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APRIL 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth!  Litter Clean up time!

APRIL 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth! Litter Clean up time!

April and May are Perry County Ohio CLEAN-UP Months!! Do your part, PLEASE participate! GREAT Community Service Project! Spring Clean-up months motivate us to keep Perry County CLEAN & GREEN all year long!

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COVID-19 Vaccines at Your Perry County Place of Business | April, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines at Your Perry County Place of Business | April, 2021

Perry County Ohio businesses: Do your employees want the COVID-19 vaccine? The Perry County Ohio Health Department can come to you!

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COVID-19 Vaccines Available to Anyone 16+

COVID-19 Vaccines Available to Anyone 16+

If you, or someone you know, have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine and would like to, please sign up with the Perry County Ohio Health Department - New Lexington, Ohio.

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United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties Newsletter | Spring 2021

United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties Newsletter | Spring 2021

Your local United Way is working hard to fight for the Health, Education, and Financial Stability of everybody in all of our communities. Check out our latest newsletter to learn how! As always, feel free to visit our website to learn more about us!

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Perry County Municipal Court "Rocks Their Socks!" on March 19, 2021

Perry County Municipal Court "Rocks Their Socks!" on March 19, 2021

The folks at Perry County Municipal Court are Rocking Their Socks on Friday, March 19, 2021. Hold on to your socks!!!!!

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Inside Mount Aloysius | March 2021

Inside Mount Aloysius | March 2021

Inside Mount Aloysius | March 2021 - Remembering Three Long Time Residents - In January, the staff and residents of Mount Aloysius were saddened by the passing of three long time residents.

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The Perry County Dog Shelter is Now Gratefully Accepting On-Line Donations

The Perry County Dog Shelter is Now Gratefully Accepting On-Line Donations

The Perry County Ohio Dog Shelter is mostly self-funded via dog license/tag fees. To properly care for the dogs (can we say Fur Kids?) in our care there are costs that often exceed our funding.

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Looking for In-Home Child Care in Perry County?

Looking for In-Home Child Care in Perry County?

Do you work evenings, nights, and/or weekends? Do you have a child with special needs?

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Become an In-Home Aide in Perry County!

Become an In-Home Aide in Perry County!

Become an In-Home Aide in Perry County Ohio! Provide child care in the home of the family. Full-time or part-time.

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Perry County COVID-19 Vaccination | March 15, 2021

Perry County COVID-19 Vaccination | March 15, 2021

Monday, March 15, 2021, I received my first COVID-19 vaccine. A Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. This was a totally no-fuss process. Mark - Perry County Ohio IT.

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ODOT Region 8 Mobility Solution Center Opening in Perry County

ODOT Region 8 Mobility Solution Center Opening in Perry County

Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Region 8 Mobility Management announces a new coordinated approach to streamlining mobility solutions. March 12, 2021 - The Region 8 Mobility Solution Center (R8MSC) is located in Perry County and will serve the residents of Athens, Hocking, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry, and Washington Counties. The R8MSC will begin fielding calls on March 17, 2021 with a soft opening and a grand opening TBA in Spring 2021.

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Perry County Health Department 2020 Annual Report

Perry County Health Department 2020 Annual Report

Perry County Ohio Health Department 2020 Annual Report. Includes The Road to Accreditation, 2017 - 2022 Strategic Plan Update, Community Health Assessment & Community Health Improvement Plan Updates, and more.

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HEART TO HOME FEATURED ON NEW CAUSE CONNECTOR GIVING WEBSITE

HEART TO HOME FEATURED ON NEW CAUSE CONNECTOR GIVING WEBSITE

Cause Connector helps donors support philanthropic projects like Heart to Home (H2H) while supporting FAO's I am a Child of Appalachia fund. Heart to Home, a program of SPICE in New Straitsville, OH, promotes and serves local artisans through marketing their art on the H2H website. SPICE provides all business related tasks so that all the artists have to do is express their creativity through their abundance of talents.

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From the JFS Director's Desk "A Year of Dedication"

From the JFS Director's Desk "A Year of Dedication"

How should we mark a year of a pandemic that has turned life upside down across our county and across the world?

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Perry County Municipal Court Community Service Program | 2020 Photos

Perry County Municipal Court Community Service Program | 2020 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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MARCH 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth!

MARCH 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth!

Don’t throw batteries away! Keep batteries out of landfills! They contain useful & harmful materials! Recycle & Properly Dispose for a better Earth! Rechargeable types are BEST!

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Calling All Artists | March 4, 2021

Calling All Artists | March 4, 2021

Southern Perry Incubation Center for Entrepreneurs is starting a new, grant funded, project to assist local artists with selling their products online.

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HAPCAP Announces New Round of Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance for Residents Impacted by COVID-19 | February 24, 2021

HAPCAP Announces New Round of Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance for Residents Impacted by COVID-19 | February 24, 2021

GLOUSTER –Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) has announced that there are funds available to assist households impacted by COVID-19 with rent, mortgage, and utility payments. Hocking, Athens, or Perry County residents who are at or below 80% of their county’s Area Median Income (AMI) and have fallen behind on rent, utility, or mortgage payments are encouraged to contact HAPCAP to submit an application for assistance. Funds are available for a limited time and applicants are encouraged to reach out early.

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A Thank You From The Residents of Fairview Assisted Living | January 2021

A Thank You From The Residents of Fairview Assisted Living | January 2021

The residents of Fairview Assisted Living, New Lexington, Ohio, would like to thank all of the individuals that made donations during the 2020 Holiday Season.

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Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Greener Side for Business and Industry Newsletter | Winter 2021

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Greener Side for Business and Industry Newsletter | Winter 2021

Green KUDOS! Epicerie (pronounced ay/peehs/ree) et les fluers is a new restaurant, combined with the old Rosey Reds in Somerset. Terri Reichley and Larry Myres, a dynamic sister/ bother team, took the jump to expand on what they love to do… cooking with style! From the very beginning of opening the bistro, they committed to using washable dinnerware, real table clothes, also composting food waste in partnership with Fern Hollow Farm.

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Fairview Assisted Living Newsletter | January 2021

Fairview Assisted Living Newsletter | January 2021

Visitations/Outings : As of February 6, 2021, residents will be able to continue with essential outings and visits may commence. Please remember to contact our facility to set up a scheduled time for your visit.

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Support your furry friends! Buy a license plate for your vehicle!

Support your furry friends! Buy a license plate for your vehicle!

Support your furry friends! Buy a license plate for your vehicle! Plates can also be ordered from a local Deputy Registrar. The Perry County Ohio Dog Shelter receives grant money from the sale of these plates. The money goes toward spay/neuter procedures.

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FEBRUARY 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth!

FEBRUARY 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth!

Be mindful of Recycling the RIGHT materials for YOUR area! Cardboard, magazines, office paper newsprint, aluminum cans, steel cans, plastic bottles/jugs, clear/brown glass bottles/jars are what can feasibly go to market here in Perry County Ohio.

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We're on the Move! | Effective February 1, 2021

We're on the Move! | Effective February 1, 2021

Effective Monday, February 1, 2021, the Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities is consolidating all offices at the Sarah A. Winters Building - 601 Senior Drive, New Lexington, OH 43764. This includes Administrative Supports, Children's Program, Community Supports, Finance, and Service & Support Administration.

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What do I do with my bottle caps in Perry County?

What do I do with my bottle 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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Upcoming Events
Buckeye Lake Polar Plunge | Sunday, January 29, 2023 Jan 29, 2023 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM — Buckeye Lake Winery - 13750 Rosewood Road NE, Thornville, OH 43076
Are You Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness - PiT Count | Thursday, February 2, 2023 Feb 02, 2023 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Holy Trinity Lutheran Church - 201 W Brown St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Free Legal Clinic | Tuesday, February 7, 2023 Feb 07, 2023 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM — Perry County Courthouse - 105 North Main Street, New Lexington, OH 43764
Blood Drive American Legion Post 58 | Thursday, February 16, 2023 Feb 16, 2023 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM — American Legion Post 58 - 107 East Gay St, Somerset, OH 43783
Blood Drive Glenford Elementary | Thursday, February 16, 2023 Feb 16, 2023 03:00 PM - 07:30 PM — Glenford Elementary School - 128 High St, Glenford, OH 43739
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