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Somerset OSU Extension Office is offering $martPath

$martPath is an engaging, interactive and easy-to-use way for teachers of grades 1-6 to embed relevant and fun economic and financial education in their classrooms. Best of all, $martPath is completely free!

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3 Easy Steps to Becoming a Red Cross Summer Blood Donor

3 Easy Steps to Becoming a Red Cross Summer Blood Donor

(June 13, 2017) – The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need and offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.

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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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The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties (MPM) announced the results of their annual campaign and community impact investment at a community breakfast

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties (MPM) announced the results of their annual campaign and community impact investment at a community breakfast hosted at the Zane State/Ohio University-Zanesville Campus Center Conference Room. Larry Triplett, co-founder of MCBI and co-owner of TDPI Ventures, was announced as the 2017 Campaign Chair.

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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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FREE Movies In the Park

Judge Cooperrider, Perry County Juvenile Court, Ohio Department of Youth Services, and various local communities have announced the Summer 2017 Movies In the Park Schedule. Free movies. Free popcorn. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, friends, and family.

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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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A Matter of Balance

Misty Harmon, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, with The Ohio State University Extension, Perry County and Bunni Smith, Reference Assistant with the Perry County District Library will be offering A Matter of Balance training beginning in May. The 8-class series will be held at the New Lexington Library starting on Monday, May 1st. The classes will be on Mondays & Thursdays from 1-3pm, with one exception. Class will held on Friday, May 12th instead of Thursday, May 11th.

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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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Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Community Health Programs has initiated a Perry County Breast Health Advisory Committee

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) Community Health Programs (CHP) develops and delivers quality health care services for children and adults throughout southeastern Ohio through a stationary and mobile clinic. In an effort to work more closely and efficiently with local health care providers and community members our program has initiated a Perry County Breast Health Advisory Committee.

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2017 Perry County SWCD Fish Sale

Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold their 29th Annual Fish Sale on Thursday, May 4th 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District - 109-A East Gay Street, Somerset, OH  43783

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Perry Neighborhood Connection

The Perry Neighborhood Connection is working to connect our residents to resources and organizations that may have similar interests. Are you interested in the local food movement or do you have a passion for healthy living?

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Perry County RSVP and Military Care Packages

Perry County Ohio Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) sends care packages four times a year to active military overseas. We send them for Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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1937 Aerial Photo of New Lexington, Ohio now on display in the Perry County Courthouse

Kenn McCord has placed his 1937 Aerial Photo of New Lexington, Ohio on display in the Perry County Courthouse next to the Recorder's Office on the first floor.

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2017 County Holiday Schedule

Perry County Offices will be closed on the following dates.

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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 Housing Coalition - Yeti Travel Mug Fundraiser

The Perry County Ohio Housing Coalition is selling Yeti Rambler 20 oz and 30 oz Tumbler Travel Mugs with all profits going towards the Coalition

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Upcoming Events
The Liar's Bench Jun 25, 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Tecumseh Theater - 116 W Main St, Shawnee, Ohio, OH 43782
Perry County Bd of Developmental Disabilities Community Forum Jun 26, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — PerCO Cafe - 2235 State Route 13, New Lexington, OH 43764
New Lexington 4th of July Celebration Jul 04, 2017 12:00 PM - 10:30 PM — Arethusa Springs Park - New Lexington, OH 43764
American Red Cross Blood Drive Jul 06, 2017 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM — Perry County District Library - 117 South Jackson Street, New Lexington, OH 43764
Backyard Conservation at the Buckeye Lake Museum Jul 08, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM — Buckeye Lake Museum - 4729 Walnut Road (Rt #79) Buckeye Lake, OH 43008
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