This excerpt taken from the IMKTA DEF 14A filed Mar 11, 2005.
TO BE HELD ON MARCH 29, 2005
To the Stockholders of Ingles Markets, Incorporated:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Ingles Markets, Incorporated will hold its 2005 Annual Meeting of Stockholders at the Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina 28804 on March 29, 2005, at 1:00 p.m. local time, for the following purposes:
These items and other matters relating to the Annual Meeting are more fully discussed in the Proxy Statement that accompanies this notice.
Holders of record of the Companys Class A Common Stock, $.05 par value per share, and Class B Common Stock, $.05 par value per share, at the close of business on March 4, 2005, are entitled to receive notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting. We will make available at the Companys corporate offices a list of stockholders as of the close of business on March 4, 2005, for inspection during normal business hours during the ten-day period immediately preceding the Annual Meeting.
Whether or not you expect to attend the Annual Meeting, please sign and date the accompanying proxy card(s) and return the proxy card(s) promptly in the enclosed postage paid reply envelope. Your prompt return of the proxy card(s) will help the Company prepare for the Annual Meeting. If you return an executed proxy card and later decide to attend the Annual Meeting, you may revoke your proxy at the meeting and vote your shares in person.
Asheville, North Carolina
March 11, 2005