Month: August 2017

144th Season Celebration

On Sunday, Sept. 3, the Lakeside community will gather to celebrate the 144th Chautauqua summer season. To begin the celebration, local musicians and bands will play from 12-4:30 p.m. on the Pavilion decks and at the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo. Next, a community-wide picture will be taken by a drone at 6:30 p.m. on the dock. […]

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4th Annual Associate Members & Local Pastors Retreat

There are several categories of clergy in The United Methodist Church. One is a licensed pastor. A person called to ministry becomes a licensed local pastor by attending a five-year Course of Study School. The school is operated by the “national church ministry office” and generally taught on a United Methodist seminary campus. Those who […]

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2018 Preachers of the Week

2018 Preachers of the Week Religion, in Christian tradition, is both personal and social holiness. There are many expressions of religion, and one’s faith journey is not the same as another’s faith journey. Each summer, Lakeside invites preachers from around the world to bring their message to our Sunday Hoover Community Worship Services at 10:30 […]

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Men’s Bible Study Group offers area youth and mentors a day to remember

Staff Blogger: Lexie Digby, Marketing & Graphic Design Manager On Tuesday, Aug. 15, the Lakeside Men’s Bible Study Group is hoping to help create connections that could change lives. The men are partnering with the Ottawa County United Way and their program ‘Til Next Time (TNT) to offer area youth and mentors a day to […]

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International Shuffleboard Champion

A lifelong Lakesider represented the classic Lakeside pastime well last month when he became the 36th International Shuffleboard Association (ISA) World Singles Championship winner. On July 28, after a week of tournament play, Michael Hirsch claimed the sought-after golden cue in Niteroi, a city in Rio, Brazil. According to the ISA, “Michael is one of […]

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Pool Presents New Opportunities

Staff Blogger: Casey Sudzina, Advancement/Communications Intern The grand opening of the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus has made 2017 a memorable summer. But to one family of Lakesiders in particular, the new pool has changed a life. Marky Beatty has been coming to Lakeside all his life, and has made quite a home for himself. […]

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Bluebird Café has Taken Flight

Staff Blogger: Casey Sudzina, Advancement/Communications Intern This summer, there was a new little birdie in town. Bluebird Café was built in place of Dockside, located on the East side of the pavilion. Bluebird’s signature staple is healthy eating, so I was personally very excited to try Bluebird, as the healthy options they were offering seemed […]

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Locate unique pieces with The Abandoned Art Project

Guest Blogger: Bev Beatty, Rhein Center Instructor For the past decade, I have been privileged to teach art classes at the Rhein Center. I will be in Lakeside again to teach classes during Week 7 (July 29-Aug. 4) and Week 8 (Aug. 5-11), and I want to give something back to Lakesiders. Every day during […]

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Taste the Freshness at the Farmers’ Market

Staff Blogger: Rebecca Mullins, Advancement/Communications Intern The Lakeside Business District is usually calm in the mornings with people quietly shuffling in and out of Coffee & Cream sipping on coffee or waiting in line to eat Patio donuts. However, that atmosphere changes twice a week when the vendors for the Farmers’ Market roll in. The […]

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