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.

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