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VOBOhio is an Ohio-based Non-Profit Company. Our focus is putting more United States Veterans to work. We do that by helping companies that hire vets become more successful, and helping vets become more job-ready, through our Vetrepreneur Academy and Last-Mile Training; a Business Co-Operative; and Connected Services in the community.


Latest News

Aiming for Charitable Impact

Usually your charitable decisions and mine don’t get the press that those of big philanthropists and tech billionaires do. Take, for instance, Dustin Moskovitz, a co-founder of Facebook , and his fiancee, Cari Tuna. Recently there have been a number of prominent articles about the couple and their strategies to give away half of their […]

‘Brain zapping’: Veterans say experimental PTSD treatment has changed their lives – The Washington Post

Sounds a bit scary but very effective.   By Richard Leiby January 12 NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — The headquarters of Oakley, a maker of recreational and military gear, looks as if it belongs in a war zone. It’s a massive bunker with exposed steel pipes, girders and blast walls. Even the dais in the auditorium […]

VOB Ohio Now Participating in Kroger Community Rewards Program

VOB Ohio is now enrolled in the Kroger Community Rewards Program.  VOB Ohio supporters can now enroll online at krogercommunityrewards.com and use the assigned NPO number 25960 to sign up and begin using your everyday Kroger purchases to help VOB Ohio. (Learn More) TO USE THE KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM: Simply register online at krogercommunityrewards.com Be […]

Veteran’s Today

Montel Williams says “It’s time we took the chicken down…” By Marilyn MacGruder Barnewall – Global Financial Affairs Editor Williams is an advocate for veterans and was explaining to a talking television head why the VA health care system is still in crisis mode – why the chicken is still flopping around even though, as […]

Cleveland Business News and VOB Ohio

This is a great example about how VOBOhio’s reach is expanding throughout the state.   June 29. 2014 4:30AMSelf-employment often is a good fit for veterans By JUDY STRINGER Marine Tor Eastlake always knew he wanted to start his own company — for the flexibility ownership offers, as well as for the opportunity to create […]

Aug meeting handouts

We had a solid turnout for Tom Norwalk of Miami Valley Marketing Group and Roxann Patrick of Designed Solutions Group. Both speakers brought handy dandy handouts with information about government buyers and their experience with getting a GSA schedule. I’ve scanned them, and OCR’d them and uploaded for the benefit of all VOBOhio members. Dayton […]

VOBOhio teaming meeting: 14 Feb 2008 CHANGE!

DUE TO HUGE NUMBER OF RESERVATIONS- we’ve had to MOVE the meeting to another building on the campus: Location: Learning Center, 1900 Founders Drive Dayton OH 45420 Campus map here (we’re in building E/H) in the “learning Center” http://www.theresearchpark.com/about/maps/campusmap.php Time: Noon to 2:00 PM Reservations Suggested Because of limited seating. Email response to the following: […]

Small Business Networking session on January 30, 2008

Walbridge Aldinger will be hosting a Small Business networking session on January 30, 2008, and invites all Small Business Subcontractors and Suppliers to attend. We encourage all Small Business concerns to stop by and learn about this project and how to work with the Walbridge Aldinger team. Hope Hotel & Convention Center – Phantom/Saber rooms […]

Welcome Robert Wagner to VOBOhio

Guys & Gals, We have a new member, Robert (Bob) Wanger of DwWitt, Michigan.  Bob is an Army NG Vet with 20+ years in the Guard. Bob does have a GSA Schedule and is very much interested in teaming up with members of VOBOhio.org where there are obvious fit. We have a Membership page for […]

Russell Stokes: The Future Of Manufacturing Talent

Training for Veterans Interested in Manufacturing Jobs   Russell Stokes: The Future Of Manufacturing Talent Tue, 10/29/2013 – 10:16am Russell Stokes, President and CEO, GE Transportation Get today’s manufacturing headlines and news – Sign up now! This veteran-led workforce will be vital in forging America’s future as a center of manufacturing excellence. Manufacturing is essential […]

Social Media is HUGE for small business….

What the heck is Pinterest?  Let VOB Ohio show you how this tool might work for your veteran owned business   Social Media is HugePosted on October 8, 2012 by Jena DycoThis Idea Could Push Your Business Even Further…Written by Brady Hoggard,Marketing Manager – ClientRunner Software, Inc.Today, there are so many options for Social Media that many […]

Veteran Gambled and Won in Starting Own Agency

Not one of our companies but it sure could be.  Vets are 45% more likely to start their own businesses.  VOB Ohio is ready to help.  Let’s get busy.   A recent study from the Small Business Administration suggests there is a strong correlation between self-employment and past military experience. Veterans are at least 45 […]

Celebrating Veterans and America’s 2.4 Million Veteran-Owned Small Businesses | SBA.gov

How can we help you grow your business… Each Veterans Day we honor veterans: those serving to protect us at home and abroad, and those who previously served.  America’s service members put themselves in harm’s way to protect our freedoms and safety here in the U.S. As a fellow veteran, I, too, understand the many […]

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