THE MIL XXII ww mh,i_s. iNOiJ • Plants of Droper, Greenville/leoksville. Mount Holty, SmithfieW ond Spray, N. C; Fietdate, Va.; Colombus, Go and Auburn, N. Y. Spray, N. C., June 22, 1964 k j,^' B. Lucas (left), president of Fieldcrest Mills Credit Union, congratulates Wil- j *** J. Roach, of Karastan, the 5,000th member to join the Credit Union. Seated at is Dorothy Reynolds, of the Credit Union Office at Spray. ^I'edit Union Membership Readies 5,000 j|^cal Credit Union Has Largest jft®*^ibership In State; Rapid J'owth Wins Commendation '.The Fieldcrest Mills Credit Union has up its 5,000th member, attaining “Bill” Roach, an employee of the Kara stan Burling Department. His opinion of the Credit Union: “I think it is a good thing. It is very convenient for savings and loans and helps the employees at Fieldcrest.” largest membership of any credit I "‘‘on in state and winning com- ^®tidation from the North Carolina ®dit Union League, k The League “Bulletin” under a head- If’ “FIELDCREST C. U. TOPS,” sa- 6d our Credit Union as follows: Th. e Fieldcrest Mills Credit Union, ®y, continues its membership growth rapid rate. Its membership recently (j.'^^eded the 5,000 mark, which is great- V than ■rpr any other League-affiliated union in North Carolina. We com- this credit union for its efforts in (j^^fying credit union services to more ,more people. Keep up the good 1, |The distinction of being the 5,000th ®mber to join went to William J. NOTICE connection with the mills vacation i^'od, all Credit Union Offices will be V from Friday, June 26, until Mon- July 6. NO. 25 Whitcomb Receives Honorary Degree Harold W. Whitcomb, president of Fieldcrest Mills Inc., received an honor ary Doctor of Laws degree from his alma mater June 7 during the 94th commencement exercises at the Uni versity of New Hampshire in Durham, N. H. Mr. Whitcomb was saluted as a “cor poration executive, banker, alumnus and conimunity leader whose talents and business enterprise brought to success various civic endeavors and agencies de voted to the public good.” Prominent among these was his lead ership in the project to establish a spe cial diagnostic clinic for malignant dis eases in conjunction with the Morehead Memorial Hospital here. The clinic was named in honor of Mr. Whitcomb who was general chairman of the campaign for the addition and was chairman of the hospital and clinic building com mittees. The degree citation said: “Your suc cess in the commerce of the nation and your recognition of the obligations of such preferment do honor to your State and your University. Your career has shown the finest aspects of American business and the men that guide it.” Mr. Whitcomb graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1926. JERRY L. JENKINS First Scholarship Recipient Graduates The first Fieldcrest Scholar, whose ed ucation was financed in part by a grant from the Fieldcrest Foundation, has graduated from college. Jerry L. Jenkins, who was awarded a Fieldcrest Scholarship worth $2,400 when the scholarship program was start ed in the summer of 1960, has received his A.B. degree with a major in chem istry from the University of Richmond. He has been accepted by the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in Richmond and will enroll this fall. During the summer he is working at Allied Chemical Corporation in Hope- well, Va. Jerry is one of the four sons of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis L. Jenkins of Route 2, Ridgeway, Va. His father is a twister operator at the Bedspread Mill.