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Avino Silver and Gold Mines Ltd TSX: ASM-T

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Avino Reports Voting Results of AGSM

PR Newswire - PRF - Thu May 27, 3:10PM CDT
  

VANCOUVER, BC , May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -  Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX:ASM.TO) (NYSEAmerican:ASM) (FSE:GV6) ("Avino" or "the Company") is pleased to report that at the Annual General & Special Meeting of shareholders ("AGSM") of the Company held on May 27, 2021 , all resolutions proposed to shareholders were duly passed. 28,050,671 common shares of the Company, representing approximately 28.11% of the Company's issued and outstanding common shares as at the record date were voted.

The following briefly describes the matters voted upon and the outcome of the votes at the meeting:

1.   Setting the Number of Directors at Five

According to proxies received and a vote conducted by a show of hands, the resolution regarding the setting of the number of Directors at five was passed as follows:

Votes For

% For

Votes Against

% Against





8,437,941

98.33

143,558

1.67

2.    Election of Directors

According to proxies received and a vote conducted by a show of hands, the following directors were elected to the board of directors of the Company as follows:

Director Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld






Ronald Andrews

8,079,386

94.15

502,112

5.85

Peter Bojtos

8,260,683

96.26

320,815

3.74

Gary Robertson

8,263,352

96.29

318,146

3.71

David Wolfin

8,313,160

96.87

268,338

3.13

Jasman Yee

8,222,333

95.81

359,165

4.19

3.   Appointment and Remuneration of Auditors

According to proxies received and a vote conducted by a show of hands, the resolution regarding the appointment and remuneration of Manning Elliott LLP as the Company's auditors was passed as follows:

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld





26,423,389

94.20

1,627,281

5.80

4.   Approval of Unallocated Entitlements under the 2018 Rolling Stock Option Plan

According to proxies received and a vote conducted by a show of hands, the resolution regarding the approval of unallocated entitlements under the 2018 Rolling Stock Option Plan was passed as follows:

Votes For

% For

Votes Against

% Against





7,421,874

86.49

1,159,624

13.51

5.    Approval of Unallocated Entitlements under the 2018 Restricted Share Unit Plan

According to proxies received and a vote conducted by a show of hands, the resolution regarding the approval of unallocated entitlement under the 2018 Restricted Share Unit Plan was passed as follows:

Votes For

% For

Votes Against

% Against





7,054,640

82.21

1,526,859

17.79

The Board of Directors appreciate the support of our shareholders.

About Avino

Avino is primarily a silver producer with a diversified pipeline of silver, gold, and base metal properties in Mexico . Avino produces from its wholly owned Avino Mine near Durango, Mexico . The Company's silver, copper and gold production remains unhedged. The Company's mission and strategy is to create shareholder value through its focus on profitable organic growth at the historic Avino Property and the strategic acquisition of mineral exploration and mining properties. We are committed to managing all business activities in a safe, environmentally responsible, and cost-effective manner, while contributing to the well-being of the communities in which we operate.

On Behalf of the Board

"David Wolfin"

________________________________ 
David Wolfin
President & CEO
Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd.

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SOURCE Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd.

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