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.

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Events

August

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
August 29, 2017 1:00 pm
Chardon Senior Center
Not Open to the Public

September

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
September 8, 2017 5:30 pm
Legend Lake Golf Club
11135 Auburn Rd, Chardon - Directions
Cocktails: 5:45-6:15
Dinner: 6:20-7:20
Presentation: 7:30-9:00
Contact Amanda for cost & tickets: 440-285-3110

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
September 10, 2017 1:00 pm
Katewood Estate in Bratenahl
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Famous & Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
September 14, 2017 12:00 pm
Capital Advisory Group
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
September 14, 2017 7:00 pm
North Royalton Branch Library
5071 Wallings Road, North Royalton Directions
Free & Open to the Public
Registration Required via phone at 440-237-3800 or their website www.cuyahogalibrary.org

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
September 17, 2017 4:00 pm
Molinari’s Restaurant
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
September 21, 2017 12:00 pm
Marous Brothers Construction
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
September 23, 2017 11:00 am, Lunch at 12:00 pm
United Methodist Church of Berea
170 Seminary Street, Berea - Directions
Reservations Require: RSVP via email to
Cost $4.00 per person (includes lunch)

October

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
October 2, 2017 7:30 am
Corporate College East
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
October 5, 2017 12:30 pm
Cleveland State
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
October 5, 2017 6:30 pm
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
American Society for Clinic Radiologists
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
October 12, 2017 11:30 am
Mentor Methodist Church
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Famous and Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
October 18, 2017 7:00 pm
Lakewood Historical Society Women's Board Meeting
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
October 20, 2017 6:30 pm
Parkside Church-The Commons Room
7100 Pettibone Road, Bainbridge - Directions
$10.00 per person, includes dinner and talk
Registration Required - will post details closer to event

Title of Talk: The Francis Drury Story, Drury Theater and The Cleveland Playhouse
October 24, 2017 7:00 pm
Euclid Public Library
631 East 222 Street, Euclid - Directions
$Contact: Donna 216-256-9727

November

Title of Talk: TBD
November 2, 2017 6:30 pm
Edward Jones Financial
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
November 8, 2017 6:00 pm
The Club at Hillbrook
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
November 9, 2017 1:00 pm
Fairview Park Historical Society Meeting
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
November 29, 2017 1:15 pm
The Club at Hillbrook
Not Open to the Public

December

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row at the Holidays & Other Stories
December 13, 2017, doors open at 5:00 pm
Music Box Supper Club
1148 Main Avenue, Cleveland - Directions
$Free Admission – Reservations Required
www.musicboxcle.com/schedule/


2018 Talks

January

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
January 31, 2018 7:00 pm
Americans of Italian Heritage Meeting
Pine Ridge Country Club
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 18, 2018 6:00 pm
TBD
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

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