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Cleveland International Hall of Fame
2011 Class

Almost 450 people celebrated 9 amazing pioneers of Cleveland's cultural diversity in the 2011 Cleveland International Hall of Fame induction ceremony on May 11, 2011 in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott at Key Center.

After a cocktail hour and dinner, the induction ceremony began. Dan Hanson from ClevelandPeople.Com welcomed the crowd.

Dan Hanson at Cleveland International Hall of Fame

Dan Hanson


He then recognized some of the dignitaries in the audience including many of the ClevelandPeople.Com Ambassadors.

ClevelandPeople.Com Armenian Ambassador Anita Kazarian

ClevelandPeople.Com Armenian Ambassador Anita Kazarian


ClevelandPeople.Com Macedonian Ambassador Andrea Andrioff

ClevelandPeople Macedonian Ambassador Andrea Andrioff
(Hungarian Ambassador Carolyn Balogh in background)


ClevelandPeople.Com Chinese Ambassador Margaret Wong

ClevelandPeople.Com Chinese Ambassador Margaret Wong


Dan Hanson then thanked the 9 members of the 2011 class of the Cleveland International Hall of Fame with a brief highlight of their accomplishments.



Dan Hanson at Cleveland International Hall of Fame


Former Plain Dealer Publisher. 2010 Cleveland International Hall of Fame inductee and ClevelandPeople.Com Serbian Ambassador Alex Machaskee introduced the keynote speaker for the evening, Sam Miller, Co-chairman of Forest City Enterprises.

Alex Machaskee introduces Sam Miller

Alex Machaskee introduces Sam Miller



Alex Machaskee introduces Sam Miller

Sam MIller keynote at Cleveland International Hall of Fame

Sam Miller keynote


Sam Miller keynote address

Vijaya L. Emani induction by Raj Pillai

Luis Martinez induction by Andres Gonzalez

Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr. induction by Congressman Louis Stokes

Mayor Ralph J. Perk induction by Justice Terrence O'Donnell

Tony Petkovsek induction by Terry Stewart

Gerald M. Quinn induction by Tom Scanlon

Albert B. Ratner induction by Sam Miller

Gia Hoa Ryan induction by Margaret Wong

Lucretia Stoica induction by Ken Kovach




Thank you to our sponsors for supporting this important event.

  • Platinum Sponsor - Forest City Enterprises
  • Gold Sponsor - Global Cleveland
  • Gold Sponsor - Huntington Bank
  • Silver Sponsor - Alex Machaskee & Associates
  • Silver Sponsor - Discoverhelp, Inc.
  • Bronze Sponsor - Margaret W. Wong & Associates

Thank you to our photographers Tim Ryan and Ed Oshaban and videographer Tom Mugridge.


Be sure to mark May 9, 2012 in your calendar for the next Cleveland International Hall of Fame induction


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