If I Can See It, I Can Achieve It

If I Can See It, I Can Achieve It Michelle Person 2018 Presenter Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: November 13, 2018 Michelle wants to promote a love of reading and increase literacy rates among high-risk readers through an interactive platform that highlights books prominently featuring characters of color. Since February,┬áJust Like Me Books…

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Activate Art Gardens

Activate Art Gardens Jacci Hammer & Joe Linsky 2018 Presenter Quality of Life Presented in partnership with: November 13, 2018 Jacci and Joe pitched their idea to transform vacant spaces in Slavic Village into gardens and creative spaces that encourage community and neighborhood family involvement at Accelerate 2018. Their idea is now known as The…

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Gloria’s Way Memory Care

Gloria’s Way Tonia Porras 2018 Presenter Health & Wellness Presented in partnership with: November 15, 2018 Tonia Porras pitched her vision for a one-stop resource for education, wellness support, and respite services to guide individuals with dementia, their caregivers, and the community through the arduous journey. She is bringing that vision to life. In October,…

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Accelerate accepting civic pitches

Deadline November 30 to submit ideas to improve region Individuals who have great ideas to improve the region can submit those ideas to compete in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The annual competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens Bank, provides seed…

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Courage to Caregivers

Courage to Caregivers Kristi Horner 2018 Presenter Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with: March 21, 2019 Courage To Caregivers announced two upcoming Caring for the Caregivers fair at Magnolia Clubhouse. Sunday, April 7 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Resources and demonstrations to help caregivers focus on self-care, with resources and demonstrations of…

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