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.

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