This excerpt taken from the ROST DEF 14A filed Apr 13, 2009.
Notice of Annual Meeting of
To Our Stockholders:
Please take notice that the 2009 Ross Stores, Inc. Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. PDT, at our corporate offices located at 4440 Rosewood Drive, Pleasanton, California 94588-3050, for the following purposes:
Stockholders of record at the close of business on March 27, 2009 are entitled to notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting and any adjournments or postponements thereof. For ten days prior to the Annual Meeting, a complete list of stockholders of record entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting will be available for examination by any stockholder for any purpose related to the Annual Meeting during ordinary business hours at the Companys corporate offices located at 4440 Rosewood Drive, Pleasanton, California 94588-3050.
The available voting methods (by Internet, by telephone, or by mail), are described on the next page. We would appreciate you submitting your proxy vote as soon as possible so that your shares will be represented at the meeting.
By order of the Board of
April 14, 2009