MS CONNECTION: WINTER 2014
NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY, MICHIGAN CHAPTER NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014 MEMBERS: You are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of Members (the “Meeting”) of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter (the “Chapter”). The Meeting will be held at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, 26601 Ryan Road, Warren, MI 48091 on March 1, 2014 at 10am.
PURPOSE: The purpose of the Meeting is for the Members to vote on Proposal 1, amending the Chapter’s Articles of Incorporation (the “Proposed Amendments”). The proposed amendments were approved for recommendation to the Members by the Chapter’s Board of Trustees (the “Trustees”) in its meeting dated December 19, 2013. If Proposal 1 is approved by a majority of the Members present at the Meeting in person or by proxy, the officers of the Chapter are authorized and directed to file a Certificate of Amendment with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
OTHER ISSUES FOR CONSIDERATION: Once the Meeting is adjourned, the Members will have the opportunity to vote via written
consent on Proposal 2, approving the dissolution of the Michigan Chapter’s separate legal status. On December 19, 2013, the Trustees voted to recommend to the Members that the Chapter, a separately incorporated Michigan entity, dissolve and transfer its assets to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (the “Society”). The Plan of Dissolution, approved by the Trustees, appears in the Proxy Statement that follows.
PROXY: Members may complete, sign, date, and return the accompanying form of proxy for use at the Meeting if they are unable to attend personally. Proxies should be delivered by mail, fax, or email to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter, using the information provided on the attached Form of Proxy. Only those proxies received prior by February 26, 2014 will be counted. DATED at Southfield, Michigan this 9th day of January. Sincerely, Elana Sullivan Chapter President
The Multiple Sclerosis Society - Michigan Chapter Newsletter - Issue | Winter 2014