! Fieldcresters Give l^lood At Spray Apr. 6 L|j*ghty-two donors from Fieldcrest i gave blood Monday, April 6, when L', Bloodmobile was stationed at St. . Episcopal Church in Spray. The ® donations by Fieldcresters ac- for 68 per cent of the total of Pints collected. i.^Very Fieldcrest plant in the Tri- viras represented among those who blood. Also furnishing donors were Credit Union Members Increasing Savings General Offices, the Fieldcrest the Karastan Service Center, the Crew, Pilot Plant and the Me- The largest . "cal Development Department, Ashing Mill furni j,.“6r of donors, 21. ^Mcresters who qualified for mem Sfshi *^P in the One Gallon Club were ^ ®fd Cochran, of the Beck Dye De- **ient at the Finishing Mill; and Jim I)'*^an, Purchasing Department. Bradford and Gaynell Woodall, ■the p Finishing Mill, and Mildred Cole - ®ggy Shockley, Sheet Finishing jj’ served as volunteer workers. vj^J^an Young, co-chairman of the Blood Program, expressed ap- j^^tion to all of those who gave ^ and to the many volunteer work- |/)^j^ho assisted. - He thanked David ] ^ and Oscar Mills for their work V ^cruitment chairmen for Spray and ^bers of the Virginia-Carolina Citi- Band Radio Club for providing ' ^^■ansportation for donors. With fatter paychecks due to the cut in federal income tax rates, some Field cresters are stepping up their weekly savings in the Credit Union. These in creased savings are helping them to build larger “nest eggs” for the future and are earning them greater dividends on their share accounts. W. B. Lucas, president of the Field crest Mills Credit Union, commended those members who have taken advant age of the tax cut to enlarge their week ly savings deduction. “The purpose of the Credit Union is to help its members to save and to make Improvements Made Since purchasing Kimberly Yarn Mills at Mount Holly just one year ago, Fieldcrest has spent over a half-million dollars on improve ments to provide greater efficiency and economy of operation, higher quality and more attractive work ing conditions. To leam more about this plant which is now the Mount Holly Spinning Mill, making combed yarns for the Towel Mill, and to see highlights of the improvement and expansion program, turn to picture-story on pages four and five of this issue. low-cost loans available to them when they need to borrow money. The Cred it Union has no other reason for be ing,” Mr. Lucas said. Because the company makes it easy to save systematically by deducting the employees’ specified savings from pay checks, a large number of Fieldcrest people are saving regularly in the Cred it Union who otherwise would not be putting aside any savings out of their earnings, he said. Mr. Lucas pointed to the spectacular growth of the Credit Union since it was organized at the Leaksville-Spray-Dra- per plants and offices in 1958. It was subsequently extended to all North Carolina and Virginia plants and to sales personnel at all locations. In recent months, membership in the Credit Union was opened to employees of Muscogee Mills, in Columbus, Ga. To date approximately 700 Muscogee em ployees have joined. The Credit Union has paid a four per cent per annum dividend on savings each six months since it was organized. Total assets have been increasing at the rate of about $200,000 a year and are now approaching $1,000,000. The Credit Union had 4,911 members at the end of March and membership continues to grow. Mr. Lucas extended an invitation to all Fieldcrest employees who have not joined to become members and enjoy the benefits of the Credit Union. ^Pray blood collection, Lucy Bradford of Finishing Mill, William Brannock, of the Bleachery, arrives to give blood and , '''as a volunteer vi'orker, serves refreshments to blood donor has coat taken by Mildred Cole, of Sheet Finishing, another *'*'eth Barrett, of Leaksville, who is in the Air Force. volunteer who assisted.