This excerpt taken from the HSY DEF 14A filed Mar 14, 2006.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS
The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of THE HERSHEY COMPANY will be held at 2:00 p.m. on April 18, 2006 at GIANT Center, 950 West Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 for the following purposes:
In accordance with the By-Laws and action of the Board of Directors, stockholders of record at the close of business on February 17, 2006 will be entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the meeting and any and all adjournments thereof.
By order of the Board of Directors,
Burton H. Snyder
Senior Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary
March 14, 2006