Pursuant to SEC rules, proposals of shareholders intended to be included in the Company's 2015 proxy materials and submitted for action at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders must be received by the Company, 1332 Blue Hills Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002 on or before October 31, 2014. Pursuant to SEC rules and the Company's Bylaws, shareholders who wish to present a proposal at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, when such proposal is not intended to be included in the Company's proxy materials relating to that meeting, must give advance notice to the Company, 1332 Blue Hills Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002 on or before January 31, 2015, but no earlier than January 16, 2015, which is the period not less than 75 days, nor more than 90 days, prior to the first anniversary of the Company's annual meeting of shareholders to be held on April 16, 2014. Please review the Company's Bylaws which contain additional advance notice requirements, including with respect to advance notice of shareholder proposals and Director nominations. These requirements are briefly summarized on page 11.
ALL SHAREHOLDERS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL MEETING. IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND THE ANNUAL MEETING, PLEASE VOTE YOUR SHARES. YOUR VOTE IS IMPORTANT!