We are heartbroken by the death of Rosine Grenier in October 2023. Mayor Michel Lamarre wrote a moving tribute to her.
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.
In 2021 Lise Veronneau, president of the Burlington-Honfleur Sister City committee, became Honorary Consul of France in Vermont.
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.