2018 Florida & Ohio Gatherings

Lakeside is planning a series of "State of Lakeside" Address Gatherings around Florida and Ohio during the months of March and April.

At each gathering, Lakeside Chautauqua President/CEO Kevin Sibbring will give an overview of the past year and highlight the 2018 Chautauqua summer programs.

Following the presentation, attendees will have an opportunity to discuss Lakeside's future and ask questions.

Florida Gatherings

  • The Villages - Thursday, March 1 at 6 p.m. in a private home
  • Naples - Friday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. in a private home
  • Venice - Saturday, March 3 at 2 p.m. in a private community center
  • Fort Myers - Monday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. in a private home 

If you wish to attend one of the Florida gatherings, please complete the online Florida RSVP form below.

Florida RSVP Form

Ohio Gatherings

  • Lakeside - Thursday, April 19 at 1 p.m. following the Community Potluck in Wesley Lodge
  • FULL - Westlake - Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. in a private home
  • Hudson - Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. in a private home
  • Columbus - Saturday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. in a restaurant in Grandview Heights
  • Wooster - Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m. in a private home

If you wish to attend one of the Ohio gatherings, please complete the online Ohio RSVP form below.

Ohio RSVP Form

Once your RSVP is received, we will add your name to the attendee list and provide you with additional location information. Space is limited at some locations; therefore, your RSVP is requested two weeks or more prior to each gathering. For questions, contact (419) 798-4461, ext. 246 or communications@lakesideohio.com.

2018 "State of Lakeside" Address

Lakeside Chautauqua President/CEO Kevin Sibbring will reflect on the financial picture and vision of Lakeside’s future during his “State of Lakeside” Address at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, July 19 in Orchestra Hall. Sibbring will present the address through a PowerPoint presentation.

The “State of Lakeside” Address will provide an explanation of Lakeside’s revenue and expense model, as well as a glimpse of last year’s financial picture.

During the presentation, Sibbring will also talk about Lakeside Chautauqua as a non-profit charitable organization. In detail, he will review the annual distribution and how the Endowment for Life Initiative will support the need to grow the endowment by Lakeside’s 150th anniversary in 2023.

Sibbring will discuss additional projects that were completed this spring,, as well as master planning.

At the end of the address, Sibbring will pose questions about the future of Lakeside and take responses from the community.

For questions or comments about the “State of Lakeside” Address, email Gretchen Colón, Senior Vice President of Advancement & Communications, or call (419) 798-5396.

Presentations & Financial Statements

2018 "State of Lakeside" Address

2016 "State of Lakeside" Address and audited 2015-2016 financial statements.

2015 “State of Lakeside” Address and audited 2014-2015 financial statements

2014 'State of Lakeside' Address and audited 2013-2014 financial statements.

Lakeside Stories

Read about experiences and stories from visitors at Lakeside Ohio or submit your own!

Stories From the Lake

Have a story to share?

Please share your love for Lakeside! Did you get engaged at Lakeside? Did you learn to sail or ride a bike at Lakeside? What's your favorite Hoover program of all time? Tell us what makes Lakeside so special for you by posting a blog.

Submit Your Story

Connect With Lakeside

The Front Porch: The Official Blog of Lakeside Chautauqua