Rotary Club of Cleveland Honors Chris Ronayne of University Circle Inc. October 27, 2021
Each year the Community Service Committee of the Rotary Club of Cleveland selects an individual or organization that has demonstrated outstanding "Service Above Self" in the Greater Cleveland area. The meeting was held on the 20th floor "Sky Lounge" of One University Circle.
View of University Circle from the Sky Lounge
Rotary leaders enjoying the view
Club President-Elect and Community Service Committee Chair Jennifer Kelly introduced honored guests in the audience such as Larry Lohman, District Governor of Rotary.
Larry Lohman, District Governor of Rotary
She then presented the 2021 award to Chris Ronayne, President of University Circle Inc.
Chris Ronayne and Jennifer Kelly
Jennifer said that under Chris's innovative leadership he has transformed University Circle and its surrounding neighborhoods into a vibrant, diverse, and mixed-use community.
In this next video, several of Chris's colleagues spoke about his accomplishments and attributes including Debbie Berry, VP of Community Development at University Circle Inc., Geri Presti, President and CEO of The Music Settlement, Kelly Falcone-Hall, President and CEO of Western Reserve Historical Society and Khrys Shefton, Director of Real Estate Development for Famicos Foundation.
Debbie Berry, VP of Community Development at University Circle Inc.
Geri Presti, President and CEO of The Music Settlement
Kelly Falcone-Hall, President and CEO of Western Reserve Historical Society
Khrys Shefton, Director of Real Estate Development for Famicos Foundation
This last video is Chris Ronayne's acceptance speech.
The evening ended with networking and socializing.
Cleveland Rotarians Lauren Lanphear and Robert Madison
Larry Lohman, District Governor of Rotary, Beverly Ghent-Skrzynski, past Governor of Rotary, Ingrida Bublys, Chris Ronayne and Jennifer Kelly
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