Lakeland Financial 8-K 2011
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) November 29, 2011
Lakeland Financial Corporation
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
202 East Center Street, P.O. Box 1387, Warsaw, Indiana 46581-1387
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On November 29, 2011, the board of directors of Lakeland Financial Corporation (“Lakeland”), acting by written consent pursuant to the Indiana Business Corporations Law, has approved an amendment to Article V, Section 1 of its Restated Bylaws to elect that the classes and terms of office of Lakeland’s board of directors shall not be governed by Indiana Code Section 23-1-33-6(c), a provision of the Indiana Business Corporation Law that would, absent this election by the board, require Lakeland, as a publicly traded company, to maintain a classified board of directors. This amendment is effective as of July 1, 2009.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
LAKELAND FINANCIAL CORPORATION
Dated: December 5, 2011 By: /s/David M. Findlay
David M. Findlay
President and Chief Financial Officer