Category: Breaking News

Check out the organizations attending the June 21 OhioMBE Procurement Fair

Get your ticket TODAY for the June 21 OhioMBE Procurement Fair, hosted by Columbus City Schools. Don’t miss your chance to meet with: Columbus City Schools City of Columbus Department of Development Columbus Zoo & Aquarium Franklin County Board of…

OhioMBE June 4 Weekly Update is posted

The June 4 OhioMBE Weekly Update is posted here:  It features The June 1 issue of OhioMBE, bid notices, a collection of upcoming events, employment postings and a business directory.  Good Reading!

OhioMBE 5/29 Weekly Update

The May 29 OhioMBE Weekly Update is here:  It features new bid notice and upcoming events.

Check out the Feb. 19 OhioMBE Weekly Update.

Check out the Feb. 19 OhioMBE Weekly Update. It features the Feb. 15 issue of OhioMBE, new bid notices & a calendar of events. Good Reading.

The Dec. 3 OhioMBE Weekly Update is online

The Dec. 3 OhioMBE Weekly Update is online.  It features the Dec. 1 issue of OhioMBE; new bid notices, upcoming events and biz directory.  Good Reading!  

Eldorado Scioto Downs to host Dec. 13 OhioMBE Procurement Fair

Eldorado Scioto Downs will be hosting the Dec. 13 OhioMBE Procurement Fair.  Make new contracting connections with: Eldorado Scioto Downs Franklin County The State of Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Register online at The early registration expires on Dec.…

OhioMBE issues travel advisory for Granville Oh Park Systems

Travel Advisory #OhioMBE Publisher, Ronda Barber is advising Black travelers to avoid the Granville, Ohio Park systems. “I have been criminally harassed by members of the Granville Recreation District, while peacefully walking my dog. On average I walk 50 miles a…

Publisher’s Note: Columbus City Schools fails to meet LEDE purchasing goal for 5th straight year

Columbus City Schools, the largest public school district in Ohio, has failed to meet its 20% LEDE purchasing goal for the fifth straight year.  The district spent $88,203,222.01 during the 2016-2107 school term.  Forty-nine Black-owned LEDE, Local Economically Disadvantaged Enterprises,…

Mingo to be keynote speaker at the 2017 OhioMBE Awards

Clarence Mingo to be keynote speaker at the 2017 OhioMBE Awards OhioMBE Publisher Ronda Watson Barber is pleased to announce that Franklin County Auditor and candidate for State Treasurer Clarence Mingo will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 OhioMBE…