Month: March 2016

A New Lakesider Story Begins at the Skelton/Belmont Wedding

Jennifer Skelton and Brian Belmont’s Lakesider history is an exciting one filled with drama, suspense, and joy, and it all began less than two years ago. With only a short window of time to choose a wedding venue while both Jennifer and Brian were in Ohio during the summer of 2014, the couple put out […]

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Hopping into Spring Harvests

Staff Blogger: Josh Hilgenberg, Journalism/Creative Writer Intern The winter is relenting, and spring is on its way! Not only does that mean we’re only one season away from summer, but it also means there are plenty of ripe fruits and vegetables to start eating. Thinking about spring vegetables, there are two important concepts to keep […]

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Get Creative with Easter Eggs this Spring

Staff Blogger: Ellen Venema, Rhein Center Assistant Coordinator Easter is early this year! In a quest to shake up my decorations this year, I hunted up new ideas for Easter eggs. Join me in stepping outside the pre-packaged dye kit box, and expand your egg-decorating repertoire with a few of these creative techniques using materials […]

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Preserving Family History through the Arts

Staff Blogger: Ellen Venema, Rhein Center Assistant Coordinator Lakeside prides itself on embracing history and tradition in each of the Chautauqua pillars of Religion, Education, Cultural Arts and Recreation. As we move through Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on and recognize all of the contributions and accomplishments of women throughout our history and […]

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Part I: Investments in the Grounds, Buildings and Gardens Enhance the Lakeside Experience

Staff Blogger: Gretchen Colon, Senior Vice President of Advancement & Communications Over the last 10 years, infrastructure improvements have been made across the grounds to enhance your Lakeside experience. With 47 structures and 10 miles of roadways, it’s imperative that we continue to make significant investments to maintain the grounds, historic buildings and gardens. Some […]

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Shirley Stary’s Path to 1 Million Steps

Staff Blogger: Josh Hilgenberg, Journalism/Creative Writer Intern Shirley Stary, Senior Vice President of Programming here at Lakeside, is now taking her calls on the third floor of the Fountain Inn. Why? She’s working towards completing the 1 Million Steps Challenge. Fulfilling her daily goal of more than 11,000 steps isn’t easy. It takes little actions […]

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What Makes the LLA Unique from Other Internships?

Staff Blogger: Rena Arter, 2015 Advancement & Communications Intern An internship – it’s something almost every college student must complete as a requirement to graduate. This can make the process of finding, and even completing, one grueling. After all, it’s just another academic requirement, right? Coming into this internship, I had no idea what I […]

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Dance to the Music

Everyone has certain songs that just take over your body. Sometimes it rushes over you in the first three notes. Sometimes it starts with toe tapping and just won’t let go until you give in and dance. Embrace this musical possession, and slip those songs into your personal playlist. They’ll make your workout, walk or […]

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