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Stockholder Meeting Notice
Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Sonic Corp. Stockholder Meeting to be Held on January 19, 2012
Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual stockholders meeting are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!
This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The proxy statement, proxy card and annual report to stockholders are available at:
Easy Online Access A Convenient Way to View Proxy Materials and Vote
When you go online to view materials, you can also vote your shares.
Step 1: Go to www.envisionreports.com/SONC to view the materials.
Step 2: Click on Cast Your Vote or Request Materials.
Step 3: Follow the instructions on the screen to log in.
Step 4: Make your selection as instructed on each screen to select delivery preferences and vote.
When you go online, you can also help the environment by consenting to receive electronic delivery of future materials.
Obtaining a Copy of the Proxy MaterialsIf you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. Please make your request for a copy as instructed on the reverse side on or before January 2, 2012 to facilitate timely delivery.
Shareholder Meeting Notice
Sonic Corp.s Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on January 19, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. Central Time at 300 Johnny Bench Drive, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors recommendations.
The Board recommends a vote FOR all nominees, FOR Proposals 2, 3 and 4 and every 1 YEAR for Proposal 5.
1. Election of Directors (4 nominees): Kate S. Lavelle, Michael J. Maples, J. Larry Nichols and Frank E. Richardson.
2. Approval of the Sonic Corp. Executive Cash Incentive Plan.
3. Ratification of the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm.
4. Advisory vote on executive compensation.
5. Advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation.
PLEASE NOTE - YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares you must vote online, by telephone or request a paper copy of the proxy materials to receive a proxy card. If you wish to attend and vote at the meeting, please bring this notice and photo identification with you.
Heres how to order a copy of the proxy materials and select a future delivery preference:
Paper copies: Current and future paper delivery requests can be submitted via the telephone, Internet or email options below.
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Internet - Go to www.envisionreports.com/SONC . Click Cast Your Vote or Request Materials. Follow the instructions to log in and order a paper or email copy of the current meeting materials and submit your preference for email or paper delivery of future meeting materials.
Telephone - Call us free of charge at 1-866-641-4276 using a touch-tone phone and follow the instructions to log in and order a paper copy of the materials by mail for the current meeting. You can also submit a preference to receive a paper copy for future meetings.
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To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper copy of the proxy materials must be received by January 2, 2012.