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2015 Cruise Night & Event Calendar

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SHOWS & EVENTS

MAY

      • 2014 update: May 2-4: TorqueFest, The Only Traditional Hot Rod, Custom, Vintage Cycle Show in Iowa, Dubuque, Admission $10 per day (Advance weekend pass $15), Children under 12 FREE, Active Military free w/ valid ID. More info HERE.
      • 2014 update: May 17th: Cruise/Poker Run to Earlville Cruise Night, Old Gold Cruisers, Pre-1983 American made cars & trucks. Show quality 1983-1989 American made cars & trucks. Info
      • 2014 update: May 18: Palatine Sonic Spring Car Show, 1151 E. Dundee Road. Registration, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $15. Trophies awarded top 20 vehicles including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows.
      • 2014 update: May 26: Memorial Day Car Show, 8am-3pm, downtown Batavia. Old Gold Cruisers, Pre-1983 American made cars & trucks. Show quality 1983-1989 American made cars & trucks. Info

JULY

      • 2014 update: July 4th: 4th of July Car Show, 8am-3pm, downtown Batavia, Old Gold Cruisers, Pre-1983 American made cars & trucks. Show quality 1983-1989 American made cars & trucks. Info
      • 2014 update: July 6th: Sonny Acres Farm Summer Car Show, 8am-3pm,  Old Gold Cruisers, Pre-1983 American made cars & trucks. Show quality 1983-1989 American made cars & trucks. Info
      • 2014 update: July 6: Long Grove Chamber of Commerce Summer Car Show. Open to all pony cars 1960 Through 1998. Registration 9 a.m.-noon, $15. Top 15 trophies including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows.
      • 2014 update: July 12:Muscles for Muscles Car Show,4th Annual Woodstock North Football Fundraiser, Woodstock North HS, 3000 Raffel Rd. Woodstock, Il, 10-2PM., Registration 8-11, $20 per car  100% of the money goes directly to the FOOTBALL PROGRAM for equipment, helmets, uniforms, and end zone camera. Several JUDGED trophies including BEST OF SHOW & 3 TEAM CHOICES! Dash Plaque for the first 100 cars! Music, food, games & prizes, dunk tank, bounce house, 50/50’s, raffle items. Special guest appearance by former CHICAGO BEAR PLAYER!
      • 2014 update: July 13: Buffalo Grove Culvers Summer Car Show, 450 McHenry Road. Registration 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $15. Trophies top 25 vehicles including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows
      • 2014 update: July 18, 2014: 7th  Annual VW Credit Car Show, 1401 Franklin Blvd, Libertyville, IL, 60048.  10:00 am-2:00 pm. All makes and models welcome. Free to attend. Prizes awarded.  Please contact Andrew Jacobsen to register (847) 371-4479 or email at andrew.jacobsen@vwcredit.com
      • 2014 update: July 19: Bartlett Sonic Summer Car Show, 1121 Sterns Road. Registration 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $15. Trophies top 20 including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows.
      • 2014 update: July 26: Lake Zurich Culvers Summer Car Show, 645 Rand Road. Registration 4-6 p.m, $15. Trophies top 25 vehicles including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows.
      • 2014 update: July 27: Montgomery Sonic Summer Car Show, 1200 Ogden Ave. Registration 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $15. Trophies top 20 including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows.
      • 2014 update:  July 27: Blue Oval Performance Car Club Show & Shine, 10am – 3pm, Highland Park Ford-Lincoln, 1333 Park Ave. West, Highland Park, IL, 60035, All Ford, Lincoln, Mercury & Edsels, free admission & vehicle entry, free goodie bag & dash plaque for 1st 200 cars, 50/50 Raffle with the proceeds going to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & NW Indiana, for more info contact Jerry Robbin 847-997-8624 or jerry@jerryrobbin.com

Mt. Prospect 6.6.13 Cruise bannerAUGUST

      • 2014 update: Aug. 2: Hoffman Estates Park District Fun in the Park. 1-5 p.m. Details to follow. Black Dog Car Shows.
      • 2014 update:  Aug.3:  All Star Chevelle Show/Chevelle Round Up II 1964-1987 Chevelles, Malibus, Monte Carlos and El Caminos.
        Located at Sonny Acres Farm, 29W310 North Ave., West Chicago,IL, $20 Registration 8AM-Noon, Over 50 Awards 3PM., Info at www.oldgoldcruisers.com or 630-567-2753
      • 2014 update: August 5th: Round Lake Beach Police – National Night Out & Free Car Show (RLB Lake Front – 1000 blk of N Lake Shore dr, RLB, IL 60073), 5pm-8pm, Free to enter any vehicle/s and free entry to the public.  Free food, live music, farmers market and other events.  Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in several categories and Best in Show.  More info Ofc Lunn 847-546-2127 or e-mail glunn@rlbeach.org
      • 2014 update:  August 9: Knights of Columbus Council 967 Second Charity Car Show 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. St. Fabian Parish Parking Lot 8300 S. Thomas Ave.  Bridgeview, Il.  Participation Fee $20 with all proceeds to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and to aid the victims of the November 2013 tornado in Washington, Il.  Dash plaques to the first 100 cars and awards at 3:00pm. Music by DJ Mike “The Italian Stallion”. Customs, Classics, Antiques, Muscle Cars, Low Riders & Hot Rods welcome. More info. HERE.
      • 2014 update: Aug. 10: Franklin Park Sonic Summer Car Show, 10440 W. Grand Ave. Registration 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $15. Trophies top 20 including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows.
      • 2014 update: August 10: 4th Annual Randy’s Vegetables Corn Roast Fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois, 15N440 Randall Road. Registration 9 a.m.- 12 p.m., $20. 5 Classes 3 Trophies/Class, Specialty Trophy, Best in Show. Fuzzy Dice Productions. http://randyscornroast.info
      • 2014 update: Aug. 17: Frankie’s Fast Foods Summer Car Show, 720 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect. Registration 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $15. Trophies top 20 vehicles including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows.
      • 2014 update:  Aug. 17th: 39th Annual Freebie Run,  McHenry, Illinois, Petersen Park, 4300 Petersen Park Rd., 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Free to all that attend, Food available for purchase D.J., 50/50 Raffle, North Shore Rods Club Choice Trophy, Dash Plaques, Goodie Bags, www.northshorerods.com
      • 2014 update: Aug. 23: Lake Zurich Culvers Car Show and Drive-In Movie, 645 Rand Road. Registration 4-6 p.m., $15. Trophies top 25 vehicles including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows. Drive-in movie statrs at 7 p.m.
      • 2014 update:  Sept.1:  Labor Day Car Show, Pre 83 and Show Quality 1983-89 American Made Cars and Trucks.
        Located in Downtown Batavia,IL Wilson St. between Rt.25 and Rt.31., $20 Registration 8AM-Noon, 75 Awards 3PM., Info at www.oldgoldcruisers.com or 630-567-2753
      • 2014 update: Sept.7, 2014   Wheaton VFW Car Show, Pre 83 and Show Quality 1983-89 American Made Cars and Trucks., Located at the Wheaton VFW, 0N731 Papworth Rd.,Wheaton ,IL, $20 Registration 8AM-Noon, 75 Awards 3PM., Info at www.oldgoldcruisers.com or 630-567-2753
      • 2014 update: Sept. 13: Streamwood Sonic Fall Car Show, 590 S. Barrington Road. Registration 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $15. Trophies top 20 vehicles including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows.
      • 2014 update: Sept. 13: Family Fall Fest Car Show, Pre 83 and Show Quality 1983-89 American Made Cars and Trucks., Located at 27W010 Parkway Dr.,Winfield,IL $20 Registration 9AM-Noon, 75 Awards 3PM., Info at www.oldgoldcruisers.com or 630-567-2753
      • 2014 update:  Sept.14, 2014  Free Winston Plaza Car Show, Featuring Pre 83 and Show Quality 1983-89 American Made Cars and Trucks., Located at Winston Plaza, North Ave. and 9th Ave., Melrose Park,IL, Free Registration 9AM-Noon, 75 Awards 3PM., Info at www.oldgoldcruisers.com or 630-567-2753
      • 2014 update: Sept. 14: Long Grove Chamber of Commerce Fall Car Show. Open to all vehicles 1980 through 1999. Registration 9 a.m.-noon, $15. Trophies top 15 vehicles including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows.
      • 2014 update: Sept. 20: Lake Zurich Culvers Fall Car Show and Drive-In Movie, 645 Rand Road. Registration 4-6 p.m., $15. Trophies top 25 vehicles including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows. Movie begins at 7 p.m.
      • 2014 update: Sept. 21: Glen Town Center Fall Car Show, Tower Drive, Glenview. Registration 9 a.m.-noon. no entry fee. Trophies top 20 vehicles including Best of Show. Black Dog Car Shows.
      • 2014 update: Sept. 21:   Sonny Acres Farm Fall Festival Car Show, Pre 83 and Show Quality 1983-89 American Made Cars and Trucks., Located at Sonny Acres Farm, 29W310 North Ave.,West Chicago,IL, $20 Registration 8AM-Noon, Over 101 Awards Approx. 3PM.
      • 2014 update: Sept.28:  Fast Eddie’s Classic Car Show, Pre 83 and Show Quality 1983-89 American Made Cars and Trucks.

MONTHLY MEETINGS:

      • Chicago Alfa Romeo Owners Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at The Ram, 1901 McConnor Parkway, Schaumburg, caroc.com.

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      • Midwest First Generation Pontiac Firebirds: http://midwestfirebirds.org/Love first-gen Firebirds? Click here!!________________________________________________________
      • Antique Automobile Club, Cadillac and LaSalle chapters of the Illinois Region, meets the second Monday of the month at various locations. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting. For information, contact Gene Johnson at (773) 775-4916, (630) 902-0360 or eoj5660s@sbcglobal.net

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      • Austin-Healey Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Friday of the month at Russell’s Barbeque, 2885 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows. For more information visit healeyclub.org.

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      • Chicagoland Avanti Owners Club meets at 8 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Mr. Beef & Pizza, 1796 S. Elmhurst Road, Mount Prospect. For more information, call Jerry at (815) 382-7266 or avantiking@yahoo.com.

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      • Chicagoland Chapter of the Buick Club of America meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Villa Park Masonic Lodge, 26 W. Central Blvd., buickclub.org.

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      • Cadillac LaSalle Club West of the Lake Region meets at 7:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of the month, March through November, at Heritage Cadillac, 303 W. Roosevelt Road, Lombard. For information, call Fred Butalla at (815) 730-6044 or visit westofthelakeclc.com.

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      • Greater Chicago Classic Chevy Club meets at 10:30 a.m. the first Sunday of the month at Mr. Beef and Pizza, 1796 S. Elmhurst Road, Mount Prospect. For information, contact Dominic Caminiti at (847) 658-6776 or dom@camitnetwork.com or visit chicagoclassicchevy.com.

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      • Vintage Chevrolet Club of America’s Northern Illinois Region is looking for interested Chevy enthusiasts. Meetings are the third Sunday of each month. Meeting times and places vary. For information, call Steve at (847) 356-3684, email novasscott@aol.com or visit vcca.org/~nir.

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      • Northern Illinois Region of the Walter P. Chrysler (NIR-WPC) Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at the Chrysler Midwest Business Center, 901 Warrenville Road, Lisle. Take the elevator to the fourth floor. Also known as the Chrysler Products Restorers Club, welcoming Chrysler, Dodge, Desoto, Plymouth, Dodge trucks and Jeep vehicles. For more information, call Guy at (630) 554-2119.

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      • Chicagoland Corvair Enthusiasts meet at 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Villa Park VFW, 39 E. St. Charles Road. For more information, call (877) CORVAIR or visit ccecorvair.com.

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      • Chicago Corvette Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Oak Street Restaurant & Bar, 945 Oak Street, North Aurora, Il, – restaurant phone – (630) 301-7202, dinner at 6:30 pm, meeting at 7:30 pm. For info, visit chicagocorvetteclub.com

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      • Chicagoland North Corvette Club, sponsored by Stasek Chevrolet, meets at 7 p.m. the last Thursday of the month. For meeting location or information, visit chicagolandnorthcorvetteclub.org.

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      • Fox Valley Corvette Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at Lincoln Inn, 1345 S. Batavia Ave. (Route 31) in Batavia. For information, visit foxvalleycorvette.com.

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      • Northern Rays Ltd. Corvette Club meets 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Pop’s Pizza and Sports Bar, 817 E. Nerge Road, Roselle. Sponsored by Sunrise Chevrolet, Glendale Heights. http://www.northernrayscorvetteclub.com.

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      • North Shore Corvette Club, open to all Corvette owners and enthusiasts, meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Libertyville Chevrolet, 1001 S. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. For information, visit northshorecorvetteclub.org.

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      • 2013 update: Sunburst Corvette Club, meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month

at the Cary Country Club, Cary. For information, call Tom Palmer at (815) 455-4528 or visit sunburstcorvetteclub.com.__________________________________________________________

      • Fox Valley Electric Auto Association meets at 7 p.m. the third Friday of the month at Packer Engineering, 1976 N Washington St., Naperville. For information, visit fveaa.org or call Ted at (630) 260-0424.

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      • Prairie State 4 Wheel Drive Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at Rosati’s Restaurant, 1770 W. Wise Road, Schaumburg. For information, call (847) 891-5151.

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      • Cruisin’ Tigers GTO Club meets the third Saturday of the month at Mr. Beef and Pizza, 1796 S. Elmhurst Road, Mount Prospect. For information, call Jim Stern at (630) 258-2615 or visit http://www.cruisintigersgto.com.

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      • Chicagoland MG Club meets at 8 p.m. the third Monday of the month, except December, at Mack’s Golden Pheasant, 668 W. North Ave., Elmhurst. For information, call Jim Evans at (630) 858-8192 or visit chicagolandmgclub.com.

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      • Vintage MG Car Club of Chicago meets at 8 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the Pizza Joynt, 39 W. North Ave., Northlake. For more information, visit vintagemgchicago.com or call Bill Dobeus at (847) 234-4423.

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      • Windy City Miata Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month, February through October, at Fuddruckers, 1500 Branding Lane in Downers Grove, near the intersection of Butterfield and Finley roads. For information, visit windycitymiataclub.com.

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      • Midwest Racing hosts meetings at 1 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at The Pyramid Club, 236 W. Lake St., Addison. Open to ages 16 and older. No experience necessary. For more information, visit midwestracing.net.

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      • Illinois Region of the Model A Restorers Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at American Legion Post No. 974, 9757 Pacific Ave., Franklin Park. Anyone interested in Model A Fords is welcome. For more information, call Ron Ehrenhofer at (847) 255 6758 or visit illinoisregionmarc.com.

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      • Model T Ford Club International, Fox Valley Chapter: All makes and models of cars are welcome. Meetings are at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Elgin Township offices, 729 S. McLean Blvd., Elgin. For information, contact Steve Thoren at (847) 840-7319 or wonase@wowway.com.

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      • Chicagoland Mopar Connection meets at 7:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of the month at Suparrosa Ristorante Italiano and Pizzeria, 6301 Purchase Drive, Woodridge. For information, call Ron at (630) 553-2203 or visit chicagolandmopar.com.

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      • Stallions Gate Mustang & Ford Club is an active social club of all-year Mustangs and Ford enthusiasts in the Chicago area. Monthly meetings held the second Saturday at different locations. For more information, call Jeff at (630) 327-3762 or visit stallionsgate.org.

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      • Packards of Chicagoland meets at 7:15 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Silver Stallion Restaurant, 1275 Lee St., Des Plaines. For more information, call (847) 945-3927 or visit chicagopackard.org.

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      • Chicagoland PT Cruiser Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Augustino’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Deli, 300 W. North Ave., West Chicago. All Cruiser owners are welcome. For more information, call Tony at (847) 515-8110 or Kevin at (847) 345-1356 or visit chicagolandptcruiserclub.org.

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      • Fox Valley PT Cruisers meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the McHenry Township Senior Center, 3519 N Richmond Road (west of intersection of Route 31 and Johnsburg Road), McHenry. For information, call Dan at (815) 344-6091 or visit foxvalleyptcruisers.com.

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      • North Suburban Sports Car Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Ritzy’s Cafe, 2765 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows. For information, visit nsscc.org.

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      • 2013 update: Northern Illinois Street Rod Association meets at 7 p.m. the fiirst Monday of the month. For information, call Greg at (244) 535-8477 or visit nilsra.com

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      • Super Cups are half-scale, fully suspended race cars that look and handle just like a NASCAR late model. Super Cups race on quarter-mile and one-third-mile paved ovals and have been active in the Chicago area for nearly 10 years. For information, visit supercupracing.com.

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      • Classic Thunderbird Club of Chicagoland welcomes all owners of 1955-1957 Thunderbirds and those who have an interest in them. For information, call Ken Smizinski at (847) 397-3747 or visit ctcc9.com.

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      • The Studebaker Club’s Black Hawk chapter usually meets the second Tuesday of the month at Denny’s Restaurant, 17 w 660 22nd St., Oakbrook Terrace. For more information, visit http://www.studebakerclubs.com/blackhawk.

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      • Viper Club of Illinois meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month, April through October, at Fuddruckers, 436 E. Golf Road, Schaumburg. For more information, visit IllinoisVipers.com or email Alex Ristanovic at AlexR@IllinoisVipers.com or call the hotline (630) 415-3642.

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      • Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association  – 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month, excluding November and December, at Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ, 800 E. Higgins Road, Elk Grove Village. For information, visit nivaclub.org.

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      • The HERD Club. Tri-State 94-96 Impala SS Enthusiasts, meetings are on the Third Thursday of each month at Fuddruckers – 7:00 – 9:00 PM. Meetings switch from the Schaumburg Fuddruckers (odd months) & Downers Grove Fuddruckers (even months)

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      • April 28th – Saturday – 8th Annual ‘Blessing of the Bikes’, Willow Creek, 67 E. Algonquin Road, South Barrington, IL 60010,www.willowcreek.org/motorcycle

Clubs

      • The Back Road Riders motorcycle club meets on the first Tuesday of the month at the Rose Garden Cafe, 111 E. Higgins Road in Elk Grove Village. Rides are the second and fourth Sundays of the month beginning at the Rose Garden Cafe. For details, visit http://www.brrmc.com.

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      • The Jerseypine Cruisers Motorcycle Touring Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Des Plaines Elks’ Lodge on Route 45, two blocks north of Route 14. Breakfast rides are every Sunday, departing at 9 a.m. from McDonald’s, Oakton and Lee streets, Des Plaines. Everyone welcome! For details, visit www.jerseypinecruisers.org

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      • Elgin Area Organization Motorcycle Club meets at 7 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month at the Elgin Moose Club, 925 S. McLean Blvd. For details, call (630) 513-9614 or visit www.eaoelgin.webs.com

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