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Spread the Lakeside Love on Valentine's Day!

Did you LOVE our Valentine’s Day T-shirt last year? Just like last year, you can show your love by purchasing a $25 Lakeside T-shirt ($15 for youth) - and an extra one for your special valentine! All proceeds benefit the Lakeside Annual Fund. By purchasing this special Lakeside T-shirt, you're not only supporting Lakeside, but spreading your love of Lakeside every day you wear it. To order, click the button below. Orders will be accepted from January 15- 27, while supplies last. Through Bonfir…

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2019 Calendar of Events Brochure

Lakeside’s highly anticipated 2019 Calendar of Events brochure has arrived! The brochure is filled with highlights of Lakeside’s 146th anniversary season. To be included on our mailing list, fill out this form. In the meantime, check out Lakeside’s website and Facebook page for upcoming events. Photo Contest Winners Throughout the year, we hold a photo contest that encourages amateur photographers to submit their favorite images of Lakeside. This year, we received more than 400 entries, each …

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Looking for a Summer Job or Internship?

Lakeside is now seeking summer employees and interns. Earn income while having fun in the sun, meeting Lakesiders and developing new friendships and networking connections. On your days off, visit nearby Cedar Point, Put-in-Bay, Kelley's Island, the Marblehead Peninsula and other local attractions. A variety of summer employment opportunities are available in the following areas: Conference & Event Planning (Event Team Coordinator, Event Team Set Up) Grounds & Maintenance (Ground Labore…

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You Helped Break Lakeside's #GivingTuesday Record!

Because of your incredible generosity, you broke Lakeside's #GivingTuesday record by raising $517,516! We pause today to give tremendous thanks for the gifts and blessings Lakeside has received on #GivingTuesday and every day. Your collective donations have made a huge impact and will go towards the renovation of the basketball, sand volleyball and multi-purpose courts in Bettinger Park, a major capital project. Special thanks to a Lakeside family who stepped forward in a big way with …

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2019 Admission & Parking Fees

Each November, the Board’s Finance Committee begins the budget review process for the upcoming year and determines the sources of revenue that will be needed to support our grounds, facilities and our signature Chautauqua program. With so much to look forward to this year, including expanded programs, a new restaurant, and new and refreshed programming facilities, there is now more value in a Daily Chautauqua Pass than ever before. The work of the Finance Committee was presented to the Lakeside…

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Marblehead, Lakeside Chamber Members Earn Bright Star Award

Mary Ann and Dave Hirsch with Lakeside Chautauqua and the Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce were awarded Bright Star 2018, awarded to a chamber that has made a major impact in the past year.

The 2018 Chamber Bright Stars were recently recognized at the 11th Annual Chamber Bright Star Awards of the Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce (NOACC) at Pinstripes, located at the new Pinecrest in Orange Village. Please help us congratulate Mary Ann and Dave Hirsch of Lakeside Chautauqua and the Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce who received a 2018 Bright Star, awarded to a chamber that has made a major impact in the past year. Presenting the award were Cindy Holzheimer, NOACC Execu…

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New Restaurant Opening in South Lakeside

As one of the first deliverables of the Master Plan, Lakeside is excited to partner with Gabe Zeller and Julie Mesenburg, creators of Barra, a Sandusky-based, modern Mexican restaurant, to offer a diverse new dining option in Lakeside. Gabe and Julie will open "Lago Coastal Café" in the existing grounds building on Sixth Street, across from the Williams Tennis Campus. Approved at the November board meeting, renovation will begin this month thanks to a donation from a generous Lakeside family. T…

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Meet the Rev. Dr. Charlie Yoost: Director of Religious Life & Church Outreach

Although stepping out of retirement to assume a full-time ministry position wasn’t something the Rev. Dr. Charlie Yoost had planned for, he sees very clearly that this position has chosen him and he has enthusiastically accepted the call. Beginning in September, Yoost is the new Director of Religious Life and Church Outreach. “It seemed like a natural connection,” said Yoost. “I’m retired and have been looking for a way to give back and help the church, but in a different way than being a loca…

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