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.

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