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Flag Lowering - May 27, 2019

In honor of Memorial Day, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine proclaims the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio shall be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the State of Ohio from sunrise until noon on May 27, 2019.

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Public Transportation Meeting

Public Transportation Meeting

As part of the Perry County Ohio Transportation Coordinated Plan there will be a meeting on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Perry County Job and Family Services - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Notice of Special Meeting of the MCJDC Board of Trustees

Notice of Special Meeting of the MCJDC Board of Trustees

The Multi-County Juvenile Detention Center Board of Trustees is holding a special meeting on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of approving the MCJDC 2020 budget. The meeting will be held in the MCJDC Administrative Conference Room - 923 Liberty Dr, Lancaster, Ohio 43130

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Shawnee First Friday's Farmers Market

Shawnee First Friday's Farmers Market

Destination Shawnee is hosting First Friday's Farmers Market 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. May through October at the intersection of St Rts 93 and 155 - Shawnee, Ohio.

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May 23, 2019 is Red Nose Day

May 23, 2019 is Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day is a campaign to end child poverty, one nose at a time. Through the power of entertainment, Red Nose Day raises money and awareness to keep children who need our help the most stay safe, healthy and educated in America and around the world.

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2018 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 May 22, 2019. Included within this report are general health information, water quality test results, and water system contacts.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling May 2019 Eco-Tip

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling May 2019 Eco-Tip

We have been Recycling RIGHT all along here in Perry County Ohio. THAT is the reason why only CERTAIN types of materials are accepted for recycling… NOT ALL types of materials. Follow our Recycle Guide and you will still be diverting over 50% of your trash from the landfill… PLUS, sending them to a market where they can be made into useful products again mostly right here in Ohio and the USA. For more info contact Perry County Waste Reduction & Recycling www.perryrecycling.com

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National EMS Week is May 19 to 25, 2019

National EMS Week is May 19 to 25, 2019

In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation's communities. NAEMT partners with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) to lead annual EMS Week activities. Together, NAEMT and ACEP are working to ensure that the important contributions of EMS practitioners in safeguarding the health, safety and wellbeing of their communities are fully celebrated and recognized.

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Drug Free Community Grant Applications Now Available

Drug Free Community Grant Applications Now Available

Approximately 150 grants totaling more than $18.75 million will be awarded to new community-based coalitions addressing youth substance use across the country.

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National Police Week is May 12 to 18, 2019

National Police Week is May 12 to 18, 2019

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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Perry County Children Services Open House

Perry County Children Services Open House

The Perry County Ohio Children Services Board is holding an open house on Friday, June 28, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Perry County Children Services - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Park District Accepting Applications For A Board Member Vacancy

Perry County Park District Accepting Applications For A Board Member Vacancy

The Perry County Park District is accepting applications for the Board of the Perry County Park District. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Judge Luann Cooperrider, Perry County Park District, 121 W. Brown Street, New Lexington, Ohio 43764. All applications must be received by May 31, 2019.

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 41st Annual MacGahan Festival

41st Annual MacGahan Festival

The 41st Annual MacGahan Festival will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 7:30 - ?? at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Jefferson St. at Monument Square and Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at several locations in New Lexington - Ohio.

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2019 Water Bill Assistance Program

2019 Water Bill Assistance Program

Hocking, Athens, and Perry County, Ohio residents may be eligible for a one-time benefit of up to $200 to be paid directly to the water company to pay the bill, late fees, reconnect fees or other items on the bill that are required in order for the service to be maintained for at least 30 days. Additional items could include sewer charges or current and past bill amounts. Funds cannot be used for deposit assistance.

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Perry County Calvary Arts Center 2019 Summer Arts Workshops

Perry County Calvary Arts Center 2019 Summer Arts Workshops

Perry County Ohio Calvary Arts Center is hosting their 2019 Summer Workshops starting June 3, 2019 and running through July 12, 2019. The 5 week's of workshops will culminating with a banquet on Saturday, August 10, 2018 where the student work will be showcased. All at the Perry County Calvary Arts Center - New Lexington, Ohio.

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New App Pushes for Change with Rural Broadband Access for Perry County and SE Ohio

New App Pushes for Change with Rural Broadband Access for Perry County and SE Ohio

A press release was submitted on February 26, 2019 from the National Association of Counties (NACo), the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), and Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Rural LISC) announcing the launch of their new app, TestIT. This app gives mobile phone users the power to accurately identify areas with low or no internet connectivity and share that information to push for change.

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Applying for Cash, Food Assistance, and Medicaid has never been easier!

Applying for Cash, Food Assistance, and Medicaid has never been easier!

Applying for Cash, Food Assistance, and Medicaid in Perry County Ohio has never been easier! Just call Ohio Benefits at (844) 640-6446.

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Founders Day 2019

Founders Day 2019

The Ludowici Community Foundation will be holding Founders Day on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at LCF Park - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Red Cross urges blood donations to help trauma patients

Red Cross urges blood donations to help trauma patients

There’s no way to predict when or where an accident will happen. That’s why the American Red Cross needs donors to give blood during Trauma Awareness Month this May and throughout the year to help ensure that trauma centers are prepared the moment an injured patient arrives.

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2019 Glenford Fort Hike

2019 Glenford Fort Hike

The 2019 Glenford Fort Hike will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Glenford Fort - Glenford, Ohio.

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Destination Shawnee Sponsors an Overview of Historical Court Trials

Destination Shawnee Sponsors an Overview of Historical Court Trials

Destination Shawnee sponsors an overview by Judge Luann Cooperrider of historic older Perry County Ohio court trials on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Tecumseh Theater - Shawnee, Ohio.

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Rally 4 Recovery Presents Recovery Jam 2019

Rally 4 Recovery Presents Recovery Jam 2019

Rally 4 Recovery Presents Recovery Jam 2019 on Saturday, June 28, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at PBHC Activity Center - New Lexington, Ohio. All proceeds benefit the continuation of R4R and its efforts to help those in recovery.

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Upcoming Events
Founders Day 2019 Jun 01, 2019 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM — Ludowici Community Foundation Park - 4757 Tile Plant Rd, New Lexington, OH 43764
June 2019 Free Legal Clinic Jun 04, 2019 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM — Perry County Courthouse - 105 N Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Destination Shawnee Sponsors an Overview of Historical Court Trials Jun 06, 2019 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM — Tecumseh Theater - 116 W Main St, Shawnee, OH 43782
Shawnee June 2019 First Friday Farmers Market Jun 07, 2019 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Intersection of St Rts 93 and 155 - Shawnee, OH 43782
41st Annual MacGahan Festival Gathering For Early Arrivals Jun 07, 2019 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM — K of C MacGahan Council 1065 - 800 N Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
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