Giving

The Lakeside Annual Fund Supports Life-changing Programs like MGM

It’s a beautiful summer afternoon in Lakeside, and 6th, 7th and 8th graders are making their way to Cherry Park to join their friends for the Middle Grade Madness (MGM) program led by Bonnie and John Wilkie. Lakeside’s MGM program provides middle school children and teens aged 10-14 years old opportunities to enjoy fellowship, fun […]

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Kind Portrait Program: About Matthew Greene Photography

Matt Greene and his wife Lisa have visited Lakeside since the mid 1980s when friends introduced them to its unique chautauqua experience.  Each year when they visited they’d make “shopping for a cottage” part of their agenda. After a long search they did purchase a perfect little cottage on Poplar! Shortly thereafter grandchildren started to appear, […]

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Perry Park Playground to receive major upgrade for 2021!

Thanks to the support of generous Lakesiders, final enhancements and renovations are taking place in a beloved space of our community, Perry Park.

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The easiest and most convenient ways to support Lakeside…

Did you know you can give back to Lakeside simply by doing things you already do? AmazonSmile, Giving Assistant, recommending grants, matching gifts and monthly gifts are convenient ways you can support Lakeside through your typical spending habits and your professional network.

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Schuler family supports student seasonal employees at Lakeside

Through raising their five children, who are between 9 and 17 years old, Bob and Jennifer Schuler have witnessed the importance of Lakeside’s seasonal employment firsthand. “My kids’ seasonal jobs at Lakeside gave them opportunities to learn responsibility, service and how to be part of a team,” said Jennifer. “Their jobs have taught them the […]

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Final Pavilion enhancements underway

Last December, more than 350 Lakesiders opened their hearts and generously gave to support enhancements to the Pavilion on #GivingTuesday! Your combined gifts as a community are appreciated and have truly made a significant impact along the waterfront this summer. Your generosity has ensured the following improvements at the Pavilion: An ADA accessible ramp to […]

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Will you help us finish strong this fiscal year?

Will you help us reach new heights this fiscal year by giving a gift to the area of Lakeside you love most? By supporting your favorite place or program, you’re strengthening and maintaining the Chautauqua experience and investing in a gathering place that’s dedicated to nurturing mind, body and spirit. We’re immensely grateful for your […]

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Calling all Lakeside Lovers!

Calling All Lakeside Lovers! Mike and Jaime Swallow’s love for Lakeside grows every year. It has inspired them to renew their vows at the Steele Memorial Bandstand and give back to the community in a meaningful way, with a special gift to the Lakeside Annual Fund. We’re so grateful for the Lovers of Lakeside who […]

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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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Pavilion East Deck to be named in honor of the Rev. Irwin & Janet Jennings

Staff Blogger: Mallory Glenn- Advancement & Communications Assistant In addition to the critical upgrades that will take place at the Pavilion for this year’s #GivingTuesday project, we’re excited to announce that Lakeside will commemorate the Rev. Irwin and Janet Jennings by naming the Pavilion East Deck in their honor. The Jennings, beloved longtime Lakesiders, have […]

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