Jeannette Petrolia
General Manager
(440) 415-1501
Anne Houdek
Yopko Penhallurick LLC
(440) 834-8615

Series Free to Public and Lodge Guests
GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ohio (Sept. 28, 2007) Spend a leisurely afternoon relaxing before a crackling fire during the new Fireside Chat Author Series at the Lodge & Conference Center at Geneva-on-the-Lake. “The Search for Lost Habitats” author Perry Peskin will be the featured guest for the first of three chats, beginning Saturday, Oct. 6, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. before the Lodge’s four-story fireplace.  The series is open to the public at no charge.
Discover Lost Habitats With Perry Peskin
Author Perry Peskin entertains guests with tales of endangered plants and their habitats he discovered while traveling throughout the region and how they became his lifelong passion. His “The Search for Lost Habitats: 30 Years of Exploring for Rare and Endangered Plants Book 1” is a compilation of easy-to-read articles and over 450 colorful illustrations of flora.   A retired high school English teacher, Peskin lives with his wife in the Cleveland area.
Fireside Chats
Each Saturday chat includes a 45-minute talk by the featured author, a question-and-answer session and book signing. Please call 440-415-1504 for reservations, which are requested by not required. 
The Fireside Chats continue with these authors:
  • November 17, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. David Borsvold, “Railroading in Conneaut, Ohio,” “Cleveland Indians – The Cleveland Press Years 1920-1982,” “Images of America: Ashtabula,” “Images of America: Brecksville.”
  • December 1, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Pulitzer Prize for history nominee Lester Horwitz, “The Longest Raid of the Civil War: Little-Known & Untold Stories of Morgan’s Raid into Kentucky, Indiana & Ohio.”
About the Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake
Located at 4888 North Broadway (State Highway 534) in Geneva-on-the-Lake, the Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake features 109 finely appointed guest rooms (the majority with lake views); Horizons, an upscale restaurant with a striking octagonal dining room and breathtaking view of Lake Erie; a lounge with a rectangular bar and great views of Lake Erie; and amenities that include a fitness center, game room, indoor pool and gift shop. The Lodge entrance is located one mile north of Geneva State Park, on the left. For room reservations, call 866-442-9765 or visit For Horizons reservations, call (440) 466-7100, then press "2."
The Lodge is adjacent to Geneva State Park, which encompasses 698 acres featuring 1.6 miles of Lake Erie shoreline as well as a beach and bathhouse, six-lane boat ramp and marina, hiking, picnic areas and more. To learn more about Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake, visit
About Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts
Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts is a subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, a leading hospitality provider with significant experience in hotel, retail, food service, recreation and transportation operations. The company's portfolio includes historic properties in North America, such as Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex; Yosemite, Sequoia, Yellowstone and Grand Canyon national parks; Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds; Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite; Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa; Niagara Falls State Park; Jones Beach; Old Town San Diego; The Lodge and Conference Center at Geneva-on-the-Lake; The BALSAMS Grand Resort; and St. Mary Lodge and Resort. To learn more about Delaware North Companies’ expertise in the hospitality industry, visit
About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International, TD Banknorth Garden, and American Park ‘n Swap. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually and 40,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit
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