CBB 2015 gives local families in need a very special Christmas

by Robert D. Newman (CBB 2015) The CBB Class of 2015’s Adopt-A-Family Program expanded again in 2018. After adopting nine families with 33 children in 2017, this year’s program adopted 15 families with a combined total of 48 children. This year, we adopted six families in Cleveland/Cuyahoga County, six families from Medina County and for the first…

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Civic visionaries to make pitches at Accelerate

Audience to vote on winners Feb. 27; tickets on sale now 2018 winner returns with Teen Enterprise Pop-Up Shop Individuals with visions of creating positive change in Cleveland will pitch their ideas at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change. The fifth annual civic pitch event will be presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens…

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Kirsten Ellenbogen appointed to national science committee

Kirsten Ellenbogen (LC 2014) was recently appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee – a newly formed committee to improve science communication nationwide. According to a news release from the Great Lakes Science Center, where Kirsten is president and CEO, the committee “was created to build upon the strong response to the recent National Academies…

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CLC expands programming to reach legacy leaders

New fellow will engage transitioning professionals in community needs Cleveland Leadership Center is expanding its portfolio of offerings that inspire civic leaders with the creation of a program to meaningfully engage adults who are 50 and older in community issues. Lenora Inez Brown is the Leadership Center’s new Senior Fellow and will work to tap…

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Cheryl Wahl recognized

Cheryl Wahl (LC2 2012, LC 2012) was recently named Gilmour Academy’s 2018 Woman of the Year. According to a post on the Gilmour Academy website, “Head of School Kathy Kenny closed the ceremony by reflecting on the lives changed by Wahl and Conway. Whether through her work with the Board of Trustees or his longtime…

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