Category: Columbus

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…

Columbus City Schools seeks bids for ROOF UPGRADES FOR WINDSOR STEM ACADEMY & COLERAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

LEGAL NOTICE OPERATION: FIX IT – ROOF UPGRADES FOR WINDSOR STEM ACADEMY & COLERAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Sealed proposals for the above-referenced project will be received by the BOARD OF EDUCATION, City School District of Columbus, Ohio, Office of Capital Improvements,…

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…

CMHA seeks contractors for 162 N. Ohio Avenue Renovations

INVITATION FOR BIDS Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority – 162 N. Ohio Avenue Renovations The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) will receive bids from qualified contractors for the Renovations at 162 N. Ohio Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203.  All bids will be received…