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HAPCAP’s Summer Crisis Program beginning July 1, 2021

HAPCAP’s Summer Crisis Program beginning July 1, 2021

GLOUSTER, OH - Starting June 21, 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. The program will be open from July 1 to September 30, 2021.

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Flag Lowering - August 26, 2021

Flag Lowering - August 26, 2021

In honoring the lives of the U.S. service members and other victims killed in the terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, 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 Monday, August 30, 2021.

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Perry County Veterans Service Commission Open House | August 6, 2021

Perry County Veterans Service Commission Open House | August 6, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Veterans Service Commission is hosting an open house on Friday, August 6, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Veterans Service Commission Office - New Lexington, Ohio.

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New Lex Fireworks Fundraiser | June 5, 2021

New Lex Fireworks Fundraiser | June 5, 2021

The New Lexington Ohio Fireworks Committee is holding a fundraiser on Saturday, June 5, 2021 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of East Broadway and Carroll St.

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DVO Catfish fishing day Sandusky Bay, Lake Erie | June 5, 2021

DVO Catfish fishing day Sandusky Bay, Lake Erie | June 5, 2021

Disabled Veterans Outdoors (DVO) is holding a catfish fishing day at Sandusky Bay, Lake Erie on Saturday, June 5, 2021.

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Need a Summer 2021 Job? Age 14 - 24? Perry County Resident?

Need a Summer 2021 Job? Age 14 - 24? Perry County Resident?

Need a Summer 2021 Job? Age 14 - 24? Perry County Ohio Resident? Combination of hands-on work and virtual training programs. Look for applications in your school or pick one up at: OhioMeansJobs – Perry County.

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Perry County Subsidized Youth Employment Program | 2021

Perry County Subsidized Youth Employment Program | 2021

Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) and Perry County OhioMeansJobs are seeking Perry County Ohio employers of all kinds to take part in our summer 2021 Subsidized Youth Employment Program.

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June - July 2021 Events at the Somerset Artists' Co-Op

June - July 2021 Events at the Somerset Artists' Co-Op

Dear Friends of the Somerset Artists' Co-Op - Somerset Artists Coop is pleased to announce another opportunity for local artists to sell their work through an online marketplace. SPICE, the Southern Perry Incubation Center for Entrepreneurs, has developed the “Heart to Home” program to help spur economic activity for artists and small business owners. Please see the attached flyer and check it out.

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Cruise-In-For-A-Cause | August 28, 2021

Cruise-In-For-A-Cause | August 28, 2021

Auto Obsession is holding their 2nd annual Car Show/Cruise-In-For-A-Cause on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Auto Obsession - New Lexington, Ohio. Proceeds to benefit the Perry County Ohio Cancer Alliance.

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Perry County District Library Free Concert | June 11, 2021

Perry County District Library Free Concert | June 11, 2021

Perry County Ohio District Library is holding a free concert on Friday, June 11, 2021 starting 6:00 p.m. at the New Lexington Library front lawn. Featuring The Perry Morgan Pickers.

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Perry County District Library Summer Reading 2021

Perry County District Library Summer Reading 2021

Perry County Ohio District Library Summer Reading 2021. Programs for all ages. Registration begins June 1, 2021.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | June 15, 2021

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | June 15, 2021

Perry County Ohio residents 60 and older: join us to raise awareness around senior safety! Tuesday, June 15, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds. Drive-thru event. Wellness kit and other promo items. Lunch provided. No pre-registration required.

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Perry Neighborhood Connection Meeting | June 15, 2021

Perry Neighborhood Connection Meeting | June 15, 2021

The June Perry Neighborhood Connection virtual meeting will be June 15, 2021 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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PCBDD Held a Ribbon Cutting at the new Sarah A. Winters Building on May 14, 2021

PCBDD Held a Ribbon Cutting at the new Sarah A. Winters Building on May 14, 2021

Perry County Ohio Bd Developmental Disabilities held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Sarah A. Winters Building, 601 Senior Drive, New Lexington, Ohio on Friday, May 14, 2021.

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Perry County Municipal Court is hosting an intern through July 2, 2021

Perry County Municipal Court is hosting an intern through July 2, 2021

Perry County Ohio Municipal Court is hosting an intern through the Ohio State Bar Association for the Rural Clerkship Program until Friday, July 2, 2021.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Postponing all Recycling Drop-Off Services Starting May 10, 2021

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Postponing all Recycling Drop-Off Services Starting May 10, 2021

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling is postponing all recycling drop-off services starting Monday, May 10, 2021 to begin a major upgrade in equipment operations at the Recycling Center. Drop-off services will resume on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

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Perry County Calvary Arts Center Summer Arts Workshops | 2021

Perry County Calvary Arts Center Summer Arts Workshops | 2021

Perry County Ohio Calvary Arts Center Summer Arts Workshops: Music, Dance, Art. Registration deadline is Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

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OCR Issues Guidance on HIPAA, Health Information Exchanges, and Disclosures of Protected Health Information for Public Health Purposes | December 18, 2020

OCR Issues Guidance on HIPAA, Health Information Exchanges, and Disclosures of Protected Health Information for Public Health Purposes | December 18, 2020

Today, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued guidance on how the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) permits covered entities and their business associates to use health information exchanges (HIEs) to disclose protected health information (PHI) for the public health activities of a public health authority (PHA).

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Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Educator Newsletter | Winter 2020

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Educator Newsletter | Winter 2020

Winter 2020 Educator Newsletter | Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling in partnership with Perry County Ohio Soil and Water Conservation District | *** 2021 High School Oral History Scholarship Project - Defining Reuse *** Recycled Paper-Making Lend-Out Kit Available *** Green School Challenge *** Soil, Soil, Everywhere *** Macroinvertebrates Wintering ***

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Grant Funds Wireless Hotspots for Shawnee, Ohio

Grant Funds Wireless Hotspots for Shawnee, Ohio

Shawnee, Ohio has two new public WiFi hotspots thanks to a grant from the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, in partnership with AEP Ohio, that Rural Action helped to secure. Dan Vorisek, Community Coach in Rural Action’s Resilient Communities program, worked with mayor Bev Trovato to write the grant, which funded installation of hotspots at Shawnee Village Park and Shawnee Village Hall.

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Fairview Assisted Living Christmas Party | December 12, 2020

Fairview Assisted Living Christmas Party | December 12, 2020

Fairview Assisted Living (Perry County Home) held their Christmas Party on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Fairview Assisted Living - New Lexington, Ohio.

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DECEMBER 2020 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth!

DECEMBER 2020 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth!

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling: Remember: LESS is MORE this Christmas Season!

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Ohio Department of Health Releases Two-Day Total of COVID-19 Cases | November 27, 2020

Ohio Department of Health Releases Two-Day Total of COVID-19 Cases | November 27, 2020

COLUMBUS – The state’s two-day total of positive COVID-19 cases was 17,065, according to the Ohio Department of Health. This number captures reported positive cases from Thanksgiving Day and today. The daily average for cases reported for the past seven days is 9,197 cases.

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Mini Lessons about Recycling!  Topic: Plastic recycling in SE Ohio! | November 25, 2020

Mini Lessons about Recycling! Topic: Plastic recycling in SE Ohio! | November 25, 2020

Mini Lessons about Recycling! Brought to you by Coshocton, Fairfield, Licking, Perry (CFLP) & SE Ohio Solid Waste District Educators! (SWDED)

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The Ohio Treasurer’s office recently launched ResultsOHIO

The Ohio Treasurer’s office recently launched ResultsOHIO

The Ohio Treasurer’s office recently launched ResultsOHIO, an infrastructure that enables policymakers and innovators to pursue pay-for-success projects aimed at tackling their most challenging issues. “Pay for Success” (PFS) is an outcomes-based financing model that shifts risk away from the public sector when working to combat certain policy issues.

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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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