This excerpt taken from the SWY DEFA14A filed Mar 27, 2009.
Safeway Inc. Stockholder Meeting to be Held on May 13, 2009
Under new Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual stockholders meeting are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!