The Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) and its small business division, Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), are hosting “COSE Day at the Capitol” on Tuesday, March 30. The virtual program runs from 8:30 a.m.– noon. Ray Headen from Taft Cleveland will kick-off the event with introductory remarks to welcome the attendees and featured award winners.
Five government officials are being recognized for their strategies and actions that helped spark momentum for a more equitable and inclusive economy. Advocate of the Year Awards will be presented to the following:
- Bob Cupp, Speaker of the Ohio House
- Stephanie Howse, State Representative
- Stephanie McCloud, Ohio Department of Health Director
- Robert Sprague, State Treasurer
- Sandra Williams, State Senator
Taft is the sponsor of this event. For more information and to register, visit here. Taft is also the 2021 sponsor of the GCP Advancing Middle Market Program Committee (AMMP).
Headen is a former 8th District Court of Appeals Judge and joined Taft's Cleveland office as of counsel in January 2021. He previously served as special counsel to the Ohio attorney general in the original publishing of the Ohio Economic Development Manual, a highly recognized go-to resource for public and private executives and professionals seeking guidance on using Ohio’s public and private finance and incentive laws to grow jobs, communities, and businesses.
About COSE (Council of Smaller Enterprises)
COSE has supported and advocated for the small businesses in the region since 1972. As the region’s small business expert organization, COSE offers its members networking and educational events, advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues, and cost-effective group purchasing programs.