Cleveland Storyteller's Events & Speaking Schedule

Events are being rescheduled due to COVID-19. Please check back often. If you have an event scheduled, please contact Dan to reschedule it.

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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Read Dan's article from Fine Lifestyles the Magazine, Cleveland's Public Square, Not Just Any Square.


Testimonials


March & April 2020 - will be rescheduled

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
March 25, 2020 (time to be determined)
Venue: TBD
Contact: Holly Lauer, 216-926-2719
Not open to the public


Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
April 7, 2020 (time to be determined)
Venue: John Carroll University
Contact: John Carroll University, 216-397-3061
Not open to the public

Title of Talk: The History of the Hunt
April 18, 2020 (time to be determined)
Venue: The Hunt Club
Gates Mills, OH
Contact: Kim Barratt, 216-533-5720
Not open to the public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
April 28, 2020 (time to be determined)
Venue: TBD
Contact: Nancy Noble, 812-243-3384
Not open to the public


May 2020

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 5, 2020, 6:00 pm
Venue: John Carroll University
Contact: Eric Eickhoff, 216-397-3061
Not open to the public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 26, 2020 (time to be determined)
Venue: TBD
Contact: Melissa Wheeler, 440-279-2126
Not open to the public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 27, 2020, 7:00 pm
Kirtland Library
9267 Chillicothe Rd., Kirtland - Directions Contact: Jane Carle, 440-256-7323
Need reservations


June

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
6/17/2020, 2:00 pm
Venue: Normandy Senior Living
22701 Lake Road Rocky River - Directions
Contact: Annie Marie Schwarz, 216-513-0570

Title of Talk: The Great Estates of Hunting Valley
6/25/2020, 6:00 pm
Venue: Musics School Settlement
The Club of Hillbrook Hunting Valley, OH - Directions
Contact: Kim Zdanowicz, 440-226-9630


September

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
September 5, 2020 (time to be determined)
Venue: TBD
Contact: Melissa Wheeler, 440-279-2126
Not open to the public


Booked but times and dates not finalized

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
TBD
Venue: Normany Senior Center
22701 Lake Rd, Cleveland, OH - Directions
Contact: Kim Zdardwicz, 440-226-9630

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