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Perry County Wears Blue Day For Child Abuse Prevention

Perry County Wears Blue Day For Child Abuse Prevention

Perry County Ohio Wears Blue Day For Child Abuse Prevention on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

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College of Education - Juniors and Seniors - Perry County Scholarship Award

College of Education - Juniors and Seniors - Perry County Scholarship Award

The Perry County Ohio Retired Teachers Association will award two annual scholarships for the academic year in the amount of $500 each. Applicants must have graduated from a Perry County High School and be a college junior or senior enrolled in the College of Education at some point during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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Summer Fun Cruise In

Summer Fun Cruise In

Attend the Summer Fun Cruise Ins Every Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m May 14 to September 17, 2019 at PerCo Inc. - New Lexington, Ohio.

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2019 Fairfield County Stand Down

2019 Fairfield County Stand Down

The Fairfield County Ohio Veterans Service Commission and LSS are hosting a stand down for veterans who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds - Lancaster, Ohio.

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Buckeye Lake Historical Society Presents an Overview of Historic Older Crimes

The Buckeye Lake Historical Society Presents an Overview of Historic Older Crimes in Perry County by Judge Luann Cooperrider on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Buckeye Lake Historical Society Museum - Buckeye Lake, Ohio.

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Getting Back ON TRACK

Getting Back ON TRACK

The Perry County Ohio JFS/OhioMeansJobs Center offers free employability workshops for returning citizens (ex-offenders) every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Perry JFS - New Lexington, OH.

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Possible Down Payment Assistance Available for Perry County Residents

Possible Down Payment Assistance Available for Perry County Residents

Down Payment Assistance may be available for the following measures: Electrical, Heating, and Plumbing, Roofs and Gutters, Interior Surfaces and Floor Coverings, Door and Windows, to name a few.

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Emergency Alert Program

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Perry County Ohio Emergency Alert Program.

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Free Clean Slate Legal Clinic

Free Clean Slate Legal Clinic

The Perry County Ohio Juvenile and Probate Court in cooperation with Southeastern Ohio Legal Services and Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation is holding a Free Clean Slate Legal Clinic on Tues, July 2, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Perry County Courthouse - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Social Service Updates by Text

Perry County Social Service Updates by Text

Pathways of Central Ohio, funded by the United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties (UWMPM), is now offering a texting service for social service professionals in Perry County Ohio.

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Who you gonna call????

Who you gonna call????

Here is a summary of the various 211, 311, 411, etc. assistance phone numbers.

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Ohio DNR and Ohio EPA Restrict Open Burns

The Ohio DNR Forestry prohibits outdoor open burning and prescribed fires in the months of March, April, May, October, and November between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. This ban includes burning of yard waste, trash, and debris, even in a proper burn barrel.

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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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Food for Seniors

Food for Seniors

The Southeast Ohio Foodbank Commodity Supplemental Food Program provides a monthly box of shelf-stable food to nutritionally at-risk, income-eligible senior citizens.

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2019 Perry County P.A.R.C. District Meetings

2019 Perry County P.A.R.C. District Meetings

The Perry County Ohio P.A.R.C. District Board meets the second Monday of the month from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Perry Behavioral Health Choice Activity Center located at 112 S Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764 UNLESS otherwise noted.

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2019 Free Legal Clinics

2019 Free Legal Clinics

Free legal clinics for income eligible individuals are held the first Tuesday of each month from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Perry County Ohio Courthouse (Lower Level) - New Lexington, Ohio.

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When should I call my local health department?

When should I call my local health department?

Local Health Departments are government agencies who are on the front lines of public health. But what is public health and when should you call your local health department? Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play.

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Perry County Health Department 2019 Mammogram Schedule

Perry County Health Department 2019 Mammogram Schedule

The Perry County Ohio Health Department and The Ohio State University The James are providing mammograms several times throughout 2019 at the Perry County Ohio Health Department - New Lexington, Ohio. Schedule your mammogram today.

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Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio

Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio

This plan is the Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio. The plan was initially developed in 2014, updated and approved by ODOT in 2017 and is being updated annually in 2018. This plan fulfills the requirements of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, signed into law as a reauthorization of surface transportation programs through Fiscal Year 2020. According to requirements of the FAST Act, locally developed coordinated public transit-human services transportation plans must be updated to reflect the changes established by the FAST Act legislation. The FAST Act applies new programs and rules for all Fiscal Year 2016 funds and authorizes transit programs for five (5) years.

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Academy for Leadership Abilities 2019 Meeting Dates

Academy for Leadership Abilities 2019 Meeting Dates

The Academy for Leadership Abilities holds their Pioneering Possibilities twice a month at the Community Connections Center - New Lexington, Ohio. Pioneering Possibilities focuses on topics such as: integrity, doing the right things, setting goals, teamwork, positive mental attitude, and accomplishing outcomes to enhance the culture.

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Perry County Ohio Bicentennial Keepsakes are still available for a limited time

A limited quantity of the Perry County Ohio Bicentennial Keepsakes produced and donated by Ludowici Roof Tile are still available.

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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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Upcoming Events
Buckeye Lake Historical Society Presents an Overview of Historic Older Crimes May 23, 2019 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM — Buckeye Lake Museum - 4729 Walnut Rd. (SR 79), Buckeye Lake, OH 43008
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
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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