Month: September 2018

Columbus City Council to host “Courthouse to the Community” events

Council Hosts “Courthouse to the Community” Events Councilmembers Jaiza Page, Michael Stinziano, and the City’s Department of Neighborhoods, are hosting “Courthouse to the Community” resource fairs throughout Columbus. These events aim to connect residents with local court services. “Council is always looking for ways to engage with residents out in the community,” said Page. “This is another…

Nominate a business for an OhioMBE Award

Nominate a business for an OhioMBE Award The 2018 OhioMBE Awards are accepting nominations for Top MBE, Top FBE and Top Family Business from Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo, Dayton and Akron/Canton. The OhioMBE Awards will recognize the state’s top small businesses and their advocates during a scholarship luncheon on Thursday, October 25 at the Columbus Zoo…

Rob Richardson’s visionary mission to fight for our democracy and transform the Ohio Treasurer’s Office

Rob Richardson’s visionary mission to fight for our democracy and transform the Ohio Treasurer’s Office If we don’t get out and vote this November to save our democracy from the enormous harm being done to it, it might be too late, Democratic Ohio Treasurer candidate Rob Richardson said in an interview last week. “Things are…

Ohio meets 15 percent minority business state purchasing goal for fourth year

Ohio meets 15 percent minority business state purchasing goal for fourth year For the fourth consecutive year, the State of Ohio has exceeded the goal of its Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) program. During Fiscal Year 2018, the state purchased 21.63 percent of eligible goods and services through certified minority-owned businesses, while spending more than $268…

ECDI is one of 12 organizations nationwide to receive funds as part of Diverse Community Capital program

The Ohio-based organization, Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI), is receiving $200,000 in grant funding to help diverse small business owners. It’s one of 12 organizations nationwide selected in round four of the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®: Diverse Community Capital program. “The Diverse Community Capital program is one of many ways Wells Fargo…