Bartlett resident named to Hanover Township board of trustees
• Bartlett resident Alisa "Lee" Beattie was recently appointed to the Hanover Township board of trustees. Beattie replaces Mary Alice Benoit who stepped down to take a new position at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Streamwood.
"Lee currently serves as the president of the Hanover Township Foundation and is already very familiar with our mission," said Hanover Township Supervisor Brian McGuire. "We appreciate her eagerness to serve and look forward to her contributions on the board."
Beattie currently works in the athletics office at Streamwood High School and is a 20-year employee of School District U-46. She is also an active member of the Bartlett Lions Club and serves on the board of several foundations.
• Dr. Yaroslav Yarmolyuk, president and founder of Orthodontic Experts Ltd., Arlington Heights, will be featured on Chicago's Very Own on WGN TV Thursday, July 18. Yarmolyuk will talk about what Orthodontic Experts is all about and the importance of orthodontics.
After completing his undergraduate studies in biology, Yarmolyuk attended the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, where he received a bachelor's degree in dentistry and a doctor of dental surgery degree. After receiving his dental degrees, Yarmolyuk continued his training at Marquette University, completing a postgraduate orthodontic residency.
He resides in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, with his wife, and two children.
• Andy Poticha was honored by Tuned in Chicago: The Larry Dobkin Event for his leadership and commitment to the welfare of area teens.
Poticha, a principal with Northbrook's Mosaic Construction, has long been a supporter of Response for Teens, which supports Tuned in Chicago, an organization providing support, guidance, counseling, education and leadership development to help teens navigate their future path.
Poticha was singled out by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker who acknowledged Poticha for his "deep commitment to our community's teens, ensuring they have every opportunity to thrive. As a Response Advisory Council member and a past Tuned in Chicago chairman, Poticha has been devoted to lifting up the Jewish community across our state."
• U.S. Air Force Airman Madeleine Szweistis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Szweistis is the daughter of Linda Swanson of Vista, California, and wife of Christopher Szweistis of Palatine.
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