Experience Kurn Hattin

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WESTMINSTER — Guests had a chance to experience what makes Kurn Hattin such a special place at Spring Get Acquainted Day on April 5. Traveling from New York City to attend the event, alumna Aaliyah Olmo, Class of 2010, gave a stirring speech about the lasting impact Kurn Hattin had in her life. It was at Kurn Hattin that 11-year-old Aaliyah first discovered her talent and passion for music. "Lisa got gears in me rolling that I didn't know I had," she said of Lisa Bianconi, Kurn Hattin's Music Director. Aaliyah then performed a song, accompanying herself on the ukulele, one of the many instruments she plays.

Kurn Hattin's Get Acquainted Day also featured musical performances by the Kurn Hattin Jazz Ensemble and Star-Spangled Heritage Tour Choir, a film and Q&A session, student-led tours of the school and cottages and a lunch.

Since 1894, Kurn Hattin Homes for Children has helped thousands of children and their families by offering a safe home and quality education in a nurturing environment. Its mission: Kurn Hattin transforms the lives of children and their families forever. Follow their journey at kurnhattin.org.

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