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Guest Blogger: Susie Inish   Exemplifying the fantastic family spirit at Lakeside Chautauqua, the community has nearly non-existent levels of crime, making it the perfect place to unwind and nurture your mind, body and spirit. This fact is thanks to the interesting history of policing in the community and the men and women who patrol the streets to ensure Lakeside remains a safe place to visit.

Guest Blogger: Bruce Stambaugh   My parents took my brothers and sisters there. My wife and I took our daughter and son there. And now, our daughter and her husband have taken their three children there, too. “There” is Lakeside, Ohio. Nurturing body, mind and spirit, it’s an ideal family vacation destination. Activities abound for youngsters through oldsters, all under the umbrella of the Chautauqua community’s four pillars, religion, recreation, arts and entertainment, and education.

Guest Blogger: Sarah Milheim, Advancement & Communications Coordinator   The Lakeside Chautauqua community is full of many accommodations for guests. Lakeside’s six bed & breakfasts are no exception. Each offers guests something different, from a room or a suite to a full kitchen, but all offer one thing in common – a front porch.

Guest Blogger: Carrie Nurnberger Lane   The best place to catch up on reading, relax and escape the struggles and stressors of our daily lives is at the beach, pool or even here on the Lakeside dock. So, take a moment to sit back and get lost in the pages of another world…Paris, Nantucket, the South Carolina Lowcountry, the Pacific Coast Trail, West Virginia and the homes of our best friends. This list of books offers something for every reader, from fiction and memoirs to nonfiction titles. Enjoy…

The C. Kirk Rhein, Jr., Cen­ter for the Living Arts will host a party to celebrate 15 years of offering classes in the arts at Epworth Lodge. The party will take place from 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 at the Rhein Center. Previous directors, staff, in­structors and students will be present to share memories and rekindle friendships that began at the Rhein Center. All are invited for a time of art activity and celebration. The C. Kirk Rhein, Jr., Cen­ter for the Living Arts has had a successful…

Guest Blogger: Sarah Milheim, Advancement & Communications Coordinator   Lakeside is grateful for and celebrates each and every volunteer for the countless hours they have given to enhance the Lakeside experience. Bill and Charlotte Maenner are two Lakesiders who have donated their time and talents to make the Lakeside community a better place. As the couple’s family grows, the new family motto is “Anytime that we’re together, its’ a celebration!” Each return visit becomes a treasure hunt of discovery with continuous progress in programs, structures, gardens, cottages, businesses…

Guest Blogger: Kelly Cecora, Marketing/Digital Communications Intern   In the 1900s, the Lakeside Chautauqua community built Epworth Lodge to create a gathering place for youth to experience the four pillars of Chautauqua – religion, education, arts and recreation. More than 90 years later, this vision that Lakeside Chautauqua originally had for Epworth Lodge continues to flourish each year. We sat down with the Director of Operations for the Lakeside Heritage Society, Gretchen S. Curtis, to talk about this piece of Lakeside history. She shared her knowledge of Epworth Lodge…

Guest Blogger: Kelly Cecora, Marketing/Digital Communications Intern Looking for a fun project to do on a summer weekend? Why not start thinking about what updates you want to make to your Lakeside cottage this season. We checked with the Lakeside Property Owners Association and the Historic Preservation & Design Review Board to compile a list of easy home fixes that can be done in just one weekend; so you can turn your cottage into a welcoming weekend getaway.

Volunteers are essential to the quality of the Lakeside Chautauqua experience year-round. From Rhein Center teachers and Hoover Auditorium greeters to Lakeside Fund Ambassadors and master gardeners, Lakeside Chautauqua extends a sincere thank you to the countless volunteers who have dedicated their time and support to the mission of Lakeside. Lakeside especially thanks the Nurnberger family for their dedication in helping to beautify the Lakeside Chautauqua community. Four years ago, Mark and Beth Nurnberger began giving their time to the Kenton Row Garden after their friend and neighbor,…