Knobels are generous to Lakeside

By Kevin Greer Lakeside Communications Manager   The Knobel family has been coming to Lakeside for six generations, spanning 127 years, and has valued all four Chautauqua pillars. Dale Knobel is a fourth generation Lakesider who first came here as an infant. He has...

Jenson’s travels always lead back to Lakeside

By Kevin Greer Lakeside Communications Manager  John Jenson had never been to Lakeside until 1969, when it was suggested to him by the nephew of one the most famous Major League Baseball general managers of all time. He’s come back every year since then.  In other...

Lakeside Women’s Club Annual Sew-a-Thon

The Lakeside Women’s Club will hold its annual Sew-a-Thon at the Rhein Center on August 24, 25, and 31 and on September 1 from 9 a.m. to noon, and from 1-4 p.m. During the Sew-a-Thon, participants will sew American Girl doll clothes and bags for Ronald McDonald Houses...

The Lakeside Annual Fund Supports Life-changing Programs like MGM

It’s a beautiful summer afternoon in Lakeside, and 6th, 7th and 8th graders are making their way to Cherry Park to join their friends for the Middle Grade Madness (MGM) program led by Bonnie and John Wilkie. Lakeside’s MGM program provides middle school children and...

Kind Portrait Program: About Matthew Greene Photography

Matt Greene and his wife Lisa have visited Lakeside since the mid 1980s when friends introduced them to its unique chautauqua experience.  Each year when they visited they'd make "shopping for a cottage" part of their agenda. After a long search they did...

Perry Park Playground to receive major upgrade for 2021!

Thanks to the support of generous Lakesiders, final enhancements and renovations are taking place in a beloved space of our community, Perry Park. Enhancements began last fall with the installation of two large grills to accommodate the growing crowds at the Wednesday...

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...

Schuler family supports student seasonal employees at Lakeside

Through raising their five children, who are between 9 and 17 years old, 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...

Final Pavilion enhancements underway

Last December, more than 350 Lakesiders opened their hearts and generously gave to support enhancements to the Pavilion on #GivingTuesday! Your combined gifts as a community are appreciated and have truly made a significant impact along the waterfront this summer....

Will you help us finish strong this fiscal year?

Will you help us reach new heights this fiscal year by giving a gift to the area of Lakeside you love most? By supporting your favorite place or program, you're strengthening and maintaining the Chautauqua experience and investing in a gathering place that's dedicated...