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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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Kinship Day At The Capitol

228,000 Ohio children live in homes headed by grandparents and other relatives. The Ohio Grandparent/Kinship Coalition and the Ohio Federation for Health Equity and Social Justice are co-convening a Grandrally for Grandparents and Others on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Ohio Statehouse - Columbus, 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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The Real Facts of the Sam Sheppard Case

Judge Luann Cooperrider will present The Real Facts of the Sam Sheppard Case on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Tecumseh Theater - Shawnee, OH.

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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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8th Annual New Straitsville Community Health and Wellness Fair

The 8th Annual New Straitsville Community Health and Wellness Fair is being held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the New Straitsville Fire Department - New Straitsville, OH.

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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., Bug-A-Boo 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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RSVP Chronic Disease Class - COPD

Interim HealthCare and the Perry County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) present Chronic Disease Class COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Somerset Lane Apartments - Somerset, OH.

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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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SE Ohio Food Bank September 2018 Volunteer Opportunities

Every month the Southeast Ohio Food Bank relies on the help of hundreds of community volunteers to meet the tremendous need for emergency food assistance across our region.

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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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Perry County Airport Fly-In and Cruise-In

The Perry County Ohio Airport will be hosting a fly-in and a cruise-in on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Perry County Ohio Airport - New Lexington, OH

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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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Rally 4 Recovery Presents: Into the Light

Rally 4 Recovery Presents: Into the Light on Friday, October 5, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at New Lex High School - 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 Drive-Thru Flu Clinic and Medication Drop-Off

The Perry County Ohio 2018 Drive-Thru Flu Clinic and Medication Drop-Off is being held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, OH.

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The OhioHealth Mobile Mammography Unit is Coming to the Perry County Ohio Health Department

The OhioHealth Mobile Mammography Unit is Coming to the Perry County Ohio Health Department on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Perry County Ohio Health Department - New Lexington, OH.

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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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Nellie Sheridan Wilson Statue Unveiling and Dedication

Nellie Sheridan Wilson’s bronze likeness will be unveiled on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the southwest corner of Somerset Square - Somerset, OH.

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2018 New Lexington Fall Festival

The Village of New Lexington, Ohio will be celebrating their Fall Festival on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from Noon to Midnight on Main Street - New Lexington, OH.

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September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month

Join us as we report to the community about progress made to increase awareness about FASD. The event is free and open to the public. Application for CEUs will be submitted.

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Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities Community Survey

It’s that time of year for Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities to begin strategic planning efforts for 2019. During this planning phase, we seek input from a variety of sources, including our community.

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Upcoming Events
Perry County Suicide Prevention 5K Color Run - Rain Date 9/22 Sep 22, 2018 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM — Empty Lot across from - 609 Mill St., New Lexington, OH 43764
PerCo Cafe Cruise-In - Rain Date September 22 Sep 22, 2018 11:00 AM - 03:30 PM — PerCo Inc. - 2235 State Route 13 NE, New Lexington, OH 43764
RSVP Chronic Disease Class - COPD Sep 27, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM — Somerset Lane Apartments - 214 N Market St., Somerset, OH 43783
Nellie Sheridan Wilson Statue Unveiling and Dedication Sep 29, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Somerset Square - Somerset, OH 43783
Kat Dodson Foundation 12th Annual Benefit Sep 29, 2018 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM — St. Rose Parish Community Center - 120 N. High St., New Lexington, OH 43764
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