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December 3, 2018
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The Dec. 1 issue of OhioMBE features bid notices, upcoming events, and the 2018 OhioMBE Shopping Challenge. #Ishopblack #ohiombeshoppingchallenge Good Reading!

In this email: 
To post a bid notice, email news@OhioMBE.com
Welty Building Company
Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
Columbus Regional Airport Authority
Columbus Regional Airport Authority
Employee Lot and Green Lot Improvements

The Columbus Regional Airport Authority invites you to visit ColumbusAirports.com to sign-up for RSS feeds to automatically receive notifications of new bid opportunities and results.
Columbus City Schools

Columbus City Schools issues solicitations on a regular basis for goods & services related to food, construction, technology, curriculum, & transportation. Interested vendors should periodically check our website at http://www.columbus.k12.oh.us/rfp
City of Columbus

The Department of Development is looking for diverse vendors and contractors who are licensed with the City of Columbus working in the following areas:

Graffiti Removal. Contact Eric Voorhees (614-645-7934 or eavoorhees@columbus.gov).

Grass Cutting and Solid Waste Removal. Contact Mike Schwab (614- 645-7122 or mfschwab@columbus.gov).

Demolition and Asbestos Abatement. Contact Mike Farrenkopf (614- 679-5873 or mlfarrenkopf@columbus.gov) or Seth Brehm (614-645-5659 or swhbrehm@columbus.gov).

Mowing, Property Maintenance, and Miscellaneous Services. Contact Audrea Hickman (614-645-8907 or aehickman@columbus.gov).

Construction trades including: General Construction, Home Improvement, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, and Lead Abatement. Contact Tim Tilton (614- 724-3009 or twtilton@columbus.gov).

Lead Safe Columbus has funding to train contractors for the Lead Abatement and Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Program. Contact Erica Hudson (614- 645-6739 or ejhudson@columbus.gov)

To register for notifications on upcoming bid opportunities, please visit http://vendors.columbus.gov/sites/public.

Franklin County

Franklin County overview:

  • 33 Agencies.
  • 42 Independently Elected Officials.
  • 39 Appointed Boards, Commissions, and Committees.
  • All Buy Goods and Services By Various Methods.
  • We Encourage You to Get to Know Them. 

Doing Business with Franklin County Begins with:

  • Vendor Registration
  • Can Be Done Online
  • Registration process
  • By NIGP Commodity Codes
  • Allows Management of Vendor Database
  • Bid Notifications Driven from Database
  • A Resource for Finding Suppliers of One Time or Less Than Bid Threshold Supplies and Services.


 Small Emerging Business Coordinator, Marleise K. Wicker 614.525.22.93 –  mkwicker@franklincountyohio.gov

OhioMBE Procurement Fair
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 1:00pm
IRS Racing Towards Year End: Employment Tax Updates & Reminders



Monday, December 10, 2018 at 7:00pm
Columbus Branch NAACP – General Membership Meeting


Monday, January 21, 2019 at 7:00am
34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr Birthday Breakfast
To post an employment notice, email news@ohiombe.com
Email news@ohioMBE.com to reserve your spot.
 Take the OhioMBE Shopping Challenge!

Spend at least $50 with a Black-owned business during the holiday shopping season.  Check out the great businesses below
Advertise your holiday steals & deals in OhioMBE
Reserve your spot!
Only $19.99 for a business card size ad



KickBox Audio

GREAT products, GREAT sound; GUARANTEED!!!

visit us at www.kickboxaudio.com

Phone: (216) 609-3727

Serenity by Shadell
Silk Press & Intensive Hair Treatment every Tuesday for only $40!!
($60 Value)
Call us at (614) 636-4567
Advertise your business HERE!

Exposure = Sales

Your customers are looking for you

Email news@ohiombe.com to reserve your spot
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