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Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Join us Tuesday, January 31, 2023 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. At this breakfast we will highlight Perry Counties, launch of the official Perry County Visitors Bureau web site, "Discover Perry County."

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Perry County launches tourism website DiscoverPerryCounty.com | Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Perry County launches tourism website DiscoverPerryCounty.com | Tuesday, January 24, 2023

(NEW LEXINGTON, OH) Perry County Commissioners Derek Householder, Ben Carpenter and Scott Owen are pleased to announce the launch of DiscoverPerryCounty.com. The website was created to promote county tourism businesses and develop greater awareness of activities and opportunities for growth in Perry County.

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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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Flag Lowering - January 23, 2023

Flag Lowering - January 23, 2023

In accordance with the order issued by the President of the United States of America and in remembrance of the victims of the shooting in Monterey Park, California, 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 January 26, 2023.

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Ohio State University Extension Tai Chi For Beginners | Tuesdays and Thursdays February 2 to April 11, 2023

Ohio State University Extension Tai Chi For Beginners | Tuesdays and Thursdays February 2 to April 11, 2023

Ohio State University Extension is holding virtual Tai Chi For Beginners classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays February 2 to April 11, 2023 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Perry County Chamber of Commerce Groundhog Breakfast | Friday, January 27, 2023

Perry County Chamber of Commerce Groundhog Breakfast | Friday, January 27, 2023

The Perry County Ohio Chamber of Commerce is holding their 6th annual Groundhog Breakfast on Friday, January 27, 2023. Doors open at 5:45 a.m. at Sheridan High School - Thornville, Ohio. Deadline to register is Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

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Buckeye Lake Polar Plunge | Sunday, January 29, 2023

Buckeye Lake Polar Plunge | Sunday, January 29, 2023

The Buckeye Lake Winery is hosting the Polar Plunge on Sunday, January 29, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Buckeye Lake Winery - Thornville, Ohio. Proceeds benefit United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties.

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Perry County Health Department Free Health Screenings | Friday, January 27, 2023

Perry County Health Department Free Health Screenings | Friday, January 27, 2023

The Perry County Ohio Health Department and the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Community Health Programs are offering free health screenings on Friday, January 27, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Save A Lot - New Lexington, Ohio

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Donate now to keep blood and platelets stocked when winter weather hits | January 19, 2023

Donate now to keep blood and platelets stocked when winter weather hits | January 19, 2023

Winter weather can change in an instant – so can the nation’s blood supply. As we celebrate National Blood Donor Month throughout January, the American Red Cross asks donors to resolve to give blood or platelets to keep blood products stocked all season long. In partnership with the National Football League (NFL), those who come to give blood, platelets or plasma through Jan. 31, 2023, will be automatically entered to win a trip for two to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona.

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Energy Bill Assistance Continues at HAPCAP in 2023 | January 9, 2023

Energy Bill Assistance Continues at HAPCAP in 2023 | January 9, 2023

(GLOUSTER, OH) - The Winter Crisis Program at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) began on November 1, 2022. Residents of Hocking, Athens, and Perry Counties may schedule their appointments by calling (740) 868-1908.

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Tecumseh Theater Presents Free Saturday Matinees | February 4 to March 25, 2023

Tecumseh Theater Presents Free Saturday Matinees | February 4 to March 25, 2023

The Tecumseh Theater presents free Saturday Matinees February 4, 2023 to March 25, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Tecumseh Theater - Shawnee, Ohio. Open to Perry County residents ages 6 - 14 years old. Free lunch. Donations are welcome.

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Perry County District Library 2023 Events

Perry County District Library 2023 Events

Please note: for a complete Perry County Ohio District Library 2023 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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Are You Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness - PiT Count | Thursday, February 2, 2023

Are You Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness - PiT Count | Thursday, February 2, 2023

The Point-in-Time Count (PiT Count) is an annual count of individuals sleeping in unsheltered locations. If you know someone who is currently unsheltered in Perry County Ohio, please invite them to join us on Thursday, February 2, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Ohio Means Jobs - Join us for open interviews | Friday, January 27, 2023

Ohio Means Jobs - Join us for open interviews | Friday, January 27, 2023

Perry County Job & Family Services/Ohio Means Jobs is holding open interviews on Friday, January 27, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Perry County District Library - New Lexington, Ohio.

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OSU Perry Extension Wits Workout | January 9, 11, 18, 23, 25, 2023

OSU Perry Extension Wits Workout | January 9, 11, 18, 23, 25, 2023

The OSU Perry Extension is holding a Wits Workout beginning October 12, 2022 and ending January 25, 2023. The Wits Workouts are from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Perry County Senior Center - New Lexington, Ohio. The Wits Workout is an engaging, interactive, and educational brain health program that is free for any adult.

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Central State University Extension Stress Management | January 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 2023

Central State University Extension Stress Management | January 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 2023

Join Central State University Extension for a free Stress Management workshop on January 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 2023 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Perry County District Library Somerset Branch - 117 West Main Street, Somerset, OH 43783. Registration is required.

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Blood Drive Junction City Community Building | Thursday, January 26, 2023

Blood Drive Junction City Community Building | Thursday, January 26, 2023

Donate Blood in honor of Cathy (Smith) Emmert. Junction City is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Junction City Community Building - Junction City, Ohio.

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Perry County Free Legal Clinics | 2023

Perry County Free Legal Clinics | 2023

The Perry County Ohio Legal Clinic offers FREE legal advice to income eligible individuals who cannot afford private counsel. Services will be provided on a first come-first served basis. Individuals attending should bring all documentation and paperwork that relates to the issue in question. You must bring proof of income. The clinics are held the first Tuesday of each month (none in January). Sign in from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The clinics are held at the Perry County Ohio Courthouse (Lower Level) - New Lexington, Ohio. YOU MUST WEAR A MASK IF NOT VACCINATED!

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Central State University Extension Focus on Important Necessities in Your Dwelling | January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 2023

Central State University Extension Focus on Important Necessities in Your Dwelling | January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 2023

Join Central State University Extension for Focus on Important Necessities in your Dwelling workshop January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Perry County District Library Main Branch - New Lexington, Ohio.

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FLOODING IN HOCKING FACILITY FORCES PERRY COUNTY JOB AND FAMILY SERVICES TO SCRAMBLE | December 27, 2022

FLOODING IN HOCKING FACILITY FORCES PERRY COUNTY JOB AND FAMILY SERVICES TO SCRAMBLE | December 27, 2022

Extensive, widespread flooding inside Hocking College’s Perry Campus facility has forced Perry County Job and Family Services (PCJFS) to scramble this morning to secure new locations for carrying out its work of helping county residents. The JFS doors are open for business at PCBDD’s David C. Couch Connections Center - 600 Senior Drive, New Lexington, OH 43764

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Public Transit - Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County | 2022 - 2026

Public Transit - Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County | 2022 - 2026

This plan is the Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio. The plan was initially developed in 2014, expiring 12-31-2021. The Current plan covers period January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2026. Transportation is a critical component of the communities in Perry County. Transportation provides access to jobs, education, healthcare, human services and allows all community members, including older adults and people with disabilities, to live independently and engage in community life.

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Rally 4 Recovery | Friday, December 30, 2022

Rally 4 Recovery | Friday, December 30, 2022

Please join us virtually on Friday, December 30, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. as we update, reflect, and give hope. All you have to do is visit our Facebook page and follow the video link.

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Blood Drive PBHC Activity Center | Friday, December 23, 2022

Blood Drive PBHC Activity Center | Friday, December 23, 2022

Perry Behavioral Health Choices is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, December 23, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the PBHC Activity Center - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Upcoming Events
Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, January 31, 2023 Jan 31, 2023 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM — Dodson's on Broadway - 313 W Broadway St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Are You Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness - PiT Count | Thursday, February 2, 2023 Feb 02, 2023 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Holy Trinity Lutheran Church - 201 W Brown St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Free Legal Clinic | Tuesday, February 7, 2023 Feb 07, 2023 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM — Perry County Courthouse - 105 North Main Street, New Lexington, OH 43764
Blood Drive American Legion Post 58 | Thursday, February 16, 2023 Feb 16, 2023 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM — American Legion Post 58 - 107 East Gay St, Somerset, OH 43783
Blood Drive Glenford Elementary | Thursday, February 16, 2023 Feb 16, 2023 03:00 PM - 07:30 PM — Glenford Elementary School - 128 High St, Glenford, OH 43739
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