Megan Bennett elected to West Side Catholic Center Board

Megan Bennett (OBC 2017) has been elected to the West Side Catholic Center’s Board of Directors. According to a news release by Megan’s employer Frantz Ward, she “has been involved with the West Side Catholic Center since 2014, previously serving as a member of the Associate Board, Co-Chair of the Sips and Swigs Fundraiser, and…

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How We See CLE: Michelle Kane

How We See CLE is a monthly series showcasing the Cleveland Leadership Center staff’s unique perspective and knowledge of our city.  Michelle Kane, Director of Marketing & Communications What’s the best advice you’ve ever heard?  “Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” – Dolly Parton What is the most rewarding part of…

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35 civic visionaries to pitch at Accelerate

Audience to vote on winners Feb. 27; tickets on sale now New this year: Technovation competition, Social Venture Partners bigBANG! CLEVELAND – Thirty-five individuals with visions to create positive change in Cleveland will pitch their ideas at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change. The sixth annual civic pitch event will be presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center…

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Two alumni on the 2020 Cleveland’s Most Interesting People list

Phyllis Harris (LC2 2020, LC 2019, CEBC 2013) and Felton Thomas (LC 2010) have been named as two of Crain’s Cleveland Business‘ Cleveland’s Most Interesting People 2020, which Crain’s labels as, “the foundation of our past and the hope for our future. They keep us grounded, inspire movements and help us see our city in…

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Three CLC alumni honored as YWCA’s 2020 Women of Achievement

Three CLC alumni have been named to the YWCA Greater Cleveland’ 2020 Women of Achievement. Mary Kim Elkins (LC 2019), Stamy Paul (LC 2020), and Patricia Shlonsky (LC 2012) will receive their awards at the YWCA annual luncheon on June 1, 2020. According to YWCA Greater Cleveland President & CEO Margaret Mitchell (LC 2011), “Each…

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