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Toledo Art

Totally Toledo!

Leadership Ohio participants journeyed to Toledo, Ohio on September 19-20, 2014. The focus of the Toledo programming was Arts and Culture. On day one we were greeted by Dave Schlaudecker of Leadership Toledo. With great energy and enthusiasm, Dave delivered information about the city’s youth programming, citywide efforts to build community, and feeding the hungry.…



Welcome to Cincinnati!

In July, Leadership Ohio headed to Cincinnati to learn from local leaders how they were focusing on Economic Development, Energy & Sustainability.  Cincinnati has undergone a lot of change over the past 100 years.  It was a booming city along the Ohio River during the 19th century, even growing to be the largest city in…



Hello Marietta!

In June, Leadership Ohio headed to Marietta to learn about Ohio’s role in American history and to meet present day leaders in southeast Ohio.    Marietta was the first permanent European settlement of the Northwest Territory and home to a number of illustrious leaders in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars.  Marietta has also long been a…



Class of 2014 Conquers Columbus

MAY 2014 – BEST CLASS 21 TRAVELS TO COLUMBUS Best Class 21 got a glimpse of national representation and a close look at the workings of all three branches of state government when we visited Columbus May 15th and 16th, 2014. Merle Madrid, Director of Governor Kasich’s Office of Public Liaison, presented some of the…