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NAMI Speakers Meeting

Featuring Sam Rutigliano

   "Talent Comes From God but

                 Character is a Choice"

May 28, 2015

6:30 p.m.

Geauga County Board of Mental Health & Recovery
​Services Board Room - 13244 Ravenna Road, Chardon

Sam Rutigliano, is a lifelong educator and coach perhaps best known locally as the coach of the Cleveland Browns from 1978 to 1984.  Sam has been a coach with 4 NFL teams, worked as a analyst for ABC Sports and ESPN, and taught at Liberty University in Lychburg Virginia.

Sam is also well-known for his “Inner Circle” support group for recovering drug and alcohol-addicted football players. On November 14, 2007 Rutigliano was given the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence's Bronze Key Award by the NCADD's Northeast Ohio affiliate, Recovery Resources.  .Sam is also the author of the book, “Pressure.”

RSVP at 440-286-6264 or email: lreed@namigeauga.org