Waverly All-Call System Sign-Up
The Village of Waverly has contracted with One Call Now for mass telephone messaging services. One Call Now is an established mass communications company that has a proven track record working with municipalities and corporations. By signing up with One Call Now, you will receive telephone messages containing important information for Waverly residents. Messages will be sent for water boil alerts, emergency notifications and general interest events. You may add more than one phone number and can register to receive text messages. We encourage all residents to sign up for this service as we believe it will greatly enhance communication of necessary information. Go to https://www.mycallnow.com/?G=xPyBHtFwzNiif8%2fcstYmLQ%3d%3d to go to the One Call Website to sign up.
Pike County Outreach Council of Churches Food Pantry Open
The Pike County Outreach Council of Churches Food Pantry, located at 107 West Second Street, Waverly, is open to distribute food from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. One individual or one family member with necessary identification may wait in the marked spaces for social distancing between the Food Pantry and Bridgehaven Homeless Shelter to receive food items selected by a volunteer. Due to the COVID-19 Quarantine, individuals are not permitted to come inside the pantry to make their own food choices at this time.
Vanguard Ministries Soup Kitchen
Vanguard Ministries, 706 East Main Street, Piketon, holds a soup kitchen every fourth Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Everyone welcome! Please share with anyone you know who may be interested in coming.
Free Meal at First Baptist Church in Waverly
First Baptist Church of Waverly will provide a free meal in the Life Center at 303 E. Third Street at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of each month. Please join us in food and fellowship! Bring a friend with you.
Farmers to Families Food Box Program — Produce Distribution Update
Pike County Senior Center is sorry to inform you that we have been notified by the Ohio Association of Food Banks that the Farmers to Families Food Box Program has been suspended. The Pike County Senior Center will not be distributing produce beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Please check the Pike County Senior Citizens Center Facebook page regularly for any dates of possible distributions for October.
Pike County Senior Center Closed
Effective Monday March 16, the Pike County Senior Center will be suspending congregate meals (dining room lunches) and ALL activities to protect our members. We will reevaluate services as we receive additional information. This closing does not include meals that are delivered to people.
Summer Crisis Program
The Community Action Committee of Pike County is announcing the 2020 Summer Crisis Program. The Summer Crisis Program is a cooling assistance program that may provide a one-time electric payment or cooling device benefit for those who meet the program eligibility requirements. Due to COVID-19 the eligibility requirements have been expanded this year. The program runs July 1, 2020, through Sept. 30, 2020. Appointments can be made starting at 8 a.m. Monday through Friday. For Appointments or more information about the Summer Crisis Program, please call the HEAP Hotline at 740-289-4525 or toll free at 888-328-9634.
Fog Road Temporary Closure
A portion of Fog Road at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Portsmouth site will be closed to site and public traffic for the next four weeks. The road is expected to re-open to drivers after September 25. The North Access Road can be used as an alternative route during this time. Drivers should allow extra time and adjust travel plans accordingly.
Saturday Sports Clinics
The SOMC Orthopedic Associates will begin hosting their Saturday Sports Clinic on August 29. The clinic will be available for student athletes in the area during the fall sports season. An orthopedic specialist will be available to evaluate each athlete from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. No appointment is necessary, but it is requested that all arrive by 10:30 a.m. The SOMC Orthopedic Associates is located is suite 102 of the Braunlin Building. For more information, call 740-356-1709.
Latham Church Community Day
Latham Church Community Day will be held next to the ball field on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 4 p.m. Bring your family and friends out for an evening of fun! There will be games with prizes, bouncy houses, and we will have a cake walk. Bring your appetite! We will have chili, hot dogs, cornbread and beans, and desserts. There will be live music. Pastor Darby Beekman and congregation welcome everyone!
Ford Car Show
A Ford Car show will be sponsored by and held at Vallery Ford in Waverly on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain or shine). Registration is from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration fee is $10. To pre-register, call Linda at 740-947-2734. All vehicles must be Ford powered. Chance to win eight $25 cash prizes for registered cars. 50s and 60s music, games and prizes, and good food. We will be practicing social distancing as much as possible during this event.
Community Action Transit
Need a ride? Community Action Transit System, Pike County’s public transportation provider, operates daily routes in Waverly, a daily shuttle between Piketon and Waverly and provides out of county trips! CATS operates within the county Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays in the village of Waverly 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All CATS vehicles are wheelchair accessible. Call 740-835-8474 and schedule your ride today.
The Alcoholics Anonymous meeting which meets weekly on Mondays from 7-8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Waverly, 211 Schmitt Dr., is on hold due to the pandemic and will resume at a later date. Anyone having a problem with alcohol please call the Intergroup office at (740) 774-2646.
Library is Open
All Garnet A. Wilson Public Libraries reopened for walk-in service on Monday, July 6. We require everyone entering the library to wear a mask and all staff will be required to wear masks as well. Those who are uncomfortable wearing a mask or cannot wear masks for health reasons can still take advantage of our curbside services. We are asking that you limit your time in the building to 30 minutes and public internet use will be limited to an hour per patron, per day. The Pike County Room will be available by appointment only. No one under the age of 16 will be allowed in the building without an adult present. All restrooms will remain closed to the public.
Senior/At-Risk Hours: 9:00 am –10:00 am (M-F)
Open Hours: Monday: 9:00 am—7:00 pm
Tuesday-Friday: 9:00 am –4:00 pm
Saturday Hours: 10:00 am –3:00 pm (no senior hours this day)
*Maximum occupancy of 20 people in the building; staff excluded
Senior Hours: 10:00 am –11:00 am (M-F)
Open Hours: Monday: 10:00 am—7:00 pm
Tuesday-Friday: 10:00 am –4:00 pm
Saturday Hours: CLOSED
*Maximum occupancy of 10 people in building; bank customers included; staff excluded
Follow us on Facebook and visit our website at www.pikecountylibrary.org , or call us at 740-947-4921 with any questions.
Newton Township Meetings
The remaining meetings for Newton Township in 2020 will be on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the township building.
Evergreen Union Cemetery Meetings
Evergreen Union Cemetery meetings, currently held at “The Studio” by the Mayors Office, will now be moved to Calvary UMC at 107 W. Third Street, Waverly, until further notice. If you need put on the agenda for any reason, please call Tammie Brown, Financial Clerk, at 740-947-5926. Thank You.