North Carolina Newspapers

    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
minimum amount needed for the
inuance of the 11 health, welfare,
,, h recreational services included in
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
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
^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
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
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
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
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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.

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