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Applications Now Open for the Appalachian Community Grant Program | November 2, 2022

Applications Now Open for the Appalachian Community Grant Program | November 2, 2022

(Wednesday, November 2, 2022) - The Governor’s Office of Appalachia today launched applications for the Appalachian Community Grant Program to fund sustainable, transformative change in the 32-county Appalachian region. The application and program details can be found on the program webpage.

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Perry County Job and Family Services Hiring Event | Friday, November 4, 2022

Perry County Job and Family Services Hiring Event | Friday, November 4, 2022

Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services is holding a Hiring Event on Friday, November 4, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Perry County Job and Family Services - 5454 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764.

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RSVP Aqua Classes | Fall 2022

RSVP Aqua Classes | Fall 2022

Perry County Ohio Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is resuming their Aqua Classes held at Mt. Aloysius - New Lexington, Ohio. Register by calling (740) 605-6499 and leaving a message.

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Free Community Meal | Last Saturday of the Month Breakfast

Free Community Meal | Last Saturday of the Month Breakfast

New Lexington Elks Lodge #509 provides a free community meal on the last Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at New Lexington Elks Lodge #509 - 109 S Main St, New Lexington, Ohio 43764.

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HUNTERS FEED HUNGRY WITH VENISON DONATIONS | October 18, 2022

HUNTERS FEED HUNGRY WITH VENISON DONATIONS | October 18, 2022

LOGAN, OH – The SE Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, is now accepting deer donations to help feed those in need. Through this partnership with Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry, hunters can donate their deer directly to the foodbank with free processing!

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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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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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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 shulerj@denison.edu.

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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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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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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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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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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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Perry County Park District Board Meeting | Monday, July 11, 2022

Perry County Park District Board Meeting | Monday, July 11, 2022

The Perry County Ohio Park District Board of Park Commissioners announces that the July board meeting will be held on Monday, July 11, 2022 starting at 3:30 p.m. at the Arethusa Springs Park - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Job and Family Services Opportunity Center | June 2022

Perry County Job and Family Services Opportunity Center | June 2022

The Perry County Opportunity Center will be the new home to careers, jobs and workforce development opportunities provided by Perry County Job and Family Services (PCJFS).

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Perry County District Library Bookmobile Coming Soon | Summer 2022

Perry County District Library Bookmobile Coming Soon | Summer 2022

The Perry County Ohio District Library Bookmobile is coming soon. Stop locations and schedules to be announced ASAP.

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Perry County Transit - Zero Fare, Zero Emissions, Zero Loop | June 2022

Perry County Transit - Zero Fare, Zero Emissions, Zero Loop | June 2022

Perry County Transit (PCT) launched the Zero Loop Transit system on Friday, June 17th 2022. The Zero Loop ride is completely free and currently consists of nine stops throughout New Lexington and Somerset. The Zero Loop runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Views from the Bench - Jury Duty | May 27, 2022

Views from the Bench - Jury Duty | May 27, 2022

Judge Tina Boyer - Jury Duty is a vital function in the administration of justice under our American system. It is direct citizen participation in government and is an important civic duty. However, the procedure and obligations to serve on a jury is often misunderstood.

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Free Food for Seniors at the Southeast Ohio Foodbank | May 12, 2022

Free Food for Seniors at the Southeast Ohio Foodbank | May 12, 2022

LOGAN, OH – Are you, or do you know, a senior who could benefit from a monthly food box? The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP), is currently accepting applications for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.

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