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USDA offering help cover costs-organic cert.

USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced that organic producers and handlers can apply for federal funds to assist with the cost of receiving and maintaining organic certification through the Organic Certification Cost Share Program. Applications for fiscal 2019 funding are due October 31, 2019. Certified producers and handlers are eligible to receive reimbursement for up to 75% of certification costs each year, up to a maximum of $750 per certification scope, including crops, livestock, wild crops, handling and state organic program fees. To learn more visit www.fsa.usda.gov/programs or contact your FSA county office.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Ohio controlled hunting applications

Applications are being excepted for controlled deer and waterfowl hunts for the 2019-2020 season. The application period runs through Wednesday, July 31st. These special hunts are held on selected areas to provide additional opportunities for Ohio hunting enthusiasts. All applicants, youth and adult, must possess a 2019-2020 Ohio hunting license and meet the age requirements in order to apply for a controlled hunt. Hunters may apply for the controlled hunts by filing out an application found at WildOhio.gov. There is a fee of $3 per hunt. For more specific information please visit WildOhio.gov and go to the “Controlled Hunts” page.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Readstock Teen Reading Program at DPL

Teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to participate in the Dover Public Library’s summer reading program called Readstock. The program runs from June 10th until August 2nd. Readstock is inspired by the 50th anniversaries of the moon landing and Woodstock. Teens are challenged to read for 4 hours a week, earning tickets for each hour that they complete. Tickets may be entered to win one of five prize packages. Prizes include a Kindle Fire, an instant camera, a graphic design tablet, a VR headset, and a 3D printing pen! Teens who turn in their completed reading trackers by August 16th will receive a free book. Visit www.doverlibrary.org to sign up for the program.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
School supply drive @ Holiday Inn/Suites

Back to school time is always exciting but it can also be a financial burden for families struggling to make ends meet. The Holiday Inn & Suites on Bluebell Drive in New Philadelphia wants to help by conducting a Back to School Supply Drive from now until Friday, August 9th. A donation bin will be located in the front lobby where you can drop off number 2 pencils, erasers, glue sticks, water colors, crayons and any other necessary school supplies. You can ask for a complete list of required school supplies at their front desk.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
HEAP Summer crisis program

Income-eligible Ohioans can stay cool this summer with help from the Ohio Development Services Agency and HARCATUS . The program provides low income Ohioans assistance with one unpaid electric bill. Disconnect notices are not necessary. The program may supply room air conditioners or fans to those who have not received one of these benefits during the past 3 years. The Summer Crisis Program also assists low-income households with an older household member (60 years or older), or households that can provide physician documentation that cooling assistance is needed for a household member’s health. The program runs from now until Friday, August 30th. To apply for this program you must schedule an appointment with a HARCATUS Family Support Center. Call 1-800-806-9650.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
HEAP Summer crisis program

Income-eligible Ohioans can stay cool this summer with help from the Ohio Development Services Agency and HARCATUS . The program provides low income Ohioans assistance with one unpaid electric bill. Disconnect notices are not necessary. The program may supply room air conditioners or fans to those who have not received one of these benefits during the past 3 years. The Summer Crisis Program also assists low-income households with an older household member (60 years or older), or households that can provide physician documentation that cooling assistance is needed for a household member’s health. The program runs from now until Friday, August 30th. To apply for this program you must schedule an appointment with a HARCATUS Family Support Center. Call 1-800-806-9650.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor program

The AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is now accepting applications for utility assistance grants for the summer cooling season. The program supports families in need with a grant applied directly to their AEP Ohio account to prevent disconnection of, or restore, their electric service. Cooling assistance is available once per program year on a first come, first served basis. Eligible account holders may apply through Saturday, August 31, while funds are available. Full eligibility guidelines and application instructions can be found at AEPOhio.com/HelpANeighbor

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Cleveland Clinic Hemoglobin Screening

On Tuesday July 23rd the Cleveland Clinic is hosting a Hemoglobin Screening at Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital Orthopedics on 515 Union Ave, Suite 167 in Dover from 8 AM-12 PM. This finger stick screening test measures your average blood sugar over the past 2-3 months and it is a non-fasting test. Cost is $5. To register call 330-308-3599.

 

8:00a - 12:00p Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Summer Kids Camp-Farm Camp @ Chili Church

Chili Crossroads Bible Church in Fresno is offering a Summer Farm Camp for kids, Monday, July 22nd through Friday, July 26th, from 8am to 4pm. Cost is $75 for the week. Space is limited. Sign up at www.ChiliCrossroadsCamp.com

8:00a - 4:00p Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Tusc. Co. Library offers computer classes

Library customers can add to their technology knowledge this summer by attending a free computer or software training classes taught by staff from the Tuscarawas County Public Library System. The classes are free but registration is required. Call 330-364-4474.July 23rd/10am: Organizing Computer Files at KSU Tusc Academic Learning Commons

 

10:00a Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Tuesday Lunch bunch @ NP Nazarene Church

The New Philadelphia Nazarene Church is hosting a weekly FREE lunch open to all grade school children. The lunches will be held every Tuesday from 11:30am until 1pm. The church is located at 233 Fair Avenue northeast.

11:30a - 1:00p Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Summer Fun Reading programs for teens

Teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to the Dover Public Library this summer for a variety of Teen Tuesday events. Teen Tuesdays run June 11th –August 6th at 2pm and require no registration. 

July 23rd: Tie Dye (materials provided)

2:00p Tuesday, July 23, 2019
REFIT Exercise

REFIT is a faith-based dance/cardio/toning exercise for everybody! You can join in the fitness fun every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:30 to 7:30pm in the basement of the New Life Church of God in Dover. There is no cost to attend, but there will be a donation jar.  Participants may use the back door to find the class in the church basement. For more information, call 330-447-3740.

6:30p - 7:30p Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Alligator hunter to speak at Dover Library

The Dover Public Library will host alligator hunter and Florida Everglades swamp guide Bill “Cappy” Sturtz on Tuesday, July 23rd at 6:30pm in the Community Room. Cappy will share stories of his career as an alligator hunter and guide. Participants will learn about alligator habitat and what life is like in the Everglades. To register call the library at 330-343-6123.

6:30p Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Explore the Night Sky with the County Library Syst

Explore the night sky with the Tuscarawas County Library Public Library system. Four free training and viewing sessions will be held throughout July . An upcoming program is How To Get Started in Stargazing for grades 6-12 on Tuesday, July 23rd at 7:00PM at the Sugarcreek Branch. Registration for this free event is required and can be done by visiting the library’s website at www.tusclibrary.org or by calling 330-364-4474

 

7:00p Tuesday, July 23, 2019
USDA offering help cover costs-organic cert.

USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced that organic producers and handlers can apply for federal funds to assist with the cost of receiving and maintaining organic certification through the Organic Certification Cost Share Program. Applications for fiscal 2019 funding are due October 31, 2019. Certified producers and handlers are eligible to receive reimbursement for up to 75% of certification costs each year, up to a maximum of $750 per certification scope, including crops, livestock, wild crops, handling and state organic program fees. To learn more visit www.fsa.usda.gov/programs or contact your FSA county office.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Ohio controlled hunting applications

Applications are being excepted for controlled deer and waterfowl hunts for the 2019-2020 season. The application period runs through Wednesday, July 31st. These special hunts are held on selected areas to provide additional opportunities for Ohio hunting enthusiasts. All applicants, youth and adult, must possess a 2019-2020 Ohio hunting license and meet the age requirements in order to apply for a controlled hunt. Hunters may apply for the controlled hunts by filing out an application found at WildOhio.gov. There is a fee of $3 per hunt. For more specific information please visit WildOhio.gov and go to the “Controlled Hunts” page.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Readstock Teen Reading Program at DPL

Teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to participate in the Dover Public Library’s summer reading program called Readstock. The program runs from June 10th until August 2nd. Readstock is inspired by the 50th anniversaries of the moon landing and Woodstock. Teens are challenged to read for 4 hours a week, earning tickets for each hour that they complete. Tickets may be entered to win one of five prize packages. Prizes include a Kindle Fire, an instant camera, a graphic design tablet, a VR headset, and a 3D printing pen! Teens who turn in their completed reading trackers by August 16th will receive a free book. Visit www.doverlibrary.org to sign up for the program.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
School supply drive @ Holiday Inn/Suites

Back to school time is always exciting but it can also be a financial burden for families struggling to make ends meet. The Holiday Inn & Suites on Bluebell Drive in New Philadelphia wants to help by conducting a Back to School Supply Drive from now until Friday, August 9th. A donation bin will be located in the front lobby where you can drop off number 2 pencils, erasers, glue sticks, water colors, crayons and any other necessary school supplies. You can ask for a complete list of required school supplies at their front desk.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
HEAP Summer crisis program

Income-eligible Ohioans can stay cool this summer with help from the Ohio Development Services Agency and HARCATUS . The program provides low income Ohioans assistance with one unpaid electric bill. Disconnect notices are not necessary. The program may supply room air conditioners or fans to those who have not received one of these benefits during the past 3 years. The Summer Crisis Program also assists low-income households with an older household member (60 years or older), or households that can provide physician documentation that cooling assistance is needed for a household member’s health. The program runs from now until Friday, August 30th. To apply for this program you must schedule an appointment with a HARCATUS Family Support Center. Call 1-800-806-9650.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
HEAP Summer crisis program

Income-eligible Ohioans can stay cool this summer with help from the Ohio Development Services Agency and HARCATUS . The program provides low income Ohioans assistance with one unpaid electric bill. Disconnect notices are not necessary. The program may supply room air conditioners or fans to those who have not received one of these benefits during the past 3 years. The Summer Crisis Program also assists low-income households with an older household member (60 years or older), or households that can provide physician documentation that cooling assistance is needed for a household member’s health. The program runs from now until Friday, August 30th. To apply for this program you must schedule an appointment with a HARCATUS Family Support Center. Call 1-800-806-9650.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor program

The AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is now accepting applications for utility assistance grants for the summer cooling season. The program supports families in need with a grant applied directly to their AEP Ohio account to prevent disconnection of, or restore, their electric service. Cooling assistance is available once per program year on a first come, first served basis. Eligible account holders may apply through Saturday, August 31, while funds are available. Full eligibility guidelines and application instructions can be found at AEPOhio.com/HelpANeighbor

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Summer Kids Camp-Farm Camp @ Chili Church

Chili Crossroads Bible Church in Fresno is offering a Summer Farm Camp for kids, Monday, July 22nd through Friday, July 26th, from 8am to 4pm. Cost is $75 for the week. Space is limited. Sign up at www.ChiliCrossroadsCamp.com

8:00a - 4:00p Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops

Throughout July Cleveland Clinic will be hosting community workshops to teach how to make lasting healthy lifestyle changes. Each Workshop lasts an hour and activities include: ice breaker activities, talking points, stretch breaks, healthy taste testers, and changes to implement new practices. There is a workshop on Wednesday July 24th and will give tips for losing weight and keeping it off. It runs from 6 PM– 7PM in Union Hospital Reeves Auditorium.  To register call 330-308-3599

 

6:00p - 7:00p Wednesday, July 24, 2019
USDA offering help cover costs-organic cert.

USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced that organic producers and handlers can apply for federal funds to assist with the cost of receiving and maintaining organic certification through the Organic Certification Cost Share Program. Applications for fiscal 2019 funding are due October 31, 2019. Certified producers and handlers are eligible to receive reimbursement for up to 75% of certification costs each year, up to a maximum of $750 per certification scope, including crops, livestock, wild crops, handling and state organic program fees. To learn more visit www.fsa.usda.gov/programs or contact your FSA county office.

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Ohio controlled hunting applications

Applications are being excepted for controlled deer and waterfowl hunts for the 2019-2020 season. The application period runs through Wednesday, July 31st. These special hunts are held on selected areas to provide additional opportunities for Ohio hunting enthusiasts. All applicants, youth and adult, must possess a 2019-2020 Ohio hunting license and meet the age requirements in order to apply for a controlled hunt. Hunters may apply for the controlled hunts by filing out an application found at WildOhio.gov. There is a fee of $3 per hunt. For more specific information please visit WildOhio.gov and go to the “Controlled Hunts” page.

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Readstock Teen Reading Program at DPL

Teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to participate in the Dover Public Library’s summer reading program called Readstock. The program runs from June 10th until August 2nd. Readstock is inspired by the 50th anniversaries of the moon landing and Woodstock. Teens are challenged to read for 4 hours a week, earning tickets for each hour that they complete. Tickets may be entered to win one of five prize packages. Prizes include a Kindle Fire, an instant camera, a graphic design tablet, a VR headset, and a 3D printing pen! Teens who turn in their completed reading trackers by August 16th will receive a free book. Visit www.doverlibrary.org to sign up for the program.

Thursday, July 25, 2019
School supply drive @ Holiday Inn/Suites

Back to school time is always exciting but it can also be a financial burden for families struggling to make ends meet. The Holiday Inn & Suites on Bluebell Drive in New Philadelphia wants to help by conducting a Back to School Supply Drive from now until Friday, August 9th. A donation bin will be located in the front lobby where you can drop off number 2 pencils, erasers, glue sticks, water colors, crayons and any other necessary school supplies. You can ask for a complete list of required school supplies at their front desk.

Thursday, July 25, 2019
HEAP Summer crisis program

Income-eligible Ohioans can stay cool this summer with help from the Ohio Development Services Agency and HARCATUS . The program provides low income Ohioans assistance with one unpaid electric bill. Disconnect notices are not necessary. The program may supply room air conditioners or fans to those who have not received one of these benefits during the past 3 years. The Summer Crisis Program also assists low-income households with an older household member (60 years or older), or households that can provide physician documentation that cooling assistance is needed for a household member’s health. The program runs from now until Friday, August 30th. To apply for this program you must schedule an appointment with a HARCATUS Family Support Center. Call 1-800-806-9650.

Thursday, July 25, 2019
HEAP Summer crisis program

Income-eligible Ohioans can stay cool this summer with help from the Ohio Development Services Agency and HARCATUS . The program provides low income Ohioans assistance with one unpaid electric bill. Disconnect notices are not necessary. The program may supply room air conditioners or fans to those who have not received one of these benefits during the past 3 years. The Summer Crisis Program also assists low-income households with an older household member (60 years or older), or households that can provide physician documentation that cooling assistance is needed for a household member’s health. The program runs from now until Friday, August 30th. To apply for this program you must schedule an appointment with a HARCATUS Family Support Center. Call 1-800-806-9650.

Thursday, July 25, 2019
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