The New Braunfels Jaycees, the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, Inc and the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung are accepting nominations for the 2021 Rising Stars of New Braunfels. This program will recognize the community’s young leaders who are making a positive impact in their professional and/or civic endeavors. The awardees will be honored at a Gala on Friday, January 14, 2022.

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The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, September 27Nomination forms and program information are available at Qualified applicants need to live or work in New Braunfels and be under the age of 40 on December 31, 2021. Those selected to be recognized will demonstrate strong leadership skills and have made significant contributions to the community through continued success in their professional or community service activities. These Rising Stars are on a trajectory towards being New Braunfels’ next generation of outstanding leaders.

The Gala will celebrate the contributions of these young leaders and give the business community an opportunity to meet them. During the Gala, one special awardee will be announced and recognized as the 2021 Distinguished Young Leader. Along with this exciting announcement, the evening will include a social hour, dinner, brief remarks, and the presentation of a plaque commemorating this honor to each awardee.

The deadline for nominees to submit applications is October 1. The Rising Stars will be announced on November 14 in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung. The Selection Committee is made up of Jaycees Alumni and representatives from the New Braunfels Chamber and the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung.