Cleveland Storyteller's Speaking Engagements

While there are many great pioneers in Cleveland's past, these are summaries of the people and stories you'll learn about in Dan Ruminski's talks and on this site.

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Read Dan's article from Fine Lifestyles the Magazine, Cleveland's Public Square, Not Just Any Square.


Events

September 2015

Title of Talk: Millionaires' Row
September 11, 2015. 1:30 pm
Willoughby City Hall
Hosted by Willoughby Women's Club
Not Open to the public

Title of Talk: Millionaires' Row
September 13, 2015. 9:30 am
Church of the Savior, Cleveland Hts.
Not Open to the public

Title of Talk: Millionaires' Row
September 17, 2015. 1:00 pm
Beachwood Community Services, Senor’s Day Out
Beachwood Community Center, 25325 Fairmount Blvd
Not Open to the public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires' Row
September 17, 2015, 7:00 pm
Church of St. Dominic, Shaker Heights
Not Open to the public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
September 20, 2015, 2:00 pm
Lakewood Public Library, Main Branch, 15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio - Directions
Contact: Morgan Maseth (216) 226-8275

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
September 21, 2015, 7:00 pm
Cuyahoga County Public Library, 6361 Selig Drive, Independence, Oh - Directions
Contact: www.cuyahogalibrary.org
Reservations are required for this event. The library telephone number is (216) 447-0160 or obtain information through the library website listed above.

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
September 30, 2015, 6:00 pm
TBD (North Olmsted area)
Not Open to the Public

October

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
October 1, 2015, 6:30 pm
Amherst Public Library
221 Spring Street, Amherst - Directions
Contact Info: (440) 988-4230
Reservations are suggested for this event as space is limited.

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
October 4, 2015, 2:00 pm
Gates Mills Library
1491 Chagrin River Road, Gates Mills - Directions
Contact Info: (440) 423-4808
Reservations are requested for this event as space is limited. There is no fee for admission.

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
October 10, 2015, 2:00 pm
Buckeye Library
6625 Wolff Road, Medina, Ohio - Directions
Contact Info: (330) 725-4415

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
October 13, 2015, 1:00 pm
Willoughby Hills United Methodist Church
34201 Eddy Rd, Willoughby Hills, OH
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
October 16, 2015 - see times below
Lakeland Community College
Address: 7700 Clocktower Drive, Mentor, Ohio - Directions
Contact Info: (440) 525-7116
The event begins at 9AM, two speakers, luncheon at noon and Dan's talk begins at 1PM. Reservations are required. Fee for the entire day is $45.00 which includes all three speakers and lunch.

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
October 18, 2015, 2:00 pm
Chagrin Falls Library
100 East Orange Street, Chagrin Falls - Directions
Contact Info: (440) 247-3556
Reservations are requested for this event as space is limited. There is no fee for admission.

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
October 21 2015, 12:30 pm
St. Basil the Great 55+ Club
8700 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, OH
Not Open to the Public


November

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
November 14, 2015, 1:15 pm
Lakewood Country Club, hosted by Mayflower Society Cleveland Colony
Not Open to the Public


December

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
December 19, 2015, Lunch at 12:30 pm, talk to follow
First Covenant Church of Willoughby Hills
29400 Chardon Road, Willoughby Hills - Directions
Contact Info: Tony Manfredi
(216) 233-2426, (216) 289-7133
The charge for lunch will be $5.00 per person. There is no charge for attending the talk. Reservations strongly recommended.


2016

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
January 14, 2016, Lunch at Noon, Talk at 1:30 pm
Sumner Concordia, Copley, Ohio
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Great Estates of Wickliffe
February 4, 2016, 12:45 pm
Pine Ridge Country Club; Hosted by PERI, Lake County Chapter
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
February 24, 2016, 1:00 pm
Hosted by Brecksville Women's Club at 5025 E. Mill Road, Broadview Heights
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
April 21, 2016, 7:30 pm
Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church, Avon Lake, Ohio
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 7, 2016; Lunch at 11:30 am - Talk to begin at 1:20 pm
Hiram College Alum at the Twinsburg Hilton Garden Inn
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
May 16, 2016, 12:20 pm
St. Mary's Banquet Hall
401 Main St., Chardon, Ohio 44024 - Directions
Contact: For reservations, 440-285-3741 or fows.info

Title of Talk: White Motors Story
October 16 2016, 11:00 am
Location to be announced (hosted by North East Ohio Model A Club)
Not Open to the Public

Videos by Dan


The Great Estates of Wickliffe DVD Trailer

This trailer features one of the Cleveland Storyteller's live presentations. Journey from "Millionaires Row" to " Millionaires Mile" in Wickliffe, to London, Paris, and ending in Hunting Valley. Hear how our main character, Laura Mae Corrigan, rose from poverty, entertaining royalty and fighting the Third Reich.


Rockefeller Short


Millionaires' Row Short


Birth of the Auto Industry in Cleveland Short


Lost Cleveland Memories

For more stories of our area, contact Dennis R. Sutcliffe through Lost Cleveland Memories.