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    Jwo Plants To Get
Barbecue Dinners
Eden plants have earned safety
'barbecues under terms of the
Mills safety contest. In the
contest, the employees
*^ill working an average of 2,000
bavk^ Per employee are given a free
™ecue dinner.
H,jjL^®^aing the 2,000 man-hour goal
gu a disabling injury were the
Sg„ Finishing Mill and the Draper
gj^^bng Mill. The barbecue for the
^i'^ishing employees has been
Ig ®“Pled
for Wednesday, September
e date of the Sheeting Mill bar-
bo be announced when arrange-
^ 1 4-^
•s have been completed.
- T'
711 ^
® Blanket Finishing Mill had ac-
'"Ur 913,478 accident-free man-
3q^ ® through the week ending August
average of 2,086 per employee.
I9 ,Q^®b disabling injury occurred May
July ® Sheeting Mill has operated since
detit without a lost-time acci- '
this period the mill accu-
a total of 907,179 safe man-
’ an average of 2,000 hours per
through the week ending
■ember 6.
K^iiUal Rose Show To
At September 26
f'ieldcrest Store
htg ® Eden Rose Society will hold its
Stof^^PPPal rose show at the Fieldcrest
Saturtjgy^ September 26, from 3
® P.m. The Eden society is an
^'1(1 ^he American Rose Society
Is will be an accredited show.
9re Committee co-general chairmen
Psterson and Robert L.
Pheme of the show will be
^h a Garden of Eden”. A large
persons are on committees
Preparations for the show.
awards to be given will
Fieldcrest Mills, Inc. Sweep-
host p ■^''vard for the winner of the
J'etug] ^Pts in Division 1. This is a per-
Q award to be held by the winner
0(fi ® year.
ot the Eden Rose Society are:
'tesj ®Pt, H. E. Williams, of the Field-
'^Pgineering Department; vice
^lapkpbt, John R. McGavisk, of the
'%gjj^.^ill; treasurer, C. C. Campbell,
^®Cfg^„^P*eldcrest paymaster; recording
Richardson; and cor-
g secretary, Louise Swinney.
Eden, N. C., September 7, 1970
No. 5
Following luncheon given for scholarship recipients, G. William Moore, president
and chairman of Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., talks with a group of Fieldcrest Scholars.
From left to light are Clara Shepherd, Salisbury; Sandra Combs, Eden; Connie Phil-
pott, Woolwine, Va.; Mr. Moore; and Donald Lawson, Eden.
Luncheon Honors Fieldcrest Scholars
The management of Fieldcrest Mills,
Inc., gave a luncheon at Meadow Greens
Country Club August 27 in honor of
the Fieldcrest Scholars—the sons and
daughters of employees who have re
ceived scholarships given by the Field
crest Foundation.
Attending the luncheon with the
scholarship recipients were G. William
Moore, president and chairman, other
officers of the Company, and Clyde
Pressley, admininstrative assistant,
Lcaksville Township Public Schools.
Mr. Pressley represented John M.
Hough, schools superintendent, a mem
ber of the Fieldcrest Scholarship com
Mr. Moore made a brief talk in which
he gave the background of the scholar
ship program in which 51 scholarships
have been awarded since 1960. Many of
the Fieldcrest Scholars have made out
standing records in college and in their
later careers, he said.
Dividend Announced
Directors of Fieldcrest Mills, Inc. Au
gust 25 declared a quarterly dividend
of $.35 per share payable September 25
to holders of record September 11. This
dividend is the same amount as was
paid for each quarter of 1969.
He emphasized the importance of ed
ucation today and said that the schol
arship program of the Fieldcrest Found
ation helps to bridge the so-called gen
eration gap. The program is evidence
that business is interested in helping
young people—that adults are interest
ed in helping them with educational op
Mr. Moore pointed out that there are
“no strings attached” to a Fieldcrest
Scholarship. “While we hope that some
of you will come back and join Field
crest, a Fieldcrest Scholar is under no
obligation to work at Fieldcrest or even
in the textile industry,” he said.
Praises Scholarship Program
Mr. Pressley, in brief remarks, said
“We think very highly of the Field
crest Scholarship program and we are
impressed with the quality of the
youngsters who have gone through this
program. We would welcome you back
to teach here, if you plan to be a
teacher. We really want you.”
He said the Fieldcrest Scholarships
have added an element of quality anid
a realistic goal to aspire to and the
program will take its place among the
great ones in the country.
He commended Fieldcrest for the
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