Month: July 2017

A Stroll Down Sycamore

Staff Blogger: Erin White, Visual Communications Intern I took a stroll down Sycamore Ave during my lunch break on a sunny Lakeside afternoon. Although I walk this road every day to work, I always seem to notice something new each time. Leaving the intern house, I hear birds calling to one another and spot a […]

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Lakeside, Ohio: 30 years of renewal

Guest Blogger: Bruce Stambaugh, Lakesider Lakeside, Ohio. Those back-to-back names seem too ordinary, too mundane to be considered a desired vacation destination. For our family, though, like thousands of others, that’s exactly what Lakeside, Ohio means. We have been traveling there every year at least once a year for three decades. To other Lakesiders, that’s […]

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Sunday Spotlight: 2017 Arts/Entertainment and Religious Life Interns

Name: Hadley Moss Position: Arts/Entertainment Intern Hometown: Alliance, OH College: Kent State University Major/Minor: Marketing/International Business How did you hear about Lakeside, or what is your Lakeside story? Both of my parent’s families came here for years and my parents bought a cottage on Oak in 1994 and named it ‘Eriesistable’. I have been coming […]

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Preacher of the Week: The Rev. David Felten

After spending a year in Western Australia, the Rev. David Felten’s experience helped shape his future ministry of starting a new church, Via de Cristo, from scratch in the Northeast area of Scottsdale, Ariz. He grew his church into a dynamic faith community by serving a niche group of spiritual seekers. The Rev. Felten will […]

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Reflections from the LLA Religious Life Intern

Guest Blogger: Tony Giannamore, Religious Life Intern Growing up in the Methodist church, Lakeside was a place I would hear about every year, starting around the end of May until the second week of June, also known as Annual Conference time. I experienced the community first-hand during my freshman year of high school, visiting for […]

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Share Your Summer: Host an Orphan

Guest Blogger: Colleen Smitek, Lakesider We all know that Lakeside is the best place ever to spend a summer. What if you had the opportunity to share the experience with a child who doesn’t have a family? Project 143 is a non-profit organization that brings orphans from Eastern Europe to the U.S. for five-week stays […]

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The Most Magical Place in the World

Staff Blogger: Noah Eblin, Video/Photography Intern Imagine a magical place. Imagine a place where you can go to get away from everything. A child’s paradise, where there is fun, adventure and ice cream to be had around every corner. It’s a place that families wait patiently all year to vacation at. Where are you imagining? […]

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Sunday Spotlight: 2017 Accounting/IT Intern

Name: Natalie Howard Position: Accounting/IT Intern Hometown: Tiffin, OH College: Ohio University Major/Minor: Accounting & Business Pre-Law/Environmental Studies How did you hear about Lakeside, or what is your Lakeside story? I first came to Lakeside when I was 4 months old. My parents had decided to vacation in Lakeside one week during that summer. For […]

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Lakeside Welcomes Jerry Lucas

Lakeside Chautauqua welcomes NBA All-Star and gold-medal Olympian Jerry Lucas this Friday, July 28 for three special events highlighting his three life journeys: faith, memory and athletics. Lucas will serve as the keynote speaker for Lakeside’s first Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. in Wesley Lodge. The Prayer Breakfast is in memory of Jim Kettlewell and […]

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Linda Green, Founder of Omnigreen

Staff Blogger: Casey Sudzina, Advancement/Communications Intern Linda Green, a longtime Lakesider, is the owner and founder of Omnigreen, a company that has offered services focused on natural and holistic healing for more than 40 years. She is an herbalist, aroma therapist, naturist and yoga instructor. Her earliest memory as a child was of her exploring […]

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