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Family honors mother with Lakeside map pedestals

Staff Blogger: Jessica Kidd, Advancement Manager Mabelle Seitter Elsasser first came to Lakeside in the early 1920s with her par­ents, aunts, uncles, cousins, brother and sister. Being raised in a Methodist family, Lakeside was an important part of their family vacations. Elsasser shared her fondest memories of the Chautauqua community with her daughter, Elizabeth Brahler. […]

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Conversation Terrace Installed Along Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile

For 141 years, the shoreline has also been a place for recon­necting and conversation, which are core to the Chautauqua expe­rience. Thanks to a generous gift from the late C. Nelle and Rich­ard E. Sultzbach family, a conver­sation terrace has been installed in front of the Beebe Memorial telescope viewing area, near Ho­tel Lakeside. This […]

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Kristen Jones celebrates all of life’s journeys at Lakeside

Staff Blogger: Allison Moon, Advancement Events Intern   Kristen Jones has vivid memories of being pushed in a stroller through Lake­side’s downtown business district in the 1960s. Her first trip to Lakeside was in 1965 at 5 months old. “I remember always wanting to be in the center of the action downtown,” said Jones. Jones’ […]

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Ways to Give to Lakeside Chautauqua

Guest Blogger: Layne Gerbig, Advancement Events Intern   For 141 years, generations of Lakesiders have enjoyed the relaxing and renewing environment that Lakeside Chautauqua provides. Because of the generosity of others, Lakeside has been able to continue to provide these meaningful and memorable experiences. Do you want to help continue your favorite Lakeside traditions? Here […]

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First time to Lakeside, Ohio from Bursa, Turkey

Guest Blogger: Sarah Milheim, Advancement & Communications Coordinator Iskender and Ahsen Konez visited Ohio and Lakeside for the first time in August 2014. They traveled here all the way from Bursa, Turkey, the fourth largest city in Turkey with a population of 1.7 million. Their time spent in and around Lakeside was wonderful and full […]

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Peter and Debbie Stephens share the Lakeside Chautauqua way

Guest Blogger: Sarah Milheim, Advancement & Communications Coordinator Peter and Debbie Stephens first came to Lakeside Chautauqua 20 years ago in search of a place for their two boys during the impres­sionable years of their childhood. “We pulled up with the boys in front of Sloopy’s and their eyes were as big as saucers,” shared […]

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