Making the Case Featuring Michael Benz

This edition of Making the Case features Michael Benz, the President and CEO of United Way of Greater Cleveland, one of the largest and most innovative United Way programs in the nation. Under his leadership, United Way implemented GuitarMania®, a public art project that raised more than $1.6 million for health and human service programs in Greater Cleveland. Mike is a Clevelander and his work reflects his passion for the community. He was instrumental in bringing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to Cleveland and served as the museum’s director before joining United Way. Mike’s career also includes 12 years as the Greater Cleveland Growth Association Executive Vice President and seven years as COSE Executive Director. Mike currently serves on six organization boards, including the Better Business Bureau, Baldwin-Wallace College and Cuyahoga Community College, as well as several United Way of America national committees.

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The Heights at Night

Adult Album Alternative and Community News
Gin Wigmore Written In the Water @4:35
Damien Rice I Don't Want To Change You @4:32
Good Old War Tell Me What You Want From me @4:28
Ben Folds House @4:25
The Arcs Outta My Mind @4:21
Rob Drabkin Down to Fate @4:17
Shelby Lunne Paper Van Gogh @4:13
Snow Patrol In the End @4:09
Walk Off the Earth Rule the World @4:06
Matt Nathanson Come On Get Higher @4:02
My Morning Jacket Compound Fracture @3:56
Joe Bonamassa Tiger In Your Tank @3:52

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@6 am Adult Album Alternative and Community News