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Fieldcrest Scholarships Are Awarded
f of the two $2000 scholarships awarded by the Fildcrest Foundation
Hola* ®°**Sratulations from President Harold W. Whitcomb, who presented the
f checks. At left is Jerry Jenkins and at right is Linda Wilkinson.
ficnic Set For Long-Service Employees
li|Sij crowd is expected to be on
'leu Or the 25-Year Club picnic to be
^lorehead Stadium Saturday,
at 3:30 p. m.
P’cnic will mark the 18th annual
Wov° ^he club composed of 1267
^ of Fieldcrest Mills with 25
^ years of continuous service.
in 'flail president in charge
J (]^*'®tnof.'^^®'^turing, will be master of
i Qf Harold W. Whitcomb, presi-
y ieldcrest Mills, Inc., will speak
operations of the Com-
ff ot?^^>cp for the future.
of Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., and
J 8Ueo*®*'®Sement officials will attend
signed by President Whit-
ith been sent to the members
^^ear Club. Also sent to the
I ® Were a ticket which will be
taken up at the gate and used in draw
ings for attendance prizes and a lapel
identification badge to be worn at the
Entertainment will be furnished by
Homer “T” and the Virginians, from
Radio Station WDVA in Danville, Va.
The picnic supper will be served by the
ladies of the Matrimony Grange headed
by Mrs. Fred Davis.
New Members coming into the club
this year are:
Angle, Sadie L., Austin, Mae M.,
Cruise, Sidney L., Payne, James T.,
Suttenfield, Frank T.
Ball, Edna B., Brannon, Lora H.,
Braswell, Lula P., Caldwell, Carmel B.,
Chilton, Lessie E., Cochran, Elbert P.,
(Continued on page eight)
^ Jerry Jenkins, Linda Wilkinson,
^ Employees’ Children, Receive
Awards Worth $2000 Each
Recipients of the two $2000 Fieldcrest
Scholarships awarded by the Fieldcrest
Foundation were announced September
1 by President Harold W. Whitcomb.
The winners, chosen by the Scholar
ship Committee from among the 22 ap
plicants, were Jerry Jenkins, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Jenkins, of Ridge
way, Va., and Linda Wilkinson, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Wilkinson,
Jerry Jenkins’ father is a twister op
erator at the Bedspread Mill with ap
proximately 25 years of continuous
service with the Company. Miss Wilk
inson’s father is general foreman at the
Finishing Mill on the second shift and
her mother (Juanita) is an order censor
clerk at the Central Warehouse Office.
In an informal ceremony in his of
fice, attended by the parents of the re
cipients and a part of the Scholarship
Committee, Mr. Whitcomb presented
each of the students with a check for
$250 for the first half of their fresh
The scholarships, each worth a total
of $2000, will be continued for the four
years of college attendance conditioned
upon the recipient’s maintenance of an
The Fieldcrest Foundation will award
two additional scholarships each year
(Continued on page three)
‘Virginians’ Band, To
Entertain At Picnic,
Is Well-Known Group
When Homer “T” and the Virginians
come here for the 25-Year Club picnic
Saturday, the club members will have
an opportuity to see and hear one of the
finest musical groups of its kind in this
section of the country.
The band has long been a favorite
on radio and television in the local area.
Homer “T” (the “T” is for Thomasson),
master of ceremonies, is a veteran of 15
years in the radio and music business.
He has been heard daily on WDVA in
Danville, Va., for the past 12 years and
has been a regular on the WDVA—^Vir-
(Continued on page eight)