This excerpt taken from the STLY DEF 14A filed Mar 16, 2007.
Stockholder Proposals for 2008 Annual Meeting
Any stockholder desiring to present a proposal to the stockholders at the 2008 Annual Meeting and who desires that such proposal be included in our proxy statement and proxy card relating to that meeting, must transmit such to our secretary so that it is received at our principal executive offices on or before November 16, 2007. All such proposals should be in compliance with applicable Securities and Exchange Commission regulations. With respect to stockholder proposals that are not included in the proxy statement for the 2008 Annual Meeting, the persons named in the proxy solicited by our board of directors for the 2008 Annual Meeting will be entitled to exercise the discretionary voting power conferred by such proxy under the circumstances specified in Rule 14a-4(c) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including with respect to proposals we receive after January 30, 2008.
By Order of the Board of Directors,
Douglas I. Payne
March 16, 2007
Stanley Furniture Company, Inc.
Annual Meeting of Stockholders April 18, 2007
THIS PROXY IS SOLICITED ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The undersigned hereby appoints Douglas I. Payne and David W. Robertson and either of them, proxies of the undersigned, with full power of substitution, to vote all the shares of Common Stock of Stanley Furniture Company, Inc. (the Company) held of record by the undersigned on March 9, 2007, at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held April 18, 2007, and at any adjournment thereof.
(Continued and to be dated and signed on reverse side)
PROXY (Continued from reverse side)
THIS PROXY WHEN PROPERLY EXECUTED WILL BE VOTED AS SPECIFIED BY THE UNDERSIGNED STOCKHOLDER. IF NO CHOICE IS SPECIFIED BY THE STOCKHOLDER, THIS PROXY WILL BE VOTED FOR ALL PORTIONS OF ITEM (1) AND IN THE PROXIES DISCRETION ON ANY OTHER MATTERS COMING BEFORE THE MEETING. PLEASE MARK YOUR VOTES LIKE THIS X.
INSTRUCTIONS: To withhold authority to vote for any individual nominee, write such nominees name in the space provided below.
All as more particularly described in the Companys Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on April 18, 2007, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged.
The undersigned hereby revokes any proxy or proxies heretofore given to vote upon or act with respect to such stock and hereby ratifies and confirms all that said proxies, their substitutes or any of them may lawfully do by virtue hereof.
Please promptly mark, date, sign, and mail this Proxy Card in the enclosed envelope. No postage is required.
Please date this Proxy Card and sign your name exactly as it appears hereon. Where there is more than one owner, each should sign. When signing as an attorney, administrator, executor, guardian or trustee, please add your title as such. If executed by a corporation, this Proxy Card should be signed by a duly authorized officer. If executed by a partnership, please sign in partnership name by authorized persons.