Day: January 16, 2019

Kari E. Murphy, Esq. of Columbus (Franklin Co.) was made Director of Diversity at the Columbus Bar Association

Kari assumed the role on January 6, 2019, replacing Jocelyn Armstrong who now serves as District Director of Ohio’s 3rd District of the U.S. House of Representatives (Congresswoman Joyce Beatty). Kari received her bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and graduated cum laude from Capital University Law School. She previously served as the statewide Program Director for…

HASHTAG MARKETING IDEAS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS

Hashtag marketing is a straightforward way for small businesses to reach more customers on social media. Put a pound sign in front of a key word or phrase in your post, and it will show up in search results for users interested in that topic. Tweets with hashtags get twice as much engagement (retweets, likes…

OhioMBE Celebrates 10 years of Publishing

By Ronda Watson BarberPublisher Hip Hip Hurrah! OhioMBE is celebrating 10 years of publishing. It is an honor to advocate and highlight small businesses, particularly Black-owned businesses in the Buckeye state. I’m a business owner just like my typical reader. I started OhioMBE on a whim and produced the first issue in 10 days. No…

Inclusion is the key to DeWine’s cabinet picks

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s cabinet may be one of the most diverse  in Ohio history. He has nominated 13 women and 5 African Americans to cabinet positions.  Cabinet agency leaders are in charge of multi-million dollar budgets and thousands of state employees. Ronald C. Todd has been named to serve as the Governor’s Minority Affairs…

Kokosing Industrial seeks bids for Nottingham Improvements – A in Cleveland

“Attention Cleveland Certified MBE/FBE/CSB Companies” Kokosing Industrial, Inc. is preparing bids for the Nottingham Improvements – A in Cleveland, Ohio which bids February 1, 2019. We are seeking quotes for any portion of the project listed that you are qualified to perform or provide supplies for which includes the following: Demolition, Concrete Repair, Masonry, Misc.…

The Jan. 15 issue of OhioMBE is online

The Jan. 15 issue is our 10th-anniversary publication. It features profiles on Gov. DeWine’s African-American appointees and a profile on The Wright Behavioral Group. The are MLK quotes, bid notices and a collection of upcoming events. Good Reading! OhioMBE – Jan. 15, 2019 – pdf View this publication on Calaméo