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Boot Camp for New Dads and Moms

ForeverDads in partnership with the Perry County Ohio Juvenile Court, Perry Behavioral Health Choices, and others within the community that refer pre- and post-natal men and women are holding a Boot Camp for New Dads and Moms on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Perry Behavioral Health Choices Activity Center - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Give hope to cancer patients by giving blood with the Red Cross

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect time to give blood to support cancer patients and others.

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Red Cross calls for winter heroes to host blood drives and save lives

Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. To help meet the constant demand for lifesaving blood donations and prevent blood shortages this winter, the American Red Cross is urging individuals and organizations to be winter heroes by hosting a blood drive.

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Annual Cancer Awareness Vigil

The Perry County Ohio Cancer Alliance is holding their annual Cancer Awareness Vigil on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. on the steps of the Perry County Courthouse - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Somerset Artists Co-op October 2018 Classes

In October 2018 the Somerset Artists Co-op is offering silversmithing classes, a painting class, and a youth painting class at their facility in Somerset, Ohio.

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Perry County Calvary Arts Center Presents Retired-Rehired

Perry County Calvary Arts Center Presents Retired-Rehired, a mystery-dinner production on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Perry County Calvary Arts Center - New Lexington, Ohio, Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Tecumseh Theater - Shawnee, Ohio, and Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at the McConnelsville Eagles - McConnelsville, Ohio.

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Public Notice of Request for Qualifications

The Perry County Board of Commissioners (Board) has been awarded a $250,000.00 Ohio Development Services Agency Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant. The Board will select a qualified environmental consulting firm to complete the investigation and remediation of a former gas station located at 100 Clark Street in the Village of New Straitsville. The property is located at the northwest corner of Clark Street and Main Street.

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Perry County Calvary Arts Center Fall Schedule

The Perry County Ohio Calvary Arts Center Announces their 1st Sunday Artist Series. The Fall Schedule includes Artist Brenda Dodson-Nelson on October 7, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sunshine the Clown Magic Show on November 4, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., The Non Members Song Writing Duo on December 2, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Flutasia and the Christmas Walk Event on December 7, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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Academy For Leadership Abilities - Pioneering Possibilities

WHAT IS PIONEERING POSSIBILITIES®? - A community leadership opportunity offered to ALL people in Perry County, Ohio. We focus on integrity, doing the right things, setting goals, and accomplishing outcomes to enhance our culture and enrich lives in our community.

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The Perry County Board of Developmental Administration Office is on the move…back to our roots

Effective October 9, 2018 the PCBDD Administration Office will be moving back to the Community School located at 5720 State Route 345 NE, New Lexington, OH 43764. This location will house the following departments: Superintendent, Human Resources, Business and IT Department, Academy for Leadership Abilities®, Behavior Supports, Medicaid and Waiver Billing Services, MUI, Maintenance department, and Community Outreach.

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October Coffee With Some Commissioners

The October Coffee With Some Commissioners will be held Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. at Dodson's on Broadway - New Lexington, OH.

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15th Annual Trunk or Treat

Hopewell Health Centers will be hosting their 15th Annual Trunk or Treat on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at The Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Red Cross: Blood, platelet donations needed in wake of Hurricane Florence

As the American Red Cross responds to Hurricane Florence, providing food, shelter and comfort to those affected, individuals outside the affected areas are urged to help by giving blood or platelets to care for patients in the storm’s path and across the country. People can also help by making a financial donation to support relief efforts.

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2018 Homeless Awareness Night

Judge Luann Cooperrider and Crooksville National Honor Society students will be holding their Homeless Awareness Night on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. through Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. on the Perry County Courthouse lawn - New Lexington, OH.

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Fall 2018 Ultimate Recycling Day

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling in collaboration with the New Lexington Ohio Future Farmers of America and the New Lex Classic Riders will be holding their Fall Ultimate Recycling Day on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Kroger Parking Lot - New Lexington, OH.

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What do I do with my caps in Perry County?

Bottle caps are not accepted for recycling by PerCo, Inc. - New Lexington, OH. Please remove, and discard in your regular trash, all bottle caps before dropping off your recyclables.

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Perry County Ohio Welcomes Lima Company Traveling Memorial

Perry County Ohio Welcomes Lima Company Traveling Memorial from November 10, 2018 - November 13, 2018 at the New Lexington High School - New Lexington, OH.

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Perry County Children Services is Back Home!

Perry County Ohio Children Services is back on Mill St. - New Lexington, OH. PCCS will be hosting an open house on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Red Cross: Donors urged to give blood, help blood supply match patient diversity

The American Red Cross urges people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need.

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Falls Prevention Education

Perry County Ohio RSVP and the Ohio State University Extension are holding a series of 8 two-hour classes on Falls Prevention Education on Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. beginning on October 23, 2018 at the Perry County Library - New Lexington, OH.

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Beef Quality Assurance Meeting

The Beef Industry is quickly evolving. In the coming years beef buyers, such as Wendy’s and Tyson, will only source beef from producers certified in Beef Quality Assurance. To ensure you have complete market access get Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certified at either of these meetings. Both programs are free of charge, but due to limited space please RSVP.

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Comprehensive Falls Prevention Home Assessment Project

Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services Adult Protective Services has started a new program for adults 60 years and older who have or have had a fall related injury/accident. Adult Protective Services (APS) can go into the home and do a fall risk assessment and provide minor home modifications to make it safer. APS provide the risk assessment to the adult’s primary care physician so they can go over safety in the home as well.

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PBHC Alumni Harvest Dinner

Perry Behavioral Health Choices is hosting an Alumni Harvest Dinner on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the PBHC Activity Center - New Lexington, OH.

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Help kids kick cancer by giving blood with the Red Cross

During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support kids, teens and young adults battling cancer, as well as others in need of transfusions.

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2018 Komen Southeast Ohio Race for the Cure

The 2018 Komen Southeast Ohio Race for the Cure will be held Sunday, October 14, 2018 with registration starting at 10:00 a.m. at Peden Stadium at Ohio University - Athens, OH

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Upcoming Events
Beef Quality Assurance Meeting Oct 18, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Perry County Ohio Senior Center - 520 1st Street, New Lexington, OH 43764
15th Annual Trunk or Treat Oct 18, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 State Route 37 East, New Lexington, OH 43764
Annual Cancer Awareness Vigil Oct 18, 2018 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM — Perry County Courthouse - 105 N Main St., New Lexington, OH 43764
2018 Kroger Fall Safety Day Oct 25, 2018 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Kroger Parking Lot - 610 Carroll St., New Lexington, OH 43764
Boot Camp for New Dads and Moms Oct 25, 2018 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — PBHC Activity Center - 112 S Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
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