Volunteers

Volunteer at the Rhein Center this Summer!

The Rhein Center truly appreciates all of the wonderful people who lend a hand throughout the summer. Here are a few ways to get involved this season: The lawn chairs in front of Rhein Center need to be decoratively repainted A driver is needed Weeks 4 & 5 to transport the plein air easels for […]

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Happy National Volunteer Week!

Year after year, volunteers help to keep Lakeside running smoothly. From Spring Cleanup Day to the Lighthouse Festival and everything in between, we’re able to provide a memorable Chautauqua experience to so many Lakesiders because of our dedicated volunteers. Our volunteers leave their mark all over Lakeside. They come together in the spring to help […]

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Master Gardener Sows Summer Surprises

Staff Blogger: Lexie Digby, Marketing & Graphic Design Manager Long before these April showers began, Lakeside’s Master Gardener Loretta Wilken has been working hard to make sure that Lakeside can look its best long after the May flowers make their first appearance. Last fall, Wilken and the Grounds Crew planted nearly 1,500 daffodil bulbs, along […]

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Lakeside’s Off-Season Events & Announcements

Even though the summer has come and gone, Lakeside Chautauqua is still bustling. In the off-season, from early-September to late-May, Lakeside offers many events and activities, even though most of the shops, restaurants, services and bed & breakfasts/guest houses have closed until next summer. We invite you to take some time this fall, winter and […]

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Volunteers are Vital to Life at Lakeside

Volunteers are essential to the quality of the Lakeside Chautauqua experience, helping in just about every part of programming. In the spring, they assist with the beautification of the grounds during Lakeside Spring Cleanup Day. Volunteers also maintain Lakeside’s many gardens in the summer months and teach children to sail for the first time at […]

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Planting Seeds & Pulling Weeds: Hilty Succeeds

Staff Blogger: Josh Hilgenberg, Advancement/Communications Intern Jan Hilty has been a Lakesider since she was a kid, participating in church camps and visiting her great aunt and uncle’s cottage with her family. After a few years of hiatus from Lakeside, she came back with her husband for a wedding. Already on the search for a […]

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2016 Lakesider Delivery

On Friday mornings during the summer, youth ages 10-15 are invited to gather at the Legacy House, located at 217 Walnut Ave., to help bundle the newspapers and deliver stacks to locations in the Lakeside Business District. Bundles and newspaper stacks will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. If interested, report to the Legacy […]

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Volunteer Opportunities at the Rhein Center

Staff Blogger: Ellen Venema, Rhein Center Coordinator The Rhein Center truly appreciates all of the wonderful people who help us throughout the summer. Here are a few ways you can get involved. With extended hours this season, we welcome extra hands to assist with 6 p.m. class check-ins. Assisting guests with online account creation and […]

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Garden Volunteers Needed

Guest Blogger: Jan Hilty, Master Gardener Garden volunteers are needed to help maintain Lakeside Chautauqua’s many beautiful gardens. These volunteers will help to supplement the Lakeside Chautauqua ground crews and staff gardeners. The emphasis will be on weeding and dead-heading on an as needed basis.

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Happy Volunteer Recognition Day

Volunteers are vital to the Lakeside Chautauqua experience! Thank you for your service.

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