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Hotel Lakeside Dining Room under new management

This summer, the Hotel Lakeside Dining Room will offer more than just delicious meals, but a unique dining experience for the entire family. Announced back in December 2019, the Hotel Lakeside Dining Room is now under the management of Chef Stacy Maple, former Director of United Way Ottawa County and Executive Director of Bistro 163 […]

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Thank you for the delightful signs of spring

Staff Blogger: Loretta Wilken, Lakeside Chautauqua Master Gardener/Groundskeeper Pockets of blooming hyacinths lovingly tucked into gardens, stretches of daffodils, whimsically decorated beds of early spring color – these are all delightful signs of spring. They’re a calming source of visual delight and sometimes small surprises.   Homeowners share their Lakeside Love through these sometimes small, […]

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Connect with your Lakeside friends through a Virtual Social!

Staff Blogger: Mallory Glenn, Advancement & Communications Assistant Do you miss your Lakeside friends? Stay connected by organizing a virtual get-together on Zoom, an online conferencing service. Lakeside is a special place because of its people, and even though we can’t be together physically right now, let’s continue to connect and be social with each […]

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Did you know: Florence E. Allen visited Lakeside?

Staff blogger: Dakota Harkins, Director of Education & Heritage Programming Florence Ellinwood Allen (March 23, 1884 – Sept. 12, 1966) was a 20th century leader in the field of law – a U.S. Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; the first woman to serve on a state supreme court; […]

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What to Do with Spring Bulbs that are Past their Prime

Author: Loretta Wilken, Master Gardener Cheery spring blooming bulb plants will soon be peppering the garden beds in Lakeside. They’re always a welcomed sight and a teaser of much more color to come. The question often arises of what to do with these beauties once they’re past their prime. Here are a few pointers…

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Stacy Maple, New Director of Culinary Arts & Wellness Programming

Staff Blogger: Elizabeth Fantozzi- Marketing and Public Relations Manager Lakeside Chautauqua is excited to announce the new Director of Culinary Services & Wellness Programming, Stacy Maple, former Director of United Way Ottawa County and Executive Director of Bistro 163 in Port Clinton. In this newly developed role, Maple will oversee the operations of the Hotel […]

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History of the Lakeside Pavilion

Guest Blogger: Dakota Harkins, Lakeside Heritage Society Manager Serving as a symbol of the community for 110 years, the Pavilion is easily the most recognized landmark in Lakeside Chautauqua. Although the building has endured many phases and facades overtime, the Pavilion has remained an integral part of the Lakeside experience. 1909 Pavilion Built in 1909, […]

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Sypherds donates golf carts to Lakeside’s Security fleet

Staff Blogger: Courtney Davis, Mobile Software Application Intern Sypherd’s Cycles, Lakeside’s bicycle shop, has been in operation since 1976, making it one of the oldest businesses in the community. Floyd Sypherd and his son, Tim, are co-owners of the family business. The family’s decision to open a bicycle shop in Lakeside came from their original […]

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2019 Sunday Spotlight: Educational Event Planning & Promotions Intern

Meet the 2019 LLA Educational Event Planning & Promotions Intern, Autumn White: Name: Autumn White Position: Education Department Event Planning/ Coordinating  Hometown: Sandusky, OH  College: Bowling Green State University  Major/Minor: Communications; Dance    How did you hear about Lakeside, or what is your Lakeside story? My sister interned at Lakeside in the summer of 2017, […]

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Lakeside “magic” at Copeland Oaks

Staff Blogger: Molly McNamara, Marketing Intern Iris Andrews fell in love with Lakeside on her first visit as a Youth Delegate to The United Methodist Church Conference in the 1960s. Andrews married a clergyman and attended conference every year. Although Conference kept the couple busy, the Andrews made sure to make time for classic Lakeside […]

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