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Articles of Incorporation of Coors Distributing Company of Denver


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Exhibit 4.7


ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
OF
COORS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY OF DENVER

        We, Leo N. Bradley, Thomas J. Carney and Tim L. Campbell, all persons over 21 years of age, desirous of becoming a body corporate, as incorporators, hereby verify the following to be the Articles of Incorporation of Coors Distributing Company of Denver.


ARTICLE I

Name.

        The name of the Corporation shall be: Coors Distributing Company of Denver.


ARTICLE II

Duration.

        The Corporation shall have perpetual duration.


ARTICLE III

Purposes.

        The purposes for which the Corporation is organized are as follows:

            a.     To engage in the business of the wholesale distribution of fermented malt beverages, alcoholic beverages, and other similar and/or related products.

            b.     To have and exercise all powers necessary, proper, advisable, or conceivable for the accomplishment of the purposes or the furtherance of the powers herein set forth, either alone or associated with others, and incidental or pertaining to, or growing out of, or connected with, its business or powers, provided the same be not inconsistent with the laws of the United States of America and the State of Colorado.


ARTICLE IV

Stock.

        The Corporation shall have the authority to issue 50,000 shares of common stock, said stock being without par value.


ARTICLE V

Initial Registered Office.

        The address of the Corporation's initial registered office is 1717 Washington Avenue, Golden, Colorado, 80401. The name of the initial registered agent at said address is Leo N. Bradley.



ARTICLE VI

Directors.

        The initial Board of Directors shall consist of five persons. Names and addresses of the persons who are to serve as Directors until the first annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected and qualified are as follows:


 

 

Harvey V. Gorman
11975 W. 22nd Place
Golden, Colorado 80401

 

 

 

 

Samuel A. Simmons
8500 Meadowlark Drive
Lakewood, Colorado 80226

 

 

 

 

Edwin O. Edlund
13605 Braun Road
Golden, Colorado 80401

 

 

 

 

Bernard O. Claar
13890 Braun Road
Golden, Colorado 80401

 

 

 

 

Earl K. Madsen
416 Plateau Parkway
Golden, Colorado 80401

 

 


ARTICLE VII

Incorporators.

        The name and address of each incorporator of the Corporation is as follows:


 

 

Leo N. Bradley
353 Castle Rock Road
Golden, Colorado 80401

 

 

 

 

Thomas J. Carney
2001 Foothills Road
Golden, Colorado 80401

 

 

 

 

Tim L. Campbell
333 Castle Rock Road
Golden, Colorado 80401

 

 

        The foregoing Articles of Incorporation are dated this 25th day of September, 1970.


 

 

/s/  
LEO N. BRADLEY      
Leo N. Bradley

 

 

/s/  
THOMAS J. CARNEY      
Thomas J. Carney

 

 

/s/  
TIM L. CAMPBELL      
Tim L. Campbell

STATE OF COLORADO   )
    ) ss.
County of Jefferson   )

        I, Eleanor Z. Frye, a Notary Public, hereby certify that on the 25th day of September, 1970, personally appeared before me, Leo N. Bradley, Thomas J. Carney, Tim L. Campbell, who being by me first duly sworn, severally declare that they are the persons who signed the foregoing documents as incorporators, and that the statements contained therein are true.

        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 25th day of September, 1970.


 

 

/s/  
ELEANOR Z. FRYE      
Notary Public

My commission expires:
April 29, 1973.

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ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

OF

COORS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY OF DENVER

        Pursuant to the provisions of the Colorado Corporation Act, the undersigned corporation adopts the following Articles of Amendment to its Articles of Incorporation:

        FIRST: The name of the corporation is Coors Distributing Company of Denver

        SECOND: The following amendment of the Articles of Incorporation was adopted by the shareholders of the corporation on September 7, 1971 in the manner prescribed by the Colorado Corporation Act:

        RESOLVED, that the name of the company be "Coors Distributing Company" and the Articles of Incorporation of the company be amended to adopt such corporate name.

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        THIRD: The number of shares of the corporation outstanding at the time of such adoption was 500; and the number of shares entitled to vote thereon was 500.

        FOURTH: The designation and number of outstanding shares of each class entitled to vote thereon as a class were as follows:

Class
   
  Number of
Shares

None (Note 1)    

        FIFTH: The number of shares voted for such amendment was 500; and the number of shares voted against such amendment was None.

        SIXTH: The number of shares of each class entitled to vote thereon as a class voted for and against such amendment, respectively, was:

 
   
  Number of Shares Voted
Class
   
  For
  Against
None (Note 1)                                

        SEVENTH: The manner, if not set forth in such amendment, in which any exchange, reclassification, or cancellation of issued shares provided for in the amendment shall be effected, is as follows:

            No change (Note 2)

        EIGHTH: The manner in which such amendment effects a change in the amount of stated capital, and the amount of stated capital as changed by such amendment, are as follows:

            No change (Note 2)

Dated September 8, 1971

    Coors Distributing Company of Denver       (Note 3)

 

 

        By:

/s/ [Illegible]

Its President

 

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            and /s/ EARL K. MADSEN
Its Secretary
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STATE OF COLORADO   )
    ) ss.
County of Jefferson   )

        Before me, Eleanor Z. Frye a Notary Public in and for the said County and State, personally appeared Earl K. Madsen who acknowledged before me that he is the Secretary of Coors Distributing Company of Denver, a Colorado corporation and that he signed the foregoing Articles of Amendment as his free and voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein set forth, and that the facts contained therein are true.

        In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 7th day of September A.D. 1971.

        My commission expires April 29, 1973


 

 

/s/  
ELEANOR Z. FRYE      
    Notary Public

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Notes:   1.   If inapplicable, insert "Note."
    2.   If inapplicable, insert "No change."
    3.   Exact corporate name of corporation adopting the Articles of Amendment.
    4.   Signatures and titles of officers signing for the corporation.

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ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT
to the
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

        Pursuant to the provisions of the Colorado Corporation Act, the undersigned corporation adopts the following Articles of Amendment to its Articles of Incorporation:

        FIRST: The name of the corporation is (note 3) Coors Distributing Company

        SECOND: The following amendment was adopted by the shareholders of the corporation on May 11, 1983, in the manner prescribed by the Colorado Corporation Act:

        Article III, Paragraph A, of the Articles of Incorporation is amended in its entirety to read as follows:

      To transact any lawful business or business for which corporation may be incorporated pursuant to the Colorado Corporation Code.

    THIRD: The number of shares of the corporation outstanding at the time of such adoption was 500; and the number of shares entitled to vote thereon was 500.

        FOURTH: The designation and number of outstanding shares of each class entitled to vote thereon as a class were as follows:

CLASS
      NUMBER OF SHARES
    NONE (Note 1)    

        FIFTH: The number of shares voted for such amendment was 500; and the number of shares voted against such amendment was NONE.

        SIX: The number of shares of each class entitled to vote thereon as a class voted for and against such amendment, respectively, was:

CLASS
      NUMBER OF SHARES VOTED
    NONE (Note 1)   For                        Against

        SEVENTH: The manner, if not set forth in such amendment, in which any exchange, reclassification, or cancellation of issued shares provided for in the amendment shall be effected, is as follows:

NO CHANGE (Note 2)


        EIGHTH: The manner in which such amendment effects a change in the amount of stated capital, and the amount of stated capital as changed by such amendment, are as follows:

NO CHANGE (Note 2)


 

 

COORS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY,


 

(Note 3)
    By   /s/ Max W. Goodwin
   
        Its President    
            (Note 4)
    and   /s/ [Illegible]
   
    as   Its Secretary    
STATE OF COLORADO,            
County of Jefferson
       

        Before me, Patricia J. Smith, a Notary Public in and for the said County and State, personally appeared Max W. Goodwin who acknowledged before me that he is the President of Coors Distributing Company,

a Colorado corporation and that he signed the foregoing Articles of Amendment as his free and voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein set forth, and that the facts contained therein are true.

        In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 11th day of May A.D. 1983

        My Commission expires Sept. 5, 1984                /s/ Patricia J. Smith

                                                                                      c/o Adolph Coors Company
                                                                                      Golden, CO 80401


NOTES:

 

1.

 

If inapplicable, insert "None."
    2.   If inapplicable, insert "No change."
    3.   Exact corporate name of corporation adopting the Articles of Amendment. (If this is a change of name amendment, the name before this amendment is filed)
    4.   Signatures and titles of officers signing for the corporation.

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        This form is not acceptable with ATTACHMENTS or TYPING ON REVERSE SIDE. If there is not adequate space, Form D-1 may be used as a pattern or guide. Please use legal or letter size typing paper. Type on one side only.


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STATEMENT OF CHANGE OF REGISTERED OFFICE
OR REGISTERED AGENT, OR BOTH.

SUBMIT ONE
Filing fee $5.00
This document must be typewritten.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Colorado Corporation Code, the Colorado Nonprofit Corporation Act and the Colorado Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 1981, the undersigned corporation or limited partnership organized under the laws of Colorado submits the following statement for the purpose of changing its registered office or its registered agent, or both, in the state of Colorado.

        First: The name of the corporation or limited partnership is:

              Coors Distributing Company

        Second: the address of its REGISTERED OFFICE is 1280 West 47th Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80211

        Third: The name of its REGISTERED AGENT is John E. Mohn

        Fourth: The address of its registered office and the address of the business office of its registered agent, as changed, will be identical.

        Fifth: The address of its place of business in Colorado is 1280 West 47th Avenue, Denver, CO 80211


 

 

 

 

Coors Distributing Company

 

(Note 1)

 

 

 

 

By

 

/s/ [Illegible]


 

(Note 2)
STATE OF   Colorado       Its Exec. Vice president    
COUNTY OF   Denver            

        Subscribed and sworn to before me this 22nd day of November, 1983

My commission expires August 24, 1986.

    /s/ [Illegible]
    Notary Public (Note 4)

 

 

1280 W. 47th Ave., Denver, CO 80211

    Address
Notes   1.   Exact name of corporation or limited partnership making the statement.
    2.   Signature and title of officer signing (for the corporation, must be president or vice president, for a limited partnership, must be a general partner).
    3.   Regarding profit corporations: This statement may be executed by the registered agent when it involves only a registered address change. A copy of this statement has been forwarded to the corporation by the registered agent.
    4.   Signature of notary public must be exactly as shown on notarial seal, and must agree with notarial commission.


STATEMENT OF CHANGE OF REGISTERED OFFICE
OR REGISTERED AGENT, OR BOTH,
OF
COORS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY

To The Secretary of State
of the State of Colorado

        Pursuant to the provisions of the Colorado Corporation Act, the undersigned corporation, organized under the laws of the State of Colorado submits the following statement for the purpose of changing its registered office or its registered agent, or both, in the State of Colorado:

        First: The name of the corporation is Coors Distributing Company

        Second: The address of its previous REGISTERED OFFICE was Just east of Golden, CO 80401

        Third: The address to which its REGISTERED OFFICE is to be changed is 12th & East Streets, Golden, CO 80401

        Fourth: The name of its previous REGISTERED AGENT was Lowell C. Sund

        Fifth: The name of its successor REGISTERED AGENT is Thomas B. Robinson

        Sixth: The address of its registered office and the address of the business office of its registered agent, as changed, will be identical.

        Seventh: The address of its place of business in Colorado is 12th & East Streets, Golden, CO 80401

        Dated November 21, 1986.

    COORS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY   (Note 1)

 

 

By

 

/s/ John E. Mohn


 

(Note 2)
        its Vice President    

        STATE OF Colorado

        County of Jefferson

        Before me, Ann Boe, a Notary Public in and for the said County and State, personally appeared John Mohn who acknowledged before me that he is the Vice President of Coors Distributing Company a Colorado corporation, that he signed the foregoing, and that the statements contained therein are true.

        In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 21st day of November, A.D. 1986

        My commission expires 12/23/89

    /s/ Ann Boe
    c/o Adolph Coors Company
Golden, CO 80401

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NOTES:   1.   Exact corporate name of corporation making the statement.
    2.   Signature and title of officer signing for the corporation, — must be President or Vice-President.
    3.   Signature of Notary Public must be exactly as shown on Notarial Seal, and must agree with notarial commission.

        Filing fee $5.00

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ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT
to the
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

        Pursuant to the provisions of the Colorado Corporation Code, the undersigned corporation adopts the following Articles of Amendments to its Articles of Incorporation:

        FIRST: The name of the corporation is (note 1) Coors Distributing Company

        SECOND: The following amendment to the Articles of Incorporation was adopted on July 13, 1987, as prescribed by the Colorado Corporation Code, in the manner marked with an X below:

        o Such amendment was adopted by the board of directors where no shares have been issued.

        ý Such amendment was adopted by a vote of the shareholders. The number of shares voted for the amendment was sufficient for approval.

        A new Article VIII is adopted, as follows:

ARTICLE VIII

Indemnification

        The corporation may indemnify its directors, officers, employees and agents against liabilities and expenses incurred in their corporate capacities in a manner consistent with the provisions of the Colorado Corporation Code.

        THIRD: The manner, if not set forth in such amendment, in which any exchange, reclassification, or cancellation of issued shares provided for in the amendment shall be effected, is as follows: None

        FOURTH: The manner in which such amendment effects a change in the amount of stated capital, and the amount of stated capital as changed by such amendment, are as follows:    None

    COORS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY   (Note 1)
    By:   /s/ [Illegible]
Its President
   

 

 

and

 

/s/ [Illegible]

Its Secretary

 

(Note 2)

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Note:   1.   Exact name of corporation adopting the Articles of Amendments.
    2.   Signature and title of officers signing for the corporation.


STATEMENT OF CHANGE OF REGISTERED OFFICE
OR REGISTERED AGENT, OR BOTH,
OF
COORS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY

        To The Secretary of State of the State of Colorado

        Pursuant to the provisions of the Colorado Corporation Act, the undersigned corporation, organized under the laws of the State of Colorado submits the following statement for the purpose of changing its registered office or its registered agent, or both, in the State of Colorado:

        First: The name of the corporation is Coors Distributing Company

        Second: The address of its previous REGISTERED OFFICE was 12th and East Streets, Golden, CO 80401

        Third: The address to which its REGISTERED OFFICE is to be changed is 12th and East Streets, Golden, CO 80401

        Fourth: The name of its previous REGISTERED AGENT was Thomas B. Robinson

        Fifth: The name of its successor REGISTERED AGENT is M. Caroline Turner

        Sixth: The address of its registered office and the address of the business office of its registered agent, as changed, will be identical.

        Seventh: The address of its place of business in Colorado is 12th and East Streets, Golden, CO 80401

        Dated April 28, 1988.

    COORS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY
  (Note 1)

 

 

By

 

/s/ John Mohn


 

(Note 2)
        Its Vice President
   

        STATE OF Colorado

        County of Jefferson

        Before me, Ann Boe, a Notary Public in and for the said County and State, personally appeared John Mohn who acknowledged before me that he is the Vice President of Coors Distributing Company, a Colorado corporation, that he signed the foregoing, and that the statements contained therein are true.

        In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 11th day of May, A.D. 1988.

        My commission expires 12/23/89

    /s/ Ann L Boe
    c/o Adolph Coors Company
Golden, CO 80401

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1.

 

Exact corporate name of corporation making the statement.
    2.   Signature and title of officer signing for the corporation, — must be President or Vice-President.
    3.   Signature of Notary Public must be exactly as shown on Notarial Seal, and must agree with notarial commission.

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ARTICLE II Duration .
ARTICLE III Purposes .
ARTICLE IV Stock .
ARTICLE V Initial Registered Office .
ARTICLE VI Directors .
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