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.

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