Dick Pogue honored by Jewish Federation of Cleveland

Dick Pogue (LC 1978) received the Charles Eisenman Award from the Jewish Federation of Cleveland at their 115th annual meeting on April 8, 2019. According to a post on the Federation’s website, “He is the 95th recipient of the Charles Eisenman Award, which is presented each year to a person or nonprofit who has demonstrated…

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Cleveland Public Theatre to honor Mark Ross

Cleveland Public Theatre will honor Mark Ross (LC 2016) with the 219 PAN Award at their annual Pandemonium fundraising extravaganza on September 7, 2019. Mark will be honored for being, “a strong advocate for education, diversity and inclusion, economic development, and the arts. Learn more > Mark will be blogging about his Pandemonium experience over…

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Accelerate receives Dominion Community Impact Award

The Cleveland Leadership Center was one of 15 Ohio community organizations to be recognized with a Dominion Energy Community Impact Award, co-sponsored with Cleveland Magazine. CLC was recognized for its Accelerate: Citizens Make Change civic pitch competition Dominion Energy presented $110,000 in grants to the organizations at the 24th annual awards celebration on March 26,…

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Paul Wellener to receive Carnegie Mellon award

Paul Wellener (CLC Board, LC 2007) will be honored with a Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Service Award on May 17, 2019, at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh, PA. The alumni service award recognizes those alumni “for their dedicated and impactful service to the university and its alumni.” In a statement by CMU Alumni Association…

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Teen refugee program is winning civic pitch at Accelerate

6 finalists win prizes; additional partner announced for 2020 CLEVELAND – A pitch by two teens who want to build buddy relationships among refugee and non-refugee students was voted the winning civic pitch by the audience Wednesday night, February 27, at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, an annual competition presented by Cleveland Leadership Center with support…

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