Perry County Alliances, Councils, and Societies
The Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society was founded at Buckeye Lake, Ohio in 1995 and the museum opened in 1998. Please stop in and view our huge collection of Buckeye Lake Park memorabilia. Our group covers Perry, Licking and Fairfield counties including the communities of Hebron, Millersport and Thornville, along with Buckeye Lake.
The Little Cities of Black Diamonds Council started as a collaboration of small remnant mining towns sharing their history. It grew to include those interested in the microregion’s natural history and environmental recovery via the Little Cities of the Forest Collaborative. Today, we have played a participating role in the formation of a larger regional effort known as The Winding Road: Ohio’s Rising Appalachia in southeastern Ohio counties in the Hocking and Muskingum Valley watershed. This collaboration is working to build a critical mass of influence and activity around the history, culture, nature, arts and local foods that can gain the attention and support of investors as we attempt to build a sane tourism strategy that respects and shares unique authentic resources and stories.
The Ludowici Community Foundation has been established to better serve the youth of Southeast Ohio by emphasizing physical fitness, environmental awareness, as well as civic responsibility.
The Perry County Cancer Alliance was established in 1999, as an organization dedicated to the people of Perry County. The Alliance is 100% volunteer-operated. 62,802 Ohioans were diagnosed with cancer in 2013. An average of 179 new invasive cancer cases and 79 deaths occurred each year among Perry County residents from 2008-2012.
The Perry County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society was formed in 1982. The Chapter has been chartered by the State of Ohio as a nonprofit organization.
The Perry County Community Kitchen and Farmers Pantry is a community-based shared-use and retail facility providing locally-produced food products.
The Perry County Historical and Cultural Arts Society is dedicated to preserving and sharing Perry County history. Some past events have included Civil War Days, sponsoring history programs in our schools, sponsoring essay contests, and many other activities.
The Perry County Senior Task Force was started several years ago with the goal of strengthening the organizations in Perry County Ohio that serve senior citizens in order to improve the quality of life for all Perry County senior citizens. This is accomplished by bringing together people, organizations and businesses that provide services to seniors in order to offer programs and educational opportunities for senior citizens.
The Roseville Historical Society was founded in 1998, and is a private non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of Roseville, Ohio. The Society seeks to achieve this mission through a variety of public programs, including exhibits, lectures, walking tours, and a research library.
Saving Shawnee one Brick at a Time. All donations are used to maintain the Old Jail in Shawnee and for the betterment of the Community.
The Somerset Artists’ Co-Op is a non-profit corporation and operates exclusively for charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future Federal tax code. Somerset Artists’ Co-Op’s purpose is to create and celebrate the arts within the community by promoting artistic opportunities to the diverse population of Perry County and surrounding Appalachian communities. We strive to enhance the public awareness of the arts through shared community goals and to make the arts accessible and sustainable for local artists and patrons.