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Spray, N. C., February 17. 1964
NO. 16
|'edit Union Opened
^0 Muscogee Mills
“f^^.^bership in the Fieldcrest Millj
, Union was opened February 5
I ^Ployees of Muscogee Mills, a unit
ij ^®ldcrest Mills, Inc., in Columbus,
l’met with a favorable response.
V *-he first week after the announce-
»„ 560 Muscogee employees, amount-
I roughly 40 per cent of all em-
at Columbus, became members
"“redit Union.
, pension of the Credit Union to cov-
Muscogee employees
^^®d in a letter to each
was an-
■Arthur L. Jackson, the mill man-
4,500 Members Elsewhere
''^®c;kson’s letter pointed out that
4,500 Fieldcrest employees in
t(. locations already were members
Ji (, ® Credit Union. Their participation
Credit Union is helping them to
i 3nd by making it possible for
loii °btain loans easily, quickly and
''j,}'''Cost to the borrower.
®st Mills believes in the
greater freedom from money
by enabling them to save reg-
15 of the program and encour
‘'is means of improving the ma
of its employees. As a
to those who participate,
®*^Pany permits both savings and
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16 ®^ience
fcell Elected Head
afety Committee
recent quarterly meeting
g, manager of the Towel Mill,
chairman of the committee,
It t^>ng Norman F. Young, assist-
Sj the manager of blanket opera-
of Blanket
was elected vice chairman,
,®ritral Safety Committee, D.
5 ■t'^tr ■ ®undy, manager
was elected vii
to® J. P. Foster, superintendent
“edspread Finishing Mill. H. E.
safety director, was re-elected
Williams reviewed Fieldcrest’s
i’ll f .^^'^ord for 1963 which he said
Xf^*‘ogressed from the outstanding
*^ce in recent years. He pre-
statistics comparing Fieldcrest’s
Mth figures for the textile in-
^Continued on Page Eight)
FIRST MEMBER—Jesse Morgan Williams, senior electrician at Muscogee Mills,
was first Muscogee employee to join Fieldcrest Mills Credit Union. He is shown as
he signed application at desk of Lillian Hooks, personnel clerk.
Committee To Accept Scholarship Requests
The Fieldcrest Scholarship Commit
tee March 2 will begin accepting appli
cations for scholarships given to assist
employees or children of employees of
Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., in securing a col
lege education.
An announcement will be posted on
mill bulletin boards giving the informa
tion needed in applying for a scholar
An application form may be secured
from the Industrial Relations represent
atives or personnel offices at the mills;
by calling at the Employment Office of
Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., in the General
Offices building in Spray; or by writ
ing to Dr. William McGehee, director
of personnel research and training,
Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., Spray.
The scholarship program covers all
locations of Fieldcrest MiUs, Inc., and
except at Muscogee Mills, the scholar
ships are provided by the Fieldcrest
Scholarships granted to Muscogee em
ployees or their children are from the
Muscogee MiUs Foundation, set up by
the former owners of Muscogee Mills.
The foundation has the same general
purposes as the Fieldcrest Foundation
and is being continued by Fieldcrest
Mills, Inc.
Individuals who wish to be consid
ered for the scholarships must submit
an application in writing prior to April
1, 1964, to the Scholarship Committee.
Awards of the scholarships will be an
nounced by June 1, 1964.
$2,000 Scholarships
Each scholarship has a total cash
value of $2,000 over a period of four
years at the rate of $500 for each of
the four years of college attendance.
Scholarships are awarded each year,
but it is expected that once a student
is awarded a scholarship in his fresh
man year the scholarship will be re
newed for three successive years.
The scholarships are awarded to high
school graduates who are entering col
lege for the first time. To be eligible
for consideration for a scholarship, the
recipient must plan to enroll in an aca
demic four-year college or university
in a course of studies leading to a rec
ognized undergraduate academic degree.
An employee must have been in the
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