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Perry County Health Department Employees Helping One of Our Own

The Perry County Ohio Health Department employees are holding a benefit yard sale, hot dog luncheon, and raffle on Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Perry County Health Department - New Lexington, OH. All proceeds benefit our friend and co-worker who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Shawnee, Ohio in the Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus Dispatch ran an article on Monday, September 18, 2017 about Shawnee, Ohio

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Together WE Can Appreciation Dinner

Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities will be holding their "Together We Can" appreciation dinner on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at The Barn at the Backwoods - Thornville, OH

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Perry Behavioral Health Choices, Inc. Invites you to lunch!

Perry Behavioral Health Choices, Inc. Invites you to lunch. All donations will benefit a beloved employee who is currently battling cancer.

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Don't Forget: Fall Ultimate Recycling Day is Saturday, September 30, 2017

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling in conjunction with New Lexington, Ohio Future Farmers of America and New Lex Classic Riders will be holding their Fall Ultimate Recycling Day on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Kroger Parking Lot - New Lexington, OH

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Free Employability Workshop for Returning Citizens (Ex-Offenders)

Perry County Ohio Means Jobs (Perry County JFS) is continuing their weekly Free Employability Workshops for Returning Citizens (Ex-Offenders) held every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Perry JFS OhioMeansJobs Center, New Lexington, OH

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Harvey: One Week after Landfall, 42,000+ People in Red Cross and Partner Shelters

Washington, D.C., September 1, 2017 — One week after Harvey made landfall in Texas, the American Red Cross continues to work around the clock to help thousands affected by Hurricane Harvey as catastrophic flooding continues along the Gulf Coast.

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Help prepare the blood supply this National Preparedness Month

(Aug. 21, 2017) — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood during National Preparedness Month to help ensure a readily available supply for emergencies. Blood and platelet donors of all blood types, especially type O, are urgently needed to replenish the blood supply following a critical summer blood shortage.

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11th Annual Kat Dodson Foundation Benefit Auction

The Kat Dodson Foundation will be holding their 11th Annual Benefit Auction on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from noon until midnight at the St. Rose Parish Community Center in New Lexington, OH

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling August/September 2017 Eco Tip

The Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling August/September 2017 Eco Tip - Don't throw batteries away! Current battery recycling drop-off sites: Perry County Recycling Office, Perry County Health Department, Perry County Tribune, Somerset Pharmacy.

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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workshop

The OhioMeansJobs Center at Perry County JFS is holding monthly Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workshops at the Perry County JFS office in New Lexington, OH

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The Perry County Ohio Board of Elections is in a new location

Late 2016 the Perry County Board of Elections moved to their new location at 200 South Jackson St, New Lexington, OH 43764

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Salute to Our Heroes Disabled Veterans Bow Hunt

On October 6, 7, and 8, 2017 the Perry County LongBeards will hold its second annual Salute to Our Heroes Disabled Veterans Bow Hunt in northern Perry County. This hunt will include lodging, a hunting guide, meals, deer processing, and even mounting of the first antlered deer and the largest buck harvested by the Disabled Veteran hunter. This event is free to the 8 Disabled Veterans selected to participate. It is our hope that this event will continue to grow.

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Shawnee Second Saturday

The Shawnee Second Saturday will be held each month through December starting on August 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. on historic Main Street, Shawnee, OH

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Perry County RSVP Falls Prevention Education starting August 3, 2017

Perry County RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) and Genesis Healthcare will host weekly Falls Prevention classes starting Thursday, August 3, 2017 and continuing weekly for 8 weeks at the Perry County District Library in New Lexington, OH

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Perry Housing Coalition - Group Tour Fundraiser

The Homeless Shelter Committee of the Perry Housing Coalition has a group tour fundraiser scheduled for New York City & The Statue of Liberty 7 Days - 6 Nights Oct 26 - Nov 01, 2017

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Emergency Alert Program

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Perry County Ohio Emergency Alert Program.

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Perry County Waste Reduction & Recycling July Eco Tip

As you celebrate the 4th of July and the summer season be sure to recycle your aluminum cans, glass and plastic bottles!

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52nd Annual Crooksville-Roseville Pottery Festival Registration Packet

Pottery Festival Queen & Court, Baby Beautiful Contest, and 5K Run registration forms for the 52nd Annual Crooksville-Roseville Pottery Festival.

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200 Years of Perry County, Ohio

Ryan Dunwoody of Crooksville just completed his Bicentennial project - an aerial montage of beautiful scenes from around Perry County, Ohio

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Broadband access in Perry County Ohio: Last chance to Complain or Compliment

It’s Your Last Chance to Complain or Compliment - Share how well or how poorly your broadband access is working so we can come up with a Technology Access Plan to improve it.

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New Medical Equipment Loan Facility Opens in Perry County

A new Medical Equipment Loan Facility has opened in Perry County in Thornville, Ohio. Assorted ambulatory medical equipment is available for short-term use.

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Perry County and Village of Somerset Technology Assessment

Perry County and Somerset are partnering with the State of Ohio to better understand how connected community residents are to the Internet, and what use they make of it and other communications technologies. The purpose of this study is to guide community leaders in improving economic opportunities for our residents through better connectivity and more use of technology by all.

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Upcoming Events
Rendville Emancipation Day Sep 23, 2017 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Rendville, OH 43730
Oktoberfest Sep 23, 2017 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM — Pigsfoot Square - Somerset, OH 43783
Dream to Reality Workshop Sep 25, 2017 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM — SPICE Office - 115 W Main St., New Straitsville, OH 43766
Fall Ultimate Recycling Day Sep 30, 2017 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Kroger Parking Lot - 610 Carroll St., New Lexington, OH 43764
11th Annual Kat Dodson Foundation Benefit Auction Sep 30, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM — St. Rose Parish Community Center - 120 N High St, New Lexington, OH 43764
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