This excerpt taken from the ALL DEF 14A filed Mar 25, 2005.
Notice of 2005 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
The annual meeting of stockholders of The Allstate Corporation ("Allstate" or the "Company") will be held in the 8th floor Auditorium of Harris Trust and Savings Bank located at 115 South LaSalle, Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday, May 17, 2005, at 11 a.m. for the following purposes:
In addition, any other business properly presented may be acted upon at the meeting.
Please note that space limitations make it necessary to limit attendance to the stockholder and one guest. Admission to the meeting will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration and seating will begin at 9:45 a.m. Each stockholder may be asked to present picture identification. Stockholders holding Allstate stock through a bank, brokerage or other nominee account are asked to bring their account statement showing ownership as of the record date, March 18, 2005. Cameras, recording devices or other electronic devices will not be allowed in the meeting.
Allstate began mailing this annual report, proxy statement, proxy cards and/or voting instruction forms to its stockholders and to participants in its profit sharing fund on March 25, 2005.