Proxy: Shareholder Letter

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BLOOMFIELD, CONNECTICUT

NEAL J. KEATING
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, PRESIDENT AND
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

February 27, 2012

To Our Shareholders:

I would like to extend a personal invitation to you to join us at our Annual Meeting of Shareholders which will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. local time at the company's corporate headquarters, 1332 Blue Hills Avenue, Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002.

At this year's meeting, you will be asked to vote on the election of three (3) directors, to provide the Board with your advisory vote on our executive compensation program and to ratify KPMG LLP as the company's independent auditors. We encourage you to attend the meeting, however if you are unable to attend, your voice is important to us so please vote your shares.

On behalf of our Board of Directors, we look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Sincerely,

Neal Keating Signature

Neal J. Keating
Chairman of the Board, President and
Chief Executive Office