The Press Newspaper
109 nominated for 20 Under 40 program
An independent panel of judges selected the 20 candidates for recognition. The 20 Under 40 program focuses on individuals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their career and/or as a volunteer in the community. It is intended that the program will further motivate young leaders in our area.
Since 1996, 340 young, community leaders have been awarded the 20 Under 40 Leadership Award.
Program sponsors include Eastman & Smith, Fifth Third Bank, Plante & Moran and Columbia Gas of Ohio. The media partner is The Toledo Business Journal and the community partner is Leadership Toledo; media support is provided by WTOL, Toledo’s News Leader. The Toledo Symphony, Toledo Opera, Toledo Museum of Art and the Oregon Community Theatre are Cultural Arts Sponsors.
Chrys Peterson, WTOL news anchor, will serve as master of ceremonies for the recognition/awards event for the 18th consecutive year.
The event is open to the public for $30 per person in advance and $35 at the door. To make reservations, go to www.20under40toledo.com. Call 419-241-7371.
Captain Sweet Shoes, a local cover band, comprised of Anthony Beck, formerly of Resonant Soul, and Allen Spencer, formerly of Empire Drift, will perform acoustic sets from the 50s to the present.
For sponsorship information, call Angela Crosby at 419-410-5937.
The Outstanding Alumni Awards are bestowed to individuals who have completed a career-technical program at Penta and who are currently working in a successful career. Nominees must have completed a high school or adult education program at Penta prior to 2003.
Applications are available by calling 419-661-6351 or they can be downloaded at www.pentacareercenter.org (click on “Alumni”). Deadline: Sept. 6.