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Staff Blogger: Melissa Kunz, Content Manager   Can you believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner? As many of the Lakeside staff members begin to prepare their meals, they took the time to share a few more last-minute recipes. Whether you’re sticking to tradition or looking for a new appetizer, side dish or dessert to add to your menu, these recipes are sure to light up your taste buds. We hope you’ve enjoyed the recipes our staff has shared with you over the past few weeks. We’d love…

We’re 2 weeks away from #GivingTuesday, the official start of the giving season! Share why you give to Lakeside Chautauqua.

Snow has finally arrived at Lakeside, and it’s just like walking in a winter wonderland. We’ve just added some new winter photos to our Facebook and Flickr pages. Make sure you take a look at them, and while you’re there, share some of your favorite photos of the first snowfall with us!

Staff Blogger: Sarah Milheim, Advancement & Communications Coordinator   Each year in December, Wesley Lodge is transformed into a Christmas delight. To celebrate the holiday season, Lakeside Chautauqua hosts an annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 6 in Wesley Lodge. I sat down with Casie Eller, Programming manager, to learn more about this annual event. Eller’s year-round job at Lakeside is to provide administrative support to the Programming Department, especially the Vice President of Programming, Shirley Stary. Eller has attended several events in Wesley Lodge, and…

Staff Blogger: Jessica Kidd, Advancement Manager   On December 2, 2014, Lakeside Chautauqua will partner with #GivingTuesday for the second year. The purpose of this special day of giving is to encourage a tradition of generosity during the holiday season, which coincides with family celebrations and holiday shopping. Through the launch of our #GivingTuesday initiative to enhance the recreation pillar, many community members have offered to tell their Lakeside stories. These stories share how enhancements to the Lakeside miniature golf course will continue to bring families and friends…

Staff Blogger: Melissa Kunz, Content Manager   With only a few weeks left until the start of the holiday season, it’s time to start shopping for your holiday dinner. Our staff has put together a list of some of our favorite recipes to share with you this season. As you begin your shopping, think about your menu; maybe one of our recipes will make an appearance on your table this year.

Staff Blogger: Gretchen Colón, Vice President of Advancement & Communications   The simple and fun recreational game of miniature golf has been a part of the Lakeside Chautauqua experience for more than 50 years. In 1963, under the leadership of Lakeside’s Executive Director, George Beebe, the miniature golf course was built in Central Park. Sitting only 50 feet from the shoreline, the location and tree canopy make the course pleasant, even in the heat of a sunny, summer day. The great game, played on the greens with a…

Have you been back to Lakeside this fall? We’d love to see what moments you captured at Lakeside this fall. And don’t forget to check out all of our fall photos on Facebook.

Staff Blogger: Jessica Kidd, Advancement Manager   As we know, the Chautauqua experience is based upon the exploration and enrichment of life through four pillars: religion, education, cultural arts and recreation. Each pillar provides opportunities for Lakesiders of all ages to grow mentally, physically and spiritually. For Lakesiders like Tom McKinney, the Chautauqua experience has been an important part of his life. McKinney’s first memory of Lakeside is running along the dock during the hot and sunny summer days. The lakefront was a place he spent much of…

Staff Blogger: Sarah Milheim, Advancement & Communications Coordinator   November is a month for giving thanks. This month the Lakeside Chautauqua staff would like to take a moment to thank and recognize the impact that volunteers make in the community and how they bring the Lakeside mission to life.