This excerpt taken from the GYMB DEF 14A filed May 2, 2006.
To Be Held June 13, 2006
TO THE STOCKHOLDERS OF THE GYMBOREE CORPORATION:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of The Gymboree Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the Company or Gymboree), will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at 9:00 a.m., local time, at our principal executive offices located at 500 Howard Street, San Francisco, California 94105. At the Annual Meeting the following business matters will be presented:
The foregoing items of business are more fully described in the Proxy Statement accompanying this Notice.
This Proxy Statement is being issued in connection with the solicitation of a proxy on the enclosed form by the Board of Directors of Gymboree for use at Gymborees 2006 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. You are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting if you were a stockholder of record at the close of business on April 21, 2006. We will begin distributing this Proxy Statement, a form of proxy and Gymborees 2005 Annual Report to Stockholders on or about May 4, 2006.
All stockholders are cordially invited to attend the Annual Meeting in person. Regardless of whether you plan to attend the meeting, please vote by telephone or Internet, as described in the accompanying Proxy Statement, or complete, date, sign and return the enclosed proxy card as promptly as possible in order to ensure your representation at the meeting. A return envelope (which is postage prepaid if mailed in the United States) is enclosed for that purpose. You may still vote in person if you attend the meeting, even if you have given your proxy. Please note, however, that if a broker, bank or other nominee holds your shares of record and you wish to vote at the meeting, you must obtain from the record holder a proxy card issued in your name.