Published October 19. 2012 7:00PM Updated October 19. 2012 7:56PM
The first southeastern Connecticut 40 Under Forty Awards night will be held next year at MGM Grand at Foxwoods, honoring local citizens who have demonstrated career excellence combined with leadership, commitment and service to the region.
The awards, to be held at 6 p.m., Jan. 18, are sponsored by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce and The Day. Nominations for people under the age of 40 are currently being sought on The Day's website at http://zip06.upickem.net/engine/Welcome.aspx?contestid=71773.
Nominations close Nov. 1. Winners will be notified by Nov. 9.