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Board Honors Special Olympian Lisa Menichino

Post Date:09/01/2017

Special Olympian Lisa Menichino recognized at 8-15-2017 Village Board meetingThe Village Board named Bartlett resident Lisa Menichino as one of Bartlett's Best at the 8/15 Board meeting. This star athlete represented the community at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria earlier this year and brought home a gold medal in the 4X1K relay freestyle.

The Streamwood High School graduate, former Burger King employee of 22 years and active volunteer with Clare Oaks
Retirement Community and Special Olympics Illinois Far West Suburban/ Area 2 office has also earned recognition from
the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association, which named her an Athlete of the Month in 2008 and Athlete of the
Year in 2012.

In the proclamation read at the Board meeting, Village President Wallace said, Menichino "brings an immense amount of pride to her family and our community."