Purdue Varsity Glee Club Performance Rescheduled – October 23, 2020

The Purdue Varsity Glee Club performance that was set for April 24 has been rescheduled for October 23, 7:30 – 9:00.  Tickets are on sale now, so click here to buy.

Purdue Cancels Extracurricular Events – Purdue Varsity Glee CLub

Chautauqua-Wawasee has received notice that Purdue University has announced the cancellation of all extracurricular events which includes Purdue Varsity Glee Club performances.  We are very disappointed because their performance scheduled for April 24 here in Syracuse was approaching a sell-out.  We are in the process of refunding all ticket sales; that process will complete by March 12.  To be clear, the April 24 event is canceled.  We have been given a tentative reschedule date in October, and will share more information once this is finalized.

Oakwood Fine Arts Fair – Vendor Inquiries

A few tent spaces are still available for the Oakwood Fine Arts Fair to be held June 13, 10:00 – 5:00 at Oakwood Resort.  If interested, contact Candice Brown at 574-377-7543 or email at cbrown@CHQW.org.

CBD: Pros & Cons | May 12, 2020

Chautauqua-Wawasee and Parkview Health are jointly sponsoring a presentation and discussion on CBD.  The program will be held at the Oakwood Resort Inn, Syracuse Indiana, May 12, from 6:30-7:30.  The event is open to the public and free to attend.

What is CBD?  Cannabidiol is all the rage, being used to treat a wide array of medical issues. However, burning questions remain:  is it really safe? Is it effective?  There are many products available and yet without regulation.  Plan to listen and learn as Jeanette Cochran, MSN, NP-C, Parkview Physicians Group – Mind Body Medicine shares the pros and cons of CBD and if it is really safe or effective.

For more details contact Candice Brown, cbrown@chqw.org 574-377-7543

What:  1-hour Presentation & Discussion

When:  May 12, 6:30-7:30 pm

Where:  Oakwood Resort Inn (Conference Room #1), Syracuse, Indiana

Cost:  Free to the Public.  No registration needed.


Harkless Foundation Awards Chautauqua-Wawasee 2019 $7,000 Grant | December 2019

James E. Caskey, president of the Kenneth and Lela Harkless Foundation, announced $85,500 in grants have been awarded to various organizations within the Syracuse community.

The grants were awarded to the following: Syracuse-Wawasee Historical Museum, $16,000; Teen Parents Succeeding, $12,000; Syracuse Parks Department, $10,000; Syracuse Cemetery Association, $10,000; Oakwood Foundation Chautauqua-Wawasee, $7,000; Lilly Center for Lakes and Streams, $5,000; R.E.A.L. Services, $5,000; town of Syracuse, $5,000; Syracuse-Wawasee Rotary Club, $4,000; Kosciusko Community Senior Services, $4,000; Lakeland Youth Center, $3,000; Wawasee Supermileage, $2,500; Syracuse-Wawasee Garden Club, $1,000; and Fort Wayne Philharmonic, $1,000.