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April 14, 2010


STAR TANNERY — In writing about the Henry and William Evans Home for Children, soon­er or later, I figured, I would have to track down one M. Kirby Lloyd.

For more than two decades before retiring in 2000, Kirby, as many know, served as the Evans Home’s executive direc...

April 7, 2010

STAR TANNERY - Remember that oft- uttered line in the iconic Western, “Butch Cassidy and the Sun­dance Kid,” in which Paul New­man and Robert Redford, as the eponymous on-the-lam outlaws, repeatedly wondered about the identity of their pursuers?

“Who are those guys?” 

We...

Winchester — Money raised at the Rotary Club of Winchester’s annual Kaleidoscope Gala usually goes toward bricks-and-mortar projects.

But this year, the Saturday fundraiser will benefit an effort to give more children a place to live within an existing home. 

Kaleidoscop...

Winchester — Little did Henry and William Evans know that when their legacy helped to establish the Evans Home for Children in 1949, dolls would play a large part in sustaining their vision.

A 12-member board of directors, Stephen Shendow is the chairman, oversees the n...

Winchester — Frances Miller calls herself a “homebody.” 
  
But when she is home she is busy. At 88, Miller doesn’t show or act her years. 
 
Her latest venture has kept her busy since early summer when her neighbor, Lenny Millholland, Winchester sheriff and board...

November 1, 2009


We are proud to announce that the Evans Home has received theFriend of Education Award, presented by the Winchester Education Association for our 'Dedication and Hard Work' on behalf of the children residing at the home. This award is presented annually and bringing i...

Winchester — Lorene Russell’s doll collection grew Sunday. Russell, an avid collector from Winchester, more than held her own against other bidders at the 39th annual Doll Auction, a fundraiser for the Henry and William Evans Home for Children. 

The auction, held at the...

​Pfc. Michael Hawkins spent about $100 on dinner Thursday evening, splurging for a steak feast. Hawkins knows he won’t have chow like that in Afghanistan, where he and the rest of the Winchester unit of the Virginia Army National Guard are headed. 
  
But he was h...

No one’s ever too old to live on the campus of Winchester’s Henry and William Evans Home for Children, thanks to The Lloyd House. 

The red brick house, named in honor of former Evans Home Executive Director Kirby Lloyd, was dedicated Wednesday. 
 
Lloyd, who ran the Eva...

Laura Regan does a lot of things most parents do for their children. She attends sports activities, school conferences, and shuttles kids around on dates, trying not to talk much so she doesn’t encroach on the youngsters’ sense of privacy. 


But the children Regan spend...

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