February 11 – National 2-1-1 Day

11 Feb


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2-1-1 is a nation-wide service connecting over 14 million people to services every year. Specialists are available 24/7 to help people access local resources and services including:

  • supplemental food and nutrition programs
  • shelter and housing options and utilities assistance
  • services for veterans
  • health care and vaccination information
  • addiction prevention and rehabilitation programs
  • reentry help for ex-offenders
  • support groups for individuals with mental illnesses or special needs
  • and more.

To find help in Athens County Ohio, call 2-1-1 or search for local resources through www.211athenscounty.org. If dialing 2-1-1 does not work from your phone, dial 866-784-3132 for Athens County resources.

Happy 2-1-1 Day!

January 9 – Raid Our Freezer for United Appeal for Athens County

31 Dec

2020 01 09 Raid Our Freezer for UAforAC

ACEnet, 94 Columbus Road, Athens
Thursday, January 9, 2020       4 pm-6 pm

Gourmet Your Way will donate 10% of sales to United Appeal for Athens County from the Freezer Raid on January 9! Each month, Gourmet Your Way opens their freezer to customers to sell meals already assembled and ready for pickup. All meals and sides serve 6; entrée that costs $36 is $6 per serving. Entrées from $36 to $42. For details and menu, visit http://www.gourmetyourway.biz/ .

September 10 – 5 Events (Apple Treat Tasting Party, Basis Of a Successful Start, Athens Free Diabetes Clinic, Recovery Walk with the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office, NAMI Family to Family Course)

8 Sep

2019 09 10 Apple Eating Party



Apple Treat Tasting Party

Coolville Hopewell Health Clinic
25716 Wilson Street, Coolville

Tuesday, September 10, 2019   9 am-1 pm

Free. Open to the public.







2019 09 10 BOSS Athens

Basis Of a Successful Start (BOSS)

SBDC, The Ridges
19 East Circle Drive, Athens

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
10 am-12 noon

Free 2 hour class. Pre-registration required. To register, email sbdc@ohio.edu or call 740-597-1460. Topics include types of ownership, licensing, tax requirements, sources of financing, identifying customers, and how to market products or services.



Athens Free Diabetes Clinic
Heritage Community Clinic, Grosvenor Hall 055, 16 West Green Dr, Athens
Tuesday, September 10, 2019    2 pm-5 pm

Free diabetes clinic for qualifying low-income, uninsured, and under-insured adults 18-64. Primary care physician referrals required. Appointments required. For details, call 740-593-2432 or email rutterj3@ohio.edu. For more dates, visit https://calendar.ohio.edu/site/medicine/event/athens-free-diabetes-clinic-19/ .


2019 09 10 Recovery Walk


Recovery Walk with the
Athens County Prosecutor’s Office

Athens County Court of Common Pleas
1 South Court Street, Athens

Tuesday, September 10, 2019    4:30 pm





2019 09 10 F2F Flyer


NAMI Family to Family Course

September 10-October 8, 2019

A series of free evening classes for family members, partners and friends of individuals with mental illness. For details, visit http://namiathensohio.org/ or call 740-593-7424.


August 20 – Bereaved Parents Grief Group

11 Aug

Vicinity Ministries, 49 Connett Road, The Plains

Tuesday, August 20, 2019      7 pm

Visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/785033305034670  or  call 740-707-2212 for more information.

August 17 – 3 Events (The Birth Circle Yard Sale, Historic Cooking Class, Amesville Coonskin Saturday)

8 Aug

2019 08 17 The-Birth-Circle-5

The Birth Circle Yard Sale

Athens Community Center
701 East State Street, Athens

Saturday, August 17, 2019
8 am-4 pm

Annual fundraising yard sale under the solar panels. Shop for baby gear, clothes, and fun child and family-related items. Proceeds help The Birth Circle provide free programming for area women and families. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2308926975866742/.


Historic Cooking Class at Robbins Crossing Historic Village
Robbins Crossing, 3301 Hocking Pkwy, Nelsonville
Saturday, August 17, 2019       10 am-3 pm
Learn how to use a wood stove, open fire, and hearth. $15 per participant. To register, email szostekj@hocking.edu.
Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/588315221577197/ for details.


Amesville Coonskin Saturday: I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream…
Gifford Park, Amesville (or Grange Hall if bad weather)
Saturday, August 17, 2019       5 pm-11 pm
Visit http://www.amesvilleohio.org/coonskin-saturdays.html for details.

August 15 – 4 Events (Lunch and Learn, Basis Of a Successful Start – Pomeroy, Poverty Prevention Clinic, Community Pie Auction & Contest)

6 Aug

2019 08 15 Lunch and Learn Corporate Account Takeover
Lunch and Learn:
Corporate Account TakeOver

OU Innovation Center
340 West State Street, Athens

Thursday, August 15, 2019
11:30 am-1 pm

Opportunity to learn more on a business related topic and network with business owners and professionals. To register or for details, call 740-597-1460.



Basis Of a Successful Start (BOSS) – Pomeroy
Farmers Bank, 640 East Main Street, Pomeroy
Thursday, August 15, 2019     2 pm-4 pm
Free 2 hour class. Topics include types of ownership, licensing, tax requirements, sources of financing, identifying customers, and how to market products or services. Pre-registration required. To register, email twyman@ohio.edu or call 740-593-0473.


2019 06 20 Poverty Prevention Clinic (plus)
Poverty Prevention Clinic

Athens County Department of
Job and Family Services
State Route 13

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Free legal clinics for low income residents of Athens County. For details or an appointment, call SE Ohio Legal Services at 740-594-3558.


2019 08 15 Parade of Hills Pie Auction and Contest

Parade of the Hills

Community Pie Auction & Contest

Stuart’s Opera House
52 Public Square, Nelsonville

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Fundraiser for community causes. Visit https://www.paradeofthehills.org/ for information and entry form.





August 15 – Grant Information Session for Local Non-Profits

5 Aug

Rocky Outdoor Gear Store, 39 East Canal Street, Nelsonville

Thursday, August 15, 2019       10 am-12 noon

Grant guidelines available for review on https://athensfoundation.org under “Grants”.

Applications are available at https://athensfoundation.org/grantforms/ .