Category: Columbus

CMHA has issued an RFP for Legal Services

Legal Notice:  RFP 2017-006 Legal Services The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority is seeking Request for Proposals (RFP) for the procurement of Legal Services.  The response deadline is Monday, November 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM. A pre-proposal conference is scheduled for…

OhioMBE Awards announce nominees for Top MBE & Top FBE

Congratulations to the following businesses. They were nominated for 2017 OhioMBE Awards Top MBE & Top FBE: Art & Linn Chuck – Xtra Pro Print & Graphics (Beavercreek) Sandra Madison – Robert P. Madison International (Cleveland) Rosetta Brown – RH…

Local entrepreneur teaches classes to empower youth

Marcus Muhammad is using his business experiences to teach leadership, business, and financial literacy classes to youth aged 14-18.  He founded The Success Club to empower young people to be successful and financial independent. “It is imperative that our young…

Live. Work. Worship Documentary on the King-Lincoln district

Live. Work. Worship Documentary discusses topics relating to the community’s vibrant history, current redevelopment, and the future prospectus of the King-Lincoln district. Panel discussion and Q&A follow the Premiere. Admission is free. Where:  Lincoln Theatre – 769 E. Long Street…

Guest Column: City Hall must prioritize Black lives.

City Hall must prioritize Black lives By Jasmine Ayres When asked this week about racism in the police department, Mayor Ginther claimed: “There is no evidence to support that there is a pervasive problem within the Columbus Division of Police.” This…

Education Plus seeks LEDE certified IT vendors

Education Plus is seeking LEDE certified Information Technology consulting firms to assist with filing federal E-Rate applications for Columbus City Schools. Please contact Lorrie Germann at 740-253-1153 or email lorrie-germann@erate-edplus.com by Sept. 28.  

Mmelo Boutique Confections Named Women-Owned Business of the Year

Mmelo Boutique Confections Named Women-Owned Business of the Year The Women’s Business Center of Ohio recently recognized Michelle Allen as Women-Owned business of the year.  Allen is the owner of MMELO, a European style confectionery/cafe concept that uses whole-food organic…

OPERATION: FIX IT – ROOF UPGRADES FOR C.C. PREPARATORY SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

LEGAL NOTICE OPERATION: FIX IT – ROOF UPGRADES FOR C.C. PREPARATORY SCHOOL FOR GIRLS Sealed bids for the above-referenced project will be received by the BOARD OF EDUCATION, City School District of Columbus, Ohio, Office of Capital Improvements, 889 E.…

OhioMBE Certification 101 at the WBC

OhioMBE Certification 101 at the WBC We can help you get your business certified There are several reasons why you should get your business certified: Some entities have purchasing goals. Only certified businesses can participate. Certification adds legitimacy to your…

Retraction: Columbus City Schools LEDE Insurance Requirement

Retraction: In a past column, I indicated that the Columbus NAACP had been a force in Columbus City Schools changing a barrier for small businesses by removing the requirement that businesses provide evidence of general liability insurance upon registering as…