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