The Cleveland Storyteller Press Kit, News Releases & Media Information

Current News

Willoughby Rotary, Austism Speaks organize fundraisers to provide iPads - The News-Herald, January 12, 2015


Past Press Releases


The Cleveland Storyteller to Lead Bus Tour of Millionaires' Row in January 2017

The Cleveland Storyteller, Dan Ruminski, will lead a tour of Millionaires' Row for the American Bus Association on January 14, 2017. Working with the visitors' bureau, Mr. Ruminski will share the historical treasures and make Cleveland a point of destination.

(PRWeb December 22, 2016)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/millionaires/row/prweb13946373.htm

The Cleveland Storyteller Announces New "The Avenue, Cleveland's Millionaires' Row" Talk

The Cleveland Storyteller's new talk looks at daily life on Cleveland's Millionaires' Row in the late 1800s to early 1900s. The Avenue includes tales of Rockefeller's secret passion, scandals, and a want-to-be socialite who outsmarted all.

(PRWeb November 22, 2016)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/millionaires/row/prweb13875067.htm

The Cleveland Storyteller Announces New Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires' Row Talk

While much has been written about the men of Millionaires' Row, Cleveland Storyteller began researching the wives of these well-known figures. His new talk, titled The Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires' Row, features women such as Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, war heroion Laura Mae Corrigan, and an outlandish swindler named Cassie Chadwick.

(PRWeb July 11, 2016)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/infamous/women/prweb13544782.htm

Cleveland Storyteller Announces New Historic Venues for Corporate Keynote Series

Dan Ruminski, The Cleveland Storyteller, has announced the availability of four historic landmark venues for his series of talks for corporate events, sales meetings, or fundraisers. His stories of Millionaires' Row and the unique people of the era take on added meaning when held in these historic buildings.

(PRWeb June 30, 2015)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/cleveland/history/prweb12820170.htm

Cleveland Storyteller Announces New Corporate Keynote Series for Events and Fundraisers

Dan Ruminski, The Cleveland Storyteller, has announced a new series of talks for corporate events, sales meetings, or fundraisers. His stories of Millionaires' Row and the unique men and women of that era provide an entertaining experience while delivering valuable lessons that apply today.

(PRWeb January 16, 2015)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/keynote/speaker/prweb12447758.htm

Cleveland History Lessons' Storyteller Performs at Fundraiser to Provide iPads for Autism January 26, 2014

Dan Ruminski, The Cleveland Storyteller, will use stories of Cleveland's history of Millionaires' Row, in a fundraiser on Sunday, January 26, 2014. The fundraiser will include dinner, his talk, and copies of Dan's book to raise money to purchase iPads for children with autism.

(PRWeb December 10, 2013)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ipads/autism/prweb11410772.htm

New Book on Cleveland's Millionaires' Row Raises Over $1000 for Willoughby Rotary Autism Project

Cleveland Storyteller Dan Ruminski's new book, "Cleveland in the Gilded Age - A Stroll Down Millionaires' Row," has already raised over $1000 for the Willoughby Rotary Autism Project. Mr. Ruminski has been donating a portion of the proceeds from each book sold to the club to provide iPads for children with autism.

(PRWeb February 26, 2013)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/autism/fundraising/prweb10468889.htm

Cleveland History Lessons Book Signing Fundraiser Features the Cleveland Storyteller at Sara's Place in Gates Mills, Ohio, March 10, 2013

Cleveland History Lessons Storyteller Dan Ruminski will host a special book-signing event at Sara's Place, in Gates Mills, Ohio, on March 10, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. The tickets include dinner, a signed copy of his new book, "Cleveland in the Gilded Age - A Stroll Down Millionaires' Row," and a new story created for this fundraiser to benefit the Willoughby Rotary Autism Project and the Gates Mills Historical Society.

(PRWeb January 28, 2013)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/book/signing/prweb10369870.htm

Cleveland Storyteller Releases New Book on Cleveland's Millionaires' Row plus a DVD on Millionaires' Mile

Cleveland Storyteller Dan Ruminski and coauthor Alan Dutka have released a new book, "Cleveland in the Gilded Age - A Stroll Down Millionaires' Row." In addition to the book, Dan released a DVD of one of his storytelling performances, "The Great Estates of Wickliffe," shot at the Coulby Mansion, now Wickliffe City Hall. The DVD covers many of the families included in the book, including Rockefeller, Corrigan, McKinney and Coulby.

(PRWeb December 15, 2012)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/millionaires/row/prweb10241744.htm

The Cleveland Storyteller Joins Forces with Willoughby Rotary to Fight Autism

Dan Ruminski, The Cleveland Storyteller, will use stories of Cleveland's history of Millionaires' Row, in a fundraiser on Sunday, December 11, 2011. The fundraiser will support WRAP, the Willoughby Rotary Autism Project, with 100% of proceeds benefiting local autism clinics and awareness organizations.

(PRWeb November 17, 2011)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/autism/fundraiser/prweb8973794.htm

The Cleveland Storyteller Promotes Cleveland with New, Entertaining Stories of the City’s History

Stories you’ve never read or heard highlight Cleveland’s amazing history during the years 1875–1929 on Millionaires’ Row. Dan Ruminski creates a spellbinding entertainment experience - The Storyteller in his chair, sharing unique stories of Cleveland's past.

(PRWeb September 01, 2011)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/cleveland/history/prweb8765532.htm

Local Media

Jim Collins Editorial on The Storyteller, September 18, 2011 (PDF)

Tales of Another Time (PDF)
The News-Herald, May 2, 2011

The Stockbridge in Cleveland has been sitting proudly on Euclid since the days of Millionaires' Row (PDF)
The Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 3, 2011


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