Fr. Jim O’Donnell – 2012

18 Jul
Fr. Jim O’Donnell Fr. Jim O’Donnell was ordained a priest in 1956 in the Diocese of Cleveland. His spiritual journey has led him through parish work at St. Colman’s Church in Cleveland and St. Mary’s Church in Avon. He served...
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Milton Maltz – 2012

18 Jul
Milton Maltz Milton Maltz founded Malrite Communications Group, Inc. in 1956 and served as its Chairman and CEO until the Company was sold in 1998. Under his direction, Malrite became one of the most successful operators of radio and television...
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Gerald M. Quinn – 2011

18 Jul
Gerald M. Quinn Gerald M. Quinn, an award winning broadcaster and community leader born in Garracloon, County Mayo (pop. 44) and now living in Euclid, has played a decisive part in keeping Cleveland area Irish in touch with their heritage....
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Mayor Ralph Perk – 2011

18 Jul
Ralph J. Perk The City of Cleveland’s 52nd mayor, Ralph J. Perk, was well known for his human rights advocacy and his anti-communist, anti-totalitarian stance. Before becoming Mayor, Perk served Ward 13 (Broadway/East 55th area) as its council member for...
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Lucretia Stoica – 2011

18 Jul
Lucretia Stoica Lucretia Stoica was born in Youngstown, Ohio. As a young child she travelled to Romania where she grew up and completed her University studies obtaining a Master Degree in Law, Literature and Philosophy. As an American abroad, she...
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Albert B. Ratner – 2011

18 Jul
Albert B. Ratner Albert B. Ratner is co-chairman of the board of Forest City Enterprises, Inc. He has been in the commercial and residential real estate industry with Forest City since 1951. Ratner is well known as a long time...
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Tony Petkovsek – 2011

18 Jul
Tony Petkovsek Tony Petkovsek has been on daily polka radio since 1961, an unprecedented 50 years. His popular music and community service show, he produces and announces, is interspersed with interviews of civic, travel and entertainment personalities and is heard...
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August Pust – 2010

18 Jul
August Pust August B. Pust, during his more than thirty-year career in U.S. public service, not only coordinated multicultural relations, but also participated, organized, and led various trade, humanitarian, educational, cultural, and goodwill missions abroad. His specialty was focused on...
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Lonnie McCauley – 2010

18 Jul
Lonnie McCauley Lonnie Davis McCauley was born in Cleveland on September 19th, 1947. She attended high school at Lourdes Academy, received a B.A. in sociology from Cleveland State University, and a Master’s Degree in Library Science from Kent State University...
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Helen Karpinski – 2010

18 Jul
Helen Karpinski (1899 – 2002) Born in Cleveland in 1899, Helen Karpinski was raised in Reynoldsville, Pa. in a family of originally 13 children. Her father was a coal miner; her mother, Anna Olszewski, was the daughter of an inn...
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