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Gwen Young to be recognized with the Women in American History Award

Gwen Young to be recognized with the Women in American History Award at the Elizabeth Sherman Reese Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution 2019 Annual Awards Ceremony on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Crossroads Ministry Center - Lancaster, Ohio

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Food for Seniors

Food for Seniors

The Southeast Ohio Foodbank Commodity Supplemental Food Program provides a monthly box of shelf-stable food to nutritionally at-risk, income-eligible senior citizens.

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Mt. Aloysius 2019 Spring Bazaar

Mt. Aloysius 2019 Spring Bazaar

Mt. Aloysius will be holding their 2019 Spring Bazaar on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Mt. Aloysius Gymnasium - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Rock Your Socks for World Down Syndrome Day

Rock Your Socks for World Down Syndrome Day

Perry County Ohio Bd of Developmental Disabilities encourages ALL of PERRY COUNTY to join us by “Rocking Your Socks.” On Thursday, March 21, 2019 wear your most COLORFUL, in celebration of people with Down syndrome and the many ways that they make our world brighter. People all around the world will be celebrating with you!

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46th Annual Sewing Smorgasbord

46th Annual Sewing Smorgasbord

The Perry County Ohio Homemakers are holding their 46th Annual Sewing Smorgasbord on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Sheridan Middle School - Thornville, Ohio.

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2019 PCBDD Community Basketball Game

2019 PCBDD Community Basketball Game

The Perry County Ohio Bd of Developmental Disabilities is holding their Community Basketball Game on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the New Lexington High School Gym - New Lexington, Ohio. Tip off is at 6:00 p.m. The Perry County Cougars play the Community Team. PCBDD is recruiting members for the Community Team.

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2019 Perry County P.A.R.C. District Meetings

2019 Perry County P.A.R.C. District Meetings

The Perry County Ohio P.A.R.C. District Board meets the second Monday of the month from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Perry Behavioral Health Choice Activity Center located at 112 S Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764 UNLESS otherwise noted.

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2019 Free Legal Clinics

2019 Free Legal Clinics

Free legal clinics for income eligible individuals are held the first Tuesday of each month from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Perry County Ohio Courthouse (Lower Level) - New Lexington, Ohio.

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When should I call my local health department?

When should I call my local health department?

Local Health Departments are government agencies who are on the front lines of public health. But what is public health and when should you call your local health department? Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play.

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Perry County Health Department 2019 Mammogram Schedule

Perry County Health Department 2019 Mammogram Schedule

The Perry County Ohio Health Department and The Ohio State University The James are providing mammograms several times throughout 2019 at the Perry County Ohio Health Department - New Lexington, Ohio. Schedule your mammogram today.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling February 2019 Eco-Tip

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling February 2019 Eco-Tip

Waste Less and Recycle RIGHT! PerCo Recycling Center - New Lexington, Ohio is not set up to accept lids or caps. Help improve efficiency on the sort line! Remove caps and lids before you recycle your bottles, jars and jugs!

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Perry County Calvary Arts Center All Star Talent Show

Perry County Calvary Arts Center All Star Talent Show

The Perry County Ohio Calvary Arts Center will be hosting an All Star Talent Show on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Perry County Calvary Arts Center - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry Soil and Water 2019 Fish Sale

Perry Soil and Water 2019 Fish Sale

The Perry County Ohio Soil and Water Conservation District has begun their 2019 Fish Sale. Orders will be taken until Tuesday, April 30, 2019 for pickup on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Perry SWCD office in Somerset, Ohio from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. sharp!

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Perry Soil and Water 2019 Tree and Shrub Sale

Perry Soil and Water 2019 Tree and Shrub Sale

The Perry County Ohio Soil and Water Conservation District has begun their 2019 Tree and Shrub Sale. Orders will be taken until Monday, March 11, 2019 for pickup on Friday, March 29, 2019 at the Perry SWCD office in Somerset, Ohio from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio

Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio

This plan is the Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio. The plan was initially developed in 2014, updated and approved by ODOT in 2017 and is being updated annually in 2018. This plan fulfills the requirements of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, signed into law as a reauthorization of surface transportation programs through Fiscal Year 2020. According to requirements of the FAST Act, locally developed coordinated public transit-human services transportation plans must be updated to reflect the changes established by the FAST Act legislation. The FAST Act applies new programs and rules for all Fiscal Year 2016 funds and authorizes transit programs for five (5) years.

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Academy for Leadership Abilities 2019 Meeting Dates

Academy for Leadership Abilities 2019 Meeting Dates

The Academy for Leadership Abilities holds their Pioneering Possibilities twice a month at the Community Connections Center - New Lexington, Ohio. Pioneering Possibilities focuses on topics such as: integrity, doing the right things, setting goals, teamwork, positive mental attitude, and accomplishing outcomes to enhance the culture.

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RSVP Chronic Disease Class - How to Have a Healthy Heart

RSVP Chronic Disease Class - How to Have a Healthy Heart

Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) and Interim HealthCare of New Lexington are presenting a Chronic Disease Class - How to Have a Healthy Heart on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Somerset Lane Apartments - Somerset, Ohio.

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OhioMeansJobs is holding a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workshop

OhioMeansJobs is holding a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workshop

Interested in training to become a Dental Assistant, or perhaps a Heavy Equipment Operator, or maybe a Multi-Skilled Technician or a welder? Attend the WIOA Workshop on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at OhioMeansJobs/Perry JFS - New Lexington, Ohio.

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One-two punch of winter storms, canceled blood drives straining Red Cross blood supply

One-two punch of winter storms, canceled blood drives straining Red Cross blood supply

The American Red Cross is reissuing its emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now after multiple snow storms, frigid temperatures and the government shutdown further reduced lifesaving donations.

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Inaugural Perry County Disabled Veterans Outdoors Freedom Dinner

Inaugural Perry County Disabled Veterans Outdoors Freedom Dinner

The Perry County Ohio Disabled Veterans Outdoors and Whitetails Unlimited are hosting their inaugural Freedom Dinner on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds Coliseum - New Lexington, Ohio. Proceeds to benefit Disabled Veterans Outdoors Hunt Program.

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The Perry County Junior Fair Board is conducting a Plastic Cap and Lid Drive

The Perry County Ohio Junior Fair Board is conducting a Plastic Cap and Lid Drive through Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient care.

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Upcoming Events
RSVP Chronic Disease Class - How to Have a Healthy Heart Feb 26, 2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — Somerset Lane Apartments - 214 N Market St, Somerset, OH 43783
Perry County Calvary Arts Center All Star Talent Show Mar 03, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM — Perry County Calvary Arts Center - 447 S Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
March 2019 Free Legal Clinic Mar 05, 2019 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM — Perry County Courthouse - 105 N Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
March 2019 Perry Genealogical Society Meeting Mar 09, 2019 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM — Perry County District Library - 117 S. Jackson St., New Lexington, OH 43764
March 2019 Perry County P.A.R.C. District Meeting Mar 11, 2019 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM — PBHC Activity Center - 112 S Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
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