North Carolina Newspapers

    '^ol. 28
Eden, N. C., March 30, 1970
April To Be Designated ‘Textiles Month’
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a^reer Opportunities In Textiles
® Be Highlighted In Special
^*>ipaign Throughout South
a^ieldcrest Mills in Eden and at most
‘ts outlying locations will participate
an industry-wide program called
FUTURE (First United Tex-
Recruiting Effort) during ApriL
Ihe program will include extensive
f.a'f®^tising and promotion,
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using ma
by the American Tex
Manufacturers Institute (ATMI)
the theme “Get A Real Job
Textiles”a Operation FUTURE has
PMnned as a means of acquaint-
the public, particularly young peo-
® textile industry
St,V°'^ernors of textile states, mayors
(j 'Chairmen of county commissioners
^ 6 been contacted for special procla
mations designating April as “Textile
Month”, highlighting the employment
opportunities and the importance of the
textile industry to local economies.
Although the campaign is scheduled
to last for one month, it is hoped that
the effects will be long-lasting; and,
while recruitment of new employees is
the broad aim, no specific goals have
been set for the number of new peo
ple to be hired.
It is hoped that through simultan
eous action a kind of massive exposure
can be achieved which will make ev
eryone more aware of the industry and
the fact that textiles offers steady jobs,
the kinds of satisfaction that result
from doing worthwhile work, and op
portunities for advancement.
While aimed at persons of all work
ing ages, the heaviest concentration of
activity will be targeted at young peo
ple in the process of choosing a voca
Although the industry normally has
openings for people with or without
previous training, every effort will be
made to encourage young people to
remain in school and complete at least
their high school education before seek
ing full-time employment.
O’Grady New Head Of
Bath Fashions Dept.
Change In Status ShouidBeleport^
this being income tax time when
ople are reviewing the past year to
Pare tax forms, it is also a good time
J.P i.o «xov a tiiiic
ae year to go over all records to be
they are up-to-date.
>at ts a check-list of things
^^^everyone should keep current:
1^70 Census Will Get
Wilder Way This Week
ieldcresters, along with the general
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iuPPlation, this week will be involved
Dt ?tie of the greatest do-it-yourself
J®Pts in history—the 1970 census,
jjtillions of big blue and white en-
!»were put into the mail March
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^0 be delivered to every household
‘e United States
°hr out of five households will an-
^3 questions, requiring 15 min-
tor a family of average size, about
household and their
One household in five will an-
additional questions.
K^o methods are being used to take
Census: one-way mail and two-
baail. The two-way mail method
%i used generally in the large
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® and in areas which comprise ap-
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Insurance—Do you have the correct
beneficiary listed? Marriage, death,
children or divorce could mean this
should be changed.
Income tax exemptions—Do you have
the proper number listed on the form
with the Payroll Department? Remem
ber, this affects the amount of the de
duction from your paycheck. If, for any
reason, the number of your dependents
should decrease, you must notify the
Payroll Department, using this pro
Ask your area personnel representa
tive or foreman for a W-4 form. Com
plete this form and return it to the per
sonnel representative or your foreman
who will send it to the Payroll Depart
Name change—Did you give the Per
sonnel Office your new name if you
were married? Also, all employees
should be sure they have the right bene
ficiary or co-owner listed on such rec
ords as Retirement Plan, Group Insur
ance, Credit Union and Savings Bonds.
Address—Have you moved recently?
If so, did you notify everyone who needs
your address?
If you need to change an address, or
a name, etc., on any Fieldcrest records,
contact the personnel representative at
your particular location.
John J. O’Grady has been promoted
to manager of the Bath Fashions De
partment of the Fieldcrest Marketing
Division. He replaces Fred L. Leighton
who resigned to become executive vice
president of Carol Reid Ski Shops, North
Conway, N. H.
Mr. O’Grady joined Fieldcrest’s New
York sales staff in 1963. He was ap
pointed product manager of the Sheet
Department in 1968. In October, 1969,
he was named assistant to Frank W.
Green, president of the Fieldcrest Mark
eting Division, and held that position
until his present promotion.
He is a native of Framingham, Mass.,
and was graduated from Bates College.
He is married to the former Elizabeth
Hickey, of Natick, Mass., and they live
in Chatham, N. J.

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