Baldwyn-based Hancock Fabrics filed this notice with the SEC around 3 p.m. today (full filing):
HANCOCK FABRICS, INC.
One Fashion Way
Baldwyn, Mississippi 38824
NOTICE OF 2012 ANNUAL STOCKHOLDERS’ MEETING TO BE HELD ON JULY 20, 2012
To the Stockholders of Hancock Fabrics, Inc.:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2012 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting (the “Annual Meeting”) of Hancock Fabrics, Inc., a Delaware Corporation (the “Company”) will be held at the Company’s headquarters at One Fashion Way, Baldwyn, Mississippi on Friday, July 20, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. CST, or as soon thereafter as a quorum shall be present, for the following purposes:
1. To elect four members of the Board of Directors to hold office until the next Annual Stockholders’ Meeting or until their respective successors have been elected and qualified. The nominees are Sam P. Cortez, Steven R. Morgan, Steven D. Scheiwe and Neil S. Subin.
2. To ratify the appointment of the accounting firm Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending February 2, 2013.
3. To consider and act upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournments or postponements thereof.
The Board of Directors has fixed the close of business on May 25, 2012 as the record date for the determination of stockholders entitled to receive notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting and at any adjournments or postponements thereof. A list of such stockholders will be available for inspection at the principal office of the Company at least 10 days before the date of the Annual Meeting.
Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on July 20, 2012: We generally provide our stockholders access to our proxy materials over the Internet instead of mailing them. On or about June 6, 2012, we expect to mail to all stockholders a Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials (the “Notice”) in connection with the solicitation of proxies by our Board of Directors for use at the Annual Meeting and any adjournments thereof. On the date of mailing, we will make our Proxy Statement, including this Notice of Annual Meeting, the form of proxy and our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended January 28, 2012 (collectively the “proxy materials”) publicly available on the Internet according to the instructions provided in the Notice.
All stockholders are cordially invited to attend the Annual Meeting.