This excerpt taken from the RNST DEF 14A filed Mar 6, 2009.
TO BE HELD TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2009
This proxy statement is furnished to the shareholders of Renasant Corporation in connection with the solicitation of proxies by its board of directors for use at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held at 1:30 p.m., Central time, on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at the principal offices of Renasant Bank, 209 Troy Street, Tupelo, Mississippi 38804, as well as in connection with any adjournments or postponements of the meeting. In this proxy statement, Renasant Corporation is referred to as Renasant, we, our, us, or the Company, and Renasant Bank is referred to as the Bank.
As permitted by Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, rules, we are making this proxy statement, our proxy card, our 2008 Summary Annual Report and our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008 available to our shareholders electronically via the Internet. On March 6, 2009, we posted these materials on our Internet website, http://www.cfpproxy.com/5439, and mailed to our institutional shareholders who own our stock in their name, a Notice containing instructions on how to access those documents and vote online. On the same date, this proxy statement, our proxy card and our 2008 Summary Annual Report and Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008 were mailed to our shareholders who are individuals and own our stock in their own name.
The Notice instructs you on how to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy statement, summary annual report and annual report. The Notice also instructs you on how you may submit your proxy over the Internet. If you received a Notice by mail and would like to receive a printed copy of our proxy materials, you should follow the instructions for requesting such materials contained in the Notice. If you received a paper copy of the proxy card and other proxy materials and would like to receive these materials over the Internet in the future, you should follow the instructions on the proxy card for requesting electronic delivery of our proxy materials.