Ray Pianka

5 Mar
Ray Pianka   Judge Ray Pianka “Dla chcącego nic trudnego” is Polish for “Where there’s a will, there’s a way”. Judge Raymond L. Pianka often quoted this Polish phrase when explaining how he was able to accomplish so much for...
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Ralph Perk Jr.

5 Mar
Ralph J. Perk, Jr.   Ralph J. Perk, Jr. Ralph Perk, Jr was born during World War II in Cleveland, Ohio as the eldest son to Lucy (Gagliardi) and Mayor Emeritus Ralph Perk. He has 5 brothers and one sister....
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Sheila Murphy Crawford

4 Mar
Sheila Murphy Crawford   Sheila Murphy Crawford Sheila Murphy was born to Ollie and Betty Murphy in Cleveland, Ohio. She was the youngest of four children including her brother, Ollie, and her two sisters, Joan and Maureen. With grandparents from...
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Jim Craciun

23 Mar
Jim Craciun   Jim Craciun James M. (“Jim”) Craciun was born on August 31, 1951, and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.  He graduated cum laude from St. Edward’s High School 1969. In 1973, he graduated from Cleveland State University with a...
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Basil Russo

23 Mar
Basil Russo   Basil Russo Basil M. Russo is the National President of the Order Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA), having been first elected at the organizations biennial convention in Chicago in 2014.  The ISDA is one of...
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Bill Miller

23 Mar
William (Bill) Miller     Bill Miller You would be hard-pressed to find anybody in this world who was more fascinated by and curious about the people of Cleveland. And William F. Miller possessed a passion for telling their stories throughout...
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Eugenia Stolarczyk – 2016

22 Oct
Eugenia Stolarczyk   Since her arrival in Cleveland, Eugenia Stolarczyk has been an active member of the Polish community. She married Jerzy Stolarczyk in 1957 and with a special love for Polish music and folklore, the ambitious and hardworking couple...
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Arnie de la Porte – 2016

22 Oct
Arnie de la Porte   Charles A. Andre de la Porte, or Arnie de la Porte as he is known, was born and raised in the Netherlands. He is a graduate of de Kweekschool voor de Zeevaart, the oldest Nautical...
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Carolyn Balogh – 2016

22 Oct
Carolyn Balogh   Carolyn Balogh was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She earned her B.S. in Education from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Following graduation, she taught in Cleveland, Ohio, Euclid, Ohio, and Oakland, California. When Carolyn’s husband established...
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Jack Kahl – 2016

15 Oct
Jack Kahl
Jack Kahl Jack Kahl has been recognized globally for his innovative approach to business. He was named one of “America’s Most Admired CEOs” by Industry Week magazine in 1993. Inc. Magazine honored him as one of three CEOs in America...
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