Calling All Lakeside Lovers!

Mike and Jaime Swallow’s love for Lakeside grows every year. It has inspired them to renew their vows at the Steele Memorial Bandstand and give back to the community in a meaningful way, with a special gift to the Lakeside Annual Fund.

We’re so grateful for the Lovers of Lakeside who embrace and support our special community. Your passion and generosity helps to maintain and enhance Lakeside’s historic facilities, signature Chautauqua program, beautiful grounds and so much more each year!

Give a gift by March 31

As a Lover of Lakeside, you’re invited to join the Swallow family and support an area of Lakeside that you love the most by Tuesday, March 31. To donate, visit, call (419) 798-4461, ext. 246 or send a check to the Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation, 236 Walnut Ave., Lakeside, OH 43440.

The Lakeside experience is made possible because of you! As an extra thank you, any donation of $50 or more received by March 31 will be entered in a drawing to win an exclusive Lakeside blanket, perfect for cuddling up with your Lakeside love on cool evenings by the lake! The winner will be announced on April 1.


More ways to show your Lakeside love…

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Here are 5 more ways to show your Lakeside love.
  1. Honor your Valentine with a donation in their name. If you provide us with a mailing address, we’ll notify your loved one that you have honored them with a gift. Valentine donations must be received by Friday, Feb. 10 to ensure the notification reaches your loved one by Valentine’s Day. For more information, contact (419) 798-4461, ext. 246 or
  2. Share a beloved Lakeside tradition with family and friends at home. Paint Valentine rocks to gift to your loved ones, reminding them of fun times on Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile.
  3. Make a Lakeside memory book. Fill an album or scrapbook with images from your past summers in Lakeside. Enjoy the gift of time as you reconnect and reminisce with your loved ones, sharing the stories behind the photos and passing on the wonderful memories created along Lake Erie.
  4. Choose Lakeside as the venue for an upcoming special occasion. Introduce new friends to this special community as you celebrate a wedding, birthday, anniversary or reunion. To book a group event, contact (419) 798-4461, ext. 279 or
  5. Give the gift of quality time. Surprise your loved one with a getaway to Lakeside. Book a room at the Hotel Lakeside or Fountain Inn for the summer and buy your Chautauqua Passes and Parking Pass ahead of time. Lakeside also offers gift cards in values of any amount. For more information about gift cards, contact (419) 798-4461, ext. 349 or
*The Swallow family picture above is provided by Bella Porcari of Sincerely Bella Photography.