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