The Rotary Club of Cleveland cultivates a diverse community of informed professionals working collectively to create a positive impact by exchanging ideas, forming meaningful, lifelong friendships, and giving back to our community. 
Our upcoming meeting schedule!   **Please note June does not follow our traditional schedule, we needed to  accommodate speakers and schedules. 
May 26 - After Hours
June 2 - In Person
June 9 - Virtual
June 16 - In Person
June 23 - In Person
June 30 - After Hours
Thursday, May 19th
12:00 Noon 
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Meeting ID: 976 8245 6722
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Brain Richardson
Assistant Professor of Law
Cornell Law School
Brian Richardson is an Assistant Professor of Law and the Jia Jonathan Zhu & Ruyin Ruby Ye Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow at Cornell Law School. His research and teaching interests include international law, constitutional law, and criminal law.  
Prior to joining Cornell, Richardson was an Assistant Special Counsel for Robert S. Mueller III. He also clerked for Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Justice Stephen G. Breyer of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Brian will be covering several topics relevant to international law, including his time clerking for Justice Breyer and his path that got him there, the other men/women that clerk for Supreme Court Justices, the currently “leak” controversy, important cases that are on the horizon, and the impact of newly confirmed Justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson. 
"Service Above Self" Volunteer opportunities 
Planting Sunflowers at the Ukrainian Cultural Garden
May 19th, 5:30 p.m. 1008 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, CLE  44108. 
Please RSVP to the if you are interested in helping, further details will be provided then!   
Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio - "Envisions a safe home and community for every person. From providing minor accessibility modifications for older adults to age in place, to replacing roofs for low-income homeowners in need, we aim to serve our clients and their communities in a meaningful, sustainable way."
Our After Hours meeting will be a volunteer day! 
June 30th  2022, 14512 Orchard Park Avenue, Cleveland Ohio 
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Beverages and snacks will be provided.
Comfortable clothes that you don’t mind if they get dirty!  
  1. Yard clean up of a home that has had a complete bathroom modification from a tub to a walk in shower.  Homeowner is a veteran and his wife. 
  2. Assemble two wooden rocking chairs for front porch 
  3. Planting several annual flowers and bushes.
  4. Install outdoor address numbers and solar lights
  5. Install a flag pole
Greater Cleveland Food Bank
To register for the FoodBank Volunteer days please click on the following links.  You can select the current month or any month there after. Times at 5:00 - 8:00 p..m. Remember if you have not created an account in the past, it will prompt you to do so. 
Volunteer Days  - Wednesday May 18th, Tuesday June 14th, Wednesday June 15th  
American Red Cross Blood Donor Day, June 16, 2022 Schedule your appointment today!
The Red Cross – which supplies ~40% of the nation’s blood – is experiencing its worst blood shortage in 10+ years & has been forced to limit blood products sent to hospitals. Patient care is at risk! Sign up to give ASAP & help overcome this blood crisis: 
Cleveland Rotary Foundation Annual Fund
Help us achieve our 100% membership participation Goal -  As of May 16, 2022 we have 51 Rotarians that have donated.  If you have not made your donation as of yet, please utilize one of the the following ways to do so:
  1. Mail a check made payable to Cleveland Rotary Foundation - 377 Lear Rd. Suite 222, AvonLake, OH  44012
  2. Visit our website at scroll down to Annual Fund Campaign and click on Donate, this will take a credit card.
  3. Call the Rotary Office (216)556-8637 and give a credit card over the phone.  
Project YESS  
Our Project YESS (Youth Empowered to Succeed through Sailing) program is going through a rebuilding process and our first wave of updates & discussion points are available to share with the committee.  
  • Looking for more membership engagement with this committee
  • Join the committee meeting May 17th at 11:00 a.m. 
  • We are excited to bring this program back after a 2 year hiatus due to Covid. 
Project YESS Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 816 2896 6598
Passcode: 754035

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Meeting ID: 816 2896 6598
Passcode: 754035
Calling All Golfers! 
Stan Miller Memorial Golf Outing
The Rotary Club of Cleveland will host a golf outing in memory of Stanley R. (Stan) Miller on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Coppertop Golf Course in Valley City, Ohio.
Stan was a long-time member of the Rotary Club of Cleveland, which he joined in 1993. Stan had a 31-year career with the telecommunications company known as Ameritech. He was Ameritech’s Vice President of External Affairs when he retired from the company in 1999. In “retirement,” Stan served for six years as the Executive Director of the Cleveland Branch of the NAACP, for two years as the Executive Director of the Neighborhood Centers Association, and on the boards and advisory committees of a wide variety of local educational, charitable, and social service organizations. Sadly, Stan Miller passed away on September 9, 2021, at the age of 73. 
For those who want to play in the golf outing, here are the details: 
  • $75 per person, covers greens fee, cart, lunch, and a buffet dinner.
  • 10:00 a.m. Shotgun-start scramble 
  • Box lunches served at the turn
  • Dinner will begin about 4:00 p.m. 
  • Beer and soft drinks are included with both meals
  • Get your own foursome together or we will find a group for you.
  • $25 For those only attending dinner
To register for the outing (for golf or dinner or both) or to get more information, email Ed Thomas at or Sharon Lerch at
Upcoming Speakers
May 19, 2022
Brian Richardson - Law Professor Cornell University
May 26, 2022
After Hours at the Cleveland Convention Center
Jun 02, 2022
Jun 09, 2022
Jun 16, 2022
Managing Director, Market Strategist, Baird
Jun 23, 2022
Jun 30, 2022
Volunteering with Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio
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