The Young Professionals Connection is accepting nominations for its Amy Jennings Young Professional of the Year and Ashley Okland Community Service awards. To nominate an individual for either award, please visit for a nomination form. The deadline to submit a nomination form is Nov. 18. The form also can be mailed to Jessica Maldonado at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, 700 Locust St., Suite 100, Des Moines, 50309, faxed to 286-4902, or emailed to For more information, contact Maldonado at 286-4924.