^ieldale Fund Donates $3,100 To Cancer Crusade
At Cancer Fund check presentation, from left, Homer T. ager of the Towel Mill; Melvin Brown, Luella Martin, Wesley
Alice McCombs, Kenneth Pilson, D. A. Purcell, man- Haden, J. Andrew Gilbert, and Charlie Craddock.
Fieldale Community Fund has
a donation of $3,100 to the 1964
ytinsville-Henry County Cancer Cru-
^ check for that amount was present-
Cancer Crusade officials in a brief
,^®mony at the Towel Mill attended by
fibers of the Fieldale Community
‘he Fieldale Community Fund pre-
made donations to the Heart
and allocations are to be made to
( Martinsville-Henry County United
and other deserving agencies that
6 the Fieldale area.
Wet Finishing Mill
^n Safety Award
;'*'ployees Get Recognition For
■’''^ellent Safety Performance
,^^ployees of the Sheet Finishing Mill
■Spray have won a Certificate of Com-
;^*'dation from the National Safety
,’^ftcil for 994,723 man-hours without
v'^isabling injury from December 1,
® through December 31, 1963.
handsome plaque was presented
v,®^tly and is now on display on the
[Min board at the Sheet Finishing
along with a similar plaque which
•^ill had received previously.
^t’^Ployees of the Sheet Finishing Mill
sbruary were given a barbecue din-
for having worked the entire year
J963 without a disabling injury,
company gave the barbecue under
of the 1963 safety contest in which
x*'^crest gave a barbecue for all em-
of any mill meeting the require-
for a North Carolina Department
Labor safety award,
k ■ Scott Chowning, superintendent of
Sheet Finishing Mill, said: “This
was made possible by the coop-
“oti of all the employees in making
*'^NDAY, may 25, 1964
Under the Fieldale plan, only one so
licitation is made in the Towel Mill each
year. At that time, an employee may
pledge a single contribution to be paid
in small installments through payroll
deductions for a period of 12 months.
In the latest campaign, Towel Mill
employees contributed a record $16,
046.66, for a per capita average of $13.10.
Over 94 per cent of the employees gave
a day’s pay or more and over 95 per
cent contributed in some amount.
The final tabulation showed that, of
the 1,281 employees on the Towel Mill
payroll at that time, 1,205 gave on the
day’s pay basis. Twenty others contrib
uted smaller amounts, with only 56 em
ployees in the entire plant failing to
make a contribution in the campaign.
The money so raised is used for the
Community Fund and other authorized
fund drives. The funds are adminis
tered by a committee comprised of rep
resentatives from each department in
Members of the 1964 committee, in
addition, to those pictured above, are
Charlie Bishop, Josephine Sheltor, Ruby
Watson, Evelyn Joyce, John Jones and
W. O. Stone.
Admiring: plaque won by the Sheet Finishing Mill for its outsianaing saiciy icturd
are, from left, Mart'in Clifton, foreman of the Cutting and Sewing Department:
Clifton Chumley, a sheet and pillow case packer; Peggy Shockley, a plain hem sewer;
and Phil Brown, foreman of Packaging and Shipping.
our mill a safe place in which to work.
We are continuing our emphasis on ac
cident prevention and giving particular
attention to the elimination of any un
safe conditions or unsafe acts on the
part of individuals.”