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JULY 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth! This month is Plastic Free July!

JULY 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth! This month is Plastic Free July!

JULY Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth! This month is Plastic Free July! Studies show we still produce over 200 lbs. of plastic waste per person per day in the U.S. Most plastic persists in our environment for hundreds of years. Join millions who are reducing their plastic waste by being part of the solution #plasticfreejuly! Choose to REUSE! Commit to less plastic in your life.

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Inside Mount Aloysius Summer 2021 Newsletter

Inside Mount Aloysius Summer 2021 Newsletter

Inside This Issue: In Memory ** Welcome ** Board of Directors & CEO Update ** Family Satisfaction Survey Results ** Anniversaries ** Options Unlimited Update ** Pictures ** Plus Much More!

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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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Perry County 2021 Fair Official Program and Entertainment Schedule

Perry County 2021 Fair Official Program and Entertainment Schedule

The Perry County Ohio 2021 Fair Official Program and Entertainment Schedule. Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Help The Fur Kids Fundraiser | August 14, 2021

Help The Fur Kids Fundraiser | August 14, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Dog Shelter is holding a Help The Fur Kids Fundraiser on Saturday, August 14, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio. Proceeds to go to the purchase of a heated and air conditioned animal rescue truck body for the safe transport of our county Fur Kids.

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Blood shortage continues: Red Cross needs donors now | July 12, 2021

Blood shortage continues: Red Cross needs donors now | July 12, 2021

July 12, 2021— While donors across the country have rolled up a sleeve to give this summer, the need for blood and platelets remains crucial for patients relying on lifesaving transfusions. The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage and donors of all blood types – especially type O and those giving platelets – are urged to make an appointment to give now. Right now, the Red Cross needs to collect more than 1,000 additional blood donations each day to meet current demand as hospitals respond to an unusually high number of traumas and emergency room visits, organ transplants and elective surgeries.

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Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Join us Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 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. This month will feature Derrick Keylor, Perry Counties 911 Supervisor.

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2nd Annual Hemlock Cruise-In and Festival | July 31, 2021

2nd Annual Hemlock Cruise-In and Festival | July 31, 2021

The Village of Hemlock Ohio is holding their 2nd Annual Hemlock Cruise-In and Festival on Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Main Street - Hemlock, Ohio.

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Perry County Veterans Service Commission has moved | July 8, 2021

Perry County Veterans Service Commission has moved | July 8, 2021

Please note the Perry County Ohio Veterans Service Commission has moved. The new address is 128 S. Main Street, New Lexington, OH 43764.

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Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Shawnee Veteran Banners | Thursday, July 29, 2021

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Shawnee Veteran Banners | Thursday, July 29, 2021

Destination Shawnee and Shawnee United Methodist Church are sponsoring a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Shawnee Veteran Banners on Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Shawnee United Methodist Church - Shawnee, Ohio.

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Destination Shawnee Open Mic | Sunday, July 18, 2021

Destination Shawnee Open Mic | Sunday, July 18, 2021

Destination Shawnee will host Open Mic on Sunday, July 18, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Township Park - Shawnee, Ohio.

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Perry County Bd. of Developmental Disabilities announces Board Member Vacancy | July 9, 2021

Perry County Bd. of Developmental Disabilities announces Board Member Vacancy | July 9, 2021

NEW LEXINGTON, OHIO (July 9, 2021) The Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities will be accepting applications for a vacancy on the Board of Developmental Disabilities. Applicants are asked to contact David C. Couch (740-684-0624 [email protected]) or Chrissy Berkheimer (740-605-8192 [email protected]). All applications must be received by August 6, 2021.

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68th Perry County Fair | July 19 - 24, 2021

68th Perry County Fair | July 19 - 24, 2021

The 68th Perry County Ohio Fair will be held Monday, July 19 through Saturday, July 24, 2021 at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Bd of Developmental Disabilities is now hiring | July 7, 2021

Perry County Bd of Developmental Disabilities is now hiring | July 7, 2021

Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities has an opening for a Service and Support Administrator. Applications will be accepted through 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 26, 2021.

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Shawnee Second Saturday | July 10, 2021

Shawnee Second Saturday | July 10, 2021

Shawnee Second Saturday is on Saturday, July 10, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Historic Main Street - Shawnee, Ohio.

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Bike Park Grand Opening | July 9, 2021

Bike Park Grand Opening | July 9, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Health Department (PCHD) is sponsoring a bike park grand opening on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. at the Arethusa Springs Community Park - New Lexington, Ohio. PCHD will be giving away 75 small and medium youth bike helmets donated by The American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Shawnee First Friday Farmers Market | July 2, 2021

Shawnee First Friday Farmers Market | July 2, 2021

Destination Shawnee's June First Friday Farmers Market is on Friday, July 2, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of St Rts 93 and 155 - Shawnee, Ohio.

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Perry County Park District announces Board Member Vacancy | June 28, 2021

Perry County Park District announces Board Member Vacancy | June 28, 2021

NEW LEXINGTON, OHIO (June 28, 2021) The Perry County Park District will be accepting applications for a vacancy on the Board of Park Commissioners. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Judge Cooperrider, Perry County Park District, PO Box 525, New Lexington, OH 43764. All applications must be received by July 12, 2021.

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New business grants available | June 29, 2021

New business grants available | June 29, 2021

On Friday, June 25, 2021, Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted announced the launch of 4 grant programs to help small and medium-sized businesses recover from the impact of the pandemic. The application period opens Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

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June - July 2021 Events at the Somerset Artists' Co-Op

June - July 2021 Events at the Somerset Artists' Co-Op

Dear Friends of the Somerset Artists' Co-Op - Somerset Artists Coop is pleased to announce another opportunity for local artists to sell their work through an online marketplace. SPICE, the Southern Perry Incubation Center for Entrepreneurs, has developed the “Heart to Home” program to help spur economic activity for artists and small business owners. Please see the attached flyer and check it out.

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The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District office has moved! | June 23, 2021

The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District office has moved! | June 23, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Soil and Water Conservation District office has moved! | June 23, 2021. Perry SWCD is now located at 212 South Main Street, New Lexington, Ohio 43764.

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Donors urgently needed: Red Cross still facing severe blood shortage | June 28, 2021

Donors urgently needed: Red Cross still facing severe blood shortage | June 28, 2021

CENTRAL & SOUTHERN, OH – JUNE 28, 2021— The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage that is negatively affecting blood product availability across the country. Donors of all blood types – especially type O – are urged to make an appointment to give now and help ensure hospital shelves are stocked with blood products over the Fourth of July holiday and beyond.

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ALL Perry County Recycling Drop-Off Sites are now OPEN | June 28, 2021.

ALL Perry County Recycling Drop-Off Sites are now OPEN | June 28, 2021.

ALL Perry County Ohio Recycling Drop-Off Sites are now OPEN | Monday, June 28, 2021. Many thanks for your patience and understanding during this MAJOR upgrade to our Recycling Facility!

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Drawing for 2021 POLARIS 450 Utility 4x4 | September 25, 2021

Drawing for 2021 POLARIS 450 Utility 4x4 | September 25, 2021

The Kat Dodson Foundation is holding a drawing for a 2021 Polaris 450 Utility 4 x 4 at the Kat Dodson Benefit on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Proceeds go to the Kat Dodson Foundation and the Perry County Ohio Cancer Alliance.

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Independence Day Celebrations | 2021

Independence Day Celebrations | 2021

2021 Independence Day Celebrations for various Perry County Ohio villages.

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Impaired Driving Mock Crash | July 2, 2021

Impaired Driving Mock Crash | July 2, 2021

Perry County Ohio Safe Community is sponsoring an impaired driving mock crash with extrication on Friday, July 2, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Upcoming Events
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Shawnee Veteran Banners | Thursday, July 29, 2021 Jul 29, 2021 03:30 PM - 06:00 PM — Shawnee United Methodist Church - 317 E Walnut St, Shawnee, OH 43782
Hooked on Fishing… Not On Drugs Youth Fishing Derby | July 31, 2021 Jul 31, 2021 07:30 AM - 01:00 PM — Perry County Gun Club - 4957 Township Rd 149, New Lexington, OH 43764
2nd Annual Hemlock Cruise-In and Festival | July 31, 2021 Jul 31, 2021 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM — 8810 Main St SE, Hemlock, OH 43730
Help The Fur Kids Fundraiser | August 14, 2021 Aug 14, 2021 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764
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