‘1,000 Ties’ project wins civic pitch competition

Technology, nonprofit pitches also recognized at Accelerate   CLEVELAND – A project to teach etiquette and other life skills to youth was voted the winning civic pitch by the audience Thursday night, February 27, at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, an annual competition presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center with support from Citizens Bank. Jowan Smith,…

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Three alum named to The Center for Community Solutions Board

The Center for Community Solutions announced four new Board members earlier this week, three of which are CLC alumni. Kevin McDaniel (LC 2019), Heather Stoll (LC 2017), and Tracy Strobel (LC 2015) join ten other leaders to serve the more than 100-yr-old think tank that focuses on solutions to health, social and economic issues. See…

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3 Alumni join GCP Equity & Inclusion division advisory board

Michael Obi (LC 2016), Larry Oscar (LC 2009), and Michelle Tomallo (LC2 2018, LC 2017) recently joined the Greater Cleveland Partnership Equity & Inclusion division’s advisory board. According to the GCP website, the division, “has been working since 2001 to close the racial disparities in jobs, income and wealth, by growing businesses owned by people…

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Kevin Adelstein elected as Better Business Bureau Director

The Better Business Bureau Serving Greater Cleveland recently elected Kevin Adelstein (LC 2017) as a director. According to an article published by the Cleveland Jewish News, where Adelstein serves as publisher and CEO, he was one of seven directors elected to a three-year term and six directors elected to one-year terms. See the full article…

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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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