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  • Carolyn
    FARMER S MARKET INFORMATIONAL TABLING, Dates/Time TBD, Whole Foods Market, Rt 73, Marlton NJ 08053. Volunteers needed to help at VSSJ s information table. To
    Message 1 of 10 , Jun 29, 2012
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      FARMER'S MARKET INFORMATIONAL TABLING, Dates/Time TBD, Whole Foods Market, Rt 73, Marlton NJ 08053. Volunteers needed to help at VSSJ's information table. To volunteer or for more info, contact Janet: janet@... or 877-999-8775.

      MEMBER POTLUCK*, SWAP PARTY, and GAME NIGHT, Saturday July 28, 5pm, Pemberton Borough, NJ 08068. Bring unwanted items (in good condition) for exchange. VSSJ members/invited guests only. No fee for this potluck. Please RSVP to VSSJ: veg@... or 877-999-8775.

      DINNER OUT at RAJBHOG, Saturday August 18, 6pm, 1900 Greentree Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, http://rajbhog.com Join VSSJ for dinner at this vegetarian Indian restaurant. A special vegan menu will be available. Please RSVP to VSSJ: veg@... or 877-999-8775 by Thursday, 8/16.

      FRANKLIN TWP DAY FOOD BOOTH, Saturday September 8, 9am-Dusk, (Rain Date: Sept. 9), Mary F. Janvier School, Penna. Ave. & Rt. 538 (Coles Mill Rd.) Franklinville, NJ 08322. Crafters, music, and fireworks. Vegetarian Neighbors/VSSJ will be selling vegan food as a fundraiser. To volunteer, please call Freya: 856-694-2887.

      LONG BRIDGE PARK POTLUCK* PICNIC, Sunday September 16, 1pm, Pavilion 3, Deacon Rd, Mt. Holly Bypass (Rt 541), Hainesport, NJ 08036. FREE for members, $2 for non-members (to cover pavilion rental fee). Please RSVP to VSSJ: veg@... or 877-999-8775.

      OLDE MARLTON FALL FESTIVAL TABLING, Saturday October 6, 9am-4pm, Main St, Marlton, NJ 08053. Distribute literature and free vegan samples. To volunteer, please contact VSSJ: veg@... or 877-999-8775.

      VOLUNTEER DAY at UNEXPECTED WILDLIFE REFUGE, Saturday October 13, 10am, (Raindate: Sunday, October 14), Piney Hollow Rd, Newfield, NJ 08344, http://unexpectedwildliferefuge.org Help maintain trails. Lunch will be provided. Please bring work gloves and wear sturdy shoes (that could very well get wet) and dress for ticks: light colored clothing, long pants tucked into socks and bug repellant. Everyone will meet on the Refuge property on Piney Hollow Road at the big white garage. There will be balloons or a cone to alert people where to assemble. It is only about 3 minutes away. Then we will carpool back in a few cars to the actual work location. To volunteer, please contact VSSJ: veg@... or 877-999-8775.

      FALL POTLUCK*, Saturday October 20, 6:30pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt. 70, Marlton NJ 08053. Theme TBD. Members: $2 single; $4 family; Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. Attendees should park at the front of the building and enter at the steeple. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet: janet@... or 877-999-8775.

      ANNUAL THANKSGIVING POTLUCK*, Sunday November 18, 2pm, proceeded by a VSSJ Business Meeting (members welcome) at 12:30pm, Moorestown Community House, 16 E Main St, Moorestown NJ 08057. Members: $2 single; $4 family; Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet: janet@... or 877-999-8775.

      POTLUCK* AND SOUP SALE FUNDRAISER, Saturday December 8, 6:30pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt. 70, Marlton NJ 08053. We'll be making and selling soup to raise money for the Animal Welfare Association. Volunteers needed to cook soup in the afternoon. Members: $2 single; $4 family; Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. Attendees should park at the front of the building and enter at the steeple. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet: janet@... or 877-999-8775.

      NEW YEAR'S EVE POTLUCK*, Monday December 31, 9pm, Location TBD. No fee for this potluck. Bring in the New Year with VSSJ!


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      *VSSJ POTLUCK GUIDELINES

      Each individual in your party (with the exception of children under 12) brings a vegetarian* dish to share that will feed at least 6 people (vegan** dishes preferred so that all types of vegetarians may enjoy the food), along with the recipe or a list of ingredients. Please bring your own plate, cup, and utensils if possible (we will have extra place settings) to promote recycling. Beverages are provided.
      *Vegetarian = No Meat, Fish, or Gelatin.
      **Vegan = No Meat, Fish, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin, or Honey.

      Please check your e-mail on the day of the event for the possibility of cancellation. If you're not on our Yahoo e-mail list, please visit www.vssj.com and click on the "Mailing List" link on the left to add your name.

      Fees (to cover the cost of rental halls) are the following unless otherwise noted: Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family.
    • Carolyn
      FARMER S MARKET INFORMATIONAL TABLING, Dates, Time TBD. Whole Foods Market, Rt. 73, Marlton NJ 08053. Volunteers needed to help at VSSJ s information table. To
      Message 2 of 10 , Jul 15, 2012
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        FARMER'S MARKET INFORMATIONAL TABLING, Dates, Time TBD. Whole Foods Market, Rt. 73, Marlton NJ 08053. Volunteers needed to help at VSSJ's information table. To volunteer, or for more info, contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

        MEMBER POTLUCK* SWAP PARTY & GAME NIGHT, Saturday July 28, 5pm, Pemberton Borough NJ 08068. VSSJ members only. The host is respectfully requesting that children not be included in this event. No fee for this potluck. Optional: Bring gently used items for exchange and a game you would like to play. Please email your RSVP to VSSJ: veg@....

        DINNER OUT at RAJBHOG, Saturday August 18, 6pm, 1900 Greentree Rd., Cherry Hill NJ 08003, http://rajbhog.com Join VSSJ for dinner at this vegetarian Indian restaurant. A special vegan menu will be available. Please email your RSVP to VSSJ: veg@... by Thursday, August 16.

        FRANKLIN TWP. DAY FOOD BOOTH, Saturday September 8, 9am-Dusk, (Rain Date: Sept. 9), Mary F. Janvier School, Penna. Ave. & Rt. 538 (Coles Mill Rd.) Franklinville NJ 08322. Crafters, music, and fireworks. Vegetarian Neighbors/VSSJ will be selling vegan food as a fundraiser. To volunteer, call Freya at 856-694-2887.

        LONG BRIDGE PARK POTLUCK* PICNIC, Sunday September 16, 1pm, Pavilion 3, Deacon Rd., Mt. Holly Bypass (Rt 541), Hainesport NJ 08036. FREE for members, $2 for non-members (to cover pavilion rental fee). Please email your RSVP to VSSJ: veg@....

        OLDE MARLTON FALL FESTIVAL TABLING, Saturday October 6, 9am-4pm,
        Main St., Marlton NJ 08053. Distribute literature and free vegan samples. To volunteer, contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

        VOLUNTEER DAY at UNEXPECTED WILDLIFE REFUGE, Saturday October 13, 10am, (Raindate: Sunday, October 14), 660 Piney Hollow Rd., Newfield NJ 08344, http://unexpectedwildliferefuge.org Help maintain trails. Lunch will be provided. Please bring work gloves and wear sturdy shoes (that could very well get wet)and dress for ticks: light colored clothing, long pants tucked into socks and bug repellant. Everyone will meet on the Refuge property on Piney Hollow Rd. at the big white garage. (Please do not block access to the garage.) There will be balloons or a cone to alert people where to assemble. It is only about 3 minutes away. Then we will carpool back in a few cars to the actual work location. To volunteer, please contact Carol at 856-456-1279 or carolyngithens@....

        FALL POTLUCK* & BAKE SALE, Saturday October 20, 6:30pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt. 70, Marlton NJ 08053. Theme TBD. Bake sale proceeds will benefit Furrever Friends Rescue & Volunteers, Inc.(www.furreverfriends.org) Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. Attendees should park at the front of the building and enter at the steeple. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

        ANNUAL THANKSGIVING POTLUCK*, Sunday November 18, 2pm, preceded by
        a VSSJ Business Meeting (members welcome) at 12:30pm, Moorestown Community House, 16 E. Main St., Moorestown NJ 08057. Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

        POTLUCK* AND SOUP SALE FUNDRAISER, Saturday December 8, 6:30pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt. 70, Marlton NJ 08053. We will be making and selling soup to raise money for the Animal Welfare Association (www.awanj.org). Volunteers needed to cook soup in the afternoon. Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. Attendees should park at the front of the building and enter at the steeple. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet at
        856-596-3269 or janet@....

        NEW YEAR'S EVE POTLUCK*, Monday December 31, 9pm, Location TBD. No fee for this potluck. Bring in the New Year with VSSJ!


        *VSSJ POTLUCK GUIDELINES

        Each individual in your party (with the exception of children under 12) brings a vegetarian* dish to share that will feed at least 6 people (vegan** dishes preferred so that all types of vegetarians may enjoy the food), along with the recipe or a list of ingredients. Please bring your own plate, cup, and utensils if possible (we will have extra place settings) to promote recycling. Beverages are provided.
        *Vegetarian = No Meat, Fish, or Gelatin.
        **Vegan = No Meat, Fish, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin, or Honey.

        Fees (to cover the cost of rental halls) are the following unless otherwise noted: Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family.

        Please check your e-mail on the day of the event for the possibility of cancellation. If you're not on our Yahoo e-mail list, please visit www.vssj.com and click on the "Mailing List" link on the left to add your name.
      • Carolyn
        MEMBERS NEW YEAR S EVE POTLUCK*, Monday December 31, 9pm, Marlton NJ. Bring in the New Year with VSSJ! VSSJ members only. No fee for this potluck. Please RSVP
        Message 3 of 10 , Dec 20, 2012
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          MEMBERS NEW YEAR'S EVE POTLUCK*, Monday December 31, 9pm,
          Marlton NJ.
          Bring in the New Year with VSSJ! VSSJ members only. No fee for this potluck. Please RSVP to janet@... for directions.

          VEGAN WINTER SOUPS & ACCOMPANIMENTS POTLUCK* Monday, January 21,
          11am-4pm, 865 N Delsea Dr, Clayton NJ 08312.
          Watch the Presidential Inauguration Ceremonies together
          at Clayton Mews. RSVP to Ethel Dennis at 856-341-0637.


          For all VSSJ potlucks:
          Each individual in your party (with the exception of children under 12) brings a vegetarian* dish to share that will feed at least 6 people (vegan** dishes preferred so that all types of vegetarians may enjoy the food), along with the recipe or a list of ingredients. Please bring your own plate, cup, and utensils if possible (we will have extra place settings) to promote recycling.
          Beverages are provided.
          * Vegetarian = No Meat, Fish, or Gelatin.
          ** Vegan = No Meat, Fish, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin, or Honey.

          Please check your e-mail on the day of the event for the possibility of cancellation. If you're not on our Yahoo e-mail list, please click on the "Mailing List" link on the left to add your name.
          Contact Myrna at 1-877-WWW-VSSJ (877-999-8775) for additional information, directions, or to volunteer.
        • carolyngithens
          VSSJ HOLIDAY POTLUCK* Saturday December 7, 6:30pm Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08053. Members: $2; $4 family; Non-members: $5;
          Message 4 of 10 , Nov 24, 2013
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            VSSJ HOLIDAY POTLUCK*

            Saturday December 7, 6:30pm

            Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08053. Members: $2; $4 family; Non-members: $5; $10 family (to cover hall rental). Attendees should park in the front of the building and enter at the steeple.

            VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for setup and cleanup. To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

             

            VSSJ LATE LUNCH* at GREEN MEDLEY

            Saturday December 21, 2pm

            1560 Moorestown Mall, Moorestown, NJ 08057.

            Join VSSJ for a trip to this new vegetarian (mostly vegan) restaurant. Please RSVP to thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341) by Friday, December 20.

             

            VSSJ MEMBER NEW YEAR'S DAY POTLUCK*

            Wednesday January 1, 2014, 2pm

            Marlton, NJ 08053. Bring in the New Year with VSSJ! VSSJ members only. No fee for this potluck. RSVP to thevssj@... for address.

             

             

            *For all VSSJ events:

            Everyone welcome!  VSSJ events are open to the public, except when noted as members only. Please check your e-mail on the day of the event for the possibility of cancellation. If you're not on our Yahoo e-mail list, please click on the "Mailing List" link on the left to add your name. Please contact VSSJ at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341) for additional information, directions, or to volunteer.

             

            For all VSSJ potlucks:

            Each individual in your party (with the exception of children under 12) brings a vegetarian dish to share that will feed at least 6 people (vegan dishes preferred so that all types of vegetarians may enjoy the food), along with the recipe or a list of ingredients.  To promote recycling, VSSJ encourages you to bring your own plate, cup, and utensils if possible (we will have extra place settings).  Beverages are provided.

            Vegetarian = No Meat, Fish, or Gelatin.

            Vegan = No Meat, Fish, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin, or Honey.

            Not sure what to bring?  Easy options include: garden salad, fruit salad, hummus with chips or crudités. For a list of recipe sites, visit http://recipes.njveg.com. Write us at thevssj@... for more suggestions.

             

            For all VSSJ restaurant trips:

            Reservations must be placed with VSSJ, at least 24 hours before the event. Out of fairness to the restaurant, cancellations are requested at least 24 hours in advance. Please plan to pay in cash. When we dine at non-vegetarian restaurants, only vegetarian dishes may be ordered.

          • carolyngithens
            FOR ALL VSSJ EVENTS: Everyone is welcome! VSSJ events are open to the public, except when noted as “members only”. Please check your email on the day of
            Message 5 of 10 , May 22, 2014
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              FOR ALL VSSJ EVENTS:

              Everyone is welcome! VSSJ events are open to the public, except when noted as “members only”. Please check your email on the day of the event for the possibility of cancellation. If you're not on our Yahoo email list, please click on the "Mailing List" link on our website (on the left side) to add your name.  Please contact VSSJ at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341) for additional information, directions, or to volunteer.


               

              VSSJ/CJVG DINNER at KAYA'S KITCHEN

              Sunday June 1, 2pm

              1000 Main St, Belmar NJ 07719, kayaskitchenbelmar.com

              Join VSSJ and the Central Jersey Vegetarian Group (CJVG) for our annual spring trip to this shore favorite - an all-vegetarian restaurant with eclectic cuisine.

              Please RSVP by 5/29 to VSSJ: thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341), or to CJVG: 908-281-6388.

              *Please review restaurant guidelines below.

               

              VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES

              Thursday June 5, 6:30pm

              Margaret E. Heggan Public Library

              606 Delsea Dr, Sewell NJ 08080

              Subject: Spring into a Healthy Summer - Plant-Based Diet, Seasonal Exercises, Healthy Hydration, “Cool” Lifestyle Recommendations

              Presenter: Jim Ronga, DC, chiropractic health care practitioner at the Haddonfield Chiropractic Center in NJ, and adjunct professor at Peirce College in Philadelphia.

              This event is FREE and open to the public, so invite a friend!

              Sample healthy snacks and browse VSSJ literature table!

              Advance phone or online registration is required

              Please call 856-589-3334 or go to Events at hegganlibrary.org

              To volunteer or for more info, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

               

              VSSJ POTLUCK PICNIC

              Sunday June 8, 1 pm

              Historic Smithville Park, 803 Smithville Rd, Eastampton, NJ 08060

              Join VSSJ for a potluck picnic at this Burlington County park, which is woodsy and has several miles of nice hiking trails plus historic buildings.  We'll have a covered pavilion, so this event is rain or shine.

              *Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines below.

              VSSJ members: FREE; non-members:  $2, $5 family (to cover pavilion reservation fee).

              To RSVP or for more info, please email thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

               

              VSSJ TABLING - Burlington County Earth Fair

              Sunday June 22, 10:30am-4pm

              Historic Smithville Park, 803 Smithville Rd, Eastampton, NJ 08060

              VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for setup of VSSJ's table, distributing literature, and cleanup.  Please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


              VSSJ BUSINESS MEETING

              Friday JUNE 27, 6:30PM, MARLTON, NJ. Discussion of future events, opportunities to get involved, and more. Tell us what you want to see from the group. Open to all members. To RSVP or for more info, please contact thevssj@... or Janet at 856-596-3269.

               

              *FOR ALL VSSJ POTLUCKS:

              Each individual in your party (with the exception of children under 12) brings a vegetarian* dish to share that will feed at least 6 people (vegan** dishes preferred so that all types of vegetarians may enjoy the food), along with the recipe or a list of ingredients.  Because of past issues with people not having enough to eat, please bring at least as much as your family is going to eat.  VSSJ provides beverages, so please provide a food contribution.  To promote recycling, VSSJ encourages you to bring your own plate, cup, and utensils if possible (we will have extra place settings).  Due to safety issues, children under 12 must be under parental supervision at all times.  Please make sure to check in at the door when you arrive.

              Vegetarian = No Meat, Fish, or Gelatin.

              Vegan = No Meat, Fish, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin, or Honey.

              Not sure what to bring?  Easy options include:  garden salad, fruit salad, hummus with chips or crudités.  For a list of recipe sites, visit http://recipes.njveg.com.  Write us at thevssj@... for more suggestions.

               

              *FOR ALL VSSJ RETAURANT TRIPS:

              Reservations must be placed with VSSJ, at least 24 hours before the event.  Out of fairness to the restaurant, cancellations are requested at least 24 hours in advance.  Please plan to pay in cash. When we dine at non-vegetarian restaurants, only vegetarian dishes may be ordered. 



            • carolyngithens
              VSSJ LUNCH at CORIANDER: AN INDIAN BISTROSaturday December 6, 1:30pm 910 Haddonfield-Berlin Rd (Rt 561), Ritz Center, Voorhees, NJ 08043
              Message 6 of 10 , Dec 4, 2014
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                VSSJ LUNCH at CORIANDER: AN INDIAN BISTRO

                Saturday December 6, 1:30pm
                910 Haddonfield-Berlin Rd (Rt 561), Ritz Center, Voorhees, NJ 08043
                http://coriandernj.com/
                Join VSSJ for lunch at this vegan-friendly Indian restaurant.
                Please review the VSSJ restaurant guidelines below.
                Please RSVP (required) by 12/4 to: thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341) 

                VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES

                Wednesday December 10, 7pm
                Mount Laurel Library
                100 Walt Whitman Avenue, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, 856-234-7319 |mtlaurel.lib.nj.us
                Subject:  Common Sense Nutrition Summary: Eating a sensible way will optimize your health, please your palette, and save the environment all at the same time! Presenter:  Horatio Daub, MD
                Dr Daub is a local family physician who has been practicing in South Jersey for 30 years. He specializes in geriatric medicine, using nutrition as a foundation for wellness. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from MIT, his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, and a Masters degree in Public Health from Drexel University. Dr Daub and his wife have been vegetarians since 1975 and they raised their children as vegetarians.

                This event is FREE and open to the public, so invite a friend!
                Vegetarian starter kits and food samples will be provided!
                To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341). 

                VSSJ HOLIDAY POTLUCK and VEGAN BAKE SALE

                Saturday December 13, 6:30pm
                Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08053
                Vegan bake sale and raffle to benefit Animal Friends Furever(http://aff.petfinder.com). Prizes include gift certificates donated by Bombay Local Pizza, Voorhees, NJ
                As a holiday gift, VSSJ members in attendance will receive at least $10 in coupons and Nature's Gate samples!
                Please bring a non-dessert dish for the potluck.
                Dessert contributions for the vegan bake sale are welcome!
                Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines.
                VSSJ members:  $3; $8 family; Non-members: $6; $15 family (to cover hall rental).
                Be green: get $1 off ($3 family) if you bring reusable place settings!
                Attendees should park in the front of the building and enter at the steeple.
                VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for setup and cleanup.
                To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341). 


                VSSJ MEMBERS-ONLY NEW YEAR'S DAY POTLUCK

                Thursday January 1, 2pm-5pm
                Marlton, NJ 08053 (address will be provided upon RSVP)
                Bring in the New Year with VSSJ!
                VSSJ members only. No fee for this potluck.
                Space is limited, so please RSVP by 12/30 to thevssj@.... After the 30th, call or text Janet at 856-287-4609 to see if space is available.
                The hosts are respectfully requesting that children not be included in this event.
                Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines.
                Followed by a VSSJ business meeting at 5pm (all members welcome).

                For all VSSJ potlucks:

                Each individual in your party (with the exception of children under 12) brings a vegetarian* dish to share that will feed at least 6 people (vegan** dishes preferred so that all types of vegetarians may enjoy the food), along with the recipe or a list of ingredients. Because of past issues with people not having enough to eat, please bring at least as much as your family is going to eat.  VSSJ provides beverages, so please provide a food contribution.  To promote recycling, VSSJ encourages you to bring your own plate, cup, and utensils if possible (we will have extra place settings). Be green:  get $1 off ($3 family) if you bring reusable place settings!  Due to safety issues, children under 12 must be under parental supervision at all times.  Please make sure to check in when you arrive.
                *   Vegetarian = No Meat, Fish, or Gelatin.
                **  Vegan = No Meat, Fish, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin, or Honey.

                Not sure what to bring?  Easy options include:  garden salad, fruit salad, hummus with chips or crudités.  For a list of recipe sites, visit http://recipes.njveg.com. Write us at thevssj@... for more suggestions.

                For all VSSJ retaurant trips:

                Reservations must be placed with VSSJ, at least 24 hours before the event.  Out of fairness to the restaurant, cancellations are requested at least 24 hours in advance. Please plan to pay in cash. When we dine at non-vegetarian restaurants, only vegetarian dishes may be ordered.


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