Audit Committee Waiver of Sale of Stock by Directors & Officers (10-22-2018)

On 10/22/2018, the Audit Committee issued a waiver under the Code of Ethics to permit such officers, directors and employees to sell shares of the Company in unsolicited, open-market transactions during the period of October 22 to October 26, 2018. After October 26, 2018, as per the Code of Ethics, sales of shares of the Company by officers, directors and employees will be permitted again after the Company issues the earnings release for the third quarter and nine-month period ended September 30, 2018 provided they are not in possession of any material non-public information.