Robert Waite Sworn in as Olympia Fields Village Trustee

  • Written by Shelia Hester-Friday
  • Category: Latest Local News
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Judge Linzey Jones, Robert Waite and Ilene Waite
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Olympia Fields, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Robert (Bob) Waite was recently sworn in as Village Trustee of Olympia Fields. Waite was appointed by President Debbie Meyers-Martin to fill the vacancy made by her selection as Village President earlier this year.

Waite and his wife Ilene originally moved to Olympia Fields in 1985. They relocated for eight and a half years to manage their company, Lynxx International Corporation. The company provides interior and exterior painting and coating products for commercial and residential construction. When the Waite’s decided to move by to Illinois, they returned to Olympia Fields. “We really liked Olympia Fields” Ilene said.

Waite is on the Board of Directors of Respond Now, a ministerial organization that provides food, clothing, rent assistance, and other necessities to approximately 2700 persons each month.

Waite was sworn in by Judge Linzey Jones, former Village President of Olympia Fields.

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