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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.


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Ohio bill would give state boost to veteran entrepreneurs

Ohio bill would give state boost to veteran entrepreneurs BY Lisa Cornwell, The Associated Press 11:06 a.m. EDT May 25, 2015 http://www.militarytimes.com/story/veterans/2015/05/25/ohio-bill-would-give-state-boost-to-veteran-entrepreneurs/27911821/ CINCINNATI — Navy veteran Mike Nichols says veteran-owned businesses aren’t asking for handouts from the state, but they could use a little help leveling the playing field in competing with non-veterans who may […]

Ohio Reps Reintroduce Alt-Fuel Incentives Bill

Ohio Reps Reintroduce Alt-Fuel Incentives Billin Up Frontby NGT News on Thursday April 30, 2015 Share on emailShare on facebookShare on linkedinMore Sharing Services0Ohio State Reps. Sean J. O’Brien, D-Bazetta, and Dave Hall, R-Millersburg, have teamed up again to reintroduce bipartisan legislation to incentivize the use of alternative fuels in the state.On Wednesday afternoon, the […]

VetConnect – GESMV » $750K scholarship fund to benefit military seeking Wright State degrees

$750K SCHOLARSHIP FUND TO BENEFIT MILITARY SEEKING WRIGHT STATE DEGREESTaken from Dayton Business Journal -A $750,000 scholarship fund by Wright State University’s graduate school will help Wright-Patterson Air Force Base employees get graduate degrees.The school announced the new fund Tuesday morning. Under the program, civilian workers and active duty military can apply for up to $7,500 […]

VOBOHIO Teaming up with AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable […]

Veteran Entrepreneurship : Is Business ownership for you?

WHAT IS BOOTS TO BUSINESS? Boots to Business: From Service to Startup is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)-sponsored, worldwide program offered as a component of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) redesigned Transition Assistance Program (TAP) renamed Transition GPS. Boots to Business is offered by the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University (SU) and […]

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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