This excerpt taken from the ZUMZ DEF 14A filed Apr 20, 2009.
To Be Held On May 27, 2009
You are cordially invited to attend the annual meeting of shareholders of Zumiez Inc., a Washington corporation. Zumiez is also referred to as "we," "our," "us," and the "Company." The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) at our headquarters located at 6300 Merrill Creek Parkway, Suite B, Everett, WA 98203 for the following purposes:
These items of business are more fully described in the Proxy Statement accompanying this Notice.
Our board of directors recommends a vote "For" Items 1, 2 and 3. The record date for the annual meeting is April 3, 2009. Only shareholders of record at the close of business on that date may vote at the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
YOUR VOTE IS IMPORTANT!
Whether or not you attend the annual meeting, it is important that your shares be represented and voted at the meeting. Therefore, I urge you to promptly vote online, or if you received a paper copy of the voting card, submit your proxy by signing, dating, and returning the accompanying proxy card in the enclosed, prepaid, return envelope. If you decide to attend the annual meeting and you are a shareholder of record, you will be able to vote in person, even if you have previously submitted your proxy.
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY OF PROXY MATERIALS FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS TO BE HELD ON MAY 27, 2009: The Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Proxy Statement and the Annual Report to Shareholder are available on the following website at http://ir.zumiez.com./phoenix.zhtml?c=188692&p=irol-reports.
Order of the Board of Directors