Ray Pianka

5 Mar
Judge Ray Pianka   The induction speech for Judge Ray Pianka was given by Cleveland Councilman Anthony Brancatelli. Karen Pianka accepted the honor for her late husband and daughter Kirsten Pianka spoke on his behalf.   Click on the white arrow in...
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Ralph Perk Jr.

5 Mar
Ralph J. Perk, Jr.     The induction speech for Ralph J. Perk, Jr. was given by Congresswoman Mary Rose Oakar Click on the white arrow in the images below to watch videos of the speeches. Then, click the icon...
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Sheila Murphy Crawford

4 Mar
Sheila Murphy Crawford     The induction speech for Sheila Murphy Crawford was given by 2011 Cleveland International Hall of Fame inductee Gerry Quinn.  Click on the white arrow in the image below to watch video of the speech.  Then,...
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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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