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February 18, 2019

The Feb. 15 issue of OhioMBE features a profile on CCS BOE member W. Shawna Gibbs. There are bid notices, upcoming events and a collection of small businesses.

Good Reading!

OhioMBE – Feb. 15, 2019 – pdf

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In this email: 
To post a bid notice, email news@OhioMBE.com
Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority
Shook Construction
Smart Columbus
Kokosing Industrial
Columbus Regional Airport Authority

The Columbus Regional Airport Authority values diversity and inclusion and the impact small and minority-owned firms have on the Central Ohio economy. The Columbus Regional Airport Authority invites you to access the following link: 
https://columbusairports.com/doing-business-with-us/solicitation-opportunities to sign-up for RSS feeds to automatically receive notifications of new bid opportunities and results. Email BusinessDiversity@ColumbusAirports.com for questions about the Diversity Programs at Columbus Regional Airport Authority.
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.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 5:30pm
Akron MBAC – Financials 101 & 102


OhioMBE Food Service Procurement Fair
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In the Food Service Industry?  Make new contracting connections at the
Feb. 21 OhioMBE Procurement Fair

Meet one-on-one with Columbus City Schools, Franklin County, Columbus Zoo, Ohio State University, Columbus State Community College, Nationwide Children's Hospital and the State of Ohio. Spaces are filling up!

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Ohio Transportation Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Awards
Student Scholarships

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2019
Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to three individual students currently enrolled in a post-high school education focusing in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) related field.

The application form is here: http://bit.ly/2G2mYnH

There's still time to advertise your business in OhioMBE.  We are working on the Feb. 15 issue. We will email, post, tweet and share your business card size ad for $19.99 a month.  Email news@ohioMBE.com to reserve your spot.
To have your business included in the OhioMBE Business Directory, please email news@ohiombe.com
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Shinn Bros. 
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