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'Going Up!?'  Breaking ground renovations on the historic Tecumseh Theater | Thursday, March 28, 2024

'Going Up!?' Breaking ground renovations on the historic Tecumseh Theater | Thursday, March 28, 2024

Are you 'Going Up!?' Come Celebrate the Groundbreaking for Our New Elevator Column at the Historic Tecumseh Theater on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. in Shawnee, Ohio.

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PCCC Easter Egg Hunt | Saturday, March 30, 2024

PCCC Easter Egg Hunt | Saturday, March 30, 2024

The Perry County Ohio Community Club is holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Jim Rockwell Stadium - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Public Meeting for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Input | Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Public Meeting for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Input | Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The Perry County Ohio Commissioners are holding a Public Meeting for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Input on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. in the conference room - 212 S Main St Lower Level, New Lexington, OH 43764.

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Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Join us Tuesday, March 19, 2024 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. Jenna Cannon, MPH, BSN, RN Director of Nursing & Epidemiologist with the Perry County Health Department will be our featured speaker this month.

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$2 Million in Federal Funds for Two Water Infrastructure Projects in Perry County | March 15, 2024

$2 Million in Federal Funds for Two Water Infrastructure Projects in Perry County | March 15, 2024

The Village of Thornville will receive $1 million in federal funds to expand the existing wastewater treatment plant. Northern Perry County Water and Wastewater is receiving $1 million to help fund a waterline expansion project to extend water service to households currently not covered.

$2 Million in Federal Funds for Two Water Infrastructure Projects in Perry County | March 15, 2024 - Read More…

AEP Ohio is Preparing for the April 8 Solar Eclipse  | March 14, 2024

AEP Ohio is Preparing for the April 8 Solar Eclipse | March 14, 2024

What You Need to Know: ● AEP Ohio is preparing for the total solar eclipse and is encouraging customers to do the same. ● Increased traffic is expected and could cause restoration delays if any outages occur. This traffic congestion could also increase vehicle-related power outages. ● Please pass this information along to constituents, clients, friends, family members and others so they can be ready.

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Perry County Park District Newsletter | Spring 2024

Perry County Park District Newsletter | Spring 2024

The mission of the Perry County Park District is to support the conservation and preservation of natural areas in Perry County and to enhance wonder, appreciation, and education within our county through environmental, historical, cultural, and recreational programs and activities, to enrich the quality of life in our communities.

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PCPD Build a Bat Box | Saturday, March 23, 2024

PCPD Build a Bat Box | Saturday, March 23, 2024

Join the Perry County Ohio Park District and the Somerset Builders Club to build your own Bat Box on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. at the Somerset Builders Club - Somerset, Ohio. Registration required by Monday, March 18, 2024.

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MHRSB Perry County Criminal Justice Collaborative Spring Meeting | Monday, March 25, 2024

MHRSB Perry County Criminal Justice Collaborative Spring Meeting | Monday, March 25, 2024

The Spring Meeting of the Mental Health & Recovery Services Board’s PERRY COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COLLABORATIVE will be held on Monday, March 25, 2024 12:00 NOON to 1:30 PM at the PBHC Activity Center - 112 S Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764. RSVP to Linda Hand at lindah@mhrs.org by 3/18/24.

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PCCC Painting Party | Monday, March 18, 2024

PCCC Painting Party | Monday, March 18, 2024

The Perry County Ohio Community Club is holding a Painting Party fundraiser on Monday, March 18, 2024 starting 6:00 p.m. at the New Lexington Eagles #2070 - New Lexington, Ohio. Presented by 3 Sisters Studio. Proceeds benefit the club so we can serve our mission of helping kids in Perry County.

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PCBDD Needs You - Respite Support Providers | 2024

PCBDD Needs You - Respite Support Providers | 2024

The Perry County Ohio Bd. of Developmental Disabilities needs you as a Respite Support Provider

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Q1 Perry County Public Transportation Meeting | Thursday, March 21, 2024

Q1 Perry County Public Transportation Meeting | Thursday, March 21, 2024

The first quarter Perry County Ohio Public Transportation meeting is Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Perry County Opportunity Center (JFS) - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Make a positive impact: Give blood with the Red Cross | Monday, March 11, 2024

Make a positive impact: Give blood with the Red Cross | Monday, March 11, 2024

March 11, 2024 — As spring approaches, the American Red Cross urges donors to give blood or platelets now to continue to strengthen the national blood supply. People of all blood types – especially those with type O blood – are critical to ensuring hospitals can meet the daily demand for lifesaving transfusions. During Red Cross Month in March, the Red Cross celebrates the volunteers and blood and platelet donors who are critical to ensuring those in need receive relief and care. Help can’t wait – to book a time to give, visit RedCrossBlood.org, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, or call 1-800-RED CROSS. As a thank-you, all who come to give by March 24 will get a $10 e-gift card to a pet supply merchant of choice, plus a chance to win one of five $3,000 gift cards. Visit RedCrossBlood.org/Pets for details.

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Vehicle Safety Recalls Week | March 4 - 10, 2024

Vehicle Safety Recalls Week | March 4 - 10, 2024

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration designates the week leading up to daylight saving time change as Vehicle Safety Recalls Week | March 4 - 10, 2024. Traditionally, this day has been a cue to check smoke detector batteries as you change your clocks. You should also make it a habit to check for vehicle safety recalls when daylight saving time begins and ends.

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PCBDD is Now Recruiting for the Community vs Cougars Basketball Game | Wednesday, March 27, 2024

PCBDD is Now Recruiting for the Community vs Cougars Basketball Game | Wednesday, March 27, 2024

The Perry County Ohio Bd of Developmental Disabilities is now recruiting for the Community vs Perry County Cougars Basketball Game on Wednesday, March 27, 2024. Tip off is 6:00 p.m. at Mount Aloysius - New Lexington, Ohio. Sign up by Monday, March 18, 2024.

PCBDD is Now Recruiting for the Community vs Cougars Basketball Game | Wednesday, March 27, 2024 - Read More…

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | March 2024

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | March 2024

Waste Less Easter Baskets - Avoid plastic grass that can’t be recycled, instead use shredded paper, ribbons, or real grass. If you already have plastic grass make sure to save it to use again next year.

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PCPD  2024 Regular Meeting Dates and Locations

PCPD 2024 Regular Meeting Dates and Locations

Perry County Park District Board of Park Commissioners 2024 Regular Meeting Dates and Locations. Meetings will be held on the second Monday of each month at varied locations around the county. Exception: If a regular meeting date falls on a holiday, the meeting will be held the following Monday. March - December meetings start at 2:30 p.m.

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Perry County District Library 2024 Events

Perry County District Library 2024 Events

Please note: for a complete Perry County Ohio District Library 2024 calendar of events, including specific up-to-date dates and times visit the library online at www.pcdl.org or pick up a monthly calendar at your local library location.

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New Lexington Schools Awarded $2.5 Million Grant | March 5, 2024

New Lexington Schools Awarded $2.5 Million Grant | March 5, 2024

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced yesterday the recipients of the Career Technical Education Equipment Grant Program which will expand career technical education access to an additional 10,345 students across the state. The funding helps schools purchase up-to-date equipment so they can better prepare students to be career-ready upon graduation. New Lexington Schools in Perry County was awarded $2.5 Million.

New Lexington Schools Awarded $2.5 Million Grant | March 5, 2024 - Read More…

PCBDD Rock Your Socks for World Down Syndrome Day | Thursday, March 21, 2024

PCBDD Rock Your Socks for World Down Syndrome Day | Thursday, March 21, 2024

The Perry County Ohio Bd of Developmental Disabilities is holding Rock Your Socks for World Down Syndrome Day on Thursday, March 21, 2024. Share pictures and stories by sending (texting) to (740) 605-9542 or emailing t.binkley@perrydd.org.

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Heating Assistance Available at HAPCAP until March 31, 2024

Heating Assistance Available at HAPCAP until March 31, 2024

(GLOUSTER, OH) - The Winter Crisis Program at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) will be accepting applications until March 31, 2024. Residents of Hocking, Athens, and Perry Counties may schedule their appointments by calling (740) 868-1908. This program is designed to help households facing an emergency maintain or restore their primary heating source, including electric or gas service. This program also provides bulk fuel (propane, wood, coal, fuel oil, kerosene) for eligible households.

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PBHC Black Balloon Day | Wednesday, March 6, 2024

PBHC Black Balloon Day | Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Perry Behavioral Health Choices is hosting Black Balloon Day on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the PBHC Activity Center - New Lexington, Ohio. Please submit artwork for the art exhibit by Monday, March 4, 2024.

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Perry Soil and Water Conservation District Seedling Tree Sale | 2024

Perry Soil and Water Conservation District Seedling Tree Sale | 2024

The Perry Soil and Water Conservation District is holding their 2024 tree seedling sale. Order deadline is Thursday, March 21, 2024 for pickup on Friday, April 19, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the NRCS Office - Somerset, Ohio.

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Perry Soil and Water Conservation District Fish Sale | 2024

Perry Soil and Water Conservation District Fish Sale | 2024

The Perry Soil and Water Conservation District is holding their 2024 fish sale. Order deadline is Wednesday, April 17, 2024 for pickup on Thursday, April 25, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the NRCS Office - Somerset, Ohio.

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FREE Women's Health Clinic in New Lexington | Thursday, March 7, 2024

FREE Women's Health Clinic in New Lexington | Thursday, March 7, 2024

The Heritage Community Clinic at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is hosting a FREE Women's Health Clinic on Thursday, March 7, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Heritage Community Clinic Mobile Health Unit at the Kroger parking lot - New Lexington, Ohio. To find out if you qualify and to schedule an appointment, call (740) 593-2432.

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Foundation For Appalachian Ohio Scholarship & Grant Opportunities | February 29, 2024

Foundation For Appalachian Ohio Scholarship & Grant Opportunities | February 29, 2024

Don't miss out on 2024 scholarship opportunities available through the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio! If you or someone you know lives in the 32-county Appalachian Ohio region and is pursuing postsecondary studies at an institution of higher education or through vocational programs, FAO’s scholarship program includes more than 280 donor-established funds. Applicants whose 2024 FAFSA information has been delayed will still be considered for scholarship awards. Scholarship application and civics ed deadlines approaching!

Foundation For Appalachian Ohio Scholarship & Grant Opportunities | February 29, 2024 - Read More…

AEP Ohio Monitoring Thunderstorms & Damaging Winds | February 27, 2024

AEP Ohio Monitoring Thunderstorms & Damaging Winds | February 27, 2024

(Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 5:00 p.m.) What You Need to Know ● AEP Ohio is monitoring the potential for rain and damaging winds tonight and tomorrow. ● Tonight: Wind gusts of up to 65 mph and tornadoes are possible throughout our service territory. ● Tomorrow: Rain and strong winds of up to 60 mph will continue in Athens and surrounding areas. ● We encourage customers to prepare now for potential weather-related power outages.

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Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Join us Tuesday, February 27, 2024 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. Cheryl Boley, Director of Perry County Job and Family Services and Perry County Transit will be our featured speaker this month.

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JFS Career Fair | Monday, February 26, 2024

JFS Career Fair | Monday, February 26, 2024

Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services is holding a Career Fair on Monday, February 26, 2024 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Perry County Opportunity Center (JFS) - New Lexington, Ohio.

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