Author: Holly Solomon

Donor Spotlight: Brian Robinson
With a flair for the dramatic, Brian Robinson is someone you want on your side, regardless of the cause at hand. Brian, an actor, was raised by his parents along [...]
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The Experience of Two Lifetimes
Kay Stone came to live on the Winston-Salem campus of Crossnore School & Children’s Home (then called The Children’s Home) when she was just six years old. She came with [...]
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Volunteer Spotlight – Mark Serosky
Mark Serosky has spent his life in service to others and he’s doing the same in his retirement by investing in the children of Crossnore. Mark served as the County Parks and Recreation [...]
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Growing up at Crossnore
“I came [to campus] with a paper bag that had all my belongings in it,” recalls Crossnore alumna Mitzi Petrey Ensor. The year was 1973 and then seven-year-old Mitzi, had come to Crossnore, along with her two sisters, by way of [...]
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It was a Barn Raiser!
The lovely Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community is just a short drive from our Winston-Salem campus.  The residents of Arbor Acres have long been supporters of The Children’s Home, [...]
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A Place to Call Home
Colleen Green Hutchens was born in Bryson City, but has lived in Winston-Salem since she was three and a half years old. Colleen’s mother died when she was just 18 months old. [...]
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Introducing Katheryn Northington
Southern charm and steely determination describe Katheryn Northington and her dedication to children in North Carolina. Katheryn grew up in Greensboro, graduated from high school, and attended North Carolina State [...]
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High Ropes Course Brings Adventure-Based Counseling to Crossnore
What is Adventure-Based Counseling?  Adventure-based counseling is a specific method of doing group-based therapeutic interventions. Typically it includes games and physical activities and is built on the basis of having fun. It [...]
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Living Out God’s Plan
When you meet Adam and Megan Joseph, the joy of life is written all over their faces. But it wasn’t always that way. Several years ago, Megan was working at [...]
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A Tale of Two Sisters
The Echevarria family grows strong women, just ask Annette Echevarria and her sister, Giselle Echevarria Helton. A shared family history brought Annette and Giselle to Crossnore when they were teenagers.
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