Category: OhioMBE

We Must Vote to Protect What 20 Black Laundresses Gave Us

We Must Vote to Protect What 20 Black Laundresses Gave Us By Marilyn Brown OhioMBE – August 15, 2014 “Today, there are people trying to take away rights that our mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers fought for: our right to vote, our right to choose, affordable quality education, equal pay, access to health care. We the…

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State spends over $165 million with minority businesses

State spends over $165 million with minority businesses OhioMBE – August 15, 2014 The State of Ohio has recorded its best numbers for procuring goods & services with Ohio’s certified minority owned businesses.  The state spent over $165 million with 283 certified minority owned businesses in 2013. Ohio law requires the State to spend 15…

Thirtytwodegrees: “Helping Small Business with the Look & Feel of the Corporate Giants”

Thirtytwodegrees: “Helping Small Business with the Look & Feel of the Corporate Giants” Kirk Sanders started his embroidery business by chance.  Raised in New York City, Sanders wanted a custom set of rims for his car.  The rims Sanders designed were far from the ordinary. They were fancy. They were layered with diamonds. Like most of…

Nina Turner Announces Plans to Make Ohio More Business Friendly

Nina Turner Announces Plans to Make Ohio More Business Friendly Proposes to use Secretary of State’s office to link businesses to resources & opportunities COLUMBUS— State Senator Nina Turner, the Democratic nominee for Ohio Secretary of State, unveiled plans to transform the Business Services Division of the office to better link Ohio businesses with resources and opportunities…

Kokosing seeks bids for Upground Reservoir Site No. 2 Borrow Area Restoration Project

“Attention Minority and Female Owned Businesses”  Kokosing Construction Company, Inc. is preparing bids for the Upground Reservoir Site No. 2 Borrow Area Restoration Project which bids on August 20, 2014. We are seeking quotes for the following areas of the project: Concrete/Reinforcement, Metals Fabrications, Finish Carpentry, Thermal 7 Moisture Protection, Electrical, Dewatering, Erosion Control, Asphalt/Concrete Paving,…

Publisher’s Note: VOTE! Get involved. Be informed!

VOTE!  Get Involved.  Be Informed! By Ronda Watson Barber OhioMBE Publisher August 1, 2014 – OhioMBE There are less than 100 days until the November elections.  It is imperative that micro-enterprises exercise their right to cast a ballot.  Many challenges and barriers have been erected to stifle the vote.  Voting must be important because some…