By Kelly Burch
---- — Tickets are going fast for the Oct. 18 luncheon to honor the recipients of the 2013 MVB 40 Under 40 awards.
MVB, the Merrimack Valley’s business magazine and a sister publication to The Eagle-Tribune, is honoring its group of outstanding of young entrepreneurs, community activists and volunteers with the luncheon and ceremony. The public is invited to attend. For tickets, visit mvbmagazine.eventbrite.com/.
Each year, MVB makes a call for nominations of young movers and shakers in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire to be considered for this prestigious honor. A panel of judges from North of Boston Media Group and the broader community narrow the group down from hundreds of potential winners.
“These people were chosen for a reason,” said David A Tibbetts, president of Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council, who will be a keynote speaker the luncheon. “They are leaders in their community at a young age.”
Karen Andreas, publisher of The Eagle-Tribune and North of Boston Media Group, will speak at the event before presenting awards with Editor Tracey Dee Rauh.
“These 40 honorees bring so much talent, energy and ingenuity to our region,” Andreas said. “They deserve to be thanked and lauded, and we are proud to feature them in MVB magazine and at this special luncheon.”
The winners will be recognized with individual stories in the October issue of MVB.
If You Go What: 2013 MVB awards ceremony and luncheon for the 40 Under 40 recipients. When: Friday, Oct. 18, noon to 1:30 p.m. Where: The Hartleb Center, Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. How: Tickets are $29,95 and include lunch and a copy of the magazine. Visit eagletribune.com or mvbmagazine.eventbrite.com.