Services for people with developmental disabilities.
Circle of Caring
Circle of Caring.

Circle of Caring

The 14th annual Rudolph H. Garfield Circle of Caring was Sat., Nov. 1, at the Bertram Inn Hotel & Conference Center. Proceeds from the 2014 Circle of Caring benefited the children and adults with developmental disabilities Hattie Larlham serves.

2014 Circle of Caring Honorees

Bob DiBiasio

Cleveland Indians Sr. Vice President, Public Affairs and Cleveland Indians Charities President

2014 Circle of Caring honoree Bob DiBiasio

2014 commemorates Bob DiBiasio’s 35th season with the Cleveland Indians and his 36th with Major League Baseball. DiBiasio is president of Cleveland Indians Charities. DiBiasio hosts the popular “Indians Alumni Roundtable” T.V. show and was co-producer and narrator of “Beating the Odds—The Al Rosen Story.”

Cleveland Indians Charities

Cleveland Indians Charities creates and executes youth educational and recreational opportunities. These programs help young people learn to play baseball and develop necessary life skills and confidence. Since 1989, Cleveland Indians Charities has donated nearly $10 million to youth-oriented agencies and Northeast Ohio organizations.

2014 Circle of Caring Hostess, Betsy Kling

2014 Circle of Caring hostess Betsy Kling

WKYC Chief Meteorologist Betsy Kling hosted the 2014 Circle of Caring. Kling’s Emmy-award-winning weather forecast airs at 6, 7 and 11 p.m. Monday through Friday on WKYC-TV Channel 3 News, on and on Northeast Ohio Clear Channel radio stations, including WTAM 1100. Kling’s work earned Emmy Awards in 2012, 2009 and 2003. In 2010, Cleveland Magazine named her one of Cleveland’s Most Interesting People.

Kling is very active in the community. She gives her time to charities including Hattie Larlham. Kling was recognized as the 2012 Circle of Caring honoree.

2014 Circle of Caring Grand Slam Sponsor

Hattie Larlham Circle of Caring presenting sponsor The Alpha Group

Circle of Caring Perfect Game Sponsor

Hattie Larlham Circle of Caring sponsor Summa Health System

Circle of Caring Video Sponsor

Hattie Larlham Circle of Caring sponsor Bud and Katie Koch

Circle of Caring Home Run Sponsors

Hattie Larlham Circle of Caring sponsor Parker Hannifin Corporation Hattie Larlham Circle of Caring sponsor Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc.

Circle of Caring Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Hattie Larlham Circle of Caring sponsor Spangenberg, Shibley & Liber LLP

Circle of Caring Red Carpet Sponsor

Hattie Larlham Circle of Caring sponsor Visual Marking Services

Circle of Caring Base Hit Sponsors

  • Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Brouse McDowell
  • Cleveland Indians
  • Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities
  • KeyBank
  • The Lubrizol Corporation
  • A.R. “Bud” and Mary Elaine Mays
  • The MetroHealth System
  • Plante Moran
  • PNC Bank
  • Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board
  • University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Circle of Caring Table Sponsors

  • Dennis Allen
  • Carol Dolan
  • Bruce G. Hearey, Esq.
  • Phyllis Ulrich

Circle of Caring In-Kind Sponsors

  • NPI Audio Visual

Circle of Caring Location

The Bertram Inn Hotel & Conference Center
600 North Aurora Road
Aurora, OH 44202
T: (330) 995-0200

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Wendy Voelker

Wendy Voelker

Events Manager

Phone: (330) 274-2272, ext. 3087
Mobile: (440) 708-6073

Hattie Larlham
7996 Darrow Road, Suite 10
Twinsburg, Ohio 44087