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Start: 7:00 am

Lev Gonick
VP of Information Technology Services and CIO, CWRU

In addition to his work at Case, Lev Gonick is president of the board of OneCleveland, a metropolitan-wide strategy to extend high speed network connectivity to the non-profit sector in Northeast Ohio, and serves on multiple national and local boards. 

Start: 8:00 am

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2005, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Price Info Not Available

A program sponsored by CBB, COSE, BrownFlynn and ColorTone Staging & Rental, Cleveland MetroParks' Furnace Run.

"Doing Well by Doing Good" has become an imperative for businesses of all sizes as customers, employees and other stakeholders put pressure on companies to serve their communities. At the same time, companies are discovering ways to align philanthropy and environmental stewardship with solid business strategy to enhance marketing, human resources, branding and value creation. Learn what innovative companies are doing to maximize the return on their community engagement. Based on the CBB 5th Anniversary Impact Study, over 40% of CBB alumni are leading efforts within their companies to "Do Well by Doing Good." For more information, please contact Grant Marquit at gmarquit [at] gcpartnership [dot] com

Start: 11:00 am

The Critical Role of Human Capital Development

Asset development must look beyond investment in physical capital, such as businesses and buildings, and include developing the capacity of our most valuable resource: our people. An emphasis on human capital development--helping people to reach their full potential from early childhood through adulthood--will be critical to meeting the region’s economic challenges now and in the future.

A panel of experts will explore how efforts to develop human capital can play an important in rejuvenating Northeast Ohio’s economy

Billie Osborne-Fears of Starting Point
David R. Reines of Tri-C
John Ryan of AFL-CIO
Mark Sniderman of Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Start: 2:00 pm

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2005, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Price Info Not Available

Local musicians, artists and caring members of the community have joined forces to hold the annual benefit event known as BreastFest. This will be the fifth year raising money for breast cancer patients. This year trade's beneficiary will be Northern Ohio Breast Cancer Coalition. Breastfest 2005 will be held in the lobby of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The event is free to attend, however normal admission applies for access to the exhibits.