The Rotary Club of Willoughby during the last five years has funded the purchase of 300 refurbished iPads that are donated to area organizations supporting families with children who have autism. All proceeds of the annual Rotary Autism Fundraiser on March 19, 2017 at Pine Ridge Country Club go toward the effort, culminating a yearlong fundraising project that raises up to $18,000. Continue reading Join the Cleveland Storyteller and Support iPads for Autism
Uncovering the decadent past of Euclid Avenue
Euclid Avenue was Millionaire’s Row, with some 250 mansions extending a 4-mile stretch. Some of the homes were as large as 50,000 square feet with lots consuming 6 acres of land in Cleveland. One of the grandest estates owned by Samuel Andrews employed 100 servants to keep the mansion running on a daily basis.
Today, there are just four original mansions left.
People are intrigued when they hear stories about Cleveland’s past-the mansions, the parties, the industry, the society, the way of life. Learning more about Cleveland “back then” always sparks questions.
Here are three questions I answer all the time after my Cleveland Storyteller presentations. (There are many more that I’ll share with you in future blogs. Stay tuned!) Continue reading You Asked… Answers to 3 Questions About Life during Cleveland’s Past
The Horse County Tour of Hunting Valley was again held this year to raise money for the Western Reserve Land Conservancy. I was again asked to participate which I love to do to add historical stories to the event. The event as expected was a grand success and all who attended had a grand experience.
I had a wonderful evening and presentation at a marvelous wine shop in Solon, OH. Owner, Kathi Hays wanted to do a wine tasting event combined with my presentation on Millionaires Row.
The following are Kathi’s comments on the event. I believe such events could be successful for all kinds of businesses that want customer presence at their location.
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