership.

To nominate20 Under 40 applications can be downloaded HERE or picked up at The Vicksburg Post at Post Plaza, 1601-F N. Frontage Road. The deadline to submit entries is 5 p.m. June 27. Forms can be mailed to or dropped off at the Post. Mail to Attn: 20 Under 40, The Vicksburg Post, P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182-1668. A color photo is requested.Nominees should:

Exhibit strong leadership skills.

Help his or her business or volunteer organization grow.

Be a role model.

Give back to the community.

Nomination forms will be available on the Post’s Web site and at our office at Post Plaza on North Frontage Road. A color photograph is requested.

The form and picture must be mailed to or dropped off at The Vicksburg Post. The deadline is 5 p.m. June 27.