Kurn Hattin honors longtime supporters

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John Hubbard accepting the Charles Albert Dickinson Award from Kurn Hattin admissions director Sue Kessler.

On Thursday, Dec. 10, John and Carol Hubbard of Walpole, N.H., were the recipients of Kurn Hattin Homes for Children’s Charles Albert Dickinson Award.

The annual award, established in 2013, is in recognition of an individual or organization whose philanthropic commitment embodies the mission of Kurn Hattin Homes.

Named for Kurn Hattin’s founder, the Dickinson award recognizes those who make a significant contribution children’s welfare and help to transform the lives of children and families. The cast crystal relief award was designed and created by Vermont artist Robert DuGrenier.

John Hubbard’s parents, Austin and Winona Hubbard, who were longtime supporters of Kurn Hattin, and he became actively involved with the organization at an early age. Hubbard went on to become an incorporator in 1972, a trustee in 1977, president from 2000 to 2005, trustee emeritus in 2012, and served as chair of the Golf Tournament Committee for more than 15 years. While accepting the honorary sculpture, Hubbard said, “Carol and I believe in Kurn Hattin’s mission, and we are pleased to have been a part of it.”

Kurn Hattin Homes in Westminster is a charitable home and school for children ages 6 to  15, who are affected by tragedy, social or economic hardship, or other disruption in family life.


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