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Back to School Bash | August 11, 2021

Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services will hold its annual Back-to-School Bash on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. as a drive through at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Aug 11, 2021
from 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM


Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764

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Perry County Job and Family Services (PCJFS) will hold its annual Back-to-School Bash on Wednesday, August 11.


The Back-to-School Bash is always a time for PCJFS to say a very special “Thank You!” to everyone helping to make the our event a successful, supportive one for children and families.


This year the Bash will help 667 pre-registered children get ready for school with a backpack of supplies, a school spirit hoodie, tennis shoes and more. Participants will receive a voucher for personal hygiene products and a haircut.


Fraternal and faith-based organizations, and other community service partners will be present either through their donations or in-person sharing the support they provide for families throughout the year. Perry County Health Department will also be on site to provide COVID vaccinations.


We’ve pivoted from our traditional community event to a socially distanced drive through event, but we will still be connecting the generosity and support of our community to children and families hoping for the best school year possible.


More than ever before, the 2021 Back-to-School Bash would not have been possible without the generosity and support of people like you. Together, we were able to encourage, inspire, and prepare the children of Perry County with the tools necessary to be successful during the school year.


In particular, I want to thank for their support:

  • Hair Expression
  • The Beauty Hut
  • Clip, Snip and Style
  • Shear Perfection
  • Design Effects
  • Rootz Hair Salon
  • A&T’s Hair Suites
  • Studio C
  • Orecchio Barber
  • Save-A-Lot
  • Shriver’s in Crooksville    Perry County Library
  • Help Me Grow/ALA
  • Perry Behavioral Health
  • Park National Bank
  • Allwell
  • Perry County Recycling
  • CareSource
  • Perry County Health Department
  • OhioKan
  • Southeastern Ohio Food Bank
  • Ebenezer Baptist Church


We just want to remind everyone we’re arranging the event by school district, and that pre-registration is required. If you’ve signed up for the Bash, find your school district below and drive through at the County Fairgrounds anytime during the assigned block of time. Do not attend a public school? Use the time block for the school district where you live:


· New Lexington 8:00am-10:00am

· Miller 10:00am-12:00pm

· Crooksville 12:30pm-2:30pm

· Northern Local 2:30pm-4:30pm


Questions? Call us at 740-721-0674.



Cheryl Boley


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