TH E ^wM HI Eden, N. C., November 16, 1970 No. 10 Employees’ Gifts To Fund Total $87,243 employees in the Eden area tiig strong and generous support to litijj United Fund campaign. A 'Out •ff^'^^^tion showed that employees 2^*°uted an outstanding total of b^j ^'idition to the employees’ contri- 'fe;t*^’ company through the Field- ^°'^*odation donated $7,700 to the Snf ^ 'oigh percentage of the com- j|hty-wide goal of $125,000. '''atii The combined gifts of the em- and the company amounted to Raven Ellis, an area personnel 3ger who was chairman of the Fieldcrest campaign, expressed appre ciation to all who contributed and to those who assisted with the solicitations in the mills and offices. “This overwhelmingly generous re sponse represents an outstanding ac complishment by Fieldcrest people. Ev eryone who contributed can take pride in the fact that he and other Field- cresters have again demonstrated their interest in the community in a most unselfish way,” Mr. Ellis said. Of the 4,892 employees on the pay roll, 3,631, or 74.2%, pledged on the Fair Share basis. A total of 3,927 em- er Cites Textile Career Opportunities jiQw ® textile industry must attract iti^ including minority groups, if the. R ^ is to survive, a textile executive tofjy students attending a career op- ]yj ^ity seminar in Atlanta, Ga. tofi ^0 Schoenbach, vice president, Ful- °tton Mills, Atlanta, was one of Panelists addressing Atlanta area spj ?*^ts who had been invited to the ®®®sion of the American Associ- Textile Chemists and Colorists, ''siiti holding its three-day con- °n in Atlanta. tui, Hile' of manufacturing, marketing, and man aging will be as outmoded as the ox cart is today. “The textile industry is taxed to meet today’s consumer needs. However, by comparison, the demands of tomorrow are fantastic,” Mr. Schoenbach contin ued. “Such things as bridges and sky scrapers made of textiles, the joining of man-made fibers to produce material stronger and lighter than aluminum (Continued on Page Eight) the improvements of the last sUfg^^'^ades (in the textile industry) ss those of the previous 100 years,” Ihgj .''Roenbach said, “I am convinced \^_^20 years our present methods Children’s Parties Wo., the Eden-Fieldale areas have annual Children’s Christmas par- 20, *tj,®nheduled for Sunday, December )?• Parties are for children and aw ^nRdren of all active or retired party will be held at 4 p.m. ^’^ditorium of Morehead High %u » and the Fieldale party will be 2 p.m in the Fieldale-Collins- .. School gymnasium. ° each child present and enter- V and other details concerning . Otjj will be announced soon, h'*st^ niili locations will also hold parties, with those dates and announced locally when ®enients have been completed. as stockings will be distrib- Appreciation To Fieldcrest Employees I would like to thank the em ployees of Fieldcrest Mills for their outstanding response in the Eden United Fund campaign. My congratulations to you on your splendid achievement. You have provided an inspiration and an example by your unselfish spirit in being willing to help others in such a generous way. Each of you can be proud that you have done your full share in this most worthwhile cause. I feel that it is an honor and a privilege to be associated with you in a community endeavor o' this kind. May I say again most sincerely: Congratulations and Thank You. CHARLES NODE Campaign Chairman Eden United Fund ployees, or 80.3%, participated by con tributing in some amount. Employees of the Blanket Operation, with 80.1% pledging a Fair Share, won the President’s Plaque, given by G. Wil liam Moore, president and chairman of Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., to the mill di vision in which the highest percentage of the employees pledged on the Fair Share basis. The percentage of employees in the other mill divisions who pledged a Fair Share were: Sheeting Operation, 75.8%; Bedspread Operation, 75.4%; and Kar- astan Mill and Service Center, 59.3%. In the staff departments division, 83.5% of the employees pledged on the Fair Share basis. Among the staff departments. Indus trial Engineering and Plant Engineer ing each had 100% participation on the Fair Share basis and tied for the Pres- dent’s Plaque to be given among the staff departments. Departments Will Get Certificates Of Merit Each of the following mill and staff units is to receive a Certificate of Merit from the Eden United Fund for Fair Share contributions by 100% of the em ployees: In the Blanket Operation: salaried employees. Stock Dyeing, Wool Picking, Cotton Picking, Spooling, Inspecting, greige mill Superintendent’s Office, Flocked Blanket, Print Shop, Film Bag, and Non-Woven Mill. Also, Sheeting greige mill salaried employees. Bedspread Finishing Ware house, Bedspread Finishing Superin tendent’s Office, General Management, Auditing, General Accounting, Budgets and Mill Accounting central staff. Blan ket Mill Accounting, Sheeting Mill Ac counting, Bedspread Mill Accounting, Business Information central staff. Can teen Service, Plant Engineering central staff, Filter Plant, Floor Finishing, Yard Maintenance, General Office janitors. Pilot Plant, Product Development and Designing, and Quality Control; in In dustrial Engineering, central staff. Dra per area, Leaksville area, and Spray area; Fieldcrest Store, Traffic Depart ment central staff, and truck drivers.