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Hiring Event | Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Hiring Event | Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Hocking College Career and University Center is hosting a hiring event on Wednesday, October 6 , 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Hocking College Student Center - Nelsonville, 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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The Community Foundation for Perry County is Accepting Grant Applications Through October 12, 2021

The Community Foundation for Perry County is Accepting Grant Applications Through October 12, 2021

The Community Foundation for Perry County (CFPC), in partnership with the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), invites nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for a project or program serving Perry County to apply for a grant beginning September 7 and closing October 12, 2021.

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Perry County Commissioners' Office Weekly Meetings

Perry County Commissioners' Office Weekly Meetings

The Perry County Ohio Commissioners are now meeting weekly at our new location: 212 S. Main St. Lower Level - New Lexington, OH. Updated 01/12/2021.

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SNAP-Ed and Perry County Health Department  Adult Cooking Classes | October 2021

SNAP-Ed and Perry County Health Department Adult Cooking Classes | October 2021

LEARN TO: Prepare delicious, new recipes in a fun atmosphere. Get your family excited about healthy eating. Buy healthy food on a budget. Receive a guide with delicious, low-cost, family friendly recipes and kitchen supplies. Virtual Zoom Classes on Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Crooksville Fire Department New Station Open House | September 25, 2021

Crooksville Fire Department New Station Open House | September 25, 2021

The Crooksville Fire Department is holding a new station open house on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 11: a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the new station - 531 Walnut St, Crooksville, Ohio. Light refreshments will be available.

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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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Glenford Fort Fall Hike | October 3, 2021

Glenford Fort Fall Hike | October 3, 2021

The Fall Glenford Fort Hike will be held on Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Glenford Fort - Glenford, Ohio.

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Take a Stand to Prevent Falls | September 23, 2021

Take a Stand to Prevent Falls | September 23, 2021

Join us for a Falls Prevention Walk on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 12:00 noon at the Lutheran Church - New Lexington Ohio.

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Kat Dodson 15th Annual Benefit | September 25, 2021

Kat Dodson 15th Annual Benefit | September 25, 2021

The Kat Dodson 15th Annual Benefit will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from Noon until Midnight at the St. Rose Parish Community Center - New Lexington, Ohio. This Annual Benefit is in memory of the late Kathy Dodson. All proceeds will be donated to the Perry County Cancer Alliance.

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HAPCAP’s Summer Crisis Program Accepting Appointments until September 30, 2021

HAPCAP’s Summer Crisis Program Accepting Appointments until September 30, 2021

GLOUSTER, OH – Through September 30, Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) will be scheduling appointments for its 2021 Summer Crisis Program. The Summer Crisis Program will provide eligible households with a one-time benefit to assist with electric utility bills, central air conditioning repairs, and air conditioning unit and/or fan purchases.

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Perry County Longbeards Jakes Day | September 18, 2021

Perry County Longbeards Jakes Day | September 18, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Longbeards will be holding their Jakes Day Family Event on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Perry County Gun Club - New Lexington, Ohio.

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New Lexington Fall Festival | September 17 and 18, 2021

New Lexington Fall Festival | September 17 and 18, 2021

New Lexington Ohio will be holding their Fall Festival on Friday, September 17, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to Midnight on Main Street - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Bd of Developmental Disabilities is now hiring | September 10, 2021

Perry County Bd of Developmental Disabilities is now hiring | September 10, 2021

Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities has an opening for an Employment Navigator. Applications will be accepted through 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021.

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Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Join us Tuesday, September 14, 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 Joyce Barrett Executive Director of Heritage Ohio.

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Perry County Park District Board Meeting | September 13, 2021

Perry County Park District Board Meeting | September 13, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Park District Board of Park Commissioners announces that the September meeting will be held on Monday, September 13, 2021 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Thornville Branch - Perry County Public Library, Thornville, Ohio.

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Flag Lowering - September 11, 2021

Flag Lowering - September 11, 2021

In honor of the lives lost in the terrorist attacks that occurred 20 years ago, on September 11, 2001, 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 to sunset on Saturday, September 11, 2021.

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Perry County OSU Extension SNAP-ED Recipe | August 2021

Perry County OSU Extension SNAP-ED Recipe | August 2021

SNAP-Ed August 2021 Recipe - Pasta Primavera. Load up your garden veggies in this healthy light pasta dish. Using frozen mixed vegetables or frozen stir fry vegetables are a time saver and budget friendly tip for enjoying this recipe in the winter.

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Join with Perry County RSVP Walk With Ease Class Starting September 14, 2021

Join with Perry County RSVP Walk With Ease Class Starting September 14, 2021

Join with Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Walk With Ease Class starting Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at the Mount Aloysius Gymnasium - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Employers Wanted for Internship/Hiring Event | October 6, 2021

Employers Wanted for Internship/Hiring Event | October 6, 2021

The Area 14 Workforce Development Board is sponsoring an Internship/Hiring Event on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Hocking College Student Center - Nelsonville, Ohio. If you are an employer and are looking to fill an open position, please register ASAP. Employer check-in is from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. the day of the event.

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Perry County Free Legal Clinic | September 7, 2021

Perry County Free Legal Clinic | September 7, 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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Flag Lowering - August 31, 2021

Flag Lowering - August 31, 2021

In honoring the lives lost to overdose and in order to recognize and raise awareness for Ohio Overdose Awareness Day, 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 Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

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Free Medical Clinic in Shawnee Ohio | September 1, 2021 and November 3, 2021

Free Medical Clinic in Shawnee Ohio | September 1, 2021 and November 3, 2021

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Community Health Programs is offering a Free Medical Clinic ** Do you need medical care but can't afford it? September 1, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and November 3, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Tecumseh Theater - Shawnee, Ohio.

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