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Volunteering and your financial support truly make an impact!

This year, the Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation Board launched the Volunteer Corps, an initiative for Lakesiders of all ages to help fill the gap of decreased labor in Lakeside by volunteering across the grounds. We're overwhelmed with gratitude by the excitement and dedication Lakesiders have given through their participation in the Volunteer Corps. More than 200 Lakesiders have come together to complete projects to better our community during these challenging times. We want express our utmost …

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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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COVID-19 Update (July 26)

Dear Lakesiders, As we continue to update you on the effects of COVID-19 at Lakeside Chautauqua, we want to inform you about recent developments. In the last 48 hours, we have had a staff member test positive and a guest who may have been exposed through a family member who is not at Lakeside. The employee who tested positive showed symptoms and was quarantining four days before receiving the positive results. As these cases were reported to Lakeside, we followed all required protocols set by t…

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Statewide Mask Order: Effective 6 p.m. Thursday, July 23

Effective 6 p.m. Thursday, July 23, masks/facial coverings must be worn in public across the State of Ohio. Masks/facial coverings must be worn: By anyone in a public place where social distancing isn’t possible At any indoor location that is not a residence Outdoor spaces where a large number of people are congregated When waiting for, riding, driving or operating public transportation: taxi, car service, private rideshare, shuttle service The following do not have to wear masks/facial covering…

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Bob & Jennifer Schuler support Lakeside's team

Through raising their five children, who are between the ages of 9 and 17, 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,” says Jennifer. “Their jobs have taught them the value of working for something that you want and have instilled in them a strong work ethic.” Bob and Jennifer love the family-oriented nature of Lakesid…

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COVID-19 Update & Weekend News (July 17)

Dear Lakesiders, Once again, we bring you an update from Lakeside as we are about half way through the summer Chautauqua season. We hope this note finds you and your family healthy and safe. We continue to monitor the effects of COVID-19 and follow local and state health directives while continuing to operate our venues. We are strongly encouraging masks to be worn at Lakeside when outside in public places, and masks are required at certain locations and events. Below is safety information rega…

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Perry Park improvements

We’re grateful to the many Lakesiders who joined together to make improvements to another beloved stretch of the lakefront: Perry Park. This park is home to many Lakeside events and pastimes, including Family Picnics in the Park, weddings, family reunions, playtime for kids, tennis and more. Many improvements have been made to the space, allowing Lakesiders, friends, families and guests to better enjoy and utilize the park this summer and for years to come. To support the growing crowds at Famil…

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Lakeside Photo Contest 2020

Lakesiders of all ages are invited to submit photos to be featured in the 2021 Calendar of Events brochure, as well as Lakeside's social media pages, website, The Front Porch blog, Lakesider newspaper, advertisements, etc. Images should represent people enjoying Lakeside through photos of families, traditions, children, religion, education, cultural arts (special events and programming), recreation, landscape or architecture. The deadline for submission is Friday, Oct. 2. The limit is five …

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