tliams Honored For
lis Service To YMCA
■''eral Fieldcrest Employees
37 Elected To National
IJ- E. illiams, safety director at
'Merest, WHO has just completed his
ond term as president of the Con-
. ^ated Central YMCA, has been pre-
1 a plaque expressing the appreci-
of the YMCA Board of Directors
Williams’ outstanding service
Williams has been active in many
^es of YMCA work and led in the
j^^^opment of a number of playground
in various parts of the Tri-Cities.
1 Plaque was presented by W. B.
J''6r on behalf of the Board of Di-
at the 52nd annual meeting of
Consolidated Central YMCA.
w the meeting, Robert L. Moore,
of the personnel committee,
jj Weaver, first local member of
National YMCA Leaders Fellowship,
Leaders Fellowship certifi-
to 37 members of the Association
Two Get Promotions At Smitlifield Plant
gnition of their service in many
of YMCA activities.
were presented to C. C.
•;j|P^6li^ Wayne Mabe, Mrs. R. A.
;(j*?> Sharon Murphy, Mary Lou Car-
^ ^rs. Alma Lamar, Mrs. Alice New-
^^nna Mae Gibson, Lillie Mae Jeff-
^atsy Burks, Judy Hodges, Anna
. Lea, Ronnie Dodson.
receiving certificates were
^ Slate, Barney Warren, Lloyd Dil-
■;,’b ■ F. Law, John K. Houston, Jesse
: ^ton, Mary Johnston Gilley, Clyde
^essley, Dr. G. Kenneth Miller,
Adams, Sammy Law.
V 'tional recipients were Rev. C.
Smith, Marvin Clifton, Tom
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ALLEN B. FOXDA
. . . Heads Customer Service Unit . . .
In recent organization changes at the
Smithfield Automatic Blanket Plant,
Allen B. Fonda was appointed Manager,
Customer Service Department, and Ed
ward W. Delahooke was appointed Man
ager, Product Service.
The new unit which Mr. Fonda heads
consolidates the functions of handling
of customers’ orders and inquiries, pro
duction planning, scheduling, and ma
In his new position, Mr. Delahooke
will be responsible for all policies and
procedures having to do w’ith product
service as related to the Repair Depart
ment, Service Stations, and customers.
Mr. Fonda joined Fieldcrest in May,
1960, and was a staff assistant at the
Automatic Blanket Plant before his re-
Williams, right, is presented plaque for outstanding service as president
O ’ Williams, right, is preseniea piaque lor scivn
'‘’’soHdated Central YMCA. Making the presentation is W. B. W
ay, may 1 , 1961
EDWARD W. DELAHOOKE
. . . Manager, Product Service . . .
cent promotion. He is a native of New
York State and received his B. S. de
gree in mechanical engineering at Mas
sachusetts Institute of Technology and
his master’s degree in business adminis
tration from Stanford University in
Following his graduation from M.I.T.,
he was associated with the General
Electric Company in various parts of
the country in engineering and quality
control assignments. He served with an
ordnance unit in the U. S. Army from
May, 1955, until December, 1956.
Mr. Delahooke is a native of Penn
sylvania, and joined Fieldcrest as a de
velopment engineer at the Automatic
Blanket Mill in July, 1958. He was ap
pointed quality control engineer in De
cember, 1959, and continued in that ca
pacity until his most recent promotion.
He attended Virginia Military Insitute
and the University of Maine before go
ing to Iowa State College where he re
ceived his B. S. degree in electrical
engineering in 1949.
Upon graduation he joined the Gen
eral Electric Company in their engi
neering training program and completed
the creative engineering program. He
served in various engineering capacities
for General Electric at several locations.
In 1952 he was assigned to that com
pany’s automatic blanket plant at Ashe-
boro in manufacturing planning and re
mained there until August 1956. He then
was associated with the Southern Tool
Manufacturing Company at Winston-
Salem in engineering, supervision, and
sales capacities, until he joined Field
crest Mills in July, 1958.
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