Burlington-Honfleur Sister Cities

Richard Gliech

Richard appears in the independent film The Farm Boy, set in Vermont and in the Ardennes Forest of Belgium during World War II. The film has had screenings around Vermont in 2023-24.  

Rosine Grenier

We are heartbroken by the death of Rosine Grenier in October 2023. Mayor Michel Lamarre wrote a moving tribute to her.

Dana vanderHeyden

Dana vanderHeyden, the ambassador from Honfleur to the United States, worked hard to build the Burlington-Honfleur Sister City connection. In 2023, for this and many other accomplishments, she was profiled by the AFLCR.

Lise Veronneau

In 2021 Lise Veronneau, president of the Burlington-Honfleur Sister City committee, became Honorary Consul of France in Vermont.

Richard Gliech

Richard Gliech of the Burlington committee devised a way to make wood-fired pizza ovens and has gone into business selling them. You can visit his website here.