Cleveland Storyteller's Events & Speaking Schedule

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

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August

Title of Talk: The Laura Mae Corrigan Story
August 16, 2018 1:00 pm
City of Beachwood - Seniors Day Out
25325 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood - Directions
Contact: Susan Merdler 216-292-1911


September

Title of Talk: Famous & Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
September 10, 2018 1:00 pm
Avon Lake Public Library
32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake - Directions

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
September 12, 2018 6:00 pm
Wells Fargo Client Appreciation
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: TBD
September 22, 2018. Cocktail hour 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Dinner served at 6:30 pm; story around 8 pm
Steele Mansion
348 Mentor Avenue, Painesville - Directions
Evening includes cocktails, dinner & presentation.
Cost $55/person (plus tax), prepaid
Call for reservations & cost: 440-639-7948

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
September 25, 2018 6:00 pm
Wells Fargo Client Appreciation
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
September 26, 2018 12:30 pm
Christian Women's Fellowship Luncheon
Not Open to the Public


October

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
October 16, 2018 7:00 pm
Euclid Public Library
631 East 222nd Street, Euclid - Directions
Contact: Donna Ruther 216-256-9727

Title of Talk: The Francis Drury Story, Drury Theater & The Cleveland Playhouse
October 23, 2018 1:00 pm
Chardon Senior Center
12555 Ravenwood Drive, Chardon - Directions
Contact: Melissa 440-279-2126


November

Title of Talk: Famous & Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
November 8, 2018 7:00 pm
Antique Collectors Club
Not Open to the Public


December

Title of Talk: The Great Estates of Wickliffe – Millionaires’ Mile
December 12, 2018 7:00 pm
Western Reserve Sampler Guild
Not Open to the Public


January 2019

Title of Talk: The John D. Rockefeller Story Myth Versus Fact
January 15, 2019 6:00 pm
Pasteur Club of Cleveland
Not Open to the Public

Audience Reactions


The Cleveland Storyteller Audience Reactions

Audience interviews from the May 5, 2017, "Great Estates of Wickliffe and the People Who Lived in Them" presentation.

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


Other Cleveland History Resources