Phyllis “Seven” Harris receives PFLAG award

Phyllis “Seven” Harris (LC2 2020, LC 2019) recently received the 2020 Bruce G. Kriete Community Award from PFLAG Cleveland. According to a The Buckeye Flame article announcing the award, “Harris was recognized for her work in providing Northeast Ohio with a new Center and for inspirational leadership on social justice issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.”…

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Accelerate accepting civic pitches

December 4 deadline to submit ideas to improve region Individuals who have visions to improve Northeast Ohio can submit their ideas to compete in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition to be held virtually on Thursday, February 25, 2020. The annual competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens Bank,…

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Bruce Akers receives Exceptional Service Award

Every four years, The Salvation Army honors “exceptional Advisory Board members” at their National Advisory Organization Conference. The award is presented to an honoree in each of The Salvation Army’s four territories. This year, Bruce Akers (LC 1978) received the award from the Eastern Territory Commission. In a release by The Salvation Army of Greater…

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CLC programs shape leadership attitudes and practices, alumni survey finds

Alumni of Cleveland Leadership Center programs feel their program experience was significant in shaping their attitudes about leadership in the community as well as their leadership practices and behaviors in the community, CLC’s fall 2019 alumni survey has found. The survey also revealed that CLC alumni are nearly seven times more likely to devote time…

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Stephens and Vernaci honored by Girl Scouts of North East Ohio

Ellen M. Stephens and Gina Vernaci (LC 2011) make Girls Scouts of North East Ohio’s 2020 Women of Distinction list. They award celebrates and recognizes “women in northeast Ohio who go above and beyond to make our communities better places to live, work, and raise a family. GSNEO’s Women of Distinction embody the core values…

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