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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Eight alumni + two Accelerate presenters noted as Homegrown Heroes

On Friday, November 2, eight CLC alumni and two Accelerate presenters will be honored as Homegrown Heroes by Cleveland.com for their “significant contributions to Cleveland and are taking our city into the next millennium.” They are: Akram Boutros (LC 2015) Daniel Gray-Kontar (Accelerate 2017 finalist) Bernie Moreno (LC 2007) Phyllis Harris (LC 2019, CEBC 2013)…

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Teen anti-bullying workshop October 12

Students, educators from 10 area schools involved Teen leaders and educators will be trained to combat harassment and intimidation in schools during a workshop on Friday, Oct. 12 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Lawrence School on Olde 8 Road in Sagamore Hills. The Dare2Care workshop is a component of the Look Up To…

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Board of Trustees Chair, members elected

New marketing statement unveiled at annual meeting Ira Kaplan, Executive Chair of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP, was elected Chair of the Cleveland Leadership Center (CLC) Board of Trustees at the organization’s annual Board meeting on June 28, 2018. Kaplan, an alumnus of the Leadership Cleveland Class of 2003, had been Board Co-Chair for…

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Two in LC 2018 receive Oswald Companies President’s Award

Jamie Cole, a Vice President of The Adcom Group, Inc., and Tom McNair, Executive Director of Ohio City, Inc., have been named recipients of the Oswald Companies President’s Award from the Cleveland Leadership Center. The award is in recognition of their civic achievement and involvement with Leadership Cleveland, a program of Cleveland Leadership Center. The…

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