Spectrum 1 News features Accelerate

Cleveland’s newest TV news station, on the Spectrum cable network, interviews a presenter who will pitch a civic vision to make Cleveland better at CLC’s annual Accelerate: Citizens Make Change event, which takes place February 27, 2019. Brittany O’Connor, a Vice President at event sponsor Citizens Bank, notes how Accelerate pitches create positive change in Ohio. Watch…

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Three CLC alumni appointed to St. Luke’s Board

Three Cleveland Leadership Center program alumni were recently appointed to the Saint Luke’s Foundation Board of Trustees. Jeff Patterson (LC 2010) Janus Small (LC 1999) Khalilah Worley (CBB 2013) You can read about them in a post on the Saint Luke’s Foundation website.

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Jakki Nance elected to National Autism Speaks Board

Jakki Nance (LC 2006) was elected to the National Autism Speaks Board in December. In a news release on PRNewsWire.com, Ms. Nance shared, “My passion for autism awareness and acceptance comes from being a parent of two children on the spectrum with very different needs,” said Ms. Nance. “My desire to make a difference not just…

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Accelerate featured in The Plain Dealer

The January 16 article featured past winners and highlighted how the event helps even those who don’t win money to advance their vision. In the article, 2018 winner, Tory Coats is quoted as saying, “Accelerate opened me up to different resources in the community and allowed me to cultivate a network of caring people who want…

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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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