Our Mission

Our mission is to preserve & protect the Dole Mansion and Lakeside Arts Park property for community use in a natural & historic setting.

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Honoring the Legacy

Thank you for helping to build a firm foundation for the arts.
In 2020 there will be an art installation piece in the Hallway of History off the Sage Gallery for the Friends of the Dole.

Jim & Joan hasselman
Aaron, Regan, Madison and Chase Shepley
Kathleen Etten
Kay Johnston
Thank You! Mr. Rainmaker and Mrs. Director of Design
In Memory of Lenora Stuck
Alexeandra Saldan
Craig & Georgi Rand
The Veugelers - Kyle, Matt & Zach
Gerry Grennan
The Mula Family
The Dreimann Family
Endless Dreams
Zegarski Family
Jim & Katie Coughlin
John & Marilyn Gillespie
Brad & Sarah Heldt
Christa Moders
Nicholas Family
Georgia Hayden
Randy, Karin & Chelsea Moan
David & Donna Matthiesen and Family
Connor James LeCoque
Neal F. Noga
Ron & Nancy Russell
Joan & Wayne Macklin
The Cannizzo Family
The Reupert Family - Roger, Olga, Aleks & Luke
Joe B. & Donna Vestal
Chuck & Eileen Stevens
The Kruse Family
My Three Sons - Ryan, Adam & Kyle
The Daniel Arndt Family
Vera Lewis
Josh & Ravelle - May 25, 2013
Stephen Barnett
Vixtoria Saldan
The Bruksch Family
Roger Adler May his memory be eternal
The Liberati Family
D. James Oerkfitz
Bruksch Family
Rosulek Family
Brandes Family
Elizabeth Ritt
Crystal Lake Bank & Trust Co.
The Kryc Family
Laura J. Smith 8/1950 - 10/2017 Love & Laughter
Marion & Paul Neiswander
Bob & Terry Davis
Biris Ltd - Dino & Dorothy Biris
In Memory of Frank Mariani
The Summers Academy of Dance
The Dooley Family
Vanessa & Toby Lydic
Bruce Woolley
The Lenhards
Dr. Jill howe - Dynamic health
Embrace Your Art
Alison Jakob Howey
The Fellers Family - Jim, Alice, and Henry
The Jenkins Family
Jon & Merrily Stout
The Bird Family - David & Sally
Chris, Sarah, Mike & Matt
Mayor & Mrs. Roger Byrne
The Rinn Family
The Benoy Family - Oxgord Lane
Maggie and Callie Nelson
The Wolskis - Rich, Frank, & Dave
In Memory of Selma & Oscar Bergland by Carol & Geroge Stupar & Family
Lee Mingus
Dave Dawn Courtney & Curt Kiolbassa
Frank J. & Kathy Powell
Builders Insulation
Sarah, Gene & Alex Schrempf
Polly Crandall - Questers
Shari Chakoian
Lori Kiergaard
In Memory of Bruce G. Colthurst, DDS
Tom & Lyn Cablk
DuWayne Sheldon Family
Mary Sherman for Roger, Jeff, and Tammy
Elyse Roberts
Johnny loves Connie
Dane & Katie burau - October 7, 2017
The Surhoff Family
Ken & Ethel Pearson
The Wedgewood Garden Club Dedicated to beautifying our surroundings
Centegra Health System
Spirit Freed, February 2000
Crystal Lake Rowing Club
Zubrzycki's Warsaw Inn
Vernon Hills, IL. McHenry County
Kay Wirth Realtor
Donated by Bill & Maxine Matthai - Friends of the Dole
John & Connie Tyrrell Family
Michael & Cheryl Sullivan
Greg & Lori Keller - Melissa, Caroline & Alison
Len & Carol Larsen
Mike Chakoian
The Stray Family
The Augustine Family
Debra & Daniel Rubinger
Jim & Sandy Meyer
Jeff and Susie Fox
In Honor of Raymond Suchy
In Honor of Joe & Donna, Joe, Angie & Alyssa Vestal
Ann Bentz
The LeCoque Family
The Keller's
Gullick Studio - Johanna Yoder
Bill & Jane Franz
Brinckmann Family Foundation
The Neighborhood Kids
In Memory of Frank & Helen Turek
The Heislers - Jim & Rebecca
Friend-Jones Family
Dennis and Catherine Breitholtz
Dean and Lynda Mauro
Bill and gerry Cowlin
Friendship House
Classic Events
Brett & Cristy
In Loving Memory F. Benson Deardoff M.D.
Zanck, Coen & Wright Attorney's At Law
District 32 State Senator Pamela Althoff
In Memory of Nancy Ashcraft
Tweeten Bros.
The Fergus'
The Legare Family - Tom, Terry, Justin & Kevin
B. Blazier Famiy
Greg Kowalczyk
Mchenry Heating & Air, Inc. - Rogulic Family
Louis & Claudia Legare In Honored Memory
The King Family
Morgan, Elle, Annie, Maddie Fox
Robert Gray - Paula Dorian-Gray
In Memory of Carl Wehde
Ryan Family Ken, Mary, Nora & Teagan
Dan & Jillian Laumbacher
Snelton Inc.
Alic Barnett
In Memory of Douglas McCall From Your Loving Family
Murray Crabtree
Steven, Alex, Lizette - 6/6/2006
Gerry & Joyce Jablonski
KING'S FLOORING - The King Family
The Chain Family - Scott, Tracey & Bob
The Cottone Family
J.W. Concrete - Jeremy Worden
Nelson Family Ringling Road
The Balasi Family
In Memory of Erica R. Schilling
Art & Bonnie Beck
Bill & Bev Limbach
Bob and Jeri Fleck
Kyle Phillips - Freak'n Rocks
Phil & Marion Weyna
In Memory of Nancy Hanrahan
Horizon Landscaping Supplies - Steve O'Neil, Yard Manager
MasterCut - Dirk Bantin
Alexian Brothers - Hospital Network
Dan Johnson
The Callahan Family - Max, Beth, Avery, Abby
Rick Thompson
Jon Russell
Director of Parks & Recreation 1954-71 / 1976-85
J. Cowlin Family
Federal Credit Union
Zoe Affinito
Accumation, Inc.
wed at the Dole Mansion - September 17th 2016
Betty and Bernie Boyle
The McNallys
Bill & Joyce Dwyer
James Hooker
In memory of William Groden
In Memory of Stan Jablonski
Gary & Lynn Overbay
Chipping Away The Stone - Gratefully KAR
Bernard & Sofia Mansolf Family
Scott & Jill Munger
Michael Susan
The Rand Family - Craig, Georgi Rachel & Austin
Carpe Diem - The Little Family
Mingus Family
Home State Bank
Jimmy'z Masonry Corporation
Frank & Karen Dombrowski
In Honor of Chuck Miller - Gratefully DKR
Langefeld Family
Fred & Leona Conforti - In Memory of Ronald Zegarski
MJ Towne & Family
Diane Ryan Pfeiffer
Bob & Liz, Torrie, Tom, Bri, Behrens
The Patterson Family
Katie, Jenny and Ashleigh Mauro
Aaron Shepley - Mayor of Crystal Lake, IL
Sadie Gavle
Jon L. Cowlin Family
The Riegler Family
The Beu Family
Susan Hooker
Keenan, Corban & Cavanagh Murphy
Honoring U.S. Service Members
In Memory of Jim & Joy Myers
The Layer Family
Mr. & Mrs. Alan Gould & Family
Dugar Family - Taxi Express
Adriana Saldan
Linda Corteen and Family
Tess, Hannah & Nellie Tyrrell Children of John & Connie Tyrrell
In Memory of John Costello
Viniie and Anthony Foglia
In Memory of Donald M. Schleifer, M.D.
Bob & Candy Reedy
The Rosulek Family
Alexandria Saldan
The Ormsby Family
Universal Contractor's Group
Chip & Karen - Whitman Family
The Roberts Family - Ted, Debra, Lucie & Nate
The Friendship of Joe & Mr. Shrimp
The Leahy Family
Kristin Miller
With Love For Alison Anne
Scott & Lauren - Martin Family
Walkup Family
Bob and Connie Frerichs
Ed & Karen Beckstrom Family
Kym Affinito
Granny Fanny
In Memory of Vivian & George Stupar by Carol & Geroge Stupar & Family
Bill & Pat Moll and Samantha Septr
St. Mary's Minor Seminary In Memory of the Class of 1968 - Pax et Bonum
L&V Distributors, Inc.
Paul D. Keller - Windham NH
John & Carrie Murphy Family
Michael and Julia Herman
Phil & Tony's Pizza - EST 1992 C.L.
Jeff Fox Family
Chuck & Mary Ougheltree
Joan & Jerry Fielding In honor of their grandchildren
The Wheelers - John & Antoinette
Vanessa, Toby & Zeus 2005
Robert Kay & Sarah Wirth
The Barton Family - Bob, Deb, Robby, and Joey
McHenry Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.
Stewart & Barbara Laphan
With Love Edward & Helen Pozniak
The Cullian Family
The Nakamuras
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