This excerpt taken from the RGCO 8-K filed Nov 5, 2008.
As an inducement to Branch Banking and Trust Company and/or BB&T Financial, FSB (collectively Bank) to extend credit to and to otherwise deal with ROANOKE GAS COMPANY (Borrower), and in consideration thereof the undersigned (and each of the undersigned jointly and severally if more than one) hereby absolutely and unconditionally guarantees to Bank and its successors and assigns the due and punctual payment of any and all notes, drafts, debts, obligations and liabilities, primary or secondary (whether by way of endorsement or otherwise of Borrower, at any time, now or hereafter, incurred with or held by Bank, together with interest, as and when the same become due and payable, whether by acceleration or otherwise in accordance with the terms of any such notes, drafts, debts, obligations or liabilities or agreements evidencing any such indebtedness, obligation or liability including all renewals, extensions and modifications thereof. The obligation of the undersigned is a guarantee of payment and not of collection.
The undersigned is Banks debtor for all indebtedness, obligations and liabilities for which this Guaranty is made, and Bank shall also at all times have a lien on and security interest in all stocks, bonds and other securities of the undersigned at any time in Banks possession and the same shall at Banks option be held, administered and disposed of as collateral to any such indebtedness, obligation or liability of the Borrower, and Bank shall also at all times have the right of set-off against any deposit account of the undersigned with Bank in the same manner and to the same extent that the right of set-off may exist against the Borrower.
It is understood that any such notes, drafts, debts, obligations and liabilities may be accepted or created by or with Bank at anytime and from time to time without notice to the undersigned, and the undersigned hereby expressly waives presentment, demand, protest, and notice of dishonor of any such notes, drafts, debts, obligations and liabilities or other evidences of any such indebtedness, obligation or liability.
Bank may receive and accept from time to time any securities or other property as a collateral to any such notes, drafts, debts, obligations and liabilities, and may surrender, compromise, exchange and release absolutely the same or any part thereof at any time without notice to the undersigned and without in any manner affecting the obligation and liability of the undersigned hereby created. The undersigned agrees that Bank shall have no obligation to protect, perfect, secure or insure any security interests, liens or encumbrances now or hereafter held for the indebtedness, obligations and liabilities for which this Guaranty is made.
This obligation and liability on the part of the undersigned shall be a primary, and not a secondary, obligation and liability, payable immediately upon demand without recourse first having been had by Bank against the Borrower or any other guarantor, person, firm or corporation, and without first resorting to any property held by Bank as collateral security; and the undersigned hereby waives the benefits of all provisions of law, including but not limited to the provisions of Virginia Code §§ 49-25 and 49-26 or their successors, for stay or delay of execution or sale of property or other satisfaction of judgment against the undersigned on account of obligation and liability hereunder until judgment be obtained therefor against the Borrower and execution thereon returned unsatisfied, or until it is shown that the Borrower has no property available for the satisfaction of the indebtedness, obligation or liability guaranteed hereby, or until any other proceedings can be had; and the undersigned hereby agrees to indemnify the Bank for all costs of collection, including but not limited to the costs of repossession, foreclosure, reasonable attorneys fees, and court costs incurred by the Bank in the event that the Bank should first be required by the undersigned to resort to any property held by the Bank or in which the Bank has a security interest or to obtain execution or other satisfaction of a judgment against the Borrower on account of Borrowers obligation and liability for its indebtedness guaranteed hereby; and the undersigned further agrees that the undersigned is responsible for any obligation or debt, or portion thereof, of the Borrower to the Bank which has been paid by the Borrower to the Bank and which the Bank is subsequently required to return to the Borrower or a trustee for the Borrower in any bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding; and the undersigned further agrees that none of the undersigned shall have any right of subrogation, reimbursement or indemnity whatsoever, nor any right of recourse to security for the debts and obligations of the Borrower to Bank unless and until all of the debts and obligations of the Borrower to Bank have been paid in full. The undersigned hereby waives, to the extent avoidable under any provision of the Bankruptcy Code, any right arising upon payment by the undersigned of any obligation under this Guaranty to assert a claim against the bankruptcy estate of the Borrower.
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To secure the payment of all obligations of the undersigned hereunder, the undersigned hereby grants a security interest and lien in
The undersigned hereby agrees to execute and deliver to Bank any security agreement, deed of trust, mortgage, UCC financing statement or other document required by the Bank in order to protect its security interest or lien in the Collateral, This document shall constitute a security agreement under the Uniform Commercial Code of Virginia (Code), and in addition to having all other legal rights and remedies, the Bank shall have all rights and remedies of a secured party under the Code.