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Health & Wellness House & Home Personal Services

BEST OF THE FOX |

Automotive Dining & Drinking Entertainment & Travel

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Pet Care Professional Services Retail Sports & Recreation


INDEX OF ADVERTISERS A & W / COVELLI’S RESTAURANT........................... 35

EXCEL AUTOMOTIVE................................................. 26

ORANGE HOME SERVICES LCC................................ 36

ACE HARDWARE BATAVIA........................................ 23

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE................................ 6

RANDOM ACTS MATTER..........................................20

ACOSTA’S CONSIGNMENT.......................................... 8

FOX RIVER TIRE & SUPPLY........................................ 29

REAMS MEAT MARKET............................................. 27

AIM PHYSICAL THERAPY, LLC...................................19

FOXFIRE RESTAURANT.............................................. 25

SCENTCERELY YOURS................................................14

AMERICAN EAGLE BANK.......................................... 34

FULLERS CAR WASH................................................. 35

SOUTH ELGIN BUDOKAN.......................................... 23

ANIMAL HOUSE VETERINARY.................................. 32

GEN HOE INC..............................................................30

ST CHARLES PARK DISTRICT - MARK..................... 25

BB INTERIOR DESIGNS................................................ 8

GILLERSON’S GRUBBERY.......................................... 24

ST. CHARLES PLASTIC SURGERY.............................30

BUTTREY-WULFF AGENCY, INC...................................5

HAMPSHIRE PET RESORT..........................................21

STATE STREET DINER................................................20

CAPITAL ASSET GROUP...............................................5

HART CHIROPRACTIC CENTER................................30

STATE STREET JEWELERS............................................2

CHARLIE FOX PIZZERIA.............................................. 11

HARVEYS TALES LLC..................................................21

STLOUKAL SELENA / REMAX ALL PRO...................20

CLAESSON CARPET CLEANING.................................19

INNOVATIVE HOME CONCEPTS................................31

STOCKHOLM’S VARDSHUS INC............................... 27

DEPAW UNIVERSITY CANINE CAMPUS...................19

INTERTRAV CORPORATION.......................................12

THE RIGHT GUY CARPET CLEANING....................... 32

DORJATH LAW CENTER..............................................15

JOSE MARIA’S..............................................................16

VALLEY ANIMAL HOSPITAL...................................... 35

EARTHMOVER CREDIT UNION................................. 25

JOSEFS MEATS........................................................... 27

WAZIO ORHTODONTICS............................................. 8

EAST CHINA INN........................................................ 32

KELLY ORTHODONTICS..............................................21

WEST DUPAGE CABINETS & GRANITE.......................5

ELLIFF DENTAL............................................................15

MAPLE PARK PUB.......................................................16

ENTICING CUISINE..................................................... 35

NEXT GENERATION PEDIATRICS LLC...................... 23

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Thank you for honoring

State Street Jewelers as the Best Jeweler 2019

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AUTOMOTIVE

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Car Wash

Oil Change

Tredup’s Inc

Fuller’s Carwash

Excel Automotive Repair

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Boyce Body Werks Inc

Tower Car Wash

Fox River Tire & Auto

The Best

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Fix Auto Fox Valley

El Diamante Hand Car Wash & Detailing

Brittain’s Express Oil & Lube

Auto Repair (Mechanical)

Local Auto Dealership

Tire Store

Excel Automotive Repair

Gerald Auto Group

Fox River Tire & Auto

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Fox River Tire & Auto

Fox Valley Buick GMC

Excel Automotive Repair

The Best

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Stevens Automotive Repair

Bob Jass Chevrolet

Discount Tire & Service, Inc.

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Auto Body Repair


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DINING&DRINKING

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Banquet Facility

Breakfast

Caterer

Abbey Farms

Apple Villa Famous Pancakes

Enticing Cuisine, Ltd

The Best

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Riverview Banquets

Balmoral Restaurant

Apple Villa Famous Pancakes

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Riverside Receptions and Conference Center

Buttermilk

Josef’s Elegante Meat & Deli

Barbeque

Brunch

Chicken Wing

Noonan’s

The Little Traveler

Noonan’s

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The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Firewater BBQ & Brew-Geneva

Apple Villa Famous Pancakes

Ambrogi’s Pizza

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Stockholm’s

Stockholm’s

Stockholm’s

Beer Garden

The Best

The Best

Maple Park Pub & Grill

Gen-Hoe Restaurant

Balmoral Restaurant

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Stockholm’s

East China Inn

Stockholm’s

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Pub 222

Chinese Food

Business Lunch

The Best

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The Best

Wang’s Garden

FoxFire Restaurant


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BEST

Full-Service independent Insurance Agency Family owned and operated since 1926 Coverage available in all states

Home | Auto | Business | Life | Health

Contact us today!

SM-CL1661998

John Trapp P: 630-715-4747 jtrapp@bwmins.com

355 First Street Batavia, IL 60510 www.bwmins.com

Your affordable shop for.... Cabinetry, Granite and Flooring

Cabinets, Granite and Flooring Cabinetry, Granite and Flooring Design and Professional Installation Our customers are ALWAYS the first priority • As a direct wholesale distributor of magnificent all-plywood stock kitchens, we are the answer to the economy with dream kitchens at affordable prices.

Full service kitchen and bath remodeling

50% OFF Waypoint Cabinetry Please call for your FREE in-home consultation

630.414.2363

143 S. BATAVIA AVE • Batavia, IL 60510 www.westdupagecabinetsandgranite.com SM-CL1658338

Thank you to our loyal customers for voting us Best Hardware/ Home Improvement!

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Come see our new expanded showroom in Historic Downtown Batavia!

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BEST OF THE FOX |

Thank you for voting BWM Insurance Agency


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DINING&DRINKING

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Cocktail

Deli

The Best

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Donut

The Best

The Best

Balmoral Restaurant

Josef’s Elegante Meat & Deli

Abbey Farms

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

The Walrus Room

Deane’s Market & Deli

One of the best

One of the best

Dimples Donuts One of the best

Barrel + Rye

DRM European Cafe & Delicatessen

Harner’s Bakery Restaurant

Coffee Shop

Diner

Fish Fry

Graham’s 318 Coffeehouse

State Street Diner

The Walrus Room

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

The Best

The Best

The Best

Arcedium Coffeehouse

Geneva Diner

Noonan’s

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

The Evergreen Pub & Grill

Apple Villa Famous Pancakes - Catering

Limestone Coffee & Tea

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Ice Cream/Custard Shop

Italian Food

Just Kabobs

Graham’s Fine Chocolates & Ice Cream

Osteria Bigolaro

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Skippy’s Gyros

Kimmer’s Ice Cream

Villa Verone Ristorante Italiano

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

Culver’s

Tribella Grill

Hamburger

Indian Food

Kid-Friendly Restaurant

Gillerson’s Grubbery

Taste of Himalayas

Colonial Cafe - St Charles Rt. 64

The Best

One of the best

The Burger Local

The Best

Italian Beef

The Best

One of the best

Apple Villa Famous Pancakes

The Best

One of the best

Portillo’s Hot Dogs

Stockholm’s

One of the best

Ambrogi’s Pizza One of the best

Hot Dog The Best

Portillo’s Hot Dogs

Beef Shack One of the best

Buona

Lunch Value The Best

The Little Traveler

One of the best

One of the best

Ambrogi’s Pizza

Stockholm’s

One of the best

One of the best

A&W Restaurant

Apple Villa Famous Pancakes

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One of the best

Munchie P’s Eatery

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Gyro

The Best

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BEST OF THE FOX |

DINING&DRINKING H GYROS H HAMBURGER H HOT DOG H INDIAN FOOD


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bb Interiors. A heartfelt thank you for voting us One of the Best in Interior Design. We have been privileged to serve the Fox Valley area since 2010.

Thank You to our voters for voting us Best of the Fox Over 30,000 sf of new & practically new furniture & home accents!

from idea to

interiors.

2 beautiful ! showrooms

We work closely with our clients to reveal their own unique personal style focusing on what you love. The result is a finished project that feels intentional, polished and so very you.

Acosta’s Home Consignment 901 E. Roosevelt Rd. in Wheaton 608 Randall Rd. in South Elgin

and… Acosta’s Marketplace 16 N. Batavia Ave. in Batavia

SM-CL1663625

facebook.com/acostasconsignment acostasconsignment.com

600 S. 1st St. Geneva 630-262-9400 bbinteriordesigns.com SM-CL1660827

Thanks for Voting

Wazio Orthodontics One of the Best!

Beautiful smiles

for a lifetime. 137 First St. • Batavia, IL 60510 • 630.879.7774 403 S. Third St. • St. Charles, IL 60174 • 630.584.6050 SM-CL1661233

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Pizza-Deep Dish The Best

Lou Malnati’s One of the best

Charlie Fox’s Pizzeria One of the best

Pizza-Thin Crust The Best

Charlie Fox’s Pizzeria One of the best

Riverside Pizza & Pub One of the best

Ambrogi’s Pizza

Restaurant The Best

Balmoral Restaurant One of the best

The Little Traveler One of the best

Stockholm’s

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Ambrogi’s Pizza

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BEST OF THE FOX |

DINING&DRINKING

Ribs

The Best

Microbrewery

Balmoral Restaurant

Penrose Brewing Company

The Best

The Best

Noonan’s One of the best

FoxFire Restaurant

One of the best

One of the best

FoxFire Restaurant

Stockholm’s

One of the best

One of the best

Stockholm’s

Two Brothers Roundhouse

Salad

Mexican Food

New Restaurant

The Little Traveler

Jose Maria’s

Balmoral Restaurant

One of the best

The Best

One of the best

Stockholm’s

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

Bien Trucha

The Walrus Room

One of the best

One of the best

Sergio’s Cantina

1910 Bar

Stockholm’s One of the best

Portillo’s Hot Dogs

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Martini


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DINING&DRINKING

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Seafood

Sub/Sandwich Shop

Thai Food

The Walrus Room

Deane’s Market & Deli

Tusk Thai Cuisine

The Best

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

FoxFire Restaurant

Josef’s Elegante Meat & Deli

Vino THAI

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Stockholm’s

Jersey Mike’s Subs

Bangkok Restaurant

Sports Bar

Sushi

The Best

The Best

Noonan’s

Shakou St. Charles

One of the best

One of the best

Pub 56 Food And Craft Brews

Swordfish

One of the best

One of the best

Rookies Sports Bar & Grill (St. Charles)

Wang’s Garden

One of the best

Maple Park Pub &Grill

Steak

The Best

FoxFire Restaurant One of the best

The Walrus Room One of the best

Stockholm’s

Tavern/Pub The Best

Stockholm’s One of the best

Maple Park Pub &Grill One of the best

McNally’s Pub

Vegetarian Cuisine The Best

The Little Traveler One of the best

The Walrus Room One of the best

Stockholm’s


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Geneva Location

3341 W. Main Street St. Charles, IL 60175 630-443-8888 www.charliefoxpizza.com

1188 E. State Street Geneva, IL 60134 630-232-4321 www.charliefoxsgeneva.com

Enjoy FREE Mozzarella Sticks with any LG or XL Pizza Purchase

*St Charles and Geneva location only. Not valid with any other offer or coupon. Expires 7/31/19

We love doing business in the Fox Valley community! Thank you for your loyal support! SM-CL10037441

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St Charles Location

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Thank you for voting us best pizza year after year!

BEST OF THE FOX |

BEST THIN CRUST PIZZA 2019!!


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ENTERTAINMENT&TRAVEL

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Hotel/Resort

Limo Service

Live Theatre

Travel Agency

Hotel Baker

Round trip

Paramount Theatre

InterTrav Corporation

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Herrington Inn & Spa

Jen’s Limo Service Plus LLC

Steel Beam Theatre

Wilson Travel & Cruise

The Best

The Best

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Pheasant Run Resort

West Suburban Limousine

Arcada Theatre

Oui Travel

Karaoke

Live Music Venue

Movie Theater

EvenFlow Music & Spirits

Arcada Theatre

Charlestowne 18 Theatre: Classic Cinemas

One of the best

One of the best

Diane Klemz

FoxFire Restaurant

One of the best

One of the best

Danny’s Pizza

EvenFlow Music & Spirits

The Best

The Best

The Best

One of the best

Marcus Elgin Cinema One of the best

GQT Randall 15 IMAX

203 State Avenue St Charles, IL 60174 Toll-Free: 1-800-624-8338 Email: travel@intertravcorp.com www.grouptripsandtravel.com

Thank You for voting InterTrav the Best of the Fox!

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October b 4-13, 2019 $3,465 per person inside cabin $3,645 per person outside cabin

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Alternative Medicine

Family Physician

Pediatrician

Hart Chiropractic

Fox Valley Family Physicians: Fremgen Michael J MD

Next Generation Pediatrics

One of the best

Northwestern Medicine Family Medicine

The Best

The Best

One of the best

Martin Chiropractic Clinic

The Best

One of the best

Dr. Robert E. Langman, DO One of the best

White Oak Family Wellness

One of the best One of the best

New Beginnings Pediatrics

Chiropractor The Best

Hanson Family Chiropractic

Fitness Center The Best

Synergy Strength Training One of the best

Hart Chiropractic

One of the best

Geneva Fit, LLC One of the best

41 North Chiropractic And Soft Tissue Clinic

One of the best

Sweat. stc.

Cosmetic Surgeon/Center The Best

Bahram Ghaderi M.D., FACS One of the best

Vanishing Ink Laser Aesthetics Center

Hospital The Best

Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital One of the best

One of the best

Todd S Hewell III Ltd

Dentist The Best

Elliff Dental PC, Dr Andrew Elliff, Batavia Michael J. Whitted DDS One of the best

Krizek Dental PC

The Best

PSN Fitness Mark Henry One of the best

Bob Garon, Synergy Strength Training One of the best

Geneva Fit, LLC

Pharmacy The Best

Riley Drug One of the best

Walgreens One of the best

Medical Clinic

CVS

AIM Physical Therapy

Women’s Health Center

The Best

The Best

One of the best

Tri-Cities Open MRI

Tranquility Spa and Wellness Center One of the best

One of the best

Fox Valley Medical Associates: Branshaw Philip A MD

Mercier Therapy One of the best

Midwest Center for Women’s HealthCare

Eye Doctor The Best

Doug Yuvan Vision Source St Charles

Orthodontist The Best

Kelly Orthodontics

Yoga/Pilates The Best

Power Moves Yoga One of the best

One of the best

Geneva Eye Clinic

Wazio Orthodontics

One of the best

Bent Dog Yoga and Pilates One of the best

One of the best

Kemperas Eyecare

Prairie View Orthodontics, Ltd

One of the best

Tranquility Spa and Wellness Center

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One of the best

Advocate Sherman Hospital

Personal Trainer

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Dr. Ashley Muhr in Geneva, IL

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HOUSE&HOME • RETAIL H APPLIANCE STORE H GARDEN SHOP H HOME DECOR H Appliance Store

Furniture Store

Hardware/Home Improvement

The Best Vac

Wade’s World of Woodworking

Geneva Ace Hardware

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Olmstead’s TV & Appliances

Acosta’s Home Consignment South Elgin

Ace Hardware Batavia

The Best

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The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

The Best Buy

Ashley HomeStore

West DuPage Cabinets and Granite

Carpet/Flooring Store

Garden Shop

Home Decor

Great Western Flooring Co

The Little Traveler

The Little Traveler

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Bill & Sid’s Most Excellent

Wasco Nursery & Garden Center

Fast Frame St Charles IL

One of the best

One of the best

Douglas Carpet One

Heinz Brothers Greenhouse

One of the best HomeGoods

The Best

The Best

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630.482.7200

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Your Life Story matters...

• Elder Law • Powers of Attorney, Wills,Trusts • Medicaid Planning/ Crisis Planning • Medicaid Denials/Appeals • Probate/Estate Administration

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EVENING & SATURDAY APPOINTMENTS TS • STATE OF THE ART FAMILY PRACTICE • COSMETIC DENTISTRY ACCEPTING • MOST INSURANCE ACCEPTED •

BEST OF THE FOX |

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• SERVICE

Carpet Cleaners

Deck Builder

Claesson Carpet Cleaning

McDowell Remodeling

One of the best

One of the best

Premium Carpet Solutions

Homegrown Carpentry

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

The Right Guy Carpet Cleaning, Inc

Blue Oak Construction, Inc

Computer Repair The Best

Thank You for Voting us

“The Best” Mexican restaurant in Kane County and for all your support through the years.

Electrician The Best

Ideal Electrical Contractors Inc.

Modern Business Computing

730 East State Street Geneva, IL 60134 (630) 232-9135

One of the best

Orbis Solutions

The Illuminators Outdoor Lighting

One of the best

One of the best

Improve Technologies

Steve Martin Electric, Inc.

One of the best

Hours Monday – Thursday: 11am to 9pm Friday: 11am to 10pm Saturday: Noon to 10pm Closed Sunday

SM-CL1664174

Join us daily in our 10,000 sf. Beer Garden for great food, bags, rings & fun!

Live Music:

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Sat 7-10pm | Sun 3-6pm

Thank You Maple Park & all our voters for voting us the

Best BEER GARDEN and one of the

Best SPORTS BARS SM-CL1664965

& TAVERN/PUB

THE PUB, 221 MAIN STREET, MAPLE PARK, IL 60151

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Home Remodeler

Moving Company

Homegrown Carpentry

Girka Group

Murphy Family Movers

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

McDowell Remodeling

M.K Movers

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

MW Specialties, Inc.

MW Specialties, Inc.

Berna Moving & Storage Inc.

Heating and A/C

Interior Designer

Plumber

Orange Home Services LLC

Lifestyle Design

Hobson Plumbing - North Aurora

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Doc’s HVAC

bb Interiors

Good Call Plumbing

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Patriot Heating and Cooling Services Inc

Gatherings by Design

Bulldog Plumbing, Inc.

Home Builder

Landscaper

Roofing/Siding

Derrico Custom Homes

Tentinger Landscapes

Innovative Home Concepts, Inc

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Royal Builders of Illinois

Foracres

Higher Ground Roofing

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

On Edge Design & Construction

The Illuminators Outdoor Lighting

Klemm G Roofing Co

The Best

The Best

The Best

The Best

The Best

The Best

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One of the best

Home Pro Network

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Handyman The Best

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BEST OF THE FOX |

HOUSE&HOME


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PERSONAL SERVICES

Barber Shop The Best

Massage The Best

Preschool/Daycare The Best

Beardsgaard Barbers

Hart Chiropractic

St. Patrick Catholic Preschool

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Great Clips 2000 W State St, Geneva

Refresh Pedi Spa

One of the best

One of the best

City Barber Shop

Tranquility Spa and Wellness Center

The Best Philanthropic Group/ Charity

Music Store/Instruction

The Best

Big Hearts of Fox Valley One of the best

Random Acts Matter One of the best

Elderday Center KCS

H NAIL SALON H PHOTOGRAPHER H SALON H

Day Spa The Best

Skin Deep Day Spa One of the best

Simply Crystal Electrolysis and Skin Care One of the best

Refresh Pedi Spa

Dry Cleaners The Best

Village Cleaners - Batavia One of the best

Geneva Cleaners One of the best

CD One Price Cleaners

The Best

Kensington School of St Charles One of the best

Bethlehem Preschool Center

Salon

The Best

Music Matters School of Music

Cornerstone Hair Studio

One of the best

One of the best

Andrew Bordoni Music One of the best

Urban Style Salon & Spa One of the best

Da Capo Music Studio

Wicked Shears

Nail Salon

Shoe Repair

Tranquility Spa and Wellness Center

Geneva Shoe Repair

The Best

One of the best

The Best

One of the best

Salon Anovin Hair Salon & Nail Salon

Greg’s Shoe Repair

One of the best

One of the best

Studio 440 in St. Charles

Photographer The Best

Sweet Kisses Photography One of the best

RCG Photography One of the best

Stephanie Maurie Photography

Heel Or Hide shoe repair and leather work


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Claesson Carpet Cleaning is a small, family owned business. We thrive off of being local business with a 97% customer return rate! So next time your carpet or furniture are not as clean as they should be, give us a call! We service most of Kane & Dekalb counties.

(630) 365-2009 (815) 756-1566 Text us at (815) 319-2559 E: classessoncarpetcleaning@ hotmail.com SM-CL1661267

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Thank you to our patients and referral sources for helping make our first year so successful

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One of the Best Pet Kennel &

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Thank you for Voting DePAW

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Claesson Carpet Cleaning

Your total well-being is our highest AIM! KCS

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Thank You

for Voting me as One of the BEST 2019 Real Estate Office / Broker BUYING or SELLING?… Call Selena Stloukal • TOP 100 RE/MAX Individual Agent in Northern Illinois • RE/MAX Hall of Fame • RE/MAX Platinum Club • Over 450+ Homes SOLD • Selling Homes for over 20+ years • 5 Star Client Reviews on Zillow • 2018 Five Star Professional • Voted one of the BEST Real Estate Brokers in Kane County 2018 & 2019 Experienced • Knowledgeable • Honest • Innovative

SELENA STLOUKAL (630) 621-5421 RE/MAX All Pro Find me on:

RE/MAX All Pro 505 W. Main Street St. Charles, IL 60175

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Thank You for voting us the BEST Diner in Kane County! Serving Breakfast ALL DAY LONG.

Come Try Our Mexican Food!!

630 W. State St., Geneva

(331) 248-0646


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216 James St, Geneva, IL 60134

(630) 232-2991

Thank You for voting us One of the Best Animal Trainers & Pet Kennels

224-218-1222

Check us out on our website (Harveystales.com), follow us on Facebook (Harvey’s Tales) and Instagram (@harveystales)

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Welcome to Kelly Orthodontics! Thank you to all of our current, former and future patients for voting us THE BEST of the Fox again this year.

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Kelly Orthodontics is a family oriented practice that has been in St. Charles for 40 years. We are proud of the relationships we build with our patients and our focus on finding the orthodontic solutions that are right for your family. Our mission is to provide outstanding orthodontic care in a friendly, comfortable, and fun environment. We utilize the most advanced orthodontic technologies which include, silver and clear self-ligating, low friction braces as well as Invisalign®.

11 SOUTH SIXTH STREET ST. CHARLES, ILLINOIS 60174 PHONE

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Thanks to all our wonderful customers for voting for Harvey's Tales as one of the best bookstores in the Fox Valley

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PET CARE

H ANIMAL TRAINER H PET GROOMER H PET KENNEL H VETERINARY CLINIC

Animal Trainer

Pet Kennel

Veterinary Clinic

Woofbeach

Kountry Pet Resort

South Town Animal Hospital

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

Kountry Pet Resort

Hampshire Pet Resort & Spa

Animal House Veterinary Hospital

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Hampshire Pet Resort & Spa

DePAW University, Canine Campus, Inc.

Valley Animal Hospital

One of the best

Pet Supply Store

The Best

DePAW University, Canine Campus, Inc.

Pet Groomer

The Best

The Best

The Puddle - Pet AquaFitness & Nutrition

The Best

One of the best

Doggie Divine Pet Salon

PetSmart Geneva

One of the best

One of the best

Poochie Love Dog Spa

Wet Nose

One of the best

“Clean as a Whisker” Pet Grooming Salon

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES H ACCOUNTING H FUNERAL HOME H Accounting Firm

Credit Union

Insurance Agency

Frank L Van Aelst & Associates

Fox Valley Credit Union

Buttrey Wulff Mamminga Insurance Agency

The Best

One of the best

F Cesario & Co KCS

The Best

One of the best

The Best

One of the best

KCT Credit Union One of the best

Empire Accounting And Tax Service, LLC

Earthmover Credit Union

Bank

Financial Advisor

American Eagle Bank

Total Clarity Wealth Management, Inc.

The Best

One of the best

Huntington Bank

The Best

One of the best

Edward Jones - Financial Advisor: Tom Zarndt One of the best

One of the best

Sterling Bank

Business to Business Service The Best

One of the best

Joseph M Wiedemann & Sons Inc One of the best

Hazen Insurance Agency, Inc.

Lawyer The Best

Dorjath Law Center, Nancie Dorajath One of the best

Edward Jones - Financial Advisor: Taylor R Garner

Hoscheit John J

Funeral Home

Griffin Williams LLP

The Best

Wellspring Creative Communications

Moss Family Funeral Home

One of the best

One of the best

Batavia Chamber of Commerce

Conley Funeral Home

One of the best

One of the best

79 Ratio

The Best

Malone Funeral Home

One of the best


South ElginBudokanMartial Arts

YOU!

The Budokan & PSN Fitness

Thank You! For again voting us

And don't forget...Ace is the place with the helpful hardware folks!

‘The Best’ Martial Arts School ‘The Best’ Personal Trainer in Kane County for 2019! Come Co try a class for FREE! 959 N La Fox St (Rt31) South Elgin, IL 60177 847-888-8866 www.SouthElginBudokan.com

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St.Batavia

PSN Fitness 847-452-0336

Next Generation Pediatrics Dr. Jennifer Schening

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thanks for voting us

BEST Pediatricians

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to our customers for voting us One of The Best Hardware/Home Improvement Stores.

To students, clients, families, readers and friends of

BEST OF THE FOX |

THANK

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Mortgage Broker

Real Estate Office/ Broker

Cassandra Bajak with First Centennial Mortgage

Capital Asset Group Inc., St. Charles

The Best

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The Best

One of the best

One of the best

Kimberly Gehrke Huntington Bank

Selena Stloukal of RE/MAX All pro

One of the best

One of the best

Two Roads Lending

The Rullo Team

RETAIL SPECIALTY •

Senior Care, Retirement/Assisted Living The Best

Asbury Gardens One of the best

The Holmstad One of the best

The Reserve of Geneva

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Art Gallery

Bookstore

Consignment/Resale Shop

Water Street Studios

Town House Books

Acosta’s Home Consignment South Elgin

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Halsa The Aromatherapy Shop and Spa

Harvey’s Tales

Deja Vu Thrift Shop

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

116GALLERY

Barnes & Noble

Beautiful U Resale Shop

The Best

The Best

The Best

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Thank you for voting us The Best Burger in Kane County!

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33 W. New York St. Aurora, IL 60506 | Tel: (630) 340-3719 | gillersons.com Mon – Closed | Tuesday – Thur: 11am-10pm | Friday – Sat: 11am-12am | Sunday: 11am-9ish


ONE OF KANE COUNTY'S

BEST OF THE FOX |

THANK YOU READERS

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WE ARE HONORED TO BE VOTED

BEST CREDIT UNIONS!

POTTAWATOMIE PARK

POTTAWATOMIE GOLF COURSE

OTTER COVE

St. Charles Park District

is honored to be chosen as

ONE OF THE BEST

for summer fun!

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WE’VE HELPED OUR MEMBERS SAVE OVER

$26,000,000! LET'S DO SOMETHING

EXTRAORDINARY TOGETHER AND SAVE BIG IN 2019!

630.844.4950 www.earthmovercu.com

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Discover it ALL at stcparks.org

Celebrating 16 Years of Excellence

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630.232.1369 • www.foxfiregeneva.com 17 W. State St. Geneva, IL


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for voting us BEST Deli and One Of The Best Caterers, Sub/Sandwich Shops and Meat Markets in Kane County!

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Your Grilling Headquarters This Summer

Engstrom’s Plaza 716 W. State St. • Geneva

QUALITY MEA TS

EST. 1998

630-262-1878 www.josefsmeats.com j

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Hours: Tues.-Fri. 9am-6pm • Sat. 9am-5pm Sun. 10am-2pm • Closed Mondays

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(Entrance on 7th St.)

630.365.6461 6 30 365 64

www.ReamsMeatMarket.com A GREAT OLD FASHIONED FULL SERVICE MEAT MARKET

Thank you for voting Stockholm’s!

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Thank You for Voting us the Best of the Fox!

BEST OF THE FOX |

Ream’s Meat Market

THANK YOU

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306 W State Street Downtown Geneva 630-208-7070 www.stockholmsbrewpub.com

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RETAIL SPECIALTY •

Cosmetic/Skin Care Store

Florist

Jeweler

Skin Deep Day Spa

Wild Orchid Custom Floral Designs

State Street Jewelers

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

The Little Traveler

Sandi’s Fresh Flowers

The Diamondaire

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Tranquility Spa and Wellness Center

Town & Country Gardens Inc

Fox Jewelers

Downtown Shopping District

Gift/Card Shop

Shoe Store

Geneva

The Little Traveler

The Little Traveler

The Best

The Best

The Best

The Best

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

Batavia

Abby’s Hallmark Shop

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Geneva Commons

Cocoon

Dick Pond Athletics St. Charles

Farm Store

Hobby/Craft Store

Women’s Clothing

The Best

The Best

The Best

Abbey Farms

Scentcerely Yours

The Little Traveler

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Rustic Road Farm

Michaels

Evernia

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Blain’s Farm & Fleet

Hobby Lobby

Bare Moxie

One of the best

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FOOD&BEVERAGE H BAKERY H FARMERS MARKET H LIQUOR H

Bakery

Farmers Market

Health Food Store

Sweet Natalie’s Gluten Free Bakery

Abbey Farms

Natural Alternatives Herb Shop

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Eye Candy Bake Shop

Rustic Road Farm

Fruitful Yield

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Two Wild Seeds Baking Company

French Market

Rustic Road Farm

Candy/Popcorn Store

Grocery Store

Liquor Store

Kernel’s Gourmet Popcorn & More

Blue Goose Market

Binny’s Beverage Depot

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

The Little Traveler

Trader Joe’s

Sav Way Fine Wines & Spirits

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Batavia Popcorn Depot

Aldi

The PRIDE Beer & Wine plus Spirits

The Best

The Best

The Best

The Best

The Best

The Best


st e B e h t f o e n O AUTO REPAIR MECHANICAL &

OIL CHANGES

KNOWLEDGEABLE

RELIABLE

TRUSTWORTHY

The B est TIRE STORE

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FOX RIVER TIRE & AUTO

Thank You

BEST OF THE FOX |

YOU CAN FEEL CONFIDENT TRUSTING

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30 Helping the fox valley live a better quality of life naturally for over 17 years Voted BEST Massage and BEST Alternative Medicine & One of the Best Chiropractors in Kane County!

537 E E. State St St., Gene Geneva 630-232-8351

Thank You for voting Gen-Hoe the Best Chinese Food in Kane County! The missing puzzle piece to treating your spinal disc disorders without drugs and surgery! It’s time to try Hart Chiropractic.

Featuring: Szechwan (Hot) & Dim Sum Sunday COCKTAILS AVAILABLE DAILY 11:30 AM TO 9 PM FRI & SAT 11:30 AM - 10 PM CLOSED MONDAYS

Daily Luncheon Specials Tuesday thru Saturday 11:30-3:00pm

www.genhoerestaurant.com

1803 W State Street Geneva, IL 60134 hartchiropractic.com

630-262-1421

Text “PUZZLE” to 630-262-1421 to see how Hart Chiropractic can help you.

Helping people transform their dream look into a beautiful reality. You will learn that his personal attention and caring demeanor can make you feel as special as his expert hands can make you look. VOTED

“TOP DOCTOR” For 5 Consecutive Years by Castle Connolly

Thank You for Voting Us

THE BEST

Cosmetic Surgeon/ Center! Visit our photo gallery • www.stcharlesplasticsurgery.com • (630) 762-9697


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Storm Restoration Company VOTED

BEST HOME

ROOFER

Why Smart Homeowners Choose Innovative Home Concepts for Their Storm Damage Insurance Restoration Claims…

• Locally Owned • Over a Decade of Insurance

FREE STORM/HAIL

DAMAGE PROPERTY INSPECTION Schedule Your FREE Hail Damage Inspection

Call Today! (815)356-9020 www.InnovativeHomeConcepts.com

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Claim Experience • Public Adjusters on Staff • We Represent You, the Homeowner, during the claim process. • Guaranteed Satisfaction • We Work with New Claims, Denied Claims, and Partial Claims.

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Mchenry y County’s y’s #1 KANE COUNTY’S

BEST OF THE FOX |

“We Appreciate Your Votes, Your Confidence, and Your Continued Business. Thank You From Our Family to Yours, We Love Our Customers!” –the Innovative Staff


Lunch • Dinner Cocktails Catering • Dine-In Carry-Out • Delivery

Thank You

for voting Animal House one of the Best Veterinary Clinics in the Fox Valley Area

Thanks to our patrons

for Voting us One of the Best for Chinese Food in the area. BATAVIA 9 S. Randall Road

2079 Rt. 38 (Lincoln Highway) St. Charles, IL 60174 630.443.1472

356 N. Randall Rd. North Aurora, IL 60542 630.701.1372

www.animalhousevh.com

(630) 879-7676

AURORA 3450 Montgomery Rd.

(630) 898-8889

Comprehensive Treatment, Compassionate Care, for your Companion Pet

BATAVIA 140 W. Wilson Street

(630) 879-5668

“We treat your animals like our own”

NORTH AURORA 915 Oak Street

(630) 896-8876

www.eastchinainn.com

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WE SPECIALIZE IN:

• CARPETS • UPHOLSTERY • AREA RUGS • TILE/GROUT • RV’S • MATTRESSES • ODOR CONTROL • PET STAINS • WINE, BLOOD AND INK STAINS • DRAPERIES • AND SO MUCH MORE

Call 630-264-4369 for Appt. or Free Estimate

The Right Guy Carpet Cleaning Inc thanks our customers for voting us One of the Best Carpet Cleaners!

The Right Guy Carpet Cleaning, Inc.

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TheRightGuyCarpetCleaning@Gmail.com www.TRGCarpetCleaning.com to Schedule Online

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Meat Market

Wine Shop/ Selection

Ream’s Meat Market

The Little Traveler

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

Josef’s Elegante Meat & Deli

Binny’s Beverage Depot

One of the best

One of the best

Blue Goose Market

Sav Way Fine Wines & Spirits

SPORTS&RECREATION

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Bicycle Shop

Family Recreation

Gymnastics/Cheer Center

The Village Pedaler

Abbey Farms

St Charles Gymnastics Inc

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

All Spoked Up Inc

Epic Air Trampoline Park

Excel Gymnastics Academy

The Best

The Best

The Best

One of the best

One of the best

One of the best

Mill Race Cyclery

Goldfish Swim School - St. Charles

Iconic All-Stars

Bowling Alley The Best

St. Charles Bowl One of the best

Funway One of the best

Elgin Lanes

The Best

Duet Dance Academy Inc

The Best

Festival of the Vine One of the best

Swedish Days Geneva One of the best

Windmill City Festival

Golf course The Best

South Elgin Budokan Martial Arts One of the best

Bill Cho’s United Taekwondo, Saint Charles One of the best

Chang Lee’s Taekwondo Club USA

Sporting Goods Store The Best

Dick Pond Athletics St. Charles One of the best

One of the best

DICK’S Sporting Goods

Pottawatomie Golf Course One of the best

One of the best

Flannery School of Irish Dance

The Best

Settler’s Hill Golf Course

One of the best

Vargo’s Dance

Martial Arts School

One of the best

Hughes Creek Golf Course

Kirhofer’s Sports Inc

Summer Fun Park District Location The Best

Quarry Pool Batavia One of the best

Pottawatomie Park One of the best

Otter Cove Aquatic Park

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Dance Studio/School

Festival

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American Eagle Bank

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24 MONTH CD 2.75% APY with a relationship bonus* $245,000 initial deposit maximum per CD

6 Month Money Market New Money Bonus Interest Rate

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APY: 2.00%

Interest Rate: 1.98%

Platinum Money Market1,2,3:$100 to open. $1,000 minimum average daily balance to avoid a fee and $1,000 minimum daily balance to obtain the APY. Monthly Imaged statement. The New Money Bonus Interest Rate applies to any newly opened Platinum Money Market account with funds not currently on deposit          account for which the balance is increased by 25% with funds not currently on deposit with us. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to determine eligibility. The New Money Bonus interest rate and APY will apply to all funds on deposit in the Platinum Money Market account and is guaranteed for six months, after which time the interest rate and APY will revert back to the currently published rate in effect at that time. 1. Contact us for further information about applicable fees and terms. 2. Interest rates on variable rate accounts are determined at the bank’s discretion and subject to change at any time. 3. Accounts with a minimum balance requirement will be assessed a fee of $10.00 if the balance in that account falls below the minimum balance. * Relationship Bonus

The Relationship Bonus is based on maintaining at least an average monthly statement balance in qualifying FREEdom Checking Account, Platinum NOW, Statement Savings or Platinum Money Market of $5,000. If this qualification is not met, then the APY may revert to the Standard rate in effect at the time the CD was opened or last renewed. The renewal term may be different from the original term.

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For more information, please speak with an account officer.

Rates are effective May 20, 2019, and subject to change without notice.

Annual Percentage Yield (APY) for all CD Accounts is subject to change without notice. There is a $1,000 minimum opening account deposit and balance requirement. A penalty may be imposed for early withdrawal. Fees may reduce earnings on the account.

AMERICAN EAGLE BANK 556 Randall Road South Elgin, Illinois 60177 (847) 742-7400 Fax (847) 742-7824 www.amEbank.com


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We are a full- service veterinary facility that was established in 1960. We have been so fortunate to be part of such a wonderful community. Dr. Wiechmann, Dr. Humphrey, Dr. Christakos along with our entire staff is committed to providing the best quality care for our patients and their owners.

12 S. Water St. • Batavia, IL 60510

630-761-0399

810 E State Street, Geneva, IL 60134 • 630-232-7067 GenevaVAH.com | valley@nvanet.com

enticingcuisine@sbcglobal.net www.enticingcuisine.com

Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm • Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 pm • Closed Sunday

Fast Lube and Tire Center

Thank you to our customers for voting us BEST CAR WASH

You voted us Best Hotdog! Thank you. 630-845-0055 1122 E. State St., Geneva

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113 S. Lincoln Ave., Aurora

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Hot Diggity Dog!

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Thanks for voting Enticing Cuisine the “Best Caterer!”

BEST OF THE FOX |

Thank you for Voting us One of the Best Veterinary Clinics in Kane County


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THANKS FOR VOTING US THE BEST IN KANE COUNTY

39w963 Midan Dr. • Elburn, IL 60119 630-845-3343 • orangehomeservices.com • 630-761-3343

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