HIGH POINT PLANTS PILOT UNITED APPEAL CAMPAIGN
Because of its generous response to last
^ar's Greater High Point United Appeal, Adams-
Millis Corporation was one of several firms in
the High Point area requested by the United
Appeal to participate in this year's Pilot Cam
paign Program. Employees of A-M Texturing,
TexElastic of Archdale, Plants 1 and 7 of the
osiery Division and Corporate headquarters
scheduled their solicitations in advance o f the
sptember 19 kick-off date and helped to launch
Successfully the 1973-74 campaign.
According to incomplete returns, pledges
tnade by 1,080 employees and the company
pledge total $38,000. 00. This is approximately
h. 5% of the entire 1973-74 budget for the High
Point United Appeal.
Addressing a group of.the personnel.
President!. H. Millis said, "We have been
chosen as a pilot company because we have been
among the leaders in our community in the past,
^nd I urge each o f y o u to support the United
Ppeal and show our community we want to keep
Ihe image as leaders. "
A - M TEXTURING EXCEEDS GOAl
In his report to employees of A-M Tex-
Uring, Vice President William D. Johnston
stated, "Our United Fund campaign is now com
plete and our most sincere thanks go out to each
Person who took part in this campaign.
Through your understanding of the need
Or United Fund services and your generous
I'esponse to the request for contributions, I am
pleased to announce that our plant campaign was
^ terrific success. Every department reached
s goal and most raised far in excess of what
tvas being asked.
We contributed a total of$7, 198. 70 which
Averages outto $22. 78 per employee. Ourtotal
goal had been $5,448. 00. What pleases us more
Js that 97.5% of all our people participated in
As youknow, our company is a pilot firm
his year to help set the standards for other
igh Point companies. Due to your efforts, I
elievethatwe have set an excellent example for
he rest of the community.
Again, we thank you on behalf o f our
community and each of the United Fund agencies. "
TexElastic of Archdale, has reported
pledges of $3, 336. 25 from 173 employees for an
average pledge of $19.92 and a participation of
Plant 1 of the High Point Hosiery Di-
visionhad 85%participation from 165 employees
who pledged $1,751.80, an average pledge of
$10.62. B B
The Ladies' Hosiery Division, Plant 7,
had 344 pledges for 75% participation. The
total pledged from Plant 7 was $4,211.45 for an
average contribution of $12.24.
With 114 pledges from the main office of
Corporate headquarters, the total contributions
amounted to $4, 548. 00, an average contribution
of $39. 89, with 98% participation.
A contribution to the United Community
Services is a contribution to 27 other community
agencies which respond to the concerns of all the
citizens of our community for the well being of
those who live and work here.
BLOODMOBILE DATE /S OCTOBER 10
Wednesday, October 10, is a Red Letter
Day for employees of TexElastic of Archdale,
A-M Texturing and Adams-Millis Hosiery in
High Point. The American Red Cross Blood-
mobile will be at the English Road plants from
10:00 a. m. to 3:30 p.m.
Adams-Millis employees have been asked
to donate 150 pints of blood during the October 10
visit. This will require nine donors each 15-
Personnel of the High Point plants will be
contacted prior to the visit to fill out their
registration cards and to designate the hour
they want to donate. This scheduling is neces
sary to avoid having too many donors at one
The visit will not be restricted to personnel
of the three plants. If some other member
of your family, or a friend, wishes to come on
that date, he will be most welcome.
Those volunteering as blood donors during
the months of July and August included Neal
Pierce, Gweneth Frady and Clifford Chappell
of the Hosiery Division, High Point.