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Perry County Commissioners' Office Weekly Meetings

Perry County Commissioners' Office Weekly Meetings

The Perry County Ohio Commissioners meet weekly at our location: 212 S. Main St. Lower Level - New Lexington, OH.

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Shawnee's First Friday Farmers Market | October 7, 2022

Shawnee's First Friday Farmers Market | October 7, 2022

Shawnee's First Friday Farmers Market are held every first Friday May 6 through October 7, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. next to the train caboose off of 2nd Street and OH-155 - Shawnee, Ohio.

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Central State University Extension Diabetes Empowerment Education Program | October 5 to November 23, 2022

Central State University Extension Diabetes Empowerment Education Program | October 5 to November 23, 2022

The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program, also known as DEEP™, is a free educational series designed to help people with pre-diabetes, diabetes, relatives and caregivers gain a better understanding of diabetes self-care. Classes are FREE and take place every Wednesday for eight weeks. October 5, 2022- November 23, 2022 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Somerset-Perry County District Library - Somerset, Ohio.

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Perry County Free Legal Clinic | October 4, 2022

Perry County Free Legal Clinic | October 4, 2022

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. The clinics are held the first Tuesday of each month (none in January). Sign in at 3:30 --- attorneys start at 4:00 and stay until all clients are served. The clinics are held at the Perry County Ohio Courthouse (Lower Level) - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Blue Blaze Festival | Saturday, October 1, 2022

Blue Blaze Festival | Saturday, October 1, 2022

Blue Blaze Festival Saturday, October 1, 2022 Trail Run * Hike * Backpacking * Shawnee, Ohio

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Junction City Fire Department Open House | Saturday, October 1, 2022

Junction City Fire Department Open House | Saturday, October 1, 2022

The Junction City Ohio Volunteer Fire Department is holding an open house on Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Junction City Fire Station - Junction City, Ohio.

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Calvary Arts Center Chinese Auction | Sunday, October 2, 2022

Calvary Arts Center Chinese Auction | Sunday, October 2, 2022

The Calvary Arts Center is holding a Chinese Auction on Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Calvary Arts Center - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Glenford Fort Preserve Fall Hike | Saturday, October  1, 2022

Glenford Fort Preserve Fall Hike | Saturday, October 1, 2022

Perry County Soil and Water District is holding their Glenford Fort Preserve Fall Hike on Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Glanford Fort

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Alzheimer's Alliance of Perry County Support Group

Alzheimer's Alliance of Perry County Support Group

The Alzheimer's Alliance of Perry County Support Group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month starting Tuesday, September 27, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Mt. Aloysius - New Lexington, Ohio.

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HEART OF IT ALL: The Bravest Among Us

HEART OF IT ALL: The Bravest Among Us

Submitted by Jack Shuler, author of This is Ohio: The Overdose Crisis and the Front Lines of a New America. Jack is a Denison University Professor and is the Director of the Journalism Major. He can be reached at [email protected]

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The Perry County Housing Coalition Ticket Auction Fundraiser | Saturday, October 15, 2022

The Perry County Housing Coalition Ticket Auction Fundraiser | Saturday, October 15, 2022

The Perry County Ohio Housing Coalition is hosting a Ticket Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at St. Rose Community Center - New Lexington, Ohio. Proceeds benefit the Coalition efforts to fight homelessness in Perry County.

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16th Annual Kat Dodson Benefit | Saturday, September 24, 2022

16th Annual Kat Dodson Benefit | Saturday, September 24, 2022

The Kat Dodson 16th Annual Benefit will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022 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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Flag Lowering - September 8, 2022

Flag Lowering - September 8, 2022

In accordance with the order issued by the President of the United States of America and in remembrance of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 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 until sunset on the day of interment.

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Join Perry County RSVP to Walk with Ease! Classes Starting Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Join Perry County RSVP to Walk with Ease! Classes Starting Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Join Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) to Walk With Ease! Classes starting Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. at the Mount Aloysius Gymnasium - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Tobacco Survey | 2022 - 2023

Tobacco Survey | 2022 - 2023

Tobacco Survey 2022 - 2023. The Perry County Ohio Health Department wants to make Perry County the healthiest and we know tobacco is still the #1 cause of preventable death. We are gathering information on current knowledge from the community about potential problems and solutions. Please complete the online survey by September 30, 2022.

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Perry County Drug Prevention Coalition Meeting | Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Perry County Drug Prevention Coalition Meeting | Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The Perry County Ohio Drug Prevention Coalition will meet Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the New Lexington Village Hall - New Lexington, Ohio.

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The HHS Office for Civil Rights Celebrates National Recovery Month

The HHS Office for Civil Rights Celebrates National Recovery Month

Every September, our country celebrates National Recovery Month to highlight that behavioral health is an essential part of health care. Supporting our loved ones and communities in recovery is a critical effort and one that the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is proud to work on to ensure that all people have equal access to health care, no matter where they live or who they are.

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Central State University Extension Third Thursday Small Farm Series Webinars | September 15, 2022

Central State University Extension Third Thursday Small Farm Series Webinars | September 15, 2022

Join Central State University for a series of monthly online webinars with CSU Extension Educators on topics important to small farms. Third Thursday of the month May through October from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. No charge. Registration is required. September 15 - Insect Diagnostics -- Who Done It?

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SNAP-ED Free Summer Salad Nutrition Series Wednesdays | September 7, 2022

SNAP-ED Free Summer Salad Nutrition Series Wednesdays | September 7, 2022

Ohio State University Perry Extension SNAP-ED and the Perry County Ohio Health Department are hosing the Free Summer Salad Nutrition Series Wednesdays July through September, 2022 at the New Lexington Community Garden. Class is limited to 15 adults. Reservations are required.

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Perry County Ohio New Direction Drug Court | August 2022

Perry County Ohio New Direction Drug Court | August 2022

Perry County Ohio New Direction Drug Court - Setting the Example for Ohio | August 2022 Videos. Learn more about the Perry County Ohio New Direction Drug Court.

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The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart Re-Opens | Monday, August 22, 2022

The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart Re-Opens | Monday, August 22, 2022

The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart re-opens Monday, August 22, 2022. Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Monday through Friday in the Upper Level of the Perry County Administration Building - 212 S. Main St, New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Health Department Women’s Cancer Screening  Clinic | Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Perry County Health Department Women’s Cancer Screening Clinic | Tuesday, August 9, 2022

The James Cancer Center Mobile Mammography Unit is coming to Perry County Ohio in 2022 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Perry County Health Department - New Lexington, Ohio. The clinics are scheduled for March 21, April 19, July 11, August 9, October 6, and November 21.

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On the Cover of the Court Review | July 2022

On the Cover of the Court Review | July 2022

The Perry County Ohio Courthouse is featured on the cover of the Court Review: The Journal of the American Judges Association Volume 58, Issue 2.

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HAPCAP Water Bill Assistance Program to Continue Until September 30, 2022 | July 13, 2022

HAPCAP Water Bill Assistance Program to Continue Until September 30, 2022 | July 13, 2022

GLOUSTER –Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) will continue to provide low-income eligible residents of Hocking, Athens and Perry Counties with water and wastewater bill payment assistance. The program began December 13, 2021 and will run until September 30th, 2022.

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