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

February

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 23, 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: Millionaires’ Row
February 24, 2016, 6:00 pm
Music Box Supper Club
1148 Main Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio - Directions
Contact: Mike Miller at 216-242-1250 for reservations and cost.


March

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
March 3, 2016, 6:00 pm
Hosted by Geauga Credit Union, Mary Yoder’s Restaurant
14743 N. State St., Middlefield
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
March 10, 2016, 7:00 pm
Hosted by Rocky River Historical Society
Towne Center, Commons Independent Living
200 Community Drive, Avon Lake, Ohio - Directions
Contact:

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
March 24, 2016, 6:30 pm
Amherst Public Library
221 Spring Street, Amherst, Ohio - Directions
Contact: 440-988-4230

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
March 28, 2016, 6:00 pm
College Club of Cleveland
2348 Overlook Road, Cleveland Heights, OH
Not Open to the Public


April

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
April 7, 2016, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Hosted by Solon Women in Business at Mustard Seed Market, 6025 Kruse Drive, Solon
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


May

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 11, 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
$30 per person for lunch and talk ($35 for gluten free/vegan/vegetarian lunch)

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 19, 2016; 5:30 pm
Private Location
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 20, 2016, Lunch at 11:30 am, talk follows
Pine Lake Trout Club
17021 Chillicothe Road, Chagrin Falls Twp. - Directions
Contact: Molly Gebler,
Reservations required. Fee for members is $16.00, non-members $26.00.

Title of Talk: TBD
May 24, 2016; Time TBD
Kirtland Country Club
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 26, 2016; 5:30 pm
Private Location
Not Open to the Public


July

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
July 22, 2016 Lunch at noon, Talk at 12:45 (approximately)
Orange Senior Center
32205 Chagrin Boulevard - Directions
Contact: Reservations required for both lunch and talk
Call 216-831-8600 x5701
Fee for residents and members is $15, non-residents, $20


September

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
September 16, 2016, 1:00 pm
Beachwood Community Center
Not Open to the Public


October

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.