The Company would like to formally announce the retirement of Jeff Dixon from his position as Chairman and from the Board of Directors.

Jeff has been a member of the board for 30 years and has worked tirelessly for the good of the company and its shareholders. We thank him for all of his hard work over the years and look forward to continuing to see him in the Mart in the future.

Following Jeff’s retirement, Janet Wright has been appointed as the Chair of the Board on a temporary basis until a full time replacement is appointed. Janet joined the board earlier in the year and is the first female chair id the company in its 121 year history.