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.

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