This excerpt taken from the BTN DEF 14A filed Apr 21, 2008.
Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of
The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Ballantyne of Omaha, Inc. will be held at the Hilton Hotel, Blackstone Room, 1001 Cass Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68102, on May 21, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. CDT for the following purposes:
Only those stockholders of record at the close of business on March 31, 2008, (the "Record Date") shall be entitled to notice of the meeting and to vote at the meeting.
Your vote is important. Whether or not you plan to attend the Annual Meeting in person, please submit your proxy as soon as possible to assure a quorum. Please vote in one of these three ways:
Voting by any of these methods will ensure that you are represented at the Annual Meeting even if you are not there in person. Stockholders who have previously voted but attend the meeting may withdraw their proxy if they wish to do so, and vote in person.
Important: Your prompt return of the Proxy Card will help save your Company the expense and extra work of additional solicitation.
If you desire assistance in scheduling overnight accommodations in Omaha, contact Debbie Wilbeck at Ballantyne at (402) 453-4444, ext. 303. Early reservations are encouraged.
Our 2007 Annual Report, which is not a part of the proxy soliciting material, is enclosed.
I look forward to seeing you at the Annual Meeting.
Dated this 21th day of April, 2008.
This Proxy Statement is furnished in connection with the solicitation of proxies by the Board of Directors of Ballantyne of Omaha, Inc. (the "Company"). The Company's principal offices are located at 4350 McKinley Street, Omaha, Nebraska and its telephone number is 402-453-4444. The 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on May 21, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. CDT at the Hilton Hotel, Blackstone Room, 1001 Cass Street, Omaha, Nebraska. As of the close of business on March 31, 2008, the Company had 13,858,438 shares of outstanding common stock, all of which are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. This Proxy Statement was first mailed to stockholders on approximately April 21, 2008.