Nancy Mendez joins Gund Foundation Board

Nancy Mendez (LC 2020, CLI 2017) was recently elected to The George Gund Foundation Board of Trustees. In an email announcing the appointment by The Foundation, Mendez states, “I am honored to serve the community as a Gund Foundation Board member,” … “The Gund Foundation is working on some of our most critical challenges, including…

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Alex Johnson recently honored by the AJC

Alex Johnson (ALI 2020, LC 2002) was recently named the recipient of the AJC Cleveland 2020 Richard H. Adler Community Leadership Award. In an article by the Cleveland Jewish News, Tom Adler share, “We are pleased to recognize Dr. Johnson for his inspirational leadership, great achievements, and commitment to bettering our community … His innovative…

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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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3 CLC alumni to be honored by Global Cleveland

At the Global Cleveland annual meeting, three CLC alumni will be honored for “positively impacting our region’s economic prosperity.” India Pierce Lee (ALI 2018, LC 2002), Albert B. & Audrey G. Ratner Community Leader Award Felton Thomas, Jr. (LC 2010) Global Community Building Award Elizabeth McIntyre (LC 2006), Media Partner Award Learn more about the…

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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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