What Do Winning Accelerate Pitches Look Like?

Presented by Citizens, Accelerate is the Cleveland Leadership Center’s annual pitch competition for community members who want to make a positive change in the Northeast Ohio region. Participants can submit a pitch for one of the six different categories.  The winner of the competition receives funding to help launch or grow their innovative ideas.  What…

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Klotz + Miller are 2022 Women of Achievement Honorees

Ann V. Klotz (LC 2006) and Sondra Miller (LC2 2017, LC 2016, CLI 2011, CBB 2008) are a part of YWCA Greater Cleveland’s 2022  Women of Achievement. In YWCA Greater Cleveland’s announcement of the honorees, President and CEO Margaret Mitchell shared, “It is my pleasure to present these women to the community and shine a spotlight on the incredible…

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Alumni Spotlight: Drew Stelzer

Drew Stelzer (CBB 2021, OBC 2019, CLC Leadership Council Chair) Commercial Property Casualty Insurance/Employee Benefits Specialist at the Schauer Group, Inc. Tell us a little bit about your civic engagement. I am grateful to be a part of an organization that encourages employees to be engaged and entrenched in the community. An organization that sees…

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CLC’s own Jody Bonhard honored

CLC’s own Jody Bonhard (CBB 2017), Director of Cleveland Bridge Builders, was recently name to the Cleveland Jewish News’ 2021 Class of 12 Under 36: Members of the Tribe. According to the article announcing the honorees, the event recognizes, “Jewish young adults influencing the future of Northeast Ohio through professional and personal achievements” and that…

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Food bank, led by Kristin Warzocha, to receive the 2020 Isaiah Award

The Greater Cleveland Food Bank, led by Kristin Warzocha (LC 2010, CBB 2002, CLC Board), will receive the the AJC Cleveland 2020 Isaiah Award for Human Relations on April 16. The Isaiah Award for Human Relations recognizes nonprofits who, “show significant initiative and leadership towards advancing intergroup understanding and respect.” The keynote for the virtual…

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