Robin Ervin has been named director of Development and Communications at Horizons Residential Care Center.
She is charged with coordinating the agency’s resource development activities and communications efforts.
Ervin brings to the position more than 20 years of non‐profit experience, much of which was spent in the areas of marketing, public relations and development. Her background includes similar positions at Winston‐Salem State University and the YWCA of Winston-Salem, where she managed the largest capital campaign in the organization’s history.
Ervin says she looks forward to parlaying that experience into very positive outcomes for Horizons.
“I am very excited to be a part of Horizons. We are winding down a very successful capital campaign and are planning for continued visibility,” she said. “Horizons is a much‐needed part of our community, providing quality and respectful care. I look forward to building new partnerships and sharing the important story of Horizons with the community. This is a well‐kept jewel in Forsyth County, with a great history, a very dedicated staff and an important mission.”
A long time resident of Winston‐Salem, Ervin has been an active member of the community. Her previous and current affiliations include the Mayor’s Task Force on Obesity Prevention, Winston‐Salem Tennis, Inc. Board of Directors, Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods Board, Recreation and Parks Commission Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and St. Benedict’s Church.
Horizons is a residential care facility for children and adults with severe disabilities. The agency provides a home for 40 residents who live with the consequences of disabilities such as cerebral palsy, visual and hearing impairments and brain injuries. Horizons provides care at the Atrium on its campus and at the Arches located off of University Parkway.