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7th Annual Dinner with the
Presidents 2014

6th Annual Dinner with the
Presidents 201

Presidential Homes and Historic Sites

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Upcoming Events and Programs

“Saving Letters, Creating a Legacy & a Library”

Widow & Former First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer


Lake History Center’s

Fall Dine-Around

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Skye Bistro ~ Heritage Room

 8434 Mentor Ave.

 Mentor, OH 44060


 Social: 6:00 p.m. ~ Dinner: 6:30 p.m. ~ Program following

 LCHS Members: $37.00 per person; Non-Members: $42.00

 Surprise Guest: President James A. Garfield

 For information and reservations, please contact the History Center

at 440-639-2945, or visit http://lakehistorycenter.org/programs-and-events/, or https://www.facebook.com/lakecountyhistory/.

“Where in the World is Pulpit Rock?”


Meet President James A. Garfield

Portrayed by Ed Haney

at the

Moreland Hills Historical Society Fund Raiser

Saturday, November 4, 2017

6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Chagrin Valley Country Club

4700 S.O.M. Center Road

Moreland Hills, Ohio 44022

Tickets: $50.00 each

*Benefitting the James A. Garfield Birth Site Park & Cabin*

~ Eat, Drink, and Be Giving ~

Master of Ceremonies: Debbie Weinkamer

Featuring the ultimate craft beer/appetizer pairing, raffles,

meet-and-greet, & short program

For reservations and more information, please contact Maureen Geck

at 440-487-1843 or mhhsohio@gmail.com, or visit https://mhhsohio.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/President-James-A-Garfields-Birthplace-831239807004754/.   

“A Visit with President Abraham Lincoln”


Portrayed by John King


Ridgewood Middle School

Friday, November 10, 2017

7:00 a.m.

517 S. Oak St.

West Lafayette, OH  43845


For more information, please contact the school,

or visit


“Life after President Garfield”

Widow & Former First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer

 for the

Cuyahoga West Retired Teachers Association

Luncheon Meeting

Friday, November 17, 2017

Mahle's Restaurant

 24945 Detroit Rd.

 Westlake, OH 44145


Luncheon:  12:00 p.m. ~ Program: 1:00 p.m.

For information, please contact Cindy at aulisio211@gmail.com

or visit www.mahlesrestaurant.com or


“Meet George Washington


Portrayed by Dale Fellows

 Wednesday, November 29, 2017

2:00 p.m.

Gathering Room

Ohio Living Park Vista

1216 Fifth Avenue

 Youngstown, OH 44504


For more information, please contact Denise Rubano

at the number provided, or visit


“A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant”


Portrayed by

Donald Miller

for the

Rose Institute of Lifelong Learning

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

2:00 p.m.

Menorah Park Center for Senior Living

Miller Boardroom

27100 Cedar Rd.

Beachwood, OH  44122


Program: Grant’s Antebellum Years & Civil War Memoir

Fee: $1.00 ~ Residents; $5.00 ~ Family Members

  For more information and reservations, please contact the Paula Felsen

at the Center,

or visit http://www.menorahpark.org/lifelonglearning.html,

or  https://www.facebook.com/MenorahPark/.  

“Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln ~ Christmas at the White House”


Portrayed by John & Marian King

for the

Ashtabula County Retired Teachers

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

12:00 p.m.

Guyreino’s Deli

1033 Lake Ave.

Ashtabula, OH  44004


For more information, please contact the

Ashtabula County Retired Teachers,

or visit https://www.meolacatering.com/guyreino-s-deli/

“Meet George Washington


Portrayed by Dale Fellows

at the

Mary Chesney Chapter ~ DAR Luncheon

Saturday, January 6, 2018

12:00 p.m.; Program following

*Location TBD *

 Warren, OH 44481

For more information, please contact Bonnie Hood

at guru72rvn@aol.com, or visit http://www.ohiodar.org/c/template_1/index.php?cid=4074 or


“Meet George Washington


Portrayed by Dale Fellows

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

7:30 p.m.

Bainbridge Township Historical Society

Burns-Lindow Building

8465 Bainbridge Road

(SW corner of Bainbridge Rd. and Rt. 306)

Bainbridge Twp., OH 44023

440-543-9871 (Town Hall)

For more information, please contact Donna Yuse

at 440-543-3199, or visit

http://bainbridgehistoricalsociety.org/ or


“A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant”


Portrayed by Don Miller

 at the

Perry Public Library

Thursday, February 22, 2018

7:00 p.m.

3753 Main Street

Perry, Ohio 44081


*Free Program*

Antebellum Years & Civil War Memoir

For more information and to register for this program,

 please contact Ms. Knesebeck at the library,

or visit http://www.perrypubliclibrary.org/ or


“Meet George Washington”


Portrayed by Dale Fellows

at the

Ripley 4th of July Parade

"America's Largest Small Town Independence Celebration"

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

 12:00 p.m.

 203 S. Church Street

Ripley, WV  25271


For more information, please visit http://www.ripley4thofjuly.us/




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