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National Skip the Straw Day – February 26, 2021

National Skip the Straw Day – February 26, 2021

We owe our strawless celebrations on National Skip the Straw Day, the fourth Friday in February, falling on February 26 this year, to a group of young activists in Whitehall, Michigan. In light of the ongoing battle against global warming and plastic pollution, we’ll take the time this holiday to consider whether we really need that whimsical plastic tube in order to enjoy our favorite beverages. We can slurp more down by just going straight for the glass’s edge anyway!

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 25, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 25, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s February 25, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Monday, March 1st at 2:00 PM.

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HAPCAP Announces New Round of Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance for Residents Impacted by COVID-19 | February 24, 2021

HAPCAP Announces New Round of Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance for Residents Impacted by COVID-19 | February 24, 2021

GLOUSTER –Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) has announced that there are funds available to assist households impacted by COVID-19 with rent, mortgage, and utility payments. Hocking, Athens, or Perry County residents who are at or below 80% of their county’s Area Median Income (AMI) and have fallen behind on rent, utility, or mortgage payments are encouraged to contact HAPCAP to submit an application for assistance. Funds are available for a limited time and applicants are encouraged to reach out early.

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Perry County Commissioners' Office Weekly Meetings

Perry County Commissioners' Office Weekly Meetings

The Perry County Ohio Commissioners are now meeting weekly at our new location: 212 S. Main St. Lower Level - New Lexington, OH. Updated 01/12/2021.

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ARC/PLC Webinar for the 2021 Crop Year | February 25, 2021

ARC/PLC Webinar for the 2021 Crop Year | February 25, 2021

Join OSU Extension for a webinar focused on the ARC/PLC (Agricultural Risk Coverage/Price Loss Coverage) decision for the 2021 crop year on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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Recycler’s Roundtable - Q&A with Local Recycling Educators | February 25, 2021

Recycler’s Roundtable - Q&A with Local Recycling Educators | February 25, 2021

Recycler’s Virtual Roundtable ** Q&A with Local Recycling Educators ** Talk with your CFLP (Coshocton, Fairfield, Licking & Perry) Solid Waste District Environmental Educators! Thursday, February 25, 2021 at noon via Zoom.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling High School Oral History Essay Project!  |  2021

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling High School Oral History Essay Project! | 2021

Purpose: To encourage communication between youth and members of our community who may be several generations older and can offer a historic perspective & lesson on “sustainable living regarding trash and recycling.” *** Entry deadline is Friday, February 26, 2021 ***

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Flag Lowering - February 23, 2021

Flag Lowering - February 23, 2021

In remembrance of the more than 500,000 American lives lost to COVID-19, Mike DeWine, Governor of the State of Ohio, proclaims that the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio shall be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the State of Ohio until sunset on February 26, 2021.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 22, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 22, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s February 22, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday, February 25th at 2:00 PM.

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Connect with Local Companies: Virtual Career Fair | February 24, 2021

Connect with Local Companies: Virtual Career Fair | February 24, 2021

Area 14 and the OhioMeansJobs Centers of Athens, Meigs, and Perry Counties are hosting a Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Register for the OHZone Virtual Career Fair, where virtual conversations lead to real opportunities. This virtual event connects you to the best local employers in the manufacturing, healthcare, and transportation industries.

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Red Cross calls for healthy blood donors following severe weather | February 22, 2021

Red Cross calls for healthy blood donors following severe weather | February 22, 2021

February 22, 2021 — Record-breaking cold and winter storms across much of the U.S. have had a significant impact on blood donations. The American Red Cross is urging healthy individuals, especially those with type O blood, to give now to ensure blood products are available for patient emergencies when help can’t wait.

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Ohio’s COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls Inform and Address Health Inequities | Updated February 19, 2021

Ohio’s COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls Inform and Address Health Inequities | Updated February 19, 2021

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) will launch a series of COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls for several specific communities to ensure all Ohioans have access to information needed to make informed decisions about COVID-19 vaccines. Town Halls will be live streamed online and available on public access television.

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ANR Programming Newsletter | Week of February 22, 2021

ANR Programming Newsletter | Week of February 22, 2021

OSU Extension Perry County Agriculture and Natural Resources Programs for the Week of February 22, 2021.

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Pioneering Possibilities Virtual Meetings | February 10 thru May 25, 2021

Pioneering Possibilities Virtual Meetings | February 10 thru May 25, 2021

Academy For Leadership Abilities will be holding Pioneering Possibilities Community Leadership Group virtual meetings from February 10, 2021 through May 25, 2021.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 18, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 18, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s February 18, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Monday, February 22nd at 2:00 PM.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 16, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 16, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s February 16, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday, February 18th at 2:00 PM.

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ODH COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Town Halls | February and March 2021

ODH COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Town Halls | February and March 2021

The Ohio Department of Health is holding COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Town Halls on February 22 and 23 and March 1 and 6, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

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A Thank You From The Residents of Fairview Assisted Living | January 2021

A Thank You From The Residents of Fairview Assisted Living | January 2021

The residents of Fairview Assisted Living, New Lexington, Ohio, would like to thank all of the individuals that made donations during the 2020 Holiday Season.

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Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Greener Side for Business and Industry Newsletter | Winter 2021

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Greener Side for Business and Industry Newsletter | Winter 2021

Green KUDOS! Epicerie (pronounced ay/peehs/ree) et les fluers is a new restaurant, combined with the old Rosey Reds in Somerset. Terri Reichley and Larry Myres, a dynamic sister/ bother team, took the jump to expand on what they love to do… cooking with style! From the very beginning of opening the bistro, they committed to using washable dinnerware, real table clothes, also composting food waste in partnership with Fern Hollow Farm.

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Perry County Ohio First Half Real Estate Taxes Are Due March 12, 2021

Perry County Ohio First Half Real Estate Taxes Are Due March 12, 2021

Perry County Ohio First Half 2020 Real Estate Taxes Are Due Friday, March 12, 2021. First Half 2021 Manufactured Home Taxes are also due Friday, March 12, 2021.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 11, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 11, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s February 11, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Tuesday, February 16th at 2:00 PM.

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Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host food distribution for Perry County residents | February 12, 2021 *** CANCELED ***

Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host food distribution for Perry County residents | February 12, 2021 *** CANCELED ***

NEW LEXINGTON, OH - The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, will be hosting a mobile food distribution at the Perry County Fairgrounds on Friday, February 12th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. *** CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER ***

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 9, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 9, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s February 9, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday, February 11th at 2:00 PM.

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Give blood in honor of Black History Month in February 2021

Give blood in honor of Black History Month in February 2021

February 8, 2021— In honor of Black History Month this February, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors, and especially those who have recovered from COVID-19, to give blood to honor the legacies of African Americans like Dr. Charles Drew and Dr. Jerome Holland. Their passion for helping improve the lives of patients in need of lifesaving blood products is carried on through dedicated blood donors, blood drive sponsors, volunteers and Red Cross employees. Donors who give in February will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card thanks to $1 million donation from Amazon

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Fairview Assisted Living Newsletter | January 2021

Fairview Assisted Living Newsletter | January 2021

Visitations/Outings : As of February 6, 2021, residents will be able to continue with essential outings and visits may commence. Please remember to contact our facility to set up a scheduled time for your visit.

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Ohio Loves Transit Week | February 8 - 12, 2021

Ohio Loves Transit Week | February 8 - 12, 2021

The statewide Ohio Loves Transit Campaign kicks off on February 8th and will run through February 12th. This celebration is to recognize the vital importance of public transportation services for our community, especially for seniors and disabled individuals who face travel barriers and the isolation that comes with this.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 4, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | February 4, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s February 4, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Tuesday, February 9th at 2:00 PM.

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