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Seeking top young professionals

The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and the Echo Press are accepting nominations for the 2018 "Top 5 Under 40" Young Professionals in the Alexandria area.

The honor recognizes the talent of emerging leaders in any business sector in the Alexandria lakes area who are younger than age 40. Each nomination will be judged on the individual's community involvement, professional skills and accomplishments, and their overall depth of qualities.

The Top 5 Professionals will be featured in the chamber's Year in Review publication, published by and inserted into the Echo Press in late January, and will be honored at the chamber's annual celebration event at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria.

To nominate a professional younger than age 40, download a nomination form at or call 320-763-3161 to request the form. Completed nominations may be emailed to or dropped off or mailed to the chamber office at 206 Broadway St., Alexandria, MN 56308. Nominations must be received by Friday, Dec. 22. For more information, call 320-763-3161.