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.

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

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Fostering Hope

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