Community calendar (events open to public)

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  • May 5: Hear the Music
    A benefit to support the transformation power of chamber music for Encore Chamber Music, a professional youth education program, Summer Festival 2016. An evening of socializing, fine dining, exquisite entertainment, and auction. Entrainment provided by internationally renowned violinist Jinjoo Cho. Tickets are $150 per person.
    6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Calfee Building


  • May 7: 4 Miles 4 Water
    This day begin with people walking with a water bottle on their head to break a previously set record. This was followed by a 4-mile run/walk, where many participants ran the last mile carrying jerrycans (gallon jugs) full of water. The event included water education stations at the All Things Water festival, food trucks, and a sunset concert featuring Carlos Jones and the Plus Band.
    1:30 p.m., Edgewater Park

  • May 17: Placemaking: Community-driven Visionary Design
    The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Northeast Ohio Chapter (NEO) invites guests to join them for a rich discussion on placemaking and how construction projects are evolving beyond building. Making a place is not the same as constructing a building, designing a plaza, or developing a commercial zone.
    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., The City Club of Cleveland

  • May 18: Sunshine Laws Training & optional Records Management and Retention Training
    The foundation of Ohio's Sunshine Laws is the principle that citizens are much more likely to have both trust and confidence in governmental institutions that are open to public scrutiny. House Bill 9 passed giving the Office of the Ohio Attorney General primary responsibility for ensuring that public officials across the state understand them. Following this, there will be a records management training via a curriculum approved by the Ohio Attorney General. This mandate applies whether the official was appointed or elected to that office.
    1:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Sunshine Laws Training | 4:30 p.m. - 5:30p.m. Records Management and Retention Trainning

  • May 20: Help Merrick (Rock the) House
    Join them for an 80s tribute concert with Cleveland's Breakfast Club featuring Paul Sidoti. Tickets include a silent auction, cash raffle, drinks, and fun. All proceeds benefit Merrick House.
    7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., House of Blues Cleveland

  • May 20: Applying Nature's Genius to Building Healthy, Adaptive and Resilient Organizations
    This session will explore how a living systems model can help us create new insights and innovations for organizational design, development and leadership. It will also highlight alignments between this approach and the philosophies of the Conscious Companies. Keynote Speaker: Sally Parker, Co-Founder, TimeZero Enterprises
    7:30 - 9:30 a.m., Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Sweet Room (UR 241)

  • May 21: MetroHealth GALA AFTERDARK
    An emerging professionals "after party" blending music and collaborative artists across genres, including modern DJ sounds and a spectacular visual display! A presentation of the David C. Jacobs Emerging Professional Service Award, celebrating the professional success and accomplishments of an emerging leader in Northeast Ohio.
    9:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m., Cleveland Convention Center

  • May 25: Women of Note Summit & Awards
    Crain's Cleveland Business honors NEO women who are making a difference, including several CLC alumni. Jacqueline F. Woods (LC 1988) will receive the Cleveland Foundation Women of Note Legacy Award. Other 2016 Women of Note Honorees include Micki Byrnes (LC 2005, Boot Camp 2012), Michele Connell (LC 2016, CLI 2010), Karen Gahl-Mills (LC 2011), Anne C. Goodman (LC 2003), Debra Green (CBB 2006) and Lisa Rose (LC 2009).  
    11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Cleveland Convention Center

  • May 26: Literacy CLE Powered by Pechakucha: Helping to Improve Awarenesss and Literacy Education in NEO
    PechaKucha is a simple PowerPoint presentation format in which a speaker presents 20 images, each for 20 seconds. Hear from community organizations advocating to improve literacy in the community.
    Presenters include:
    • Akeesha Abdullah, Program Coordinator, Mount Pleasant Reads
    • Debi Abela, Early Childhood Program Associate, University Circle Incorporated
    • Mahogani Graves, Site Coordinator, Reach Out & Read/ Ready to Learn
    • Bob Paponetti, Executive Director,  The Literacy Cooperative
    • Debra Pence-Meyenberg, Executive Director, America SCORES Cleveland

5:30 p.m., City Club of Cleveland | Part of the CBB 2016 LAP project

  • June 3: Cleveland GiveCamp
    Applications are open. Deadline to apply is June 3rd.  GiveCamp is a weekend-long event where software developers, designers, database administrators, project managers and creative professionals donate their time to create software and web-based applications for non-profit organizations. The event takes place at the LeanDog Boat (former Hornblowers) and Burke Lakefront Airport on the shores of Lake Erie.
    April 15 - June 3, LeadDog.

  • June 4: Cirque Du Centennial - A Modern Masquerade Ball. 
    Save the date for the Cleveland Play House Annual Benefit. Attend and enjoy Cocktails, dinner, performance, auction, and dancing.
    Allen Theatre

  • June 10: Hip 2B Square: Fear No Art
    The arts-based party, now in its sixth year, has become much anticipated, with a blend of arts and culture, entertainment, great food, drink, and performances. This event will honor Sally & Sandy Cutler, well known as business, civic, philanthropic and cultural leaders.
    6:30 p.m., Near West Theatre


  • June 10 - 15: Transplant Games of America
    The Transplant Games of America come to Cleveland! The Transplant Games is a multi-sport festival event for individuals who have undergone life-saving transplant surgeries. Competition events are open to organ transplant recipients, living donors, bone marrow recipients, and corneal and tissue transplant recipients. More than an athletic event, the Transplant Games highlight the critical importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation, while celebrating the lives of organ donors and recipients and increasing donor registry levels.

  • June 14-17: Agents in Training (FAIT) Academy
    Future Agents In Training (FAIT) is a program hosted by the FBI Cleveland Field Office that invites high school students to receive hands-on training. This program works to educate and inform students about the mission of the FBI including criminal, cyber threats, terrorism, and administrative functions. Students learn from special agents, intelligence analysts, and a variety of professional staff about investigative tactics that include gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and solving cases. We are looking for High School students age 16-18 years of age. Applications must be post marked March 31, 2016.
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  • Step. 8: A Day at The Ballpark with Breakthrough Schools
    Business and Civic Leaders are invited to sponsor students from Cleveland’s Breakthrough Schools for a day of mentoring and fun at a Cleveland Indians game! Business hosts will be paired with students to share and inspire them in their education and career goals! Includes seating in the Club Section (unlimited food and beverages), recognition on scoreboard, and a member of our group will get to throw out the first pitch! 1 Host + 2 students sponsorship package starts at $175. Company sponsorship packages available.
    Meet in front of Gate A at 10:30 | Game time is 12:10pm, Progressive Field 

  • Oct. 27: Women's Leadership Conference
    Second Annual Women's Leadership Conference Early Bird Prices $119 for individuals and $99 per person for groups of five.

  • Ongoing: Cleveland Council on World Affairs - 2016 Spring Speaker Series.
    • The Strategic Future of the U.S. Army, General David G. Perkins - Monday, March 21
    • U.S. Intelligence and Cyber Security, Jennifer Sims - Thursday, April 7
  • Ongoing: 2016 Told events.
    • Told #15 - Tuesday, May 17th
    • Told #16 - Wednesday, July 13th
    • Told #17 - Wednesday, September 14th
    • Told #18 - Wednesday, November 9th
    • Told #19 - Wednesday, December 14th
  • Ongoing: Volunteers Wanted - Impact Team Member for United Way
    This committee determines funding for health initiatives using United Way dollars. The commitment consists of monthly strategy meetings on the 3rd or 4th Wednesday, from 8:30 - 10:00, RFP review and scoring, and site visits when available. If interested please contact Ben Miladin, LISW-S Director of Health Community Impact at or call (216) 436-2227. 

  • Ongoing: Volunteers Wanted for 2016 Donate Life Transplant Games.
    June 10-15, 2016. The Donate Life Transplant Games is a multi-sport festival event produced by the Transplant Games of America for individuals who have undergone life-saving transplant surgeries. The event highlights the critical importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation, while celebrating the lives of organ donors and recipients. There are 18 events, opening and closing ceremonies, TGA Village, and additional ancillary and VIP events happening throughout the event.

  • Ongoing: College Now Mentoring Program.
    They are seeking mentors with professional backgrounds looking to have an impact with helping a student succeed both personally and professionally and, at the same time, improve their own leadership skills. College now is also looking for companies who want a path to direct employees towards community engagement.

This lunch/dialogue series is for Resnik VIP, Business, and Lifetime members of Women's Network only. Guests and Individual members may attend to consider joining.
Reservations are a must.