This excerpt taken from the VLG DEF 14A filed Oct 2, 2006.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
TO THE SHAREHOLDERS OF
VALLEY NATIONAL GASES INCORPORATED
The Annual Meeting of the Shareholders of Valley National Gases Incorporated, a Pennsylvania corporation, will be held at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott Hotel, 777 Aten Road, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania 15108, on Tuesday, October 31, 2006, commencing at 9:00 a.m., Eastern time, for the following purposes:
1. To elect three directors to hold office until the 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders; and
2. To transact such other business, if any, as properly may be brought before the meeting.
The close of business on September 19, 2006 has been designated as the record date for the determination of shareholders entitled to notice of and to vote at the annual meeting or any adjournments or postponements thereof.
By order of the Board of Directors,
James P. Hart, Secretary
October 2, 2006