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Author: Jacqueline Fox
Event Date: 11/10/16
Sponsor: Doylestown Food Market, Delaware Valley University, Rodale Institute
Location: Delaware Valley University, Life Sciences Building, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901
Release Date: 10/25/16
Get ready for a very special Veteran’s Day Celebration this year. On Thursday evening, November 10th, The Doylestown Food Market, along with Delaware Valley University and Rodale Institute, present the documentary, "Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields." We are thrilled to announce an amazing panel to follow . . .
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Author: Arlene E. Daily, 215-249-0100, X 146, ADaily@PearlSBuck.org
Event Date: 10/30/16
Sponsor: Pearl S. Buck International
Release Date: 10/21/16
Mortals who care to discover the REAL ghosts in the Pearl S. Buck House are invited to visit on Sunday, October 30, for a slightly spooky, yet family-friendly Ghost Tour. Visitors will encounter some of the many ghosts seen on the property by Pearl S. Buck, her neighbors, and house visitors. Through the years there have been many . . .
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Normal Memory Loss with Aging vs. Dementia. Is it Forgetfulness or Something More?
Author: Darlene Spagnola & Sarah Vander Schaaff, 844-843-4200

Sponsor: Theia Senior Solutions
Release Date: 10/20/16
November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and it’s an ideal time to learn more about the disease as well as dementia, the name we give to the range of symptoms related to memory loss and decline in cognitive skills that affect a person’s ability to function. Many cases of dementia are due to Alzheimer’s disease, but there . . .
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Author: Robyn Gross, 215-348-2940 Ext. 1121, rgross@bucksiu.org
Event Date: 11/3/16
Sponsor: Bucks County Intermediate Unit
Location: Bucks County Intermediate Unit, 705 N. Shady Retreat Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901
Release Date: 10/19/16
The Bucks County Intermediate Unit (Bucks IU) is hosting an informative evening for parents, families, and students with varying levels of disabilities between the ages of 14-21, to share information on the many options available to the child as they transition to the next level of their growth and development.  Whether the student is . . .
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61 auto dealers in Montgomery County participate in one-of-a-kind program that will distribute more than 45,000 coats throughout the Philadelphia region in October
Author: Erin Auci, 267-238-4136, auto@brownsteingroup.com

Sponsor: Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation
Release Date: 10/14/16
This month, the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation - the philanthropic arm of the Philadelphia Auto Show and the Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia - will distribute a record number of 45,070 free winter coats to underprivileged children living in the five-county region of Philadelphia through its Driving Away the Cold . . .
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Author: Robyn Gross, 215-348-2940 Ext. 1121, rgross@bucksiu.org

Sponsor: The Bucks County Intermediate Unit
Release Date: 10/12/16
The Bucks County Intermediate Unit (Bucks IU) is hosting an interactive group meeting to provide information to students and their families on concussions and the child’s return to the classroom following this type of brain injury.  Recently, there has been a significant amount of research and funding on concussion and recovery as . . .
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Author: Charles Metzger, 610-205-6801

Sponsor: PA Department of Transportation
Release Date: 10/5/16
Route 32 (River Road) will be closed and detoured between Point Pleasant Pike and Dark Hollow Road in Tinicum Township, Bucks County, on Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7, and on Tuesday, October 11, through Friday, October 14, from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, for base repairs, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today . . .
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Scatter Joy Center hosted craft day for Sunshine Foundation dreamers and families.
Author: Jessica Greene, 800-767-1976, Jessica@sunshinefoundation.org

Sponsor: Sunshine Foundation & The Scatter Joy Center for the Arts
Release Date: 10/4/16
The Scatter Joy Center for the Arts, located in Horsham, hosted a craft day for Sunshine Foundation dreamers on Saturday, October 1, 2016. Sunshine Foundation dreamers included Alisha, Ciarlo and Cayla as well as their families, constructed and decorated Halloween baskets, witches and pumpkins. Pizza and desserts were served. The aim of the . . .
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Habitat Bucks Seeks Designers for Upcycle Challenge

Saucon Creek Arts Festival Seeks Artists

Pennridge Teens Named Students of the Month by Perkasie Rotary

Habitat Bucks Holds a Wall-Raising for New Home in Morrisville

With Her Own Rescue Dog to Love, Emilie Croggon Pays it Forward!

TRI SCREENING, BENEFITING THE USA TRIATHLON FOUNDATION

15 Years Strong: Clinic Provides $720,853 in Free Dental Care Last Year

Syria Before the Fall - Two Professional Women Recall Their Childhood Homes

My Million Dollar Mom Accepted Into Filmmakers Collaborative

Leather Expressions to Spread Goodwill and Ultimate Comfort this Holiday Season

EXCEPTIONAL BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS HONORED AT LOWER BUCKS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE'S 2016 CHAMPIONS OF COMMERCE AWARDS CEREMONY

The Bucks-Montgomery Chapter of the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA) Announces its Inaugural Event, Taste of Bucks-Mont

Habitat for Humanity Dedicates New Home in Morrisville

Special Edition Historic Newtown Holiday Ornaments on Sale November 26

Metropolitan Ballet Company Presents its Annual Family Concert Series Featuring The Rainbow Fish and Sleeping Beauty, Act III PLUS Tea under the Sea, a Fun Tea Party Event

Newly-Preserved Delaware Twp. Parcel Protects Water and Views

Farm Fresh Film Series Continues with Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields

Encounter Ghosts Reported by Residents and Neighbors of the Pearl S. Buck House Halloween Weekend: Take a Ghost Tour!

November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Secondary School Level Transition Options and Resource Fair

Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation Distributes New Winter Coats to Montgomery County Children in Need through its Driving Away the Cold Program

Learn About the Effects of Concussions at our BrainSTEPS Group Meeting on October 25, 2016

Route 32 (River Road) to Close Weekdays in Tinicum Township for Base Repairs

Scatter Joy Center Spreads Sunshine Through Art

Abandoned America: Presentation by Photographer Matthew Christopher

Local Company Making A Much Kneaded Change in the Food Industry

Area Executives are Sleeping Out to Help Homeless Kids

League of Women Voters Announces October Programs

A Woman's Place's Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil

A Woman's Place will Paint the Towns Purple this October

Bucks County Intermediate Unit's Art on the Move Program Receives $15,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Vote for the Sourlands!

Alliance Francaise of Doylestown presents Markets of Provence

Local Actor Develops Theatre Program at The Confucius Institute in China

College Students Furnish Dorms and Apartments At ReStores

Habitat ReStores Offer Training Opportunities for Seniors Through Goodwill Employment Program

Stretched Strings Concert Series Presents Tim Farrell with special guest Claude LaFlamme

Sourland Music Festival

25th Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival

Sixteen Students Participate in Foundations Summer Youth Corps

New Performing Arts Center Scheduled to Open in Lambertville, NJ Later this Year

Natural History Walk at Norristown Farm Park

Local Animal Rescue Organization Awarded National Relief Grant

The Riverside Symphonia's Concert Under the Stars

We Are Orlando - Doylestown Vigil

Incredible Insects at Norristown Farm Park

We Are Orlando

SCORE Bucks County Sales and Marketing Workshop

Inaugural Paddle Battle New Hope vs Lambertville Dragon Boat Race

Bus from Newtown to Carry Activists to Pennsylvania's Biggest-Ever Gun Violence Prevention Rally

Villanova Basketball Star to Score Major Points with Second Annual iBALL Pro Combine

Local Philadelphia Organization Donating K9 Dogs Around the Country

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show

The Amazing Race Newtown Edition Only Days Away

Sports Block Party - Neshaminy High School

May in Versailles

Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County Announces the Grand Opening of its Langhorne ReStore

Quakertown Pet Store Converts from Puppy Sales to Adoptions

Allentown Rescue Mission First Annual Gala

Amazing Race

Riverside Symphonia to Hold Spring Concert of Bach Grieg and Haydn

Designer Bag Bingo Fundraiser

Eleven Secrets for a Divorce-Proof Marriage

Local Live 2016

Bucks County Farm Summit 2016

Busy Bees and Pollinators Workshop

Free Dental Care to Underserved

BucksMont Squires of Song Guest Night

Le Creuset Cookware Bingo

American Whiskey Comes Home

Comic Books of Conscience

DESIGNER BAG & DAY SPA BINGO

Happy Valen-Tails at Animal Alliance

Winter Weather Safety for Pets

Martin Luther King Day of Service

Aark's Enchanted Evening with Wildlife

Food Donations for our Homeless on Christmas Day

Volunteer Opportunities for Christmas Day

Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular

Skip's Candy Corner to Partner with Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs on Dog Treat Fundraiser

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M.A. Landscapes & Lawn Care, LLC is a single source, full-service provider for your landscaping, hardscaping, lawn care and tree/shrub needs. In addition to our basic landscaping services, we offer core aeration and over seeding, fertilization and weed control applications including crabgrass control, insect control and liming. Our grounds maintenance and fertilization program can protect your valuable landscaping investment.  Our commitment to customer satisfaction lies in our reliable service, state of the art equipment, and personable customer service.

Big Oak is a family owned heating oil company delivering high quality #2 heating oil to all of Lower Bucks County at a discounted price.  We are here to serve our communities with the warmth and peace of mind they need. We value the relationships we have with people in the community, working side by side with customers as our neighbors and friends. This personal touch has allowed us to gain the loyalty of many long-standing customers. Our trucks are calibrated by the state to ensure our customers get what they pay for.  Our prices are consistently the lowest in Bucks County. You can feel comfort knowing that through the harsh winter months you will always have someone to answer your telephone calls 7 days a week. Our heating oil deliveries are prompt, even through the worst weather conditions, and our friendly staff makes every customer?s need their priority.



We are committed to providing top-quality programs year-round in a stimulating and exciting environment situated on a beautiful, 55-acre farm in Doylestown, PA.  Our highly trained team of professionals is dedicated to giving your child the benefits of a fun and stimulating program. By encouraging self-discovery, originality, and individualism, we avoid the competitive atmosphere and encourage each participant to proceed at his/her own pace. Each child's individual needs and personality are respected and nurtured. We emphasize intellectual and character development through: Cooperation, Confidence, Critical Thinking and Compassion.  We offer a range of activities including horseback riding, tennis, swimming, music, and specialty science programs. Our Toddler Center provides childcare programs for ages starting at 3 months ? 3 years (not yet potty trained). The Curiosity Shoppe is licensed by the Department of Education as a private academic school for ages 3 years to Kindergarten. We also offer an afternoon Kindergarten program and after school programs from students K through 6th grade.

Mercedes-Benz of Princeton is a family owned and operated exclusive Mercedes-Benz dealership located in the Lawrenceville / Princeton NJ area serving Central New Jersey, Lehigh Valley and the Bucks County & Philadelphia region. We have been providing the community with a friendly automotive experience since 1983. We comprise the most competitive lease & purchase options and a 22 Bay Service Department with MBUSA trained technicians to help serve you & your Mercedes-Benz. We continue to provide our clients with quality customer service in sales, service, and customer relations, striving to meet every luxury car driver's unique needs in each and every department.

If you like freshness, you'll love The Market at DelVal. It's a locovore's dream! Find fresh grown produce, locally made Rose Bank Wines, freshly prepared meals by  JustFood, delectable desserts by Confection Perfection, locally produced organic meats, hormone-free milk in glass bottles, gourmet cheeses and crackers, Uncle Dave's Homemade Ice Cream, and our full-service Deli all under one roof. Come on in and enjoy all we have to offer! The Market at DelVal also offers a full line of premium nursery stock, all sizes of B&B and container trees and shrubs. We have a great variety of classic shrubs and trees, annuals, perennials, ornamental grasses, soil, mulch, stone, and garden tools, as well as expert staff with the time to help you find the perfect plants for your landscape. We also carry Christmas trees, wreaths, greens, poinsettias and many seasonal items.

Opened in 1974 initiated by parents in the community, LifePath, a non-profit organization, has been providing a variety of community and residential services to individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities in 7 counties in Pennsylvania. LifePath's programs and services are guided by the principal of everyday lives, an environment of respect and dignity and opportunities to make decisions and choices about one's own life. If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of individuals in your community, we have a position for you! EOE



For over 25 years, the paving experts at Boswell Brothers Paving have increased the value and beauty to residences and businesses in Bucks, Montgomery and Lehigh counties. We are the people to call when your driveway needs to be repaved or your building's parking lot needs striping or crack repair. With our knowledge and experience, you can expect incredible results in paving, asphalt, and sealcoat services. We are equipped do court services, asphalt grading, paving designs, retaining walls, and more. Some of our project specialties include basketball courts, tennis courts, private roads, and parking lots. If you just need regular maintenance, we can provide that too! This includes asphalt overlay, replacement, patching up holes, re-raking, and smoothing out damaged areas. Boswell Brother's Paving specializes in all forms of paving and can help you with just about any project. Give us a call today!

If you can dream it, you can be it! For 28 years, our Dance, Music and Theatre School has been offering classes for children and adults. We have three locations (Harleysville, Worcester and Eagleville), each with a small theater and retail store. Our classes include: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Pointe Lessons, Tots Classes, Piano, Voice, Guitar, Saxophone, Flute, Trumpet, Violin, Musical Theatre, Broadway, Acting, and more. In addition to classes, we sponsor Productions, Teams, Performances and Competitions.

The Water Wheel Tavern is ready to serve Doylestown once again. This iconic establishment has been given an extensive industrial chic renovation and we are eager to share it with you. Try our delicious new American pub-style menu, 16 Draft Taps and over 30 craft beers. We are also rolling out the red carpet with Live Entertainment on Friday and Saturday Evenings!

Mikula Web Solutions offers complete website development solutions that exclusively use mobile friendly, responsive coding. Our services include: custom websites; low-cost websites; social media; database applications; Search Engine Optimization (SEO); development of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn business pages; website hosting; and more. We have been designing websites since we had to convince clients that the web was going to become popular! Mikula Web Solutions, Inc. is also the creator of the BucksCountyAlive family of community websites.

Rambling Pines, the area's premier day camp, boasts extensive indoor and outdoor facilities, mature, experienced staff and a program second to none. We include aquatics, sports, electives, creative and performing arts. Family owned and operated since 1976. Door-to-door transportation and lunch are included in your tuition. Fun, Safe, Awesome! Come to one of our Open Houses or contact us for a camp tour. Let us show you around.

Kinder Works offers Infant/Toddler care, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Summer Camp. With a staff of certified teachers, Kinder Works is fully accredited by the Department of Public Welfare and the Department of Education.  We have a unique building design with specialized classrooms, open space, lots of light and natural colors. Full and Part-time schedules are available.

Jensen is a family owned and operated moving and storage company that is celebrating it's 100th year of helping those who are relocating to new homes. We provide quality service and personal attention. Jensen is a family owned and operated moving and storage company that is celebrating it's 100th year of helping those who are relocating to new homes. We provide quality service and personal attention.

Shady Brook Farm is a 4th generation run family business boasting a large farm market, HUGE garden center, and busy pick-your-own operation. Throughout the year Shady Brook hosts seasonal festivals and events, Fall Fest, and the spectacular Holiday Light Show. Our Nursery stocks hundreds of trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, herbs, seasonal favorites and more. The Garden Center has everything you need to create a beautiful landscape including mulch, soil, stone, seed, fertilizer, tools and expert staff to answer all your questions. In addition, our partner PLANT is a design and build company that can help give you the landscape of your dreams. Come see all that Shady Brook Farm has to offer.

Tyler Park Center for the Arts offers exciting workshops in a variety of artistic mediums for all levels, beginner through advanced, adults and children. All classes, workshops, and a variety of Summer Art Camps are taught by talented and exceptional artists in beautiful Tyler State Park. Experience Wheel Thrown and Hand Built Pottery, Precious Metal Clay, Glass Arts, Fine Art, Photography, Paper Making, and more! Take a stroll in our large scale Outdoor Sculpture Garden, fire pots in our Manabigama Wood Kiln, and attend Crafts in the Meadow, our annual  Juried Invitational Fine Art and Craft Festival this October along with the Mad Hatters Garden Party benefit auction in June.

Town & Country Players provides professional-quality shows from April through November in its rustic theatre in Buckingham. Musicals...Comedies...Farces...Dramas...Mysteries... Tragedies... You're going to love the performing arts in Bucks County at Town and Country Players. Free parking. Season tickets and partial season tickets available.

McCoole's provides a fine dining experience, for a casual dining budget. Enjoy our made to order menu in a 300 year old inn with history abound. McCoole's has acquired the old

John Strouse offers compassionate, non-judgmental psychic-mediumship readings by phone or Skype. Each reading will be specific to you and your life.  In your reading, we will cover many aspects of your life journey.  These areas may include love and relationships, career and finances, family and friends, and travel. Try a Psychic House Party - a fun atmosphere where you and your guests will receive in-person, individual psychic readings.  It is an event your guests will talk about for a long time to come. For local clients, these house parties are in-person. Out-of-area clients can enjoy a Psychic House Party via skype or video.

As a property owner and community member, your needs for a property management company that has genuine skills, service and expertise is critical. AMCC places the highest priority on accountability, accessibility and service. We perform weekly visual inspections of our properties, detecting potential problems before they become real problems. Our hands-on management reduces the burden on the board for the daily operations and maintenance of your community. A primary objective of AMCC is to relieve the board of the burdens of day-to-day operations and administration of property management and empower them as decision makers. We believe in common sense solutions to property management, providing clients with services tailored to meet their needs, rather than a blanket approach for every community. Our clients love us, and you will too! As a property owner and community member, your needs for a property management company that has genuine skills, service and expertise is critical. AMCC places the highest priority on accountability, accessibility and service. We perform weekly visual inspections of our properties, detecting potential problems before they become real problems. Our hands-on management reduces the burden on the board for the daily operations and maintenance of your community. A primary objective of AMCC is to relieve the board of the burdens of day-to-day operations and administration of property management and empower them as decision makers. We believe in common sense solutions to property management, providing clients with services tailored to meet their needs, rather than a blanket approach for every community. Our clients love us, and you will too!

Residential housecleaning, weekly, biweekly, monthly since 1994. Owner operated. We ensure that you get personalized service and workers carefully selected for the reliability and professionalism you deserve. Sweeping Beauty's Guarantee: We will make your home sparkle. We give you the best housecleaning services for your money. We are totally reliable and trustworthy. You must be 100% satisfied. Five-time award winner of the Best in BucksMont, Sweeping Beauty is not a franchise. It is an independent company whose goal is to build a relationship with every one of our clients. Sit back and relax. With quality teams and a flat rate, you can rest assured that your home will be beautiful enough for a Princess. We back our work with our Happily Ever After Guarantee so you can feel confident about our work. Call Sweeping Beauty today for a free in-home estimate. Residential housecleaning, weekly, biweekly, monthly since 1994. Owner operated. We ensure that you get personalized service and workers carefully selected for the reliability and professionalism you deserve. Sweeping Beauty's Guarantee: We will make your home sparkle. We give you the best housecleaning services for your money. We are totally reliable and trustworthy. You must be 100% satisfied. Five-time award winner of the Best in BucksMont, Sweeping Beauty is not a franchise. It is an independent company whose goal is to build a relationship with every one of our clients. Sit back and relax. With quality teams and a flat rate, you can rest assured that your home will be beautiful enough for a Princess. We back our work with our Happily Ever After Guarantee so you can feel confident about our work. Call Sweeping Beauty today for a free in-home estimate.

The IMPACT Project, Inc. is a private children and youth agency established in 1991. IMPACT provides foster care services for Pennsylvania clients from birth to age 20. Foster parents receive a wide array of training & support services provided by professional staff. IMPACT has had the honor of being the only foster care agency in Pennsylvania to have won the prestigious Program of the Year award from Pennsylvania?s Juvenile Court Judges? Commission for both our foster care programming as well as our community based programs. Please join us in our pursuit to help children in need, become a foster parent today!

As the only Eastern Wellness Center in the Bucks-Mont area, Ground Luminosity offers acupuncture, eastern style massage (Shiatsu and Tui na), exercise classes (yoga, tai chi, chi gung), and plant based nutritional counseling. The bodywork therapies at Ground Luminosity stem from the Oriental Medical Theory that all illnesses of the mind and body, with their respective symptoms, are related to an underlying imbalance in an individual?s energy system. By employing massage and manipulation techniques each therapy seeks to establish a harmonious flow of Qi (energy) through the system, allowing for the body to heal itself naturally.

Visualize yourself coming home to a clean house!  SIMPLIFY.  Free up your time and leave the cleaning to us.  We have been providing professional, healthy home cleaning services to your Central Bucks County friends and neighbors since 2003.  We are a local, family owned business, and multi-year Best of Bucks award winner specializing in weekly, biweekly, monthly, and priority house cleaning. Call or click on our website to set up your free in-home quote. Visualize yourself coming home to a clean house!  SIMPLIFY.  Free up your time and leave the cleaning to us.  We have been providing professional, healthy home cleaning services to your Central Bucks County friends and neighbors since 2003.  We are a local, family owned business, and multi-year Best of Bucks award winner specializing in weekly, biweekly, monthly, and priority house cleaning. Call or click on our website to set up your free in-home quote.

The only educational newspaper serving the women of Bucks County, offering businesses the unique opportunity to reach an important, targeted consumer group through a focused educational and informational approach.

Kinder Works preschool offers a loving and caring learning environment for Preschoolers and Kindergartners. With a staff of certified teachers, Kinder Works is fully accredited by the Department of Public Welfare and Department of Education. Full and Part-time schedules are available. For summer fun, check out our Camp Kinder Works!

Buckingham Friends School is a K-8 school located in the heart of Bucks County.  It is a vibrant, diverse learning community that views each child as an individual and concentrates on developing his/her full potential through an emphasis on rights, responsibilities, and respect.  Students are taught in small classes and learn to develop a sense of community and the benefits of working together as a team, all in a safe yet challenging environment. They are encouraged to think deeply, reflect thoughtfully, resolve conflicts peacefully, and play exuberantly.  As a result, BFS students are known for their poise, self-confidence and empathy, and for their abilities to learn, to articulate their thinking and to advocate for themselves and others.

New Hope Window Cleaning Service, Inc. is a family owned company providing the Delaware Valley with residential and commercial window cleaning since 1979. We are bonded and insured using only ecofriendly products.  We also offer gutter cleaning. And, since 2001, we have been installing Leaf Relief gutter guard protection that really works! Get a Free final gutter cleaning with Leaf Relief installation. We are a proud member of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce.

Located in Sellersville, PA., Bair's Tree and Lawn Service has been providing excellent customer service since 1981. The family-run company services Bucks, Montgomery, Lehigh, Berks and neighboring counties with a customer base of over 15,000, offering tree care, maintenance, stump grinding, management of tree hazards and storm damage, as well as a tailored turf care program which includes lawn fertilization, weed control, seeding & renovation, insect & disease control.

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