This excerpt taken from the AFL DEF 14A filed Mar 17, 2005.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Aflac Incorporated (the Company) will be held on Monday, May 2, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. at the Columbus Museum (in the Patrick Theatre), 1251 Wynnton Road, Columbus, Georgia, for the following purposes, all of which are described in the accompanying Proxy Statement:
The accompanying proxy is solicited by the Board of Directors of the Company. The Proxy Statement and the Companys Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2004, are enclosed.
The record date for the determination of shareholders entitled to vote at the meeting is February 23, 2005, and only shareholders of record at the close of business on that date will be entitled to vote at this meeting and any adjournment thereof.
YOUR VOTE IS IMPORTANT! WHETHER OR NOT YOU EXPECT TO BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING, PLEASE MARK, SIGN, DATE AND RETURN THE ENCLOSED PROXY PROMPTLY IN THE ENCLOSED PREPAID ENVELOPE SO THAT WE MAY BE ASSURED OF A QUORUM TO TRANSACT BUSINESS. YOU MAY ALSO VOTE VIA THE INTERNET OR TELEPHONE. IF YOU ATTEND THE MEETING, YOU MAY REVOKE YOUR PROXY AND VOTE IN PERSON.