The Cleveland Storyteller Uses History to Raise Thousands for Autism

Famous & Infamous Women of Millionaires' Row Autism Fundraiser, January 25, 2015

Dinner & Live Presentation by Dan Ruminski, The Cleveland Storyteller

Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Pine Ridge Country Club, 30601 Ridge Rd, Wickliffe, OH 44092

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Event Highlights

5:30 p.m.: Cocktails (cash bar)
6:00 p.m.: Dinner
7:00 p.m.: Live Presentation by Dan Ruminski, Cleveland's Storyteller
Tickets: $65 individual, $125 couple
(Reservations by January 23, 2015, required)

100% of proceeds will provide iPads to autistic children.

Laura Hoffman on Bill Wills Radio Show About Autism

6/9/14 Willoughby Rotary Lunch - Autism iPad Giveaway

The big day arrived on Monday June 9th, 2014—our Willoughby Rotary held its second annual iPad giveaway to organizations who work with children and adults with autism who otherwise could not afford to purchase these wonderful devices. The grand total given out was 55 units (breakdown of recipients below).

The video above shows how their iPad will be used to improve the lives of both parents and children dealing with autism.

Thank you to each and every one of you who came to my talks and purchased my book and DVD. This process helped in raising the funds needed to accomplish our goal. With your help we are making a difference. Every dollar raised went to the bottom line. This is Rotary.

We will continue our efforts—our goal is to award 56 iPads next year.

Dan Ruminski

Event Promotion

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Online press release for Autism Fundraiser

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2014 iPad Distribution Breakdown
Agency No. of iPads Sponsor
Brandon's Place 4 Karen Forbes
Broadmoor School 11 Sheryl Kline
C.A.R.E.S. 6 Christy LaPaglia
Different Needz 1 Al Hehr
Mentor Schools 4 Heather Ambrus
Share-A-Vision 10 Christy LaPaglia
W/E Schools 5 Eileen Bowers
Willoughby Fine Arts 1 Lauren Kalb
Willoughby Fine Arts 1 Dave Anderson
Willoughby Fine Arts 2 Dan Ruminski
Willoughby Fine Arts 5 Linda Wise
Willoughby Fine Arts 2 Steve Atkins
Willoughby Fine Arts 1 Amy Ridegway
Willoughby Fine Arts 1 Ken Graham
Willoughby Fine Arts 2 Bill Giffin