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Perry County District Library Summer Reading 2021

Perry County District Library Summer Reading 2021

Perry County Ohio District Library Summer Reading 2021. Programs for all ages. Registration begins June 1, 2021.

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Perry County Temporary Sick Leave Policy and Temporary FMLA Extended | March 17, 2021

Perry County Temporary Sick Leave Policy and Temporary FMLA Extended | March 17, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Board of Commissioners approved an extension of Resolution # 20-0401-13 of the Temporary Emergency Paid Sick Leave Policy through December 31, 2021 for county employees effected by COVID 19 quarantine.

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PCBDD Held a Ribbon Cutting at the new Sarah A. Winters Building on May 14, 2021

PCBDD Held a Ribbon Cutting at the new Sarah A. Winters Building on May 14, 2021

Perry County Ohio Bd Developmental Disabilities held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Sarah A. Winters Building, 601 Senior Drive, New Lexington, Ohio on Friday, May 14, 2021.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | May 13, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | May 13, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s May 13, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is not currently scheduled – more information to come.

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Flag Lowering - May 15, 2021

Flag Lowering - May 15, 2021

In honoring Peace Officer Memorial Day and Police Week, Mike DeWine, Governor of the State of Ohio, proclaims that 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 sunset on Saturday, May 15, 2021.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | May 12, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | May 12, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s May 12, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday May 13th at 2:00pm.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Postponing all Recycling Drop-Off Services Starting May 10, 2021

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Postponing all Recycling Drop-Off Services Starting May 10, 2021

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling is postponing all recycling drop-off services starting Monday, May 10, 2021 to begin a major upgrade in equipment operations at the Recycling Center. Drop-off services will resume on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

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Perry County Calvary Arts Center Summer Arts Workshops | 2021

Perry County Calvary Arts Center Summer Arts Workshops | 2021

Perry County Ohio Calvary Arts Center Summer Arts Workshops: Music, Dance, Art. Registration deadline is Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

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Perry County Municipal Court is hosting an intern through July 2, 2021

Perry County Municipal Court is hosting an intern through July 2, 2021

Perry County Ohio Municipal Court is hosting an intern through the Ohio State Bar Association for the Rural Clerkship Program until Friday, July 2, 2021.

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New Direction Drug Court is Re-certified through 2023

New Direction Drug Court is Re-certified through 2023

The New Direction Drug Court of the Perry County Ohio Municipal Court has earned final certification from the Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Specialized Dockets through 2023.

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Summer Fun Cruise NEWS | May 11, 2021

Summer Fun Cruise NEWS | May 11, 2021

Summer Fun Cruisers, we want to welcome you to the Summer Fun Cruise for 2021. We are looking forward to another great weekly event. We have some new things we want do this year….. Including the monthly publication of the Summer Fun Cruise News.

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Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Join us Tuesday, May 18th 2021 for Perry County Ohio’s "Coffee with some Commissioners" from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Dodson's on Broadway, New Lexington, Ohio. This month will feature Mr. Glenn Crippen with Hocking Athens Perry, Community Action Program. (HAPCAP) Glen will be explaining and discussing the Community Development Block Grant program. (CDBG)

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Red Cross and actor James Van Der Beek urge Americans to give blood and make it a summer full of life | May 10, 2021

Red Cross and actor James Van Der Beek urge Americans to give blood and make it a summer full of life | May 10, 2021

May 10, 2021 — The American Red Cross along with actor James Van Der Beek and his wife, Kimberly, have joined together to urge all who are healthy to make this a summer full of life for patients by scheduling an appointment to give blood or platelets. As the nation transitions to a new, hopeful phase of this devastating pandemic and people begin to return to some of their favorite activities, the Red Cross is concerned about the impact this could have on blood donor turnout and the blood supply this summer. The need for lifesaving blood transfusions never takes a break. It’s critical to have blood ready to go when every second counts.

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Summer Fun Cruise at PerCo | May 11, 2021

Summer Fun Cruise at PerCo | May 11, 2021

Summer Fun Cruise - Every Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. through September 28, 2021 at PerCo Inc. - New Lexington, Ohio.

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American Red Cross East Central Ohio Chapter Pays tribute to Frontline Heroes during online ceremony | May 7, 2021

American Red Cross East Central Ohio Chapter Pays tribute to Frontline Heroes during online ceremony | May 7, 2021

NEWARK, OH- MAY 6, 2021 — The East Central Ohio Chapter of the American Red Cross, along with our presenting sponsors, L Brands Foundation, Licking Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth, and Park National Bank will honor essential workers who rose to the challenge during this pandemic to keep our community safe and healthy through an online celebration. The virtual event, honoring frontline workers in the counties served by our East Central Ohio Chapter, starts at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 7 and will be hosted by WCOL’s Joe Boxer.

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PCBDD Invites You to a Ribbon Cutting | May 14, 2021

PCBDD Invites You to a Ribbon Cutting | May 14, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities invites you to the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at the new Sarah A. Winters Building - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Area 14 and Hocking College Job Fair | May 18, 2021

Area 14 and Hocking College Job Fair | May 18, 2021

Area 14 Workforce Development Board and Hocking College are holding a Job Fair on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Hocking College - Nelsonville, Ohio.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | May 3, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | May 3, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s May 3, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday May 6th at 2:00pm.

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Perry County Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Golf Shootout | May 22, 2021

Perry County Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Golf Shootout | May 22, 2021

It’s time to play golf in Perry County Ohio again! (Despite the COVID-19 virus!!) You are invited to join the Perry County Chamber of Commerce at the White Tail Ridge Golf Course in Thornville, Ohio for our 28th Annual Shootout Golf Outing on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Entry deadline is Friday, May 14, 2021.

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ODH News Release -- Case Rate Per 100,000 Ohioans | April 29, 2021

ODH News Release -- Case Rate Per 100,000 Ohioans | April 29, 2021

COLUMBUS - April 29, 2021 – The Ohio Department of Health has announced that this week’s case rate per 100,000 residents is 155.6. This information is updated weekly at coronavirus.ohio.gov.

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U.S. SBA New Restaurant  Revitalization Fund  Applications Will Open May 3, 2021

U.S. SBA New Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications Will Open May 3, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration's New Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications will open May 3, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EST!

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Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host drive-through distributions at Logan location | May 2021

Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host drive-through distributions at Logan location | May 2021

LOGAN, OH - The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, will be hosting drive-through food distributions at 1005 CIC Drive in Logan.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 27, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 27, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s April 27, 2021 press conferences. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday April 29th at 2:00pm.

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Rides for Community Immunity

Rides for Community Immunity

Get your COVID vaccination shot appointment. Call the Region 8 Mobility Solution Center at 1-833-968-4646 to arrange a ride in your Ohio County: Athens, Hocking, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry, and Washington.

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Does COVID-19 vaccination impact blood donation eligibility? | April 22, 2021

Does COVID-19 vaccination impact blood donation eligibility? | April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021 — This spring as COVID-19 vaccines become more available and people resume some of their favorite activities, the American Red Cross is reminding the public that the need for blood remains. Healthy individuals are encouraged to make a blood donation appointment now. But what about those who’ve received a COVID-19 vaccine – can they donate? As long as donors are symptom-free, feeling well and can provide the vaccine manufacturer’s name, there’s no waiting period required after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine currently authorized in the U.S.

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Join with Perry County RSVP Walk With Ease Class Starting May 4, 2021

Join with Perry County RSVP Walk With Ease Class Starting May 4, 2021

Join with Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Walk With Ease Class starting Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at the Mount Aloysius Gymnasium - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 21, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 21, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s April 21 ,2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday, April 29th at 2:00pm.

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Perry County Municipal Court Community Service Program | 2021 Photos

Perry County Municipal Court Community Service Program | 2021 Photos

The Perry County Municipal Court Community Service Program offers a way for people convicted of a misdemeanor to make reparations to the community. The Community Service Program works with County, Township, Village, and non-profit organizations within Perry County. People convicted of a misdemeanor may be fined, required to do Community Service, or a combination of both. Required Community Service hours typically range from 20 to 80 hours per conviction.

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Upcoming Events
Take a Stand to Prevent Falls | September 23, 2021 Sep 23, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — Holy Trinity Lutheran Church - 201 W Brown St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Kat Dodson 15th Annual Benefit | September 25, 2021 Sep 25, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:55 PM — St. Rose Parish Community Center - 120 North High St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Free Medical Clinic in Shawnee Ohio | November 3, 2021 Nov 03, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM — Tecumseh Theater - 114-116 W Main St, Shawnee, OH 43782
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