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SE Ohio Foodbank Hosts Food Distribution for Perry County Residents | Friday, June 21, 2024

SE Ohio Foodbank Hosts Food Distribution for Perry County Residents | Friday, June 21, 2024

New Lexington, OH - The SE Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP), will distribute food for Perry County residents at the Perry County Fairgrounds from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m on Friday June 21, 2024. Fresh produce and other food items will be available for Perry County residents who qualify for state benefits or with incomes under 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines.

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Perry County Commissioners' Office Weekly Meetings

Perry County Commissioners' Office Weekly Meetings

The Perry County Ohio Commissioners meet weekly at our location: 212 S. Main St. Lower Level - New Lexington, OH.

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Perry Neighborhood Connection Meeting | Tuesday, June 18,  2024

Perry Neighborhood Connection Meeting | Tuesday, June 18, 2024

The June Perry Neighborhood Connection Meeting is on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. at the New Lexington Village Hall - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Please give now: Donors needed to protect Red Cross blood supply | June 10, 2024

Please give now: Donors needed to protect Red Cross blood supply | June 10, 2024

June 10, 2024 — As World Blood Donor Day approaches on June 14, the American Red Cross stresses that blood and platelet donors are critically needed right now to combat a drastic shortfall in donations over the last several weeks. Donors of all blood types are needed, especially those with type O blood and donors giving platelets. Come to help save lives and get a $15 e-gift card June 10-30.

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Hooked on Fishing...Not on Drugs Youth Fishing Derby | Saturday, June 15, 2024

Hooked on Fishing...Not on Drugs Youth Fishing Derby | Saturday, June 15, 2024

The Perry County Ohio Sheriff's Office presents Hooked on Fishing...Not on Drugs Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Perry County Gun Club - New Lexington, Ohio.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | Friday, June 14, 2024

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | Friday, June 14, 2024

Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services is observing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Friday, June 14, 2024 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Perry County Opportunity Center - New Lexington, Ohio.

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CarFit | Friday, June 14, 2024

CarFit | Friday, June 14, 2024

Perry County Opportunity Center is hosting CarFit on Friday, June 14, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio. CarFit is a free, educational program designed to help drivers improve the "fit" of their vehicles for comfort and safety.

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Perry County Health Network Diaper Drive | May 1 - June 30, 2024

Perry County Health Network Diaper Drive | May 1 - June 30, 2024

The Perry County Ohio Health Network is holding their 2nd Annual Diaper Drive from Wednesday, May 1 through Sunday, June 30, 2024

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Perry County Park District Board of Park Commissioners Meeting | Monday, June 10, 2024

Perry County Park District Board of Park Commissioners Meeting | Monday, June 10, 2024

The June Perry County Park District Board of Park Commissioners Meeting is Monday, June 10, 2024 starting 2:30 p.m. at the Thornville Public Library - Thornville, Ohio.

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Perry County Ohio Second Half Real Estate Taxes Are Due July 12, 2024

Perry County Ohio Second Half Real Estate Taxes Are Due July 12, 2024

Perry County Ohio Second Half 2023 Real Estate Taxes Are Due Friday, July 12, 2024. Second Half 2024 Manufactured Home Taxes are also due Friday, July 12, 2024.

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Public Meeting for Perry County Coordinated Plan for Transportation | Thursday, June 27, 2024

Public Meeting for Perry County Coordinated Plan for Transportation | Thursday, June 27, 2024

(New Lexington, Ohio - June 4, 2024) Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services is conducting an annual review of the Perry County Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan. A public meeting will be held on June 27, 2024 at 10:00 by public invitation, at Perry County Job and Family Services Opportunity Center located at 5250 State Route 37 East New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | June 2024

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | June 2024

World Ocean Day is Saturday, June 8, 2024. World Ocean Day catalyzes collective action for a healthy ocean and a stable climate. World Refill Day is Sunday, June 16, 2024. World Refill Day is a global campaign to prevent plastic pollution and help people live with less waste.

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RSVP Walk with Ease Classes Begin Monday, September 9, 2024

RSVP Walk with Ease Classes Begin Monday, September 9, 2024

Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Walk with Ease Classes Begin Monday, September 9, 2024. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Mt. Aloysius Gym - New Lexington, Ohio. *** NOTE: NO WALK WITH EASE CLASSES IN JUNE, JULY, AND AUGUST.***

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Perry County Free Legal Clinic | Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Perry County Free Legal Clinic | Tuesday, June 4, 2024

The Perry County Ohio Legal Clinic offers FREE legal advice to income eligible individuals who cannot afford private counsel. Services will be provided on a first come-first served basis. Individuals attending should bring all documentation and paperwork that relates to the issue in question. You must bring proof of income. The clinics are held the first Tuesday of each month (none in January and July). Sign in from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The 2024 clinics are held at the temporary Juvenile/Probate Court Location - 106 S. Main Street, New Lexington, Ohio.

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RSVP Aqua Classes | Ongoing Throughout the Year

RSVP Aqua Classes | Ongoing Throughout the Year

Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Aqua Classes are ongoing throughout the year and are held at the Mt. Aloysius Indoor Pool - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Shawnee Farmers Market | Friday, June 7, 2024

Shawnee Farmers Market | Friday, June 7, 2024

Shawnee Farmers Market is Friday, June 7, 2024 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Shawnee, Ohio

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Third Annual Summer Splash with Dad Pool Party | June 5, 12, and 26, 2024

Third Annual Summer Splash with Dad Pool Party | June 5, 12, and 26, 2024

The Third Annual Summer Splash with Dad Pool Party Wednesday, June 5 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Crooksville Pool, Wednesday, June 12 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Somerset Pool, and Wednesday, June 26, 2024 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the New Lexington Pool.

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SUMMER ALERT: Blood and platelet donors needed now | May 30, 2024

SUMMER ALERT: Blood and platelet donors needed now | May 30, 2024

May 30, 2024 — The American Red Cross critically needs blood and platelet donors now following a concerning trend over the past month – fewer donors rolling up a sleeve to give lifesaving blood. In fact, about 20,000 fewer blood donations were collected over the past month than needed to maintain the Red Cross national blood supply. Come to give through June 9 for an exclusive Tetris® + Red Cross T-shirt.

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SE Ohio Foodbank Hosts Food Distribution | Friday, May 31, 2024

SE Ohio Foodbank Hosts Food Distribution | Friday, May 31, 2024

Logan, OH - The SE Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP), will distribute food at the SE Ohio Foodbank (1005 CIC Dr. Logan, OH 43138) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2024. Fresh produce and other food items will be available for residents of Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton, and Washington countries who qualify for state benefits or with incomes under 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines.

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Build the blood supply: Give blood or platelets now with Red Cross | May 20, 2024

Build the blood supply: Give blood or platelets now with Red Cross | May 20, 2024

May 20, 2024 — Late May signals the beginning of a busy time for celebrations and summer holidays. The American Red Cross asks donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now before calendars start to fill up. Donors of all blood types – especially those giving type O blood and donors giving platelets – are vital to people counting on blood products for critical medical procedures.

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Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Join us Tuesday, May 28, 2024 for Perry County Ohio’s "Coffee with some Commissioners" from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Dodson's on Broadway, New Lexington, Ohio. Tom Johnson, Somerset Mayor, will be our featured speaker this month.

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WHIZ Interview with Commissioner Ben Carpenter and Chief Deputy Eric Hoskinson | May 21, 2024

WHIZ Interview with Commissioner Ben Carpenter and Chief Deputy Eric Hoskinson | May 21, 2024

WHIZ Interview with Commissioner Ben Carpenter and Chief Deputy Eric Hoskinson on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Topics include Courthouse update, JFS Jobs, 6/14 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, 6/15 PCSO Hooked on Fishing Derby.

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Who you gonna call????

Who you gonna call????

Here is a summary of the various 211, 311, 411, etc. assistance phone numbers. Originally published July 11, 2018.

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OSU Extension Build a Better Summer Recipe Webinar | Wednesday, May 22, 2024

OSU Extension Build a Better Summer Recipe Webinar | Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Join OSU Extension Educators online on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. to learn how you can build a "better” (healthier) recipe ahead of your summer gatherings and celebrations.

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Women's Cancer Screening and Back-to-School Vaccinations | Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Women's Cancer Screening and Back-to-School Vaccinations | Tuesday, May 28, 2024

The James Cancer Center Mobile Mammography Unit and the Perry County Health Department Mobile Vaccination Trailer will be on-site on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Southern Local Schools - Corning, Ohio.

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RSVP Volunteer Recognition Luncheon | May 4, 2024

RSVP Volunteer Recognition Luncheon | May 4, 2024

This year the Perry County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) annual recognition luncheon was held at the Grace Community Church of the Nazarene on Saturday, May 4 to honor our Perry County volunteers.

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