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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)  June 30, 2016
 
 Champion Industries, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
 
 
 West Virginia
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 
                                                
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             000-21084                     55-0717455
             (Commission File No.)                      (IRS Employer Identification No.)
                                                                                                          
 
 
                                                  2450 First Avenue
                                                  P. O. Box 2968
                                                 Huntington, West Virginia
  25728
 (Address of Principal Executive Offices)                                                                                                 
  (Zip Code)
 
                                                                                          
 
(304) 528-2700
 
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 
 
Not Applicable
 
 
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
 
 
 
Section 5 – Corporate Governance and Management
 
 
   
 
Item 5.07  Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
 
At a special meeting of shareholders of Champion Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) held June 30, 2016, the following matters were voted upon:
   
 
 
A) Approve proposed amendments to Article 7 of the Company’s Articles of Incorporation (which relates to the Company’s capital stock) and to effectuate a 1 for 200 reverse stock split of all the common shares of the Company.
 
      Votes "For"    Votes “Against”      Abstentions          Broker Non-Votes
      9,531,141   1,073,373   18,610   -0-
                   
 
 
 
B) Approving proposed amendments to Article 7 of the Company’s Articles of Incorporation (which relates to the Company’s capital stock) to authorize and create a new class of capital stock, specifically 2,500 shares of Preferred Series A stock having a par value of $1,000 per share, and approve issuance of such shares in exchange for the conversion, into such shares, of certain existing debt owed by the Company to a shareholder.
 
      Votes "For"    Votes “Against”      Abstentions          Broker Non-Votes
      9,875,046   727,633   20,445   -0-
                   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
 CHAMPION INDUSTRIES, INC.
    (Registrant)
 
 
 
 
 
/s/ Justin T. Evans
  Date: July 5, 2016 Justin T. Evans, Senior Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer
 
 
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