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View one-of-a-kind Masterpieces at the Art Show

Staff Blogger: Elizabeth Fantozzi, Marketing & Public Relations Manager Art is a way for people to express themselves, think outside the box and stretch their creativity beyond limits. It allows you to see the world through someone else’s eyes and connect, all with a paintbrush. This year, artist Molly Constein is featuring two paintings in […]

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Reflecting on Seven Years at Lakeside Chautauqua

Staff Blogger: The Rev. Dr. Ned Dewire, Director of Religious Life & Church Outreach At the end of the summer, I will retire from my position as the Director of Religious Life & Church Outreach. This is a bittersweet moment for me. Lakeside has graciously received my wife Shirley and me, and we have come […]

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Les Cunningham Day of Caring

Staff Blogger: Mallory Glenn, Advancement and Communications Intern Whether they knew him as the Mayor of Lakeside, the happy man on the three-wheeled bike or the man with the clipboard; the patriotic dock singer, the leader of God Squad’s children’s procession, or the doorman at the Kite Shop, everyone knew Les Cunningham. Les was a […]

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Grow the mind, body and spirit

Staff Blogger: Alana Tarry, Director of Development Dedicated and compassionate Lakesiders, Howard and Joann Strauch, have a long and meaningful history with Lakeside Chautauqua. Howard was first introduced through his Methodist Youth Fellowship group in 1944, and Joann had known of Lakeside for many years before her first visit during the summer of 1968. Howard […]

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Mahls Encourage Giving

Staff Blogger: Mallory Glenn, Advancement/Communications Intern Tim and Cindy Mahl are sitting on their new porch as their three fluffy spaniels of varying shades skitter about, occasionally jumping into their laps or barking at squirrels. While they’re currently permanent residents of Avon, Ohio, the Mahls explain that Lakeside is where they feel most at home. […]

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Art Show Remembers Neil Glaser

The Lakeside Art Show will display original artwork from Tuesday, July 3-Saturday, July 28 in the lobby of Hoover Auditorium. In addition to showcasing the talent of local artists of all ages, this year’s show will feature a special retrospect of Neil Glaser, a renowned Lakesider who recently passed away. In memory of him and […]

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The Five Senses of a Summer at Lakeside

Guest Blogger: Hallie Parker, Lakesider Lakeside is a special place where I get to spend the summer. It awakens the five senses. I hear the waves crashing against the rocks, shuffleboard discs sliding down the court, and golf carts beeping as they back up. I see colorful sailboats zipping across Lake Erie, fireworks blasting through […]

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New in 2018

Spring has arrived, and we can’t wait to welcome our Lakeside friends back for another exciting summer. To help you make the most of it, we want to share new things that Lakeside is working on to improve your experience. Mark your calendars for new programs, carve out time to walk through a new garden […]

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Day 6: Magdala

Staff Blogger: Gretchen Colón, Vice President of Advancement & Communications *This blog was written by Gretchen Colón on Thursday, Feb. 15 local time. The beautiful and ancient city of Magdala sits just at the base of the Mount Arbel and was discovered in 2006 A.D. Because it had been covered for so long, it is […]

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Day 2 of our Journey to the Holy Land

Staff Blogger: Gretchen Colón, Vice President of Advancement & Communications *This blog was written by Gretchen Colón on Monday, Feb. 12 local time. A Journey to the Dead Sea As we prepare for our first group outing, we are thankful for the abundance of good food and strong coffee for our breakfast before the trip. […]

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