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Perry County Treasurer's Office New Hours | November 1, 2021

Perry County Treasurer's Office New Hours | November 1, 2021

Effective Monday, November 1, 2021 the Perry County Treasurer's Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Introduction to Beekeeping | November 10, 2021

Introduction to Beekeeping | November 10, 2021

Central State University Extension Extension is holding an Introduction to Beekeeping class on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Hocking College - Perry Campus - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Free Legal Clinic | November 2, 2021

Perry County Free Legal Clinic | November 2, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Free Legal Clinic offers FREE legal advice to income eligible individuals who cannot afford private counsel. Attorneys can only give legal advice, they cannot represent you in court. Those unvaccinated must wear masks.

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Deadline Approaching for Expanded Child Tax Credit Application | November 15, 2021

Deadline Approaching for Expanded Child Tax Credit Application | November 15, 2021

(GLOUSTER, OH) – The deadline is fast-approaching for families seeking to access the Expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC). The American Rescue Plan, which passed in March, temporarily increased the CTC to provide monthly payments to families with children ($250 for children under age 6 and $300 for children ages 6-17). Nearly all families with children are eligible. The deadline to apply for 2021 is November 15th. Individuals can complete a simplified tax return at GetCTC.org in order to receive their payments.

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Please Support Perry County Ohio Governor's Imagination Library | August 23, 2021

Please Support Perry County Ohio Governor's Imagination Library | August 23, 2021

The Governor’s Imagination Library, in partnership with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, along with local sponsorship from the Ludowici Foundation, United Way, the Perry County Community Foundation, and local donors like you can keep this program available for all children (birth to age 5) in Perry County, Ohio.

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Southeast Ohio Foodbank Hosting Weekly On-site Food Distributions | October, November, December 2021

Southeast Ohio Foodbank Hosting Weekly On-site Food Distributions | October, November, December 2021

LOGAN, OH –The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, is hosting an on-site food distribution for income-eligible residents of its 10 county service area. Starting on October 13th, the first four weeks of the distributions will be held on Wednesdays. After November 3, the distributions will be held every Tuesday through the end of the year. Those interested in receiving food can stop in from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Perry County Park District Board Meeting | October 18, 2021

Perry County Park District Board Meeting | October 18, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Park District Board of Park Commissioners announces that the October meeting will be held on Monday, October 18, 2021 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Shawnee Village Hall - Shawnee, Ohio.

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New Lexington Water System Boil Advisory | Thursday, October 7, 2021

New Lexington Water System Boil Advisory | Thursday, October 7, 2021

Due to a hydrant replacement, the New Lexington Water System is advising all residents in the following area, that until further notice, all consumer's vigorously boil, for at least one minute, any water used for drinking (including water used to make ice), cooking, and/or oral hygiene: PORCELAIN ST, IMPERIAL ST, SOMERSET ST, READING ST ACADEMY ST, FAIRVIEW ST, AND KNOLL ST. *** Boil Advisory CANCELED 10/08/2021 ***

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Hemlock Trunk-or-Treat on Main Street | October 23, 2021

Hemlock Trunk-or-Treat on Main Street | October 23, 2021

The Hemlock Community Church and the Village of Hemlock, Ohio present Trunk-or-Treat on Main Street on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Federal Report Shows Life-Saving Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines  | October 5, 2021

Federal Report Shows Life-Saving Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines | October 5, 2021

(COLUMBUS - October 5, 2021) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report shows COVID-19 vaccines are linked to a reduction of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths

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The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart in the Perry County Courthouse

The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart in the Perry County Courthouse

The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart offers coffee, tea, hot chocolate, snacks, and muffins weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on the first floor of the Perry County Ohio Courthouse - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Annual Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic | October 13, 2021

Annual Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic | October 13, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Health Department staff and volunteers, with the cooperation of various other Perry County agencies and community partners, will hold their Annual Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic and Medication Drop Off this year on Wednesday, the 13th of October 2021, from 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm. at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Emergency blood and platelet shortage: Red Cross supplies drop to lowest post-summer levels since 2015

Emergency blood and platelet shortage: Red Cross supplies drop to lowest post-summer levels since 2015

(Sept. 27, 2021) — The American Red Cross is experiencing an emergency blood and platelet shortage and must collect 10,000 additional blood products each week over the next month for the blood supply to recover and meet hospital and patient needs. Donors of all blood types – especially type O – and platelet donors are urged to make an appointment to give now and in the weeks ahead to overcome this current shortage.

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Perry County Free Legal Clinic | October 5, 2021

Perry County Free Legal Clinic | October 5, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Free Legal Clinic offers FREE legal advice to income eligible individuals who cannot afford private counsel. Attorneys can only give legal advice, they cannot represent you in court. Those unvaccinated must wear masks.

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Ohio DNR and Ohio EPA Restrict Open Burns in March, April, May, October, and November

Ohio DNR and Ohio EPA Restrict Open Burns in March, April, May, October, and November

Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Restrict Open Burns in March, April, May, October, and November between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

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Residents North of West Broadway New Lexington will be experiencing little to no water pressure due to a water line leak | September 28, 2021 *** REPAIRED ***

Residents North of West Broadway New Lexington will be experiencing little to no water pressure due to a water line leak | September 28, 2021 *** REPAIRED ***

Residents North of West Broadway New Lexington Ohio will be experiencing little to no water pressure due to a water line leak - 3:00 p.m., September 28, 2021. Updates will be provided as they become available. *** 9/29/2021 10:45 a.m. UPDATE - The leak has been repaired. There is now a precautionary boil advisory. *** BOIL ADVISORY - LIFTED September 30, 2021

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Garlic Production for the Home Gardener | October 12, 2021

Garlic Production for the Home Gardener | October 12, 2021

OSU Perry Extension is holding a free Garlic Production for the Home Gardener class on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Extension Office - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Food Distribution Scheduled at Perry County Fairgrounds | October 6, 2021

Food Distribution Scheduled at Perry County Fairgrounds | October 6, 2021

(New Lexington, OH) – On October 6th from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) will be hosting a food distribution at the Perry County Fairgrounds. Food items will be given to families who are residents of Perry County and within 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Food items will be sourced and distributed by the Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a HAPCAP program.

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Blue Blaze Run and Hike | October 1 - 2, 2021

Blue Blaze Run and Hike | October 1 - 2, 2021

Buckeye Trail Association is holding their Blue Blaze Run and Hike on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. starting at the Tecumseh Theater - Shawnee, Ohio.

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COVID-19 Home Test Kits Now Available at the Perry County District Library | March 4, 2021

COVID-19 Home Test Kits Now Available at the Perry County District Library | March 4, 2021

COVID-19 home test kits are now available at the Perry County Ohio District Library. In partnership with the Ohio Department of Health, ALL LOCATIONS of the Perry County District Library will distribute FREE, at-home COVID-19 test kits.

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Smoke Alarms Save Lives | September 2021

Smoke Alarms Save Lives | September 2021

Did you know that if a fire starts in your home, you may have just two minutes to escape? Call 1-844-207-4509 to request your free home safety visit and smoke alarm installation. Brought to you by the American Red Cross and by State Farm.

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Become a Red Cross Volunteer Today - Turn Compassion Into Action

Become a Red Cross Volunteer Today - Turn Compassion Into Action

Become a Red Cross Volunteer Today - Turn Compassion Into Action. Volunteers urgently needed for the following positions in your community: Office or Virtual Support Volunteer, Disaster Action Team Member, Blood Donor Ambassador, Disaster Preparedness Presenter.

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Red Cross initiative aims to increase blood availability for patients with sickle cell disease | September 16, 2021

Red Cross initiative aims to increase blood availability for patients with sickle cell disease | September 16, 2021

Sept. 16, 2021 — When patients living with sickle cell disease face a sickle cell crisis, blood transfusions can make a lifesaving difference. That’s why the American Red Cross has launched an initiative to grow the number of blood donors who are Black to help patients with sickle cell disease, an enduring and often invisible health disparity in the U.S.

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Become a volunteer with the American Red Cross | September 2021

Become a volunteer with the American Red Cross | September 2021

Help provide hope and comfort when disaster strikes. Become a volunteer with the American Red Cross. Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about becoming a disaster relief volunteer. Volunteers are needed to train now and be ready to deploy: Shelter Service Associate, Disaster Health Services, and Recovery Worker.

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Upcoming Events
Central State University Workshop Getting Started with Planning Your Crops | January 18, 2022 Jan 18, 2022 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Central State University Extension, Southeast Regional Office - Hocking College Perry Campus - Room 203, 5454 State Route 37 East, New Lexington, OH 43764
Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host food distribution for Perry County residents | January 21, 2022 Jan 21, 2022 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764
Central State University Workshop Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil Health | January 25, 2022 Jan 25, 2022 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Central State University Extension, Southeast Regional Office - Hocking College Perry Campus - Room 203, 5454 State Route 37 East, New Lexington, OH 43764
Ohio Means Jobs - Join us for a Mini Career Fair | January 26, 2022 Jan 26, 2022 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM — Perry County Job and Family Services - 5454 State Route 37 East, New Lexington, OH 43764
Destination Shawnee Fundraiser Live Music with Randy Gleason | February 19, 2022 Feb 19, 2022 07:00 PM - 11:00 PM — Tecumseh Theater - 116 W Main St, Shawnee, OH 43782
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