Community Events (open to public)

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  • Feb. 10: Told #13 - Follow Your Heart
    Our featured storytellers for Told #13 are married couple Amanda and Scott Hicken (I know, so romantic, right?). As always, we expect to hear many stories from audience members. This will also be the debut of previous Told storyteller Jill Grunenwald in her new role as co-producer and host.
    6:00 p.m. doors open, 7:00 p.m. program begins, Market Garden Brewery - Harbor spirits room

  • Feb. 14: Rock 11 Love The Foundation
    This event benefits the award-winning public outreach programs funded by the CMBG, including The 3Rs, which is making a positive difference in the Cleveland and East Cleveland City Schools.
    6:00 p.m. VIP Reception | 7:00 p.m. Main Event | 9:00 p.m. Young Professional Tickets

  • Feb. 17: Conscious Capitalism Mixer and Book Exchange
    In Collaboration with Conscious Capitalism NEO. We invite you to participated in a Conscious Capitalism Mixer and a Book Exchange event. We are very excited to experiment and to offer the CRT members and guests a different way to connect with like-minded business thinkers and doers around sustainability, conscious capitalism and flourishing.
    5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Market Garden Brewery

  • Feb. 20: Brite Winter
    We do know that... It will be cold.... there might be snow... it might be a blizzard, but it doesn't really matter. This is Cleveland, and we're going outside to play.
    3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m., West Bank of the Flats

  • Feb. 23: Introduction to Fundraising Planning: Creating a Strong Plan for a Sustainable Future
    This event will show you how to analyze your organization's financial situation and develop a fundraising plan that includes a variety of revenue sources. You will also have an opportunity to discuss the fundraising process with a diverse group of experienced professionals and hear their recommendations for success. This seminar is designed for all nonprofit leaders and managers, including not only executive directors, development directors, and other staff, but also interested board members.
    8:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m., Holden University Center, Lakeland Community College
  • Mar. 1: Cleveland Tenants Organizations 2016 Annual Meeting
    The meeting will review 2015, explore 2016, induct the 2016 recipient into the CTO Hall of Fame (TBA) and launch their responsive design website!
    8:00 a.m. Light Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. program begins, Trinity Cathedral Gallery Room

  • Mar. 2: The Engaged Workplace: Where Everybody Matters
    An event for CEOs, functional leaders, and manger for an interactive session on how to: recognize and develop leaders, develop effective work cultures that engage talents from all employees, create organizations that care about people where everybody matters.
    8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Lorain County Community College

  • Mar. 5: School Quality Fair. 
    Join the Transformation Alliance and PRE4CLE as we host our first-ever School Quality Fair, designed to serve Cleveland families looking for preschools and public K-8 schools, both district and charter, that best fit their children's needs.
    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Cleveland Public Auditorium

  • Mar. 11: Dancing Classrooms Gala Dinner. 
    Features a sit down dinner, open bar, and live band. Tickets are $125 and include valet parking.
    6:30 p.m. cocktails | 7:30 p.m. Dinner & Dancing, The Westin

  • Mar. 11: Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland
    Recognizing 41 years of achieving, preserving, and sustaining the American Dream of home ownership. Keynote speaker is Melissa Koide, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Consumer Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Bohemian National Hall

  • Mar. 11: Youth of the Year & Recognition Breakfast
    Join us as we celebreat all those who make Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland possible. Featuring an interview with Bernie Moreno of Moreno Companies conducted by a Club Kid. RSVP by Feburary 26
    7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., Broadway Boys & Girls Club

  • Apr. 30: Diversity Center 3 Mile Walk & 5K Run.
    The Diversity Center will welcome over 6,000 walkers and 400 runners center. Registration is free to walk, and a $25 dollar charge to run. Donations of $25 dollars or more will receive a t-shirt. All registered participants will gain free entry to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Great Lakes Science Center and USS COD Submarine Memorial on the day of the event.
    Run check-in at 7:30 a.m. | Walk check-in at 8:30 a.m., Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

  • 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

  • Ongoing: Cleveland Council on World Affairs - 2016 Spring Speaker Series.
    • Dealing with Putin's Russia, Ambassador Steven Pifer - Tuesday, February 2
    • 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 #14 - Wednesday, March 30th
    • 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.