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.

Book an Event (please check below for booked dates)


Events

March 2015

Title of Talk: Great Estates of Gates Mills and Hunting Valley
March 18, 2015, 6:00 pm
Shaker Heights Country Club
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires' Row
March 19, 2015, 1:00 PM
Houlihan's in Westlake, 2510 Canterbury Rd., Westlake 44136
Hosted by Home Economists in the Home and Community
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: The Rockefellers
March 25, 2015, 7:00 PM
Avon Lake Public Library, 32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake 44012 - Directions
Contact Info: Carol Lawler, 440/930-2096


April 2015

Title of Talk: Millionaires' Row
April 21, 2015, 7:00 pm
Nido Italia, 12020 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH 44106
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires' Row
April 29, 2015, 7:00 pm
Greenwood Farm Association, 264 Richmond Rd., Richmond Hts. - Directions
Contact information: or phone (216) 383-8867.
Reservations suggested as seating is limited. Donations appreciated and all proceeds benefit Greenwood Farm renovation work.


May 2015

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
May 6, 2015, 12:00 pm
Aurora Seniors, Aurora, Ohio
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Great Estates of Wickliffe
May 13, 2015; 7:00 pm
Kirtland Public Library - Directions
9267 Chillicothe Road, Kirtland, Ohio
Contact Info: Jane Carle, Director (440/256-7323)

Title of Talk: Millionaires' Row II
May 16, 2015, 10:45 am
Delta Kappa Gamma Tri-Chapter Brunch
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires' Row II
May 16, 2015, TBD
St Mary’s Banquet Hall, Chardon, OH
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires' Row II
May 20, 2015, 1:00pm
Not Open to the Public


June 2015

Title of Talk: Famous/Infamous Women of Millionaires' Row
June 3, 2015, 1:30 PM
Concord Township Recreation Center - Directions
7671 Auburn Road, Concord, OH 44077
Contact Info: Debra Esker 440/639-4650

Title of Talk: Famous/Infamous Women of Millionaires' Row
Monday, June 8, 2015, 6:30 PM
Mentor Public Library, Main Branch - Directions
8215 Mentor Avenue, Mentor 44060
Contact Info: Amanda Densmore, 440/255-8811

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires' Row
June 22, 2015, 7:00 PM
Bay Village Public Library, 502 Calhoon Road, Bay Village, Ohio 44140 - Directions
Contact Info: Teresa Yenco 440/871-6392

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires' Row
June 26, 2015, 9:30 am
Gates Mills Garden Club, 7885 Fox Hill Drive East, Gates Mills, Ohio - Directions
Contact Info: Pegg Lencewicz (440) 539-9523


September 2015

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

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 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.


November

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
November 14, 2015  Noon
TBD
Not Open to the Public


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

View One of Dan's Talks


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.


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

Dinner & Live Presentation by Dan Ruminski, The Cleveland Storyteller

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

100% of proceeds used provide iPads to autistic children.


The Western Reserve Post Card Society is having a wonderful event for those of you who collect these fabulous old post cards, many featuring Cleveland’s Gilded Age. The following is event information:

Western Reserve Post Card Society
Post Card Show
Lenau Park (Indoor soccer field. German-American Bldg.)
7370 Columbia Road (Route 252 S)
Olmsted Falls, Ohio
April 24, 2015 Friday 10-6
April 25, 2015 Saturday 10-4
60 Tables (Thousands of antique-present post cards)
$3.00. ( Food Available)
216-464-0394


Lost Cleveland Memories

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