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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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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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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.

SUMMER ALERT: Blood and platelet donors needed now | May 30, 2024 - Read More…

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.

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

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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Flag Lowering | Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Flag Lowering | Wednesday, May 15, 2024

In honoring Peace Officer Memorial Day and Police Week, 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 from sunrise until sunset on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

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PCHD Family Bike Event | Wednesday, May 15, 2024

PCHD Family Bike Event | Wednesday, May 15, 2024

The Perry County Ohio Health Department is hosting a Family Bike Event on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Help keep emergency rooms ready by giving blood or platelets | May 7, 2024

Help keep emergency rooms ready by giving blood or platelets | May 7, 2024

May 7, 2024 — When every second counts, blood products can provide lifesaving care. The American Red Cross asks the public to give blood or platelets during Trauma Awareness Month in May to keep hospitals prepared for all transfusion needs, including emergencies. Type O blood donors and donors giving platelets are especially needed right now. Free haircut coupon by email, chance to win VIP racing experience and more by coming to give now.

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service | Sunday, May 5, 2024

Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service | Sunday, May 5, 2024

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—In accordance with orders issued by the President of the United States of America, in honoring the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, Governor Mike DeWine has ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Ohio to be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the state of Ohio from sunrise to sunset on May 5, 2024.

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Shawnee Second Saturday | May 11, 2024

Shawnee Second Saturday | May 11, 2024

Shawnee Second Saturday is May 11, 2024 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Historic Main Street - Shawnee, Ohio. Music by Blaine & Brynley Needham.

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Perry County Retired Teachers Scholarship Deadline | Saturday, June 1, 2024

Perry County Retired Teachers Scholarship Deadline | Saturday, June 1, 2024

College junior or senior majoring in the College of Education who graduated from a Perry County school or a currently employed teacher in a Perry County school who is working on a master’s degree in a field of education. Crooksville High School gets top consideration this year. Application deadline is Saturday, June 1, 2024.

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PCHD Community Heart Watch Program and AEDs | May 2, 2024

PCHD Community Heart Watch Program and AEDs | May 2, 2024

The Perry County Ohio Health Department is working with the Community Heart Watch program to place AEDs (automatic electronic defibrillators) throughout Perry and surrounding counties.

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New Lexington High School Drive-Thru Recycling Day | Saturday, May 11, 2024

New Lexington High School Drive-Thru Recycling Day | Saturday, May 11, 2024

New Lexington Ohio High School is holding a Drive-Thru Recycling Day on Saturday, May 11, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling parking lot - New Lexington, Ohio.

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PCHD Less Talkin' More Walkin' | Tuesday, May 7, 2024

PCHD Less Talkin' More Walkin' | Tuesday, May 7, 2024

The Perry County Ohio Health Department Creating Healthy Communities is sponsoring a Hike Series on March 20, April 28, May 7, and June 6, 2024 at various locations in Perry County.

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Perry County 9-1-1 Disaster Siren Testing Schedule | 2024

Perry County 9-1-1 Disaster Siren Testing Schedule | 2024

Perry County Ohio 9-1-1 tests the disaster siren system at 12:00 noon on the first Wednesday of the month from March to October, 2024. The tests last approximately 5 minutes.

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Fill the Bus with Pup Stuff - To the Woof | April 30, 2024

Fill the Bus with Pup Stuff - To the Woof | April 30, 2024

Perry County Transit is collecting items to support the Perry County Dog Shelter and the Community FUNdraiser basketball game being held at New Lexington High School, May 3rd, at 7:00pm. We want to help them meet their collection goals by filling a bus at Transit to the “WOOF” with supplies.

Fill the Bus with Pup Stuff - To the Woof | April 30, 2024 - Read More…

Ohio DNR and Ohio EPA Restrict Open Burns in March, April, May, October, and November

Ohio DNR and Ohio EPA Restrict Open Burns in March, April, May, October, and November

Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Restrict Open Burns in March, April, May, October, and November between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

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Upcoming Events
Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, July 30, 2024 Jul 30, 2024 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM — Dodson's on Broadway - 313 W Broadway St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Blood Drive in Memory of Justin Gall - Mount Aloysius | Tuesday, July 30, 2024 Jul 30, 2024 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM — Mount Aloysius - 5375 Tile Plant Rd, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Free Legal Clinic | Tuesday, August 6, 2024 Aug 06, 2024 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM — Perry County Juvenile/Probate Court - 106 S Main Street, New Lexington, OH 43764
Alzheimer's Walk to Remember | Saturday, August 10, 2024 Aug 10, 2024 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM — Jim Rockwell Stadium - 101 3rd Ave, New Lexington, OH 43764
PCDS Fido Fest | Saturday, August 10, 2024 Aug 10, 2024 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764
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