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Fieldcrest mill whistle. volume (Spray, N.C.) 194?-19??, October 10, 1960, Image 1

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Spray, N. C., Monday, October 10, 1960 NO. 7 Community Fund Drive To mtm uauge l^ iJiiiiicu uii Fund campaign. Making good-humored presentation are H. T. Bundy “‘sized badge is pinned on C. C. Campbell, general chairman of the Tri-City %ht), •J * UllU V'Ctlll^Cwltb X- ’ President of the Community Fund, and Vance Reece, treasurer. D ^ive Champions To Get Awards \o . be the champions in the \Vjjj '^iiiunity Fund campaign? other mill beat the Bed- where 80 per cent of the yea^i^ Save a day’s pay or more in R ^ drive? And will some other ^latiQj^^^t'ment beat the Industrial Qf ^^^^epartment where 100 per employees gave at least a Day? >9? h fcontests and drawings Corrf competition in the Fund campaign. Win- ^1. plaques, certificates W to U. S. Government Bonds. C to his load in the contests Ih *'*''5'6e in the drawings, an *^ust pledge a day’s pay to i ^ l*r I W Plaque will be award- Harold W. Whitcomb Of has the highest per- ® Waq ®*’^Ployees giving a day’s pay. ® will be held for a year by that mill and will rotate to next year’s winner. The staff department having the highest percentage of “day’s pay givers” will receive a similar plaque. Certificates of Merit will be presented by the Tri-City Community Fund to each mill department and staff unit in which 100% of the employees pledge a day’s pay- Each mill will have a drawing from among those employees who pledge a day’s pay; the winner will receive a $25 U. S. Government Bond. There will also be a $25 bond prize in a drawing from names of all staff personnel who gave a day’s pay. The names of all employees—mill and staff—who gave a day’s pay will be thrown into one final drawing for a grand prize of a $100 U. S. Govern ment Bond. , T,. , . These prizes are gifts of Fieldcrest Mills, Inc. and are not taken from cam paign funds. Open Oct. 17 Each Employee Asked To Pledge Minimum of 25c As Weekly Deduction Simultaneously with community-wide solicitations, Fieldcresters the week be ginning October 17 will be engaged in a campaign to raise $56,006 to meet the 1961 budgetary needs of the 10 health, welfare and recreational agencies par ticipating in the Tri-City Community Fund. Fieldcrest employees, along with members of all other firms in the Tri- Cities, will be asked to pledge a mini mum of a day’s pay. For the conveni ence of employees and upon their au thorization, Fieldcrest will make pay roll deductions over a 12-month period to collect the pledges. Payroll deductions authorized by em ployees will not begin until the first pay period in January, 1961. If an employee has no work during a particular week, he will not be requested to make up the missed deduction. The suggested basis of giving for Fieldcrest employees is indicated in the table below which shows the amount of the weekly or monthly deduction equivalent to approximately a day’s pay over a 12-month period for different earning levels: HOURLY EMPLOYEES Hourly Weekly Rate Deduction Up to $1.45 $ .20 1.46-1.75 25 1.76 and up 30 SALARIED EMPLOYEES Monthly Monthly Pay Deduction $200 $ .75 250 95 300 1.15 350 1.35 400 1.55 Etc. in same upward progression. (Based on a 260-day working year) The manager of each mill will serve as chairman for the solicitation in his mill. The assistant mill managers and the superintendents will be co-chair- men. Robert A. Harris, vice president, manufacturing, will be general chair man for the solicitation of staff person- (Continued on page four)

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