The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") will be closed on Friday, December 26, 2008. The Commission staff has confirmed that Form SH filings which would otherwise have been due on December 26, 2008 (reporting for the week ending December 20, 2008) may be filed on Monday, December 29, 2008. The Commission will be open on Friday, January 2, 2009, and filings reporting for the week ending December 27, 2008 will be due on January 2, 2009.