Accelerate accepting civic pitches

Deadline November 30 to submit ideas to improve region Individuals who have great ideas to improve the region can submit those ideas to compete in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The annual competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens Bank, provides seed…

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Getting our Babies to College 101

Getting our Babies to College 101 Jowan Smith 2017 Finalist Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: October 29, 2018 Jowan recently announced a new event that she anticipates being an annual affair: Getting Our Babies to College 101 Presents 1,000 Ties. According to a press release, “1,000 Ties will be an event where we…

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Music Lens: Inspiring Creativity and Confidence

Music Lens: Inspiring Creativity and Confidence Corinne Auger 2018 Finalists Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with: October 2018 Corinne Auger pitched her idea for a free introductory music program for lower-income elementary schoolers at Accelerate 2018 While she didn’t make it to the main stage that night, she did impress the scouts from…

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Accelerate adds Destination Cleveland category

‘Cleveland experiences’ to be pitched at 5th annual civic competition Do you have ideas to help visitors make deeper connections with Cleveland’s story? Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition, will offer a new way for those ideas to take flight when the 5th annual event is presented next year by Citizens Bank and…

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Special Needs Resource Library

Special Needs Resource Library Angela Bair 2018 Finalist Quality of Life category Presented in partnership with:    September 14, 2018 Angela’s Accelerate vision of an adaptive toy library has become a reality at the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library. The W-E Play Toy Library, now available to the public, includes more than 70 toys, many of which…

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