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*='JEL.ocResT INC. • Pfoiits ot Draper, Greeitville, leoksville, Movnt Holly, SmHhfleld and Spray> N. C; fJeldafe, Vo.; Columbus, Ga. end Aubum, N. Y.
Spray, N. C., June 8, 1964
'^countants Association Holds Meeting At Spray
L,- the picture above Richmond R.
^6rts, Fieldcrest vice president of li-
and treasurer, congratulates Fred
1^^*^ (center), assistant comptroller,
River Mills, new president of the
Chapter, National Associa-
ending at right is the outgoing pres-
George L. Caraway, supervisor of
mill accounting at the Towel Mill. Mr.
Caraway was master of ceremonies at
the chapter’s annual ladies night and
installation of officers May 29 at Mead
ow Greens Country Club.
Other members from Fieldcrest at
tending were, J. E. Williams, Jr., head
of the Cost Department; and Charles
Moore, budget analyst.
^Miss Sun Fun
■^3rtha Stone Alley, “Miss North Car-
Sun Fun,” accompanied by her
Lucille Alley, of the Sheet Fin-
Mill, is at Myrtle Beach, S. C.
®re Miss Alley this week will repre-
ini ^orth Carolina in the contest to
“Miss Sun Fun U.S.A.”
won over 20 other contestants
of the Miss North Carolina Sun
^ all sections of the state when the
Competition were held over Chan-
Station WFMY-TV, in Greensboro.
® is a former “Miss Tri-City” and
rising senior at the University of
^ Carolina at Greensboro. She has
Special training in dancing, voice
jij Piano. Her hobbies are knitting and
She is a member of the Mu Phi
*ion honorary music sorority.
13th annual Sun Fun Festival
'^^.%rtle Beach June 10-14, Miss Alley
'Compete with representatives from
ig*‘oximately 25 states. In the three
of judging, the pageant stage
v^^^ction will feature bathing suit,
gown and talent competition.
Large Group Retires
Under Pension Plan
Thirty-three Fieldcrest employees
from nine different mills and the Gen
eral Offices retired June 1 to make a
make a total of 1248 who have retired
with a pension for life paid for by the
company since the Pension Plan was
established in 1944. Of this number, 881
are now living and drawing monthly
Ceremonies honoring the retiring em
ployees were held in the various mill
managers’ offices Friday morning, May
29. The first monthly pension checks
were presented at the meetings.
Mill officials congratulated the re
tirees upon having reached retirement
age when they can enjoy greater leisure
with a monthly pension for life paid
from the Fieldcrest Mills Pension Trust.
The mill managers and members of
the Industrial Relations Department
staff explained the various benefits
available to the company’s retired em
ployees, and pointed out that retirees are
still considered members of the “Field
Annie L. Glass, of the Sheet Finishing
Mill, with 45 years, had the longest rec
ord of continuous service. Dewey O.
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MARTHA ALLEY, “MISS SUN FUN”
Employees Donate At
Employees of the Blanket and Sheet
ing mills and from other Fieldcrest
plants and offices were prominent
among the 91 persons who donated blood
when the Bloodmobile visited the First
Methodist Church in Draper Wednes
day, June 3.
Norman Young, co-chairman of the
Tri-City Blood Program, said the col
lection could be considered successful in
view of the fact that the Bloodmobile
has been to the Tri-Cities three times in
the past eight weeks.
He pointed out that 120 pints were
contributed on the Spray visit April 6
and 282 pints at “Operation Rescue,” the
special make-up visit May 12. When the
91 pints at Draper are included it makes
a total of 493 pints of blood contributed
on the three visits.
Mr. Young said an encouraging fact is
that the 493 pints represented that many
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