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News : Entertainment Feb 17, 2014 - 8:02:00 AM


Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Cultural and Educational Programs Receive $10,000

By The Lockwood Mathews Mansion Museum





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From left, Susan Gilgore, Executive LMMM Director, Kim Morque, Trustee and President of Spinnaker Real Estate Partners and Patsy Brescia, LMMM Chairman of the Board (contributed photo)
Norwalk, CT - The Lockwood Mathews Mansion Museum has received two donations totaling $10,000. The gifts were presented to the Museum at 2 p.m. on February 13, 2014 at 295 West Avenue in Norwalk, Conn. Spinnaker Real Estate Partners LLC donated $5,000 and an anonymous donor made a matching gift in the same amount.

“We are very grateful to Spinnaker and the anonymous donor for their generous support,” said Patsy Brescia, LMMM Chairman of the Board of Trustees. “Their donations will allow us to continue to be a strong and vibrant educational and cultural center for a City that has become a major destination for families all across the Region.”

Kim Morque, LMMM Trustee and President of Spinnaker Real Estate Partners said, “Our firm recognizes that arts, culture and historic properties play an important role in strengthening communities and making them vibrant. We are happy to support the cultural and educational activities of Lockwood Mathews Mansion, a true cultural and historic gem in the community.”

Spinnaker Real Estate Partners LLC is a commercial real estate firm that is headquartered in Norwalk. It owns, develops and manages mixed-use, commercial, and multi-family properties in Connecticut, New York, Oregon, and Missouri. Guided by a steadfast commitment to sustainable and green building, the company's urban redevelopment projects focus on creating vibrant communities that connect people, housing, business, jobs, and recreation.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is a National Historic Landmark located at 295 West Avenue in Norwalk and regarded as one of the earliest and most significant surviving Second Empire Style mansions ever built in the United States.

The Museum is closed to visitors in the winter. During the season, full tours at the Museum are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $6 for children and young adults ages 8-18. Children under 8 are admitted free. Tours for the museum and exhibit are offered Wednesdays through Sundays, ?at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. For more information of the museum's season and programs visit www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com, e-mail info@lockwoodmathewsmansion.com, or call 203-838-9799.




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