North Carolina Newspapers

    7Ae
PIEDMONITOR
Volume 5-No. 9 PUBLISHED AND PRINTED BY PIEDMONT AVIATION, INC. SEPTEMBER 1953
OVER 1000 TURN OUT FOR ANNUAL COMPANY PICNIC; 193 RECEIVE SERVICE AWARDS
Receiving 10-year awards were, fronf row, left fo right: Mr.
M. F. Fare, H.K. Saunders, C.E, Culler, H.M. Cartwright, Mrs,
Daisy Shouse, and Frank Nicholson. Back row; T*H. Davis,
W, W, Barber, E.G. Warner, J.F. Rowe, N.H. Young, D.R. Willard.
Not present were Joe Fix« Herb Brendle, Cliff Rowe,J.F. Johnson.
Tom Davis, president, received
the first service pin from MM t
Fare, secretary oF Piedmont, who
turn presented Mr. Fare with
I0-year awa rd .
t n
a
Well over 1000 persons, young
and old alike, attended one of
the most enthus I astica I Iy re
ceived system-wide picnics
ever held, which highlighted
oresentation of service awards
to Piedmont employees of five
and ten years, at the Patio
In Winston-Salem, August 29th.
Praise was high for the program
committee In the successful
planning and handli.ng of the
picnic which saw an abundance
of excellent food and drink,
and entert3inment for the ju
venile picnickers.
Main feature of the program
which climaxed a perfect day
was the presentation of service
pin awards to some 193 employ
ees, including sixteen who re
ceived 10-year wings*
Throughout the afternoon, the
record crowd enjoyed swimming
and Informal gatherings to re
new a cqu a I n t an ce s , while the
youngsters took to swings and
a slide, provided by Sears,
rode patient ponies owned by
Clyde Myers, and generally had
a fine time romping over the
coo I ground s •
The excellently prepared food,
barbecue,,hamburgers and hot
dogs, was served by Leroy*s
competent staff, and everyone
had all they could handle.
Boxes full of soft drinks, iced
to perfection, were available
in ample quantities.
Balloons, suckers and bubble
gum'"were also provided and add
ed to the enjoyment of the
youngsters, who were present
in greater numbers than at any
previous picnic. The loud
speaker and record system was
set up by the Radio Department.
Mr. W. A. Blackmon was chairman
of the picnic committee and was
assisted by Stan Brunt, bever
ages and ponies; J. R. Reagan,
sound equipment; Henley Day,
playground equipment; W. W.
Wall, food; C* W. Gough, life
guards and recreation; W. C.
Harpe, transportation; A. H.
Burton, Reid Cook and Marvin
Hemb el, general.
Our con gr a tu la 11 on s to these
men for their outstanding work
in making this the most success
fu I picnic yet.
We are all looking foward to
more of these in the future.
-I-
    

Page Text

This is the computer-generated OCR text representation of this newspaper page. It may be empty, if no text could be automatically recognized. This data is also available in Plain Text and XML formats.

Return to page view