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Because we care,

we would like to offer you a gentle reminder.

If your bill is past due, we encourage you to contact the office to make a payment arrangement.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

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Because we care,

we would like to offer you a gentle reminder.

If your bill is past due, we encourage you to contact the office to make a payment arrangement.

Thank you.

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