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    Give A Fair Share To Eden United Fund
p ’Citations To Be Conducted This Week In Annual Campaign;
Tv And Other Prizes To Be Awarded Among ‘Fair Share Givers’
^.^Solicitations in the Eden United Fund
5f?Poign began in the Eden plants and
today (Monday) and are expect-
"'66k completed by the end of the
®och employee is to be canvassed
invited to pledge a contribution in
rt of the 11 community-service
hizations included in the fund. It
t'i„~ expected that the contributions of
Of $105,000.
'eidcresters would again be a major
in meeting the community-wide
^ Robert L. Moore, a regional personnel
®ger. is chairman of the Fieldcrest
Announced For
. Club Meetings
i'Otal of 15 new members from the
ij^espread operation will be inducted
e the 25-Year Club at the annual
of the members from the Bed-
®ad and Bedspread Finishing Mills
a.m. Saturday, October 25, at the
on Grove School auditorium.
new members are: Bedspread
A 1 Mary O. Adkins, Ruby K. Adkins,
(j^'Sieline h. Apple, Elvie G. Clark, Lot-
Hill, Elmer J. Lester, Jesse W.
1) "yP, Lillie E. Ramsey, Pauline R.
Virginia R. Saul, Myrtle V.
Van H. Wimbish and Beulah H.
the Bedspread Finishing Mill,
Piembers are Doris R. Lee and
^ces M. Nance.
for two other 25-Year Club
ttigJ^Pgs have been announced. The
for members at the Karastan
'"ill k Karastan Service Center
Pp held at 11 a.m. Saturday, No-
^ 1, in the Burton Grove School
on Saturday, November 1, the
tlig ^g for 25-Year Club members in
Ofji^^pPket operation and the General
iof will be held in the Draper Jun-
Ij ttigh School auditorium starting at
tigj^^Pding the latter meeting will be
J'ijjj ^crs from the Blanket Mill, Blanket
hy^^’Pg Mill, Blanket Warehouse, Gen-
campaign. The manager of each mill is
the chairman for his mill, with the su
perintendents as co-chairmen. Heads of
major staff departments are in charge
of the campaign in their respective de
Fieldcresters, along with the em
ployees 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 period to collect the pledges.
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
The budget-goal in the community
wide campaign represents the minimum
amount needed for the continuance of
the 11 health, welfare, and recreational
(Continued on Page Five)
Expanded Facilities Dedicated At Truro
CK.’^hing ^
Offices and Specials Department.
Crossley Karastan Carpet Mills, Ltd.,
welcomed the Premier of Nova Scotia
and other leading dignitaries from Can
ada, Great Britain and the United
States as it officially opened its. new
expanded production facilities last week.
Crossley Karastan is owned jointly
by Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., and John
Crossley & Sons, Ltd., of Halifax, Eng
More than 100,000 square feet of plant
space were added to the mill at Truro,
Nova Scotia, which just five years ago
began its output of quality carpets to
serve the booming Canadian market.
Added to the existing Kara-Loc
weaving facilities were new plants and
equipment for making tufted carpets as
well as yarn spinning, piece-dyeing,
Color TV To Be Prize
In United Fund Drive
All Fieldcrest employees who pledge
on the Fair Share basis in the Eden
United Fund campaign will be eligible
to participate in drawings for a 23-inch
screen Zenith color television set and
other valuable prizes.
Each employee who pledges a “Fair
Share” will be eligible to have his name
in his mill’s drawing for a $15 gift cer
tificate good for any purchase at the
Fieldcrest Store. A number of gift cer
tificates are to be awarded in each miU
division and in the staff departments.
In addition, the names of all em
ployees, mill and staff, who pledge a
“Fair Share” will be included in the
drav/ing for the grand prize, the color
television set.
Plaques, certificates and other honors
are to be awarded to departments in
which 100 per cent of the employees
pledge a “Fair Share.”
The President’s Plaque is to be given
by President G. William Moore to the
mill which has the highest percentage
of employees giving a “Fair Share”. The
plaque will be held for a year by that
mill and will rotate to next year’s win
ner. The staff department having the
highest per cent of “Fair Share givers”
(Continued On Page Eight)
stock-dyeing and skein-dyeing.
Walter B. Guinan, president of the
Karastan Marketing Division, noted at
the opening, “The phenomenal growth
of the Canadian market and its demand
for top quality carpets and rugs neces
sitated a greatly-increased output ca
pacity for Crossley Karastan”.
Mr. Guinan was one of a large group
of officers and directors of Crossley
Karastan’s parent companies from the
United States and Great Britain who
were at Truro for the dedication cere
monies .
The opening of the new plants was
also honored by the presence of the
honorable G. I. Smith, Premier of Nova
Scotia, and the honorable Victor Gland,
Lieutenant-Governor of the province.

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