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Cool Off and Chat

During Fair Week, July 16 - July 21, stop off at the Perry County Ohio Bd. of Developmental Disabilities booth for a free bottle of ice cold water.

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Veteran's T-Shirts

Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services will be handing out free Veteran's T-Shirts to the first 50 Veteran's to visit the JFS RV at the Perry County Fair on Monday, July 16, 2018.

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Getting Back ON TRACK

The Perry County Ohio JFS/OhioMeansJobs Center offers free employability workshops for returning citizens (ex-offenders) every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Perry JFS - New Lexington, OH.

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Who you gonna call????

Here is a summary of the various 211, 311, 411, etc. assistance phone numbers.

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PLAY - It's not all fun and games

Perry County Ohio Bd. of Developmental Disabilities in conjunction with Perry Behavioral Health Choices, Perry County Ohio District Library, and Hopewell Health Center, is holding a seminar on the PLAY Project on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Perry Behavioral Health Choices Activity Center - New Lexington, OH.

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EMERGENCY NEED: Red Cross blood supply dwindles after tough July Fourth week

The American Red Cross is now facing an emergency blood shortage following a difficult Fourth of July week for blood donations, with hundreds fewer blood drives than a typical week and a resulting decline in donations. Right now, blood is being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in. All eligible donors are urgently needed to give now to help replenish the blood supply.

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Night Picnic at the Museum

The Buckeye Lake Museum Board invites you to join them for cocktails, dinner, and an evening of fun on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at the Buckeye Lake Museum - Buckeye Lake, OH.

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Red Cross urges donors to fill Missing Types to prevent summer blood shortage

Where would we be without A, B & O? These aren’t just letters – they also represent our blood types. And during blood shortages, they may be missing from hospital shelves. The American Red Cross needs your help now to ensure blood types don’t go missing and patient care isn’t impacted this summer. You can help fill the missing types by sharing information about upcoming Red Cross blood donation opportunities in the community.

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Perry County Land Bank - Invitation to Bid for Property Maintenance

The Perry County Ohio Land Bank has posted an Invitation to Bid for the maintenance of 21 properties in and around New Lexington, OH.

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Fatherhood Event

This is a special one hour free event for FATHERS ONLY on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. During this hour you will learn how you can become more active and involved with your children through the legal process.

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Recovery-Oriented System of Care Assessment

The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board (serving Coshocton, Guernsey, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, and Perry Counties) is asking MHRS Board members and staff; service providers; stakeholders; and individuals in recovery and their families to complete a Recovery-Oriented System of Care Assessment.

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New Lexington Ohio July 4th Celebration

New Lexington, Ohio will celebrate July 4, 2018 with a parade beginning at 1:00 p.m. followed by music, cruise-in, raffles, prizes, and more. Fireworks will begin at 10:00 p.m.

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Perry County Ohio Recycle Reminder!!

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling would like to remind our residents what can and what can't be recycled here in Perry County Ohio.

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Perry County Ohio Mosquito Spray Schedule

The Perry County Ohio Health Department began to spray for mosquitoes on June 14, 2018 in Roseville and will continue spraying until the weather cools below 60 degrees F. Spraying ends typically by September and the start of school.

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2017 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report now available for Northern Perry County Water Thornville (#1) and Burr Oak (#2)

The Northern Perry County Water #1 and #2 water systems has prepared the following report to provide information to you, the consumer on the quality of our drinking water. This report was required as part of the Safe Drinking Water Act Re-authorization of 1996 and was required to be delivered to the consumer by July 1, 2018. Included within this report are general health information, water quality test results, and water system contacts.

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Perry County Health Department Mammogram Schedule

The Perry County Ohio Health Department and The Ohio State University The James are providing mammograms several times over the coming months at the Perry County Ohio Health Department - New Lexington, Ohio.

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A’s, B’s and O’s are missing – Red Cross campaign calls for new blood donors to fill the Missing Types

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 11, 2018) — As part of an international movement, the American Red Cross is launching the Missing Types campaign today to recruit new blood donors – and those who have not given recently – to ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients.

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Perry County Ohio Bicentennial Keepsakes are still available for a limited time

A limited quantity of the Perry County Ohio Bicentennial Keepsakes produced and donated by Ludowici Roof Tile are still available.

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RSVP Aqua Classes starting July 2, 2018

The Perry County Ohio Retired Senior Volunteer Program is starting their next Aqua Classes on July 2, 2018 at Mt. Aloysius - New Lexington, OH

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Fundraiser Bus Tour to Georgia and South Carolina

Perry County Ohio Family and Children First in Conjunction with the Perry Housing Coalition are sponsoring a bus tour to Savannah, GA. and Charleston, SC from Monday, September 24, 2018 to Saturday, September 29, 2018.

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Coffee with some Commissioners

"Coffee with some Commissioners" is Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Dodson's on Broadway - New Lexington, OH

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Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Notice

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair and/or replace facilities damaged by severe storms, mudslides, flooding, and straight-line winds occurring between February 14 and February 25, 2018. This notice applies to the Public Assistance (PA) and Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs implemented under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 5121-5207.

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Shawnee Second Saturday

Shawnee Second Saturday is June 9, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Main Street in Shawnee, Ohio.

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Shawnee Second Saturday Schedule

Shawnee, Ohio is holding their Second Saturday activities through October 2018. * Hike * Live Music * Artisans and Vendors * Guided History Tour * Shopping * Food Truck * Legal Beverages *

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Summer Splash!!

The Perry County Ohio Suicide Prevention Coalition invites you Summer Splash!! on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the New Lex Pool - New Lexington, OH. Followed by the free Movies in the Park showing of Peter Rabbit sponsored by Judge Luann Cooperrider, Perry County Ohio Juvenile Court.

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Upcoming Events
65th Perry County Ohio Fair Jul 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 W, New Lexington, OH 43764
65th Perry County Ohio Fair Jul 18, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:00 AM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 W, New Lexington, OH 43764
65th Perry County Ohio Fair Jul 19, 2018 09:00 AM - 12:00 AM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 W, New Lexington, OH 43764
Schedule Your Mammogram Today! Jul 19, 2018 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM — Perry County Health Department - 409 Lincoln Park Dr., New Lexington, OH 43764
65th Perry County Ohio Fair Jul 20, 2018 02:00 PM - 12:00 AM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 W, New Lexington, OH 43764
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