Cleveland International Hall of Fame inducts two LC alumni

The Cleveland International Hall of Fame’s (CIHF) 2019 class includes two Leadership Cleveland alumni, Akram Boutros (LC 2015) and Richard Fleischman (LC 1984). They were two of only six inductees selected from hundreds of nominees. Established in 2010 by clevelandpeople.com, CIHF recognizes “those who have made long lasting contributions to Cleveland’s cultural diversity and heritage.”…

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Oné Respé

Oné Respé Karson Baldwin & Israel Kambomba 2019 Winner Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A partnership where students at local schools and the Thomas Jefferson International Newcomer’s Academy visit each other’s schools, play, create, and eat together as they share their lives. These friendships cultivate honor and respect for immigrants and…

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Ginger Mlakar honored

Ginger Mlakar (LC2 2015, LC 2014, CLC Board) has been named 2019 Distinguished Estate Planner by the Estate Planning Council of Cleveland. According to the Council’s website, the award honors, “an individual for outstanding contributions within the multi-disciplinary field of estate planning … Recipients also reflect the goals for which the council was organized: to…

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Never, Ever Give Up

Never, Ever Give Up Allison Meyer 2019 Finalist Authentic Cleveland Experiences category Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Honoring Cleveland’s perseverance by allowing people to share and motivate others to never, ever give up with a wall of handwritten stories, answering the question: What is the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do? May 9,…

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