Young leaders: '40 Under Forty Award' recipients announced
The recipients of the Southeastern Connecticut 40 Under Forty Awards have been announced. The awards are a joint effort of the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce, Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce and The Day. These awards are given to recognize 40 of the best and brightest individuals in our community under 40 years of age who have consistently demonstrated excellence in their profession, as well as leadership, commitment and service to the region.
The celebration will take place at MGM Grand at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Friday Jan. 10 at 6:00 PM. Tickets are available for $75 each and may be purchased at any of the participating chambers, the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce (860.572.9578), Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce (401.596.7761) and the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce (860.887.1647). Corporate tables are also available for the event; the cost is $1,000 and includes 10 tickets with a reserved table.
The 40 Under Forty
Nathan Adelman, Odetah Camping Resort
Kathryn Alves, Chelsea Groton Bank
April Brunelle, April's Balloon Creations
Patrick Boucher, Troon Golf, Lake, Isles
Scott Capano, Shoprite Supermarkets, Harp and Dragon Pub, State Street Saloon
Tricia Cunningham, Fairview Odd Fellows Home, Connecticut
Mario de Lucia, Antonio Hair Design
Susan Denice, Jonathan Edwards Winery
Mayor Daryl Finizio, New London
Darcie Folsom, Connecticut College
Melanie Goggin, Mel's Downtown Creamery
Gregory Gwudz, Waterford Public Schools
Andrew Halvorson, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Heather Harris, Black Hawk
Mari Kodama, Dock and Dine Restaurant
Andrew Lee, Norwich Public Schools
Amy Stratos Leigh, String Theory School, Music
Laura Manfre, MoFuse, Inc.
Julie Manfred, Groton Utilities
Jacob Manke, Norwich Fire Department.
Allie Martin, The Byrnes Agency Inc
MaryEllen Mateleska, Mystic Aquarium
Lyndsay Rae Meiklem, Meiklem Kilnworks Art Studio & Centerspace Wellness Studio
Calvin McCoy Jr., Advantage Personal Training II
Erica Mohr, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Scott Morrow, Valenti Family, Auto Dealerships
Victoria Mueller, Messier, Massad & Burdick
Sean Patrick Murray, New London Main Street
Kyle Osolin, Miranda Creative
Krystal Kornegay Rose, Mystic Seaport
Christopher Sandford, Woodstock Academy
Sarah Saunders, Traystman & Coric
Lt. Brian Schneider, Stonington Police Department
Katie Simlick, Captain Nick's, Block Island
Robin Tavares, Eastern Savings Bank
Jennifer Telford, University, Connecticut
Emily Thomson, Waterford Country School
Allison Tuttle, Mystic Aquarium
Kristin Wainright, Tobin, Carberry, O'Malley, Riley & Selinger, P.C.
Kelly Whipple, Copies Plus More
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