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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May

Title of Talk: The Laura Mae Corrigan Story
May 10, 2018 12:15 pm
Parker Place
North Olmsted Senior Center
28114 Lorain Rd, North Olmsted - Directions
Contact: Beth Reitz 440-716-5434

Title of Talk: Famous & Infamous Women of Millionaires’ Row
May 10, 2018 4:30 pm
American-Croatian Lodge
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 18, 2018 12:00 pm
TBD
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: The Great Estates of Wickliffe-Millionaire Mile
May 18, 2018 5:00 pm
Gates Mills Community House
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 19, 2018 11:30 am
Independence Presbyterian Church
6624 Public Square, Independence - Directions
Contact: Janis Carr 216-524-6307

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
May 19, 2018 2:00 pm
Chardon Senior Living
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row’s Laura Mae: From Fortune Hunter to Heroine
May 24, 2018 11:30 am
Gates Mills Community House
Not Open to the Public


June

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
June 2, 2018 5:00 pm
Grace Church
Not Open to the Public

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
June 13, 2018 7:00 pm
West Public Library
13455 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland - Directions
Contact: Michelle Petrac 440-729-4250

Title of Talk: Millionaires’ Row
June 19, 2018 11:30 am
Business Advisors of Cleveland
Not Open to the Public


July


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


October

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


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