2.3 PLACE OF MEETINGS.
The Board of Directors may designate any place, either within or
without the State of Tennessee, as the place of meeting for any annual meeting
or for any special meeting. If no place is fixed by the Board of Directors,
the meeting shall be held at the principal office of the Corporation.
2.4 NOTICE OF MEETINGS; WAIVER.
(A) NOTICE. Notice of the date, time and place of each
annual and special shareholders' meeting and, in the case of a special meeting,
a description of the purpose or purposes for which the meeting is called, shall
be given no fewer than ten (10) days nor more than two (2) months before the
date of the meeting. Such notice shall comply with the requirements of Article
XI of these Bylaws.
(B) WAIVER. A shareholder may waive any notice required
by law, the Corporation's Amended and Restated Charter (the "Charter") or these
Bylaws before or after the date and time stated in such notice. Except as
provided in the next sentence, the waiver must be in writing, be signed by the
shareholder entitled to the notice and be delivered to the Corporation for
inclusion in the minutes or filing with the corporate records. A shareholder's
attendance at a meeting: (1) waives objection to lack of notice or defective
notice of the meeting, unless the shareholder at the beginning of the meeting
(or promptly upon his arrival) objects to holding the meeting or transacting
business at the meeting; and (2) waives objection to consideration of a
particular matter at the meeting that is not within the purpose or purposes
described in the meeting notice, unless the shareholder objects to considering
the matter when it is presented.
2.5 RECORD DATE.
The Board of Directors shall fix as the record date for the
determination of shareholders entitled to notice of a shareholders' meeting, to
demand a special meeting, to vote, or to take any other action, a date not more
than seventy (70) days before the meeting or action requiring a determination