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HAPCAP to Provide New Water Bill Assistance Program | December 13, 2021

HAPCAP to Provide New Water Bill Assistance Program | December 13, 2021

(GLOUSTER, OH) – Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) is excited to announce we are now able to provide low-income eligible residents of Hocking, Athens and Perry Counties with water and wastewater bill payment assistance. The program will begin December 13, 2021 and run until September 30th, 2022.

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HAPCAP'S Winter Crisis Program Continues | December 10, 2021

HAPCAP'S Winter Crisis Program Continues | December 10, 2021

(GLOUSTER, OH) - The Winter Crisis Program at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) began on November 1, 2021. Residents of Hocking, Athens, and Perry Counties may schedule their appointments by calling (740) 868-1908.

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Repurposed Christmas Crafts Workshop | December 13, 2021

Repurposed Christmas Crafts Workshop | December 13, 2021

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling is sponsoring a repurposed Christmas crafts adult/child workshop on Monday, December 13, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Job and Family Services building - New Lexington, Ohio. Registration deadline Friday, December 10, 2021.

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OSU Perry Extension Newsletter | Fall 2021

OSU Perry Extension Newsletter | Fall 2021

We have made it through another fair and what a fair it was. We could not have had better weather and the livestock sale was one of the best. In a big part thanks to many of you. I am amazed every year the support this community gives to the livestock sale. Crops are looking good overall and to date we have not seen much insect or disease pressure.

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Perry County OSU Extension SNAP-ED "Planned-Overs" for Thanksgiving Turkey | November 2021

Perry County OSU Extension SNAP-ED "Planned-Overs" for Thanksgiving Turkey | November 2021

Perry County OSU Extension SNAP-ED "Planned-Overs" for Thanksgiving Turkey | November 2021 - Tired of the same old Thanksgiving leftovers? Try these health recipes to turn “left-overs” into delicious “planned-overs.”

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COVID-19 Vaccinations for Ohio Children 5-11 Years Old Can Begin Today | November 3, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Ohio Children 5-11 Years Old Can Begin Today | November 3, 2021

COLUMBUS – A large portion of the more than 367,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 pediatric vaccine formulation expected to arrive in Ohio over the coming days are already available, and can immediately be administered to children ages 5-11 beginning Wednesday, November 3, 2021.

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Patients counting on blood donors as shortage continues | October 26, 2021

Patients counting on blood donors as shortage continues | October 26, 2021

(Oct. 26, 2021) – With Thanksgiving and the holidays approaching, the American Red Cross urges donors to continue to make and keep appointments now and in the weeks ahead to help overcome the ongoing emergency blood shortage that has significantly impacted the nation’s blood supply. In fact, the current blood supply is the lowest the Red Cross has seen this time of year in more than a decade.

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HAPCAP'S Winter Crisis Program Begins November 1, 2021

HAPCAP'S Winter Crisis Program Begins November 1, 2021

(GLOUSTER, OH) - The Winter Crisis Program at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) will begin Monday, November 1, 2021. Residents of Hocking, Athens, and Perry Counties may now schedule their appointments by calling (740) 868-1908.

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Perry County Treasurer's Office New Hours | November 1, 2021

Perry County Treasurer's Office New Hours | November 1, 2021

Effective Monday, November 1, 2021 the Perry County Treasurer's Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Introduction to Beekeeping | November 10, 2021

Introduction to Beekeeping | November 10, 2021

Central State University Extension Extension is holding an Introduction to Beekeeping class on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Hocking College - Perry Campus - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Free Legal Clinic | November 2, 2021

Perry County Free Legal Clinic | November 2, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Free Legal Clinic offers FREE legal advice to income eligible individuals who cannot afford private counsel. Attorneys can only give legal advice, they cannot represent you in court. Those unvaccinated must wear masks.

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Deadline Approaching for Expanded Child Tax Credit Application | November 15, 2021

Deadline Approaching for Expanded Child Tax Credit Application | November 15, 2021

(GLOUSTER, OH) – The deadline is fast-approaching for families seeking to access the Expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC). The American Rescue Plan, which passed in March, temporarily increased the CTC to provide monthly payments to families with children ($250 for children under age 6 and $300 for children ages 6-17). Nearly all families with children are eligible. The deadline to apply for 2021 is November 15th. Individuals can complete a simplified tax return at GetCTC.org in order to receive their payments.

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Please Support Perry County Ohio Governor's Imagination Library | August 23, 2021

Please Support Perry County Ohio Governor's Imagination Library | August 23, 2021

The Governor’s Imagination Library, in partnership with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, along with local sponsorship from the Ludowici Foundation, United Way, the Perry County Community Foundation, and local donors like you can keep this program available for all children (birth to age 5) in Perry County, Ohio.

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Southeast Ohio Foodbank Hosting Weekly On-site Food Distributions | October, November, December 2021

Southeast Ohio Foodbank Hosting Weekly On-site Food Distributions | October, November, December 2021

LOGAN, OH –The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, is hosting an on-site food distribution for income-eligible residents of its 10 county service area. Starting on October 13th, the first four weeks of the distributions will be held on Wednesdays. After November 3, the distributions will be held every Tuesday through the end of the year. Those interested in receiving food can stop in from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Perry County Park District Board Meeting | October 18, 2021

Perry County Park District Board Meeting | October 18, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Park District Board of Park Commissioners announces that the October meeting will be held on Monday, October 18, 2021 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Shawnee Village Hall - Shawnee, Ohio.

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Hemlock Trunk-or-Treat on Main Street | October 23, 2021

Hemlock Trunk-or-Treat on Main Street | October 23, 2021

The Hemlock Community Church and the Village of Hemlock, Ohio present Trunk-or-Treat on Main Street on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Federal Report Shows Life-Saving Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines  | October 5, 2021

Federal Report Shows Life-Saving Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines | October 5, 2021

(COLUMBUS - October 5, 2021) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report shows COVID-19 vaccines are linked to a reduction of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths

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The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart in the Perry County Courthouse

The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart in the Perry County Courthouse

The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart offers coffee, tea, hot chocolate, snacks, and muffins weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on the first floor of the Perry County Ohio Courthouse - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Annual Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic | October 13, 2021

Annual Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic | October 13, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Health Department staff and volunteers, with the cooperation of various other Perry County agencies and community partners, will hold their Annual Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic and Medication Drop Off this year on Wednesday, the 13th of October 2021, from 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm. at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Emergency blood and platelet shortage: Red Cross supplies drop to lowest post-summer levels since 2015

Emergency blood and platelet shortage: Red Cross supplies drop to lowest post-summer levels since 2015

(Sept. 27, 2021) — The American Red Cross is experiencing an emergency blood and platelet shortage and must collect 10,000 additional blood products each week over the next month for the blood supply to recover and meet hospital and patient needs. Donors of all blood types – especially type O – and platelet donors are urged to make an appointment to give now and in the weeks ahead to overcome this current shortage.

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Perry County Free Legal Clinic | October 5, 2021

Perry County Free Legal Clinic | October 5, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Free Legal Clinic offers FREE legal advice to income eligible individuals who cannot afford private counsel. Attorneys can only give legal advice, they cannot represent you in court. Those unvaccinated must wear masks.

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Residents North of West Broadway New Lexington will be experiencing little to no water pressure due to a water line leak | September 28, 2021 *** REPAIRED ***

Residents North of West Broadway New Lexington will be experiencing little to no water pressure due to a water line leak | September 28, 2021 *** REPAIRED ***

Residents North of West Broadway New Lexington Ohio will be experiencing little to no water pressure due to a water line leak - 3:00 p.m., September 28, 2021. Updates will be provided as they become available. *** 9/29/2021 10:45 a.m. UPDATE - The leak has been repaired. There is now a precautionary boil advisory. *** BOIL ADVISORY - LIFTED September 30, 2021

Residents North of West Broadway New Lexington will be experiencing little to no water pressure due to a water line leak | September 28, 2021 *** REPAIRED *** - Read More…

Garlic Production for the Home Gardener | October 12, 2021

Garlic Production for the Home Gardener | October 12, 2021

OSU Perry Extension is holding a free Garlic Production for the Home Gardener class on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Extension Office - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Food Distribution Scheduled at Perry County Fairgrounds | October 6, 2021

Food Distribution Scheduled at Perry County Fairgrounds | October 6, 2021

(New Lexington, OH) – On October 6th from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) will be hosting a food distribution at the Perry County Fairgrounds. Food items will be given to families who are residents of Perry County and within 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Food items will be sourced and distributed by the Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a HAPCAP program.

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Blue Blaze Run and Hike | October 1 - 2, 2021

Blue Blaze Run and Hike | October 1 - 2, 2021

Buckeye Trail Association is holding their Blue Blaze Run and Hike on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. starting at the Tecumseh Theater - Shawnee, Ohio.

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