This excerpt taken from the DD DEF 14A filed Mar 17, 2006.
Annual Meeting - April 26, 2006
March 17, 2006
You are invited to attend the Company's 2006 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 26, 2006, at 10:30 a.m. in the DuPont Theatre, DuPont Building, Wilmington, Delaware.
The enclosed Notice of Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement provide information about the governance of our Company and describe the various matters to be acted upon during the meeting. In addition, there will be a report on the state of the Company's business and an opportunity for you to express your views on subjects related to the Company's operations.
To make it easier for you to vote your shares, you have the choice of voting over the Internet, by telephone, or by completing and returning the enclosed proxy card. The proxy card describes your voting options in more detail. In any case, you may request a ticket for the meeting. If you need special assistance, please contact the DuPont Stockholder Relations Office at 302-774-3034.
The Annual Meeting gives us an opportunity to review our progress as a unified, growth-focused science company. We appreciate your ownership of DuPont, and I hope you will be able to join us on April 26.
C. O. Holliday, Jr.
March 17, 2006
To the Holders of Common Stock of
The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2006, at 10:30 a.m. local time, in the DuPont Theatre in the DuPont Building, 1007 Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware. The meeting will be held to consider and act upon the election of directors, the ratification of the Company's independent registered public accounting firm, stockholder proposals described in the Proxy Statement and such other business as may properly come before the meeting.
Holders of record of DuPont Common Stock at the close of business on March 6, 2006, are entitled to vote at the meeting.
This notice and the accompanying proxy materials are sent to you by order of the Board of Directors.