The Patron Club of the Heritage Foundation is moving to the Channel

The Mécènes de la Manche club, made up of 14 members, a departmental branch of the National Heritage Foundation, meets two to three times a year. They are business leaders, financiers, bankers, individuals and deliberate on heritage projects presented to them. Because we can request their financial participation to help save a heritage element of the territory: paintings, sculptures, books, maps, stained glass windows, religious buildings, etc.

A map, a glider, a monument

Wednesday May 15, 2024, they were gathered at the Airborne museum in Sainte-Mère-Eglise with three projects in sight. That of the Utah Beach Museum in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, defended by Mayor Charles de Vallavieille: the restoration of a map offered by American General Joseph Lawton Collins to Michel de Valavieille, former mayor and founder of the museum.

There was also talk of providing financial support for the restoration of a wing of the famous Waco glider from the Airborne museum in Sainte-Mère-Eglise. Precisely, the one who has just found a new exhibition setting in a specific space inaugurated on May 8, 2024. Project defended by Magali Mallet, director of the site. And then Hervé Guille, mayor of Trelly in Coutançais, came to defend the third project: the restoration of the war memorial in his town.




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