Eden, N. C., October 6, 1969 NO. 7 Eden United Fund Drive To Open Oct. 13 j,®i»ununity-Wide Goal $105,000 j,?*" Support Of 11 Agencies; *®ldcresters To Participate annual campaign on behalf of ® Eden United Fund will open Mon- V, b October 13 and continue through October 31. .The budget goal in the community- ide campaign is $105,000, representing ">nti minimum amount needed for the inuance of the 11 health, welfare, ,, h recreational services included in campaign. The board of directors of the Eden United Fund approved the over-all budget recommended by the budget and admissions committee. The $105,000 represents a slight increase over last year’s goal and includes an amount of $4,199 designed to cover any shrinkage due to persons moving away or other wise defaulting on their pledges. Fieldcresters, along with the employees of other firms in Eden, will be asked to pledge a minimum of one day’s pay. For the convenience of employees and upon their authorization, Fieldcrest will make payroll deductions over a 12-month Fashion Show To Be Given At Fair j J'he Fieldcrest Fashion Show and an hibit featuring Fieldcrest domestics I'^^ducts and Karastan rugs will again of highlights of the North Carolina Pair at Raleigh. This will be the second time Field- has participated in the Fair, which be held this year from October 17 35. The Fashion Show includes every type ®cmble from at-home outfits to sports a wedding to evening wear to f made from Fieldcrest bed and bath 'ons. The show is under the direction hhe Mohler of New York, Fieldcrest’s hager of publicity and sales train- She will be assisted by personnel Mil*' her office as well as Eden. Models be women from the Raleigh area. The Fashion Show will be presented every day during the week-long Fair, and the booth, of course, will be open all times that the fairgrounds are open. The exhibit will feature all of the Fieldcrest products, using the various Fieldcrest and Karastan displays which show off the various patterns and the numerous colors of the products. The Fashion Show and exhibit at last year’s Fair were viewed by thousands and proved to be highly successful. The main idea for the presentation and ex hibit is to give North Carolinians a greater knowledge of the products of Fieldcrest Mills, one of the state’s top companies with headquarters in the state and most of its mills also located in the state. ^osnpany To Receive Award For Annual Report leldcrest Mills, Inc. has been selected fjj^^ceive an award for its highly in- **^ative stockholder annual report in ® textile classification in the 1969 *>6| Thai Report Survey sponsored by Fi- eial World, the nation’s oldest busi- and financial weekly. certificate signifying the award is ®duled for presentation Wednesday hing, October 22, at the Twenty-fifth ftual Report Awards Banquet in the kBallroom of the New York Hilton hotel s Ohgressman Barry Goldwater, Jr., d ^'^ssentative from California’s 27th tjeJ'Sce^sional District, will be the key- Ye® speaker. His topic will be “A 9^!^hg Man’s Approach To Business Government in the 1970’s.” Presentation of the 1969 annual re port awards will be by Richard J. An derson, editor and publisher of the 67- year-old Financial World, before an au dience of more than 1,200 business, in dustrial and financial leaders from throughout the United States and Can ada. Approximately 5,000 annual reports were reviewed in 93 classifications this year in the annual competition to pro mote the improvement of shareowner financial statements. Fieldcrest’s report was judged third best among reports issued by textile companies, with Graniteville Company, Graniteville, S. C., and Burlington In dustries, Greensboro, receiving first and second place awards, respectively. period to collect the pledges. The manager of each mill will serve as chairman for the solicitation in his mill, with the assistant managers and superintendents as co-chairmen. Heads of major staff departments will be in charge of the campaign in their respec tive departments. Payroll deductions authorized by em ployees will not begin until the first pay period in January, 1970. If an employee has no work during a particular week, he will not be required to make up the missed deduction. Employees who are signed up for Eden United Fund deductions on a con tinuing basis, of course, will not be so licited in the campaign. To reduce the work involved in an annual campaign employees in recent years have been asked to make pledges on a continuing basis and • large numbers of employees are signed up under this arrangement. Employees who pledge a day’s pay and departments in which 100 percent of the employees pledge a day’s pay in the Eden United Fund campaign will be eligible for valuable prizes. In addition plaques, certificates and other honors will be given departments with 100 per cent participation on a day’s pay basis. The President’s Plaque is to be given by President G. William Moore to the mill which has the highest percentage (Continued On Page Four) Free W Shots To Be Provided By Company The Company will again make free flu shots available to employees at all plants on a voluntary basis. The vac cine, on order now, is the most modern and up-to-date and will include the Hong Kong strain. Dr. J. G. Springer, Fieldcrest medical director, said, “The Public Health Ser vice does not foresee a flu outbreak for the coming season. However, as last year was evidence, some things crop up at the last minute.” It is planned to give the immuniza tions during the latter part of October. The schedules for the various plant lo cations will be posted on the bulletin boards in the mills.