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FEBRUARY SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

FREE Smoke Alarms:  NL Fire District will install free for Village & Township Residents
Schedule appointment:  815-463-4500  or email  info@nlFire.com

Mobile Workforce Center -- Location for New Lenox area every Friday
Frankfort Library:  Fridays, 9:30-noon, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Rd;  
Mokena Library:   Fridays, 1:30-3:30pm, 11327 W. 195th St.
Monday thru Thursday other locations:  wwwjobs4people.org

Weekly Job Fair for Job Seekers:   
@ Workforce Center of Will, 2400 Glenwood, Suite 100
Day and time vary every week:  815-727-4444
http://www.jobs4people.org/job-seekers/job-fairs.aspx 

(other Workforce information: www.will.works)

Help New Lenox's 3 yr. old Jase Snevely fight stage-4 cancer.
Donations to Help Jase!  i.e.clothing,shoes,books,linens,small household items.
Drop off donations: 1625 Carlton Ct., NL. or call for pick-up 815-999-2030.
Online donations: COTAforJaseS.com
 
NL Police Cadets --- Age 14 - 21 ---  Explore the field of law enforcement.
Meetings: every other Monday, 5:30-7:30 pm.  Info: ssperling@newlenox.net

Earn Extra Income $150
Apply now for 2018 Election Judge & Training
815-740-4617  www.thewillcountyclerk.com

Earn Extra Income $210 plus mileage
Election Day Field Technicians needed
Must have a technical background etc. 
Details:  email electionFieldTechs@WillCountyIllinois.com

Join the 365-day Bicentennial Celebration
Happy 200th Birthday State of Illinois  illinois200.com
Illinois was the 21st State in the Union: Dec. 3, 1818

new Park Dist. Upcoming "Day Trips"  Register Early:
Feb. 10 - Lake Geneva, WI
Feb. 19 - Chicago Blackhawks
Feb. 22 - "Steel Magnolias"

new Will Co. Resident's Pets: Spay/Neuter $40 Discount
Feb. 1 thru Feb. 28.  Confirm it your vet is participating OR
Spay Illinois Pet Well Clinic, Lisle 877-475-7729

new ShareFest 2018 Planning - To get involved:
www.SharefestWillCounty.com  815-342-2199

new March 20 Primary Election
EARLY VOTING @ NL Village Hall
March 5-9  9am-4pm
March 12-16  9am-4pm
      
new March 20 Primary Election
EARLY VOTING @ Will Co. Clerk's Office
Feb. 8 thru Mar. 19  8:30-4:30 pm


February 2018
2/1  Age 2-13 Guess How Many Hearts in the Jar
@ Lions Community Center  Feb. 1  thru  Feb. 16

2/1  Mom Heart Group Book Study - meets monthly
6:30-7:30pm Thursdays.  Info: stephaniekush@gmail.com

2/1  Adults - JAM SESSION & SOCIAL TIME 
THURSDAYS, 2:30 - 4:30 PM  @ Lions Community Center
Bring your instrument or just listen or sing along.

2/2  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
BREASTFEEDING, 10:30am      silvercross.org

2/4  NAMI Support Groups 6pm @ St. Joe's Hospital, Joliet
Meets monthly, 1st & 3rd Sunday (next 2/4; 2/18; 3/4; 3/18)
NAMI = National Alliance for Mental Illness:  Group 1) for adults with
mental illness;  Group 2) for family, caregivers & friends of those 
with mental illness.

2/5  Teen Clinic, Age 12-21 Free & Confidential Services
Every Monday, 3-6 pm @Will Co. Health Center
1106 Neal Ave., Joliet  815-685-2178

2/7  Adults: Artistic Afternoon: Acrylic Painting
Step-by-step instruction @ Lions C. Center    $43
1-3:30 pm.  Register by Jan. 22.  newlenoxparks.org

2/7  Adults - QUILTING CLUB: All talent levels welcome.
Jan. thru Aug. meets monthly, 1st Wednesday, 10am-3:30 pm
newlenoxparks.org  or  815-485-3584  (cost $20 per yr.)

2/7  Adults - COLORING CLUB
Meets monthly, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 1:00-2:30 pm
newlenoxparks.org  or  815-485-3584

2/8  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
Baby Bereavement, 7pm      silvercross.org

2/8  Adults - JAM SESSION & SOCIAL TIME 
THURSDAYS, 2:30 - 4:30 PM  @ Lions Community Center
Bring your instrument or just listen or sing along.

2/10  Gallery Seven Grand Reopening 2/10  4-8pm
(Relocated & Reopens Feb. 1st.)  @ Gaylord Building
200 W. 8th St., Lockport.  All exhibited work for sale.
815-838-9400

2/10  "Be a Jewel Valentine!"  Live Mystery Show and Dinner
Lions Club Fundraiser $35  @ Lion's Community Center
Tickets:  Skuyawa4@comcast.net or 815-693-0818

2/12  Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm  @ United Methodist
339 W. Haven, meets 2nd Monday, monthly. 815-485-8271

2/12  Teen Clinic, Age 12-21 Free & Confidential Services
Every Monday, 3-6 pm @Will Co. Health Center
1106 Neal Ave., Joliet  815-685-2178

2/12  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
BREASTFEEDING, 6pm      silvercross.org

2/13  100+ Women Who Care.  6 - 7 pm
Join us in giving to local charities.
@ P.B. Mulligan's Restaurant (Prairie Bluff Golf Club)
19433 Renwick Rd.  100WWC-Will.org & Facebook


2/13  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
BIPOLAR, 6:30pm      silvercross.org

2/13  Adults - Genealogy Club @ 6:00-7:45 pm
Meets 2nd Tuesday monthly.  newlenoxlibrary.org

2/14  Ash Wednesday Service & Breakfast, 9 am @ UMC
United Methodist Women Invites Community
RSPV by Feb. 7   8 1 5 - 4 8 5 - 8 2 7 1
Free will offering will be taken.  Childcare wll be provided.


2/14  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
STROKE, 4:00pm      silvercross.org

2/14  Adult Book Club @ Library  6:30-7:30 pm
Meets 2nd Wednesday, monthly.  newlenoxlibrary.org

2/14   Electronic Waste Recycle @ NL Township Bldg.
1100 S. Cedar,  monthly 2nd & 4th Wednesdays

Feb. 14 and 28,  5 pm - 7 pm only.

2/15  Adults - JAM SESSION & SOCIAL TIME 
THURSDAYS, 2:30 - 4:30 PM  @ Lions Community Center
Bring your instrument or just listen or sing along.

2/16  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
BREASTFEEDING, 10:30am      silvercross.org

2/16 Adults - QUILTING CLUB: All talent levels welcome.
Jan. thru Aug. meets monthly, 3rd Friday, 11am-3:30 pm
newlenoxparks.org  or  815-485-3584  (cost $20 per yr.)

2/18  NAMI Support Group 6pm @ St. Joe's Hospital, Joliet
Meets monthly, 1st & 3rd Sunday (next 2/18; 3/4; 3/18)
NAMI = National Alliance for Mental Illness:  Group 1) for adults with
mental illness;  Group 2) for family, caregivers & friends of those 
with mental illness.

2/19  Teen Clinic, Age 12-21 Free & Confidential Services
Every Monday, 3-6 pm @Will Co. Health Center
1106 Neal Ave., Joliet  815-685-2178

2/19  "Healing Hearts" Survivors of Suicide Support Group
7-8:30 pm. Meets 3rd Monday monthly @ Village Hall

2/21  Adults: A Mindfulness Course for Parents...$27
BE.HERE.NOW.  7pm-8:30pm  (2/21 or 4/11 or 5/9)
815-485-3584   newlenoxparks.org

2/21  Adults - COLORING CLUB
Meets monthly, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 1:00-2:30 pm
newlenoxparks.org  or  815-485-3584

2/22  TRIAD  (over age 50 adult NL residents) 
Meets every fourth Thursday, monthly, 1:30 pm at
NL Police Department, 200 Veterans Parkway.
Feb. topic:  Understanding Advanced Directives

2/22  Adults - JAM SESSION & SOCIAL TIME 
THURSDAYS, 2:30 - 4:30 PM  @ Lions Community Center
Bring your instrument or just listen or sing along.

2/24  French Cuisine Brunch  9 am - 1 pm
by Kid's & Company Preschool @ United Methodist
339 W. Haven.   Info: 815-485-9504
Tickets available at the door.  adults $12;  2-11 $6

2/26  Teen Clinic, Age 12-21 Free & Confidential Services
Every Monday, 3-6 pm @Will Co. Health Center
1106 Neal Ave., Joliet  815-685-2178

2/26  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
BREASTFEEDING, 6pm      silvercross.org

2/27  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
BIPOLAR, 6:30pm      silvercross.org

2/27  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
BREAST CANCER, 6:30pm      silvercross.org

2/28   Electronic Waste Recycle @ NL Township Bldg.
1100 S. Cedar,  monthly 2nd & 4th Wednesdays
5 pm - 7 pm only.

2/28  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
STROKE, 4:00pm      silvercross.org


MARCH 2018
3/01, 3/08, 3/15, 3/22  Hospice to offer Grief Related
4-session adult workshop, Thursdays, 6-8 pm
Open to everyone -- No Fee
@ Joliet Area Community Hospice 
Register:  815-460-3282

3/03  COMEDY FOR A CAUSE @ VFW  $20
A L-Way West Athletic Boosters Fundraiser
John Dacosse / Mike Preston
Tickets:  lwwboosters@gmail.com
(purchase 10 tickets to reserve a table)

Park Dist. Upcoming "Day Trips"  Register Early:
     March 15 - LaGrange, Jackson Sq. Mall
     March 28 - Macy's Flower Show
     April 12 - International Quilt Festival
     April 19 - Get Your Kicks On Route 66
     May 22 - Shipshewana Amish Community
newlenoxparks.org  or  815-485-3584

3/08  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
PULMONARY  10am  silvercross.org

3/16  Adult Park Dist. Class: Digital Photography...$75
March 12 - April. 3,  6-8 pm  
Also, Light & Shadow Photography...$75 Apr. 17-May 8
Register 815-485-3584  newlenoxparks.org


Announcements


Will County  
9-1-1 Text Messages now accepted in Will County.
"9-1-1:  Call if you can, text if you can't"    

TEEN CLINIC, Age 12-21 - Free & Confidential Services, Mondays, 3 pm - 6 pm
@ Will Co. Community Health Center, 1106 Neal Ave., Joliet   815-685-2178

TRAVEL VACCINATIONS -- Planning to travel out of the country?
Call Will County Health Dept. for immunizations at 815-740-8143

 
Village of New Lenox      815-462-6400  or  newlenox.net
Village Hall Hours,  M - F  8:30 am - 5 pm
 
 
New Lenox Police Department      815-485-2500  or  newlenox.net
Crime Tip Hotline:  815-462-6111

Phone solicitations:
The NL Police Dept. does not solicit monetary donations.
Any donations made will not benefit the operations of the New Lenox Police Dept.

 
New Lenox Township, 1100 S. Cedar  815-485-6431  or  www.newlenox.org
Food Pantry Hours:  Mon. - Fri.  9:30 - 11:30 and 1:30 - 3:30

Recycle: Traditional Items Only @ 1100 S. Cedar
M-F 1:00 - 3:30 pm  & 4th Sat. monthly, 8 am-12 pm  (No Electronic Waste)
Traditional items:  paper, plastic, glass, aluminum, tin, cardboard.
Hazardous waste:  used motor oil, anti-freeze, car batteries, and
BBQ grill type propane tanks w/cylinders

Electronic Waste Recycle:  2nd & 4th Wed. Monthly, 5 pm - 7 pm
@ NL Township Building, 1100 S. Cedar

 
New Lenox Fire Protection District      http://nlfire.com
Authorized American Heart Association Training Center
Providing courses:  
Heartsaver CPR with AED

Recycle: used motor oil @ All Four Fire Stations

Fire Dept. Monthly Pancake Breakfast  @ Station One, 261 E. Maple St.
Watch for the return of breakfast in the fall.
 
 
New Lenox Public Library    NewLenoxLibrary.org   815-485-2605
Recycle:  Drop off used eyeglasses, cell phones, rechargeable batteries.
Drop donations in the collection boxes located on the library upper level.

Watch.  Listen.  Practice.  Learn at Lynda.com through Library.
FREE 3,000 online tutorials.  Pay no more monthly charges.
You can access Lynda.com at the Library or at your home.

Need assistance on technology topic?  A sewing machine?  
Knit or crochet?       Schedule a one-on-one appointment.

eReaders available to check out at the library.

Download Digital Books, Audiobooks, Music & Magazines onto your
mobile device for free.  www.NewLenoxLibrary.org/books-and-more/downloadables

 
New Lenox Community Park District     815-485-3584  or  newlenoxparks.org 

Facility Rentals Available at the Park Dist. Lions Community Center.
Banquet Rooms and a Meeting Room:    newlenoxparks.org/?page_id=694
 
 
New Lenox School District 122 Foundation    www.nlsd122foundation.org

 
Big Run Wolf Ranch      (815) 588-0044   www.bigrunwolfranch.org
(501©(3) non-profit, wildlife education facility featuring rescued North American wildlife.

Big Run is seeking donations for a new tiger enclosure for 
"Shere Khan."   Please make donations at GoFundMe.com/scn9hzw

Come see "Shere Khan" the Siberian tiger, "Kuma" the black bear, 
Cougar "Charlie," 10 wolves, coyotes, raccoons, porcupines,
horses, and
many other wild & domestic animals.

Yearly season passes & adoptions available.
Schedule Camping, Birthday Parties, Field Trips
 
 
United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven    www.UMCnl.com
UMC "Kids & Company Preschool"    Information:  815-485-9504
Now accepting 2018/19 registrations for 2 yr. thru 5 yr. olds.

Share Your Talents Adults, Teens, & Children @ UMC
Vocal & Bell Choirs:  contact Musical47@hotmail.com
Praise Team: Contemporary musicians and vocalists:
T.Burns1952@me.com    
or  815-485-8271


Silver Cross Hospital
Encore Resale Shop @ Silver Cross
Tu, W, F & first Sat. of month 10 am - 3 pm
The Shop has been operated by a volunteer group
of women for 50 yrs.   
Donations can be dropped off
at the Shop or in the collection bin on the south 
side of the hospital.
 
 
VFW Program 
D.A.V. Service Officer at VFW - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, Monthly, 8:30 - 11:30 am.
Need to process a claim?  No Appointment Needed

Banquet Hall Rental - Large or Small Hall
http://vfwpost9545.org/hall-rental


American Legion Program 
Banguet Hall Rental - Seats 250 
http://www.legion.topqualitytestserver.com/friday-menu/

 
Providence Catholic High School and Children's Academy
Providence Children's Academy Accepting Registrations
Four Programs for Age 30 months thru 5 years.
Full Details providencecatholic.org      815-485-7129
 
 
CASA:  Court Appointed Special Advocate program   http://casaofwillcounty.org
2018 Volunteer Training, 6 Sessions, watch for the 2018 training dates.
 
 

 
Recurring Programs

County Wide Events and Programs
CASA = Court Appointed Special Advocate  http://casaofwillcounty.org
2018 Volunteer Training, 6 Sessions, watch for the 2018 training dates.

G.R.A.S.P. = Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing
There is no longer a Joliet Chapter.  See GRASP Facebook page for
other chapter locations: Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Crete, Chicago.
 
N.A.M.I. = National Alliance for Mental Illness
Support groups: 1) family & caregivers  2) adults with mental illness
Meets 1st & 3rd Sundays monthly at St. Joe's Hospital 333 N. Madison, Joliet
Details:  FB  /  815-731-9103  /  NAMIwillgrundy.org
NAMI offers:  "NAMI Basics" free classes
Register: Marketing@namiwillgrundy.org
NAMI offers:  Free 12-Week Education for Family & Friends of People
Living With Mental Illness - to improve coping & problem-solving.
Info / registration email:  info@namiWillGrundy.org   or  815-731-9103
 
"Healing Hearts" Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Meets monthly, 3rd Monday  7 - 8:30 pm  @ NL Village Hall
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Alzheimer's General Caregiving
24/7 HELPLINE - 1-800-272-3900

Alzheimer's Support Groups in Joliet
• 3rd Tuesday 10:30am, St. Edwards Episcopal Church, 206 N. Midland Ave
• 3rd Saturday 11am, Victory Centre, 29 N. Broadway St.

Opiate Recovery Group, "From Dope to Hope"
Tuesday nights, 7-8:30 pm  
For both users & their loved ones  
@ Peace Lutheran Church, 1900 Lincoln Hwy, NL
AMIRF.org  /  tryan@armirf.org  /  844-611-HOPE  /  Facebook
 
Family Support Group - HERO welcomes community.
Tuesdays 7-8:30 pm  @  Lincolnway Christian Church, 690 E. Illinois Hwy.
For those whose loved ones struggle with addiction.  Childcare available.
Info: jDombrowski@lincolnway.org

 
Will County Events and Programs
Age 50 & UP:  Manhattan / New Lenox T.R.I.A.D. Programs
Meets Monthly, 4th Thursday, 1:30 pm  @ NL Police Station    
Note:  Apr. 27,  June 22 and November 16 to be held at the Village of
Manhattan, 260 Market Place.
 

 

Lincoln-Way Toastmasters

Enhance Your Communication Skills - No cost

Meets monthly, first & third Thursdays, 7:30 - 9:30 pm  @  L-Way East

Use entry door by flag poles.  815-474-9580   www.lincolnwaytoastmasters.com. 

 
 
New Lenox Safe Communities of America Coalition
https://www.facebook.com/safenewlenox
A Matter of Balance: Free 8 Week Class, Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Next class: Contact Daniel Martin 815-462-6128  /  dMartin@newLenox.net

FREE 20-Hour Basic CERT Classes
If interested in taking the class or need additional information about
the CERT program contact Daniel Martin, Public Safety Division Chief
at the New Lenox Police Department, (815) 462-6128 or
dMartin@newLenox.net

"Healing Hearts - Survivors of Suicide Support Group"
Meets monthly the third Monday  7 - 8:30 pm @ NL Police Dept.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-TALK (8255)
 
 
New Lenox Public Library Adult Programs  NewLenoxLibrary.org   815-485-2605
Senior Center Coffee & Treats  (Age 55+)   1st Thurs. Monthly, 10:30 am.

Adult Board Games Club:  Monthly, 5:30 pm

Adult Book Club:  2nd Wed. Monthly, 6:30 - 7:30 pm.  
Pick up current book at Library.

Mystery Book Club:  3rd Tues. Monthly, 1:30 - 2:30 pm.  
Pick up current book at Library.

Fiber Arts Informal Exchange:  1st & 3rd Thurs. Monthly, 6 pm
Knit, crochet - beginners welcome!

Writers Group:  1st & 3rd Wed. Monthly, 6:30 pm
Discuss your writing with others.  New members always welcome.

Genealogy Club: 2nd Tues. Monthly,   6 - 7:30 pm 
Learn how to break through "brick walls" to obtain vital records.

Need assistance on technology topic?
Sewing machine basics?  
Knit or crochet?     
Schedule a one-on-one appointment.


New Lenox Community Park District Program

815-485-3584  or  newlenoxparks.org


United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven   umcnl.com

Small Group Bible Studies - Community Welcome

http://umcnl.com/ministries/adult-ministries/bible-study/

 

 

Silver Cross Hospital Programs
Register:  888-660-HEAL  or  silvercross.org
 
Free Health Education Classes     Register:  888-660-HEAL  or  silvercross.org
   • Is weight loss surgery right for you?   Wednesdays, 5:45 pm
 
Free Support Groups    Register:  888-660-HEAL  or  silvercross.org

FEBRUARY

Bariatric   ------------------------------

Breastfeeding  -----------------------   2/02  10:30 am

Baby Bereavement  ----------------   2/08   7:00 pm
Breastfeeding  -----------------------   2/12   6:00 pm
Bipolar ----------------------------------   2/13   6:30 pm
Stroke  ----------------------------------   2/14   4:00 pm 
Breastfeeding  ------------------------   2/16  10:30 am
Breastfeeding  ------------------------   2/26   6:00 pm

Bipolar ----------------------------------   2/27   6:30 pm

Breast Cancer    ----------------------    2/27   6:30 pm

Stroke   ----------------------------------   2/28   4:00 pm
MARCH

Pulmonary ----------------------------   3/08  10:00 am

 
 
Free Screenings @ Silver Cross - Homer Glen

new Women post-delivery, 6 weeks-1 yrs. with pelvic problems
    Appointment: 815-300-6288

   Scoliosis Screening, Adults & Children
   Fridays 9 am - 3 pm    By appointment:  877-694-7722

   Blood Pressure Checks - daily 10 am - 2 pm - walk-ins welcome.
   @ Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St., Homer Glen

    Balance Enhancement Assessment & Fall Prevention
    by appointment:  815-300-6580

    Colon Cancer Screening Kits  888-660-HEAL

    Following Covered by Medicare & Most Insurance Plans:
        Lung Cancer CT Low Dose Screening
      Recommended annually for former smokers, age 55-77 yr.

 
Free Screenings @ Silver Cross - Online
   Sleep Disorders Assessment  www.silvercross.org/sleepdisorderscenter
   Stroke Risk Assessment   www.silvercross.org/neuro
   Incontinence Risk Assessment   short quiz

Childbirth Education Classes @ Silver Cross - New Lenox
   Postnatal Pilates, Prepared Childbirth, Breastfeeding Classes, Baby Basics
   Full Details:  888-660-HEAL  or  www.silvercross.org/specialdeliveries   or
                              Women and Infant Services Birthing Center.
    
Free Birthing Center Tours @ Silver Cross - New Lenox
    Saturdays 1:30 pm;  Sundays 1:30 and 4 pm 
    (call for Tuesday tour times)
 
 
Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545    VFW Website

Friday Night Fish Fry, Year-round,  5 - 8 pm 
Includes:  Icelandic cod, shrimp, chicken.  (dinners $8 to $12)
 
Tuesday Night Bingo   Doors Open at 5pm;  Games Start 6:45 pm
Games, Pull Tabs, Lightening Game.  Food Available.

Thursday Night Horseshoes - starts Apr. thru Nov. 2017
6 pm sign up, start time 6:30 pm.

D.A.V. Service Officer at VFW - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, Monthly
Need to process a claim?  No Appointment Needed  8:30 - 11:30 am
 
 

Thomas E. Hartung American Legion Post 1977
http://americanlegionnewlenox.com
 
Bags 'N Beer Tournaments $5  every Wednesday.  
Everyone Welcome to participate!
6:30 pm sign in;  6:45 pm teams drawn;  7 pm game starts
Prizes awarded - 100% payout.

Queen of Hearts Raffle, every Friday night, 7 pm

Karaoke with Chad every Friday, 7 pm to midnight

Dog Tag Drink Specials:  Tuesdays & Thursdays
Veterans, show your dog tags, receive 50¢ off any drink.
 
Purchase an "Honor Brick"   $50
Honor your loved ones, past & present with a commemorative brick.
To be installed in the walk of honor around the Patton Tank
@ American Legion,  14414 Ford Drive  (off Cedar Rd.)

Banquet Hall Rental - seats 250
http://www.legion.topqualitytestserver.com/friday-menu/
 

 
 


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      New Lenox Community Park District
      Calendar of Events

      New Lenox Public Library
      Program Calendar
       
       
       
       

       
      Contact Us
      Village of New Lenox
      1 Veterans Parkway
      New Lenox, Illinois 60451
      Phone: (815) 462-6400
      Village Hall Hours:
      Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
       
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