October 25, 2018

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The OhioMBE Awards recognizes Ohio’s Top MBEs, FBEs, Family Businesses, and their advocates.

We also present the Frank W. Watson Scholarships.  The renewable scholarships are awarded to local students seeking post-secondary opportunities.  One scholarship is earmarked for a Columbus East High School student-athlete.

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Ohio Treasurer of State Candidate Rob Richardson to speak at OhioMBE Awards


The following will be recognized:
  • Supplier Diversity – Kokokosing Industrial
  • Frank W. Watson Advocate Award – City of Columbus Department of Development and Monique Moore – Ohio Secretary of State
  • The Publisher’s Award will be presented to Attorney Greg Williams and Fran Fraizer
  • ECDI will receive the Economic Development Award

Congratulations to the following businesses for being nominated for a 2018 OhioMBE Award

Top MBE:

  • Total Technology Solutions – Columbus
  • MLII Productions – Akron
  • Wright Behavioral Health Group – Beavercreek
  • Corporate Cleaning, Inc. – Columbus
  • Surefire Innovations – Cincinnati
  • A-Men Pest Controls – Medina
  • Ozone Cleaners – Parma
  • Monique’s Events – Middletown
  • Elevar Design Group – Cincinnati
  • Final Moments Concierge Services – Cleveland
  • Flairsoft, ltd – Columbus
  • SavKon Construction – Columbus
  • Colbert Painting and Reconstruction – Columbus
  • Kay Onukwe, HKI – Columbus
  • Dove Building Services – Columbus
  • HM1 Trucking – Columbus
  • See Columbus – Columbus

Top FBEs

  •  Young Achievers – Rita Jackson – Cleveland
  • Momentuum, LLC  – Kathi Howard Primes – – Cleveland
  • Swath Design, LLC – Sandi Lange – Cincinnati
  • Critical Ops – Chelsea Treboniak – Westlake
  • First Invest – Omelia Thornton – Cleveland
  • Contempo Design & Communication – Renne Deluca Dolan – Cleveland

Top Family Business

  • Battiste La Fleur Galleria  – LaShawnda Battiste  – Columbus
  • Spotlight of Columbus – Columbus
  • Outreach Promotional Solutions – Nevin Bansal – Columbus
  • Computer Data Services – Tina Thornton – Bedford
  • Hightower Petroleum Company – Stephen Hightower – Middletown
  • Screenpointe, Inc. – Hillary Belshe – Columbus
  • LARS Painting – Lativa Stokes – Columbus

 


Frank W. Watson Scholarship Application


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The City of Columbus DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT

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