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ABOUT THE OHIO SBDC NETWORK

The Ohio Small Business Development Centers Network is the premier technical assistance program for Ohio s small businesses. The network is provided through a partnership between the Ohio Development Services Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration and selected Ohio chambers of commerce, colleges and universities, and economic development agencies. Today, these federal, state, and local partnerships contribute more than $10 million in cash and resources to the support of small business development in Ohio.

Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

There are 28 funded SBDCs throughout Ohio staffed by highly trained, Certified Business Advisors . Centers provide no-cost, confidential, in-depth, one-on-one counseling for businesses that will or currently employ under 500 employees. Additional services include training, e-counseling, quality-based assessments, technical assistance, loan packaging guidance, and information on federal, state, and local regulations and programs.

Export Assistance is provided at selected SBDC locations to serve as the first point of contact for new-to-export businesses, as well as those expanding into new areas. Services include export readiness assessment,international marketing plans, market research, export compliance education, and access to export financing.

Manufacturing A ssistance serve as the initial point of contact for information,resources, referrals, and counseling for small manufacturing businesses. Centers also offer commercialization assistance to technology-based small businesses.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Ohio SBDC program is also funded in part by the Ohio Development Services Agency. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. For arrangements, call the Ohio SBDC at 614-466-2711 or (800) 848-1300 ex. 6-2711.

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Office Products, Furniture, Facility Supplies: Ohio – Kentucky #global #business


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Time … there never seems to be enough of it. At Nickerson Business Supplies, we deliver quality products and exceptional service so you can give your undivided attention to areas of your business that need it most. When it comes to cost, we stay on top of our competitors’ prices through the use of web price scrapers, so you can bet we always beat the competition.

The Nickerson Benefit

We are proud to be a locally owned business with employees that have more than 150 years combined experienced and:

  • Have a deep understanding of how our industry works
  • Know how to best use the tools available to us
  • Know who the best suppliers and resources are

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Ohio SBDC #partnership #business


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ABOUT THE OHIO SBDC NETWORK

The Ohio Small Business Development Centers Network is the premier technical assistance program for Ohio s small businesses. The network is provided through a partnership between the Ohio Development Services Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration and selected Ohio chambers of commerce, colleges and universities, and economic development agencies. Today, these federal, state, and local partnerships contribute more than $10 million in cash and resources to the support of small business development in Ohio.

Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

There are 28 funded SBDCs throughout Ohio staffed by highly trained, Certified Business Advisors . Centers provide no-cost, confidential, in-depth, one-on-one counseling for businesses that will or currently employ under 500 employees. Additional services include training, e-counseling, quality-based assessments, technical assistance, loan packaging guidance, and information on federal, state, and local regulations and programs.

Export Assistance is provided at selected SBDC locations to serve as the first point of contact for new-to-export businesses, as well as those expanding into new areas. Services include export readiness assessment,international marketing plans, market research, export compliance education, and access to export financing.

Manufacturing A ssistance serve as the initial point of contact for information,resources, referrals, and counseling for small manufacturing businesses. Centers also offer commercialization assistance to technology-based small businesses.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Ohio SBDC program is also funded in part by the Ohio Development Services Agency. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. For arrangements, call the Ohio SBDC at 614-466-2711 or (800) 848-1300 ex. 6-2711.

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Over-the-Rhine Chamber: Cincinnati, Ohio: Business First Grant #business #license


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Business First Grant (BFG)

Business Recruitment Initiative for Over-the-Rhine

The mission of the Business First Grant Program (BFG) is to benefit the city by strengthening the local economy, increasing business and employment opportunities, and animating the sidewalks of OTR.


To be eligible for a grant, the incoming business must:

  • Be new to Over-the-Rhine. New businesses and businesses previously established in other locations are permitted to apply. It is preferred that established businesses are currently located outside of the City of Cincinnati boundaries.
  • Occupy a storefront or occupy other location in OTR that is consistent with the neighborhood tenanting strategy.
  • Sign a three-year lease with the landlord (see note below regarding letters of intent).

* The tenant and business owner/landlord negotiate the required build out, renovation and
preparation required of the building and disclose the cost of build out and the monthly rental
amount.
* The incoming tenant/ business will submit a copy of its current business plan to the building
owner/landlord before lease negotiations will be completed.
* Building owners and/or landlords must agree to participate fully in the program and tri-party
meetings will be held between the applicant, Chamber and Landlord.

  • Agree to be open at least 50 hours per week .
  • Submit a complete application prior to opening .

* This includes a thorough and well-organized business plan with a start-up budget and projected
cash flow statements for the first three years of operation.

  • Once awarded funds, agree to actively participate in the Business First mentoring program, which includes attending regular meetings with a mentor to discuss business details and providing annual financial statements for the period of the lease.

* The new business meets with the Mentor to discuss concerns and review financial information
regularly for three years. As needed, a new business owner may be teamed up with an
experienced business owner to work together to address a specific need.
2016 Program Goals

  • Promote diversity among business owners in OTR.
  • Increase customer traffic, safety, and return on investment.
  • Support capital improvement in unused and underutilized storefronts for business occupation in OTR.
  • Mentor and encourage businesses that strengthen the neighborhood as a viable and diverse place to live, work and play.
  • Provide an environment for individuals, entrepreneurs, investors and businesses to thrive.

Desirable businesses include retail, neighborhood services, large employers who hire from within OTR, Women/Minority Business Enterprises, and those that locate in an area that is compatible with the tenanting strategy for the neighborhood. Ineligible businesses include convenience stores, check-cashing services, temporary labor services, churches, social services, not for profits, home-based businesses, and businesses that are not compatible with adjacent residential uses.

Businesses that are selected through the Business First Grant Program s competitive process will be awarded a matching grant up to $20,000 for furniture, fixtures and equipment (FFE) and tenant improvements (TI). The funds will be distributed through a reimbursement process through the OTR Chamber.

Additionally, the BFG Program works to create a support network for the new business. Ongoing mentoring will be provided for the three year duration of the program. The Review Committee will match the new business owner with a committee member mentor based on the needs of the business. The Review Committee may also refer the new business to local business resources to strengthen areas of the business that present a challenge to the business success. A member of the Review Committee will meet with the business owner regularly to address any concerns the business owner may have and assist the business owner in updating her/his Business Plan.

Applications will be reviewed twice annually through a competitive process. Applications will be due December 6, 2016.

Applicants must submit a completed application to the OTR Chamber prior to opening up for business. At the time of application submission, expected project completion date should be within 9 months to a year. The Application form can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. The submission should include a:

  • Professional Business Plan that clearly articulates the business model, industry analysis, demographics of target population, hours of operation and corresponding staffing schedules, experience of personnel, marketing strategy, and includes detailed cash flow projections. (Note, click the link above “Professional Business Plan” to read tips from Forbes)
  • Three Year Lease including the landlord s contact information so the OTR Chamber can contact her/him to discuss the terms of the lease. Please note, a signed letter of intent by landlord and applicant can be submitted initially if a signed lease is not in place at the time of submission. Awarding of any grant money would be contingent upon a signed three year lease.
  • Detailed Build-Out Costs of space clearly defining what will be provided by the landlord and what is the responsibility of the tenant. Detailed budget for FFE is also required.

The applications will be reviewed semi-annually in a competitive process by the Business Attraction and Retention Review Committee.

This program is administered by OTR Chamber of Commerce with the support of a Review Committee to oversee leases, programs and funding.

The Business First Grant program is made possible by the following corporate and foundation partners: BB T, The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. / U.S. Bank Foundation, Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce, PNC Bank, and P G.


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Office Products, Furniture, Facility Supplies: Ohio – Kentucky #small #business #admin


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Time … there never seems to be enough of it. At Nickerson Business Supplies, we deliver quality products and exceptional service so you can give your undivided attention to areas of your business that need it most. When it comes to cost, we stay on top of our competitors’ prices through the use of web price scrapers, so you can bet we always beat the competition.

The Nickerson Benefit

We are proud to be a locally owned business with employees that have more than 150 years combined experienced and:

  • Have a deep understanding of how our industry works
  • Know how to best use the tools available to us
  • Know who the best suppliers and resources are

Nickerson Business Supplies

Recent Blog Posts

02-10-2016 – Welcome to our Blog!

Contact Us

Telephone:
513-539-6600
877-NICKBIZ (642-5249)

Nickerson Business Supplies
876 A Lebanon Street
Monroe, OH 45050

Copyright © 2016 Nickerson Business Supplies | Site Design by Fortune Web Marketing


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School Of Nursing #ohio #university #nursing #program


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School Of Nursing

Among our nursing students at Cleveland State University, chances are you’ll find someone like…you. Reflecting the diversity of the world at large, they not only study the practice of nursing in contemporary learning environments and state-of-the-art simulation labs – they ignite a lifelong passion for the profession, nurtured by our outstanding faculty and dedicated staff.

The CSU School of Nursing. founded in 1973, is committed to excellence in nursing education, research and service.

We offer a full range of nursing programs. from the traditional baccalaureate to an accelerated BSN program for those with a bachelor’s degree in another field. An RN-to-BSN option is available for licensed nurses, offering a streamlined pathway to a BSN in collaboration with Cuyahoga Community College. Our MSN program is ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. For those currently working in nursing and other health-care professions, we also have a variety of continuing education programs.

Our faculty conduct cutting-edge research across a range of areas, from chronic pain management to the effective use of technology for educating future nurses. These endeavors increase the knowledge base of nursing and benefit the world at large.

Another hallmark of the CSU School of Nursing is service outside the classroom. Through coursework and student organizations, our students, faculty and staff interact with the community in a variety of settings. CSU nursing students also make an annual trip to the Dominican Republic to meet health-care needs there.

In our hometown of Cleveland – a city renowned for world-class health-care institutions – we’ve partnered with University Hospitals, MetroHealth and the Cleveland Clinic to offer unparalleled clinical placements for our students and to meet the growing demand for nurses in the 21st century. The CSU School of Nursing fully embraces Engaged Learning, which combines higher education with hands-on, real-world experience.

The results speak for themselves. With a 90 percent first-time passage rate on the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination), students graduate from the CSU School of Nursing fully prepared to thrive in rewarding nursing careers.

The bachelor’s degree in nursing and the master’s degree in nursing at Cleveland State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036 | 202.887.6791.


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Ohio Roofing Siding And Slate LLC

Roofing, Siding in Northeast Ohio

A great home begins at the top. Ohio Roofing Siding and Slate, LLC specializes in installation in roofing system for commercial buildings and multi family homes.Let us bring your curb appeal to life. Considering a new roof for your home, call us today. Ohio Roofing Siding and Slate, LLC in Cleveland.

Here at Ohio Roofing Siding and Slate, LLC. we always strive to ensure your total satisfaction. As such, we take pride in our professional team of roofers who show up on time ready for a full day’s work. Backed by 25 year experience and some of the most skilled professionals in the business, Ohio Roofing Siding and Slate, LLC is proud to say that our roofing, gutter and siding projects average are often completed in a single day, while other companies may take weeks. As a business or homeowner, you want to get back to normal as soon as possible. With us, you can achieve that! Roofing Company Cleveland

Call Ohio Roofing Siding and Slate, LLC today or to schedule an appointment for a free inspection or estimate from the top roofers in Cleveland, Ohio!

Backed by our A rating with the Better Business Bureau, we offer you unparalleled service with a commitment to 100% customer satisfaction. Get peace of mind knowing we’re locally owned and family operated, providing you with top-to-bottom service as leaders in your community. We are proud to be GAF Certified Contractors, and we always inspect every job we do from start to finish. You’ll never have to worry about how we leave the work site. Each day, we make sure we clean our debris not only for aesthetic reasons but for safety reasons as well. We realize you have a busy life to tend to, which is why we take all the guesswork and hassle out of roof work so you can concentrate on more important things.

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We did not have to do anything but contact our insurance company. They met with our insurance adjuster and worked out all of the details for us with the insurance company. During the installation they discovered some other damages caused by a previous roofing company.
I was amazed at how efficient the work was done…

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The qualified professionals at Ohio Roofing Siding and Slate, LLC have the knowledge, expertise and equipment to assure that the roof will be repaired safely without damage.


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Ohio University Southern

LPN-RN Associate of Science Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.)

Nursing LPN to RN

The two-year Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program at Ohio University-Southern enjoys an established reputation for graduating well prepared, high quality nurses. The LPN-RN pathway is designed for LPNs who have graduated from any accredited LPN program. This approach to education will allow the LPN the ability to complete an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing.­ Stop by the nursing office at Ohio University Southern to make sure your program application file is complete!

NOVEMBER 1st IS THE LPN-RN APPLICATION DEADLINE!

ALL of the following requirements must be satisfied and in the Nursing Office before 5:00 p.m. on December 1st of the year in which you want your file to be reviewed (considered) by the selection committee. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that his/her file is complete.

  • Complete an application to Ohio University with pre-associate of nursing listed as your major, along with the $20 nonrefundable application fee (or complete a change of major to pre-associate nursing if already an OU student in a different program).
  • Complete a nursing application in the nursing office.
  • Submit official transcripts (in sealed envelopes) from all previous schools attended, including college, vocational/technical programs, and high school/GED.­ Student must be a graduate of high school (or hold certificate of high school equivalency – GED) and an accredited LPN Program.
  • If you are a graduating high school senior, you will be required to have an ACT score of 23.
  • Submit to the nursing office a statement of educational and career goals essay (typed; no more than 1 page).­ This is your opportunity to tell the selection committee why you should be chosen for the Nursing Program.
  • An established minimum college grade point average of 2.75. (If you are a graduating high school senior, you will need to have a high school GPA of a 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.)
  • The applicant must have completed courses in algebra, biology chemistry at the high school or college level with a minimum grade of C in each course before the deadline.
  • ACCUPLACER Placement test is required for all new students.­ Please contact Resource Commons, 740.533.4596 to schedule an appointment.For nursing, you need to achieve an 80 or higher in reading, place in English 1510 in the writing portion and achieve a score of Tier I on the Math portion.
  • You will also have to take the HESI A2 Nursing Admissions Exam. You must achieve a score of at least a 75% in English, a 75% in Math and an overall composite of 75%. You can schedule this exam in the Resource Commons by calling 740-533-4596. Test codes are available for purchase in the Student Services.
  • Applicants are required to pass FBI BCI fingerprint report (criminal back ground check) which will be completed after you have been selected into the program.
  • Applicant must have current LPN licensure in any state.
  • Must have a minimum of 6 support courses completed with a C or better prior to the deadline.­ Any support courses completed with a C- or below will exclude the applicant from selections. (All courses listed must be completed by the end of the program to graduate)

Please Note:­ Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program is by a selective process.­ Admission to Ohio University does not guarantee admission to the nursing program.­ Students are responsible for submitting all required information by the deadline and incomplete files will not be reviewed.

Upon completion of the Associate Degree, the graduate is prepared to take the national council licensure examination which leads to licensure as a registered nurse (RN). Graduates of the Associate Degree Program may choose to enter the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program for two additional years of more advanced education. The bachelor of science in nursing RN to BSN Program is offered online through the Athens Campus School of Nursing.

The ADN program at Ohio University is accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

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Courtyard Hamilton Ohio Hotel: Hamilton Ohio Hotels – Cincinnati Area Hotels – Hotel near

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Enhance the everyday in our newly renovated Hamilton hotel!

Experience a memorable getaway at the newly renovated Courtyard Hamilton hotel, located in the heart of Hamilton, Ohio. Our hotel is also ideally located just 2 miles to Miami University Hamilton Campus and near Liberty Center, IKEA, Jungle Jim s and Kings Island Theme Park. After a day of meetings or exploring the city, wind down in our updated spacious accommodations, complete with free Wi-Fi, large work desks, luxurious bedding, mini-fridge and flat-panel TVs. In the mood for a drink or bite to eat? The Bistro serves up mouthwatering breakfast while dinner or cocktails can be enjoyed in our Plaza One Grille Restaurant. During downtime, work up a sweat in our brand new state-of-the-art fitness center featuring a variety of free weights and cardio equipment boasting personal TVs or unwind in our indoor, heated pool. With over 7,000 square feet of renovated event and meeting space, this Hamilton hotel is perfect for large and small events alike. Experience our service and hospitality today!

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Hotel Highlights

  • Ideally located, newly renovated hotel in the heart of downtown Hamilton, Ohio just 2 miles to Miami University Hamilton.
  • Over 7,000 sq ft of flexible meeting/banquet space at this Hamilton, Ohio hotel.
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The Best Accounting Schools in Ohio – 2016 Update #accounting #schools #in #ohio


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Accounting Degrees in Ohio

Introduction

Over 1,800 licensed CPA firms serve the eleven and a half million residents of Ohio. Two Fortune 500 companies and each of the “Big Four” international CPA firms (Deloitte Touche, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst Young) have offices throughout the state.

Every year, Ohio’s diverse economy generates approximately $526.1 billion in gross state product, employs a labor force of 5,883,960 and results in a per capita income of $39,289. This burgeoning economy continues to swell due to its variety banking, insurance, technology, auto manufacturing, steel production, research and development all contribute to a major portion of the state’s production. Prospective CPAs in the state have dozens of sectors to choose from.

Ohio at a glance

Per Capita Income

Fortune 500 Companies

Licensed CPA Firms

Accounting Programs in Ohio

Search our comprehensive school directory to explore the accounting programs in Ohio, including campus-based, online and hybrid programs.

Accounting Salaries and Employment

Accountants and auditors in the state of Ohio can expect to see a 8% increase in employment opportunities by 2022, that s compared to an average national growth rate of just over 13%. Potential employers include SS G which grossed $90.00 million in 2014, and Clark, Schaefer, Hackett Co. which generated $52.33 million in revenue last year.

Ohio firms will employ close to 44,000 additional accountants over the next seven years. Ohioans can expect to earn anywhere between $37,250 and $113,810 working in various accounting services in the state, with wages contingent upon education level, licensure status and area of speciality.

Projected Job Growth for Accountants

40,290 Employees 2012

Accounting Today named these firms among the highest performing in a multi-state region. Rankings as based upon reported net revenues from 2014. Source: Accounting Today. “Top 100 Firms and Regional Leaders”

Becoming a certified public accountant (CPA) in Ohio

Potential CPAs of Ohio sit for the uniform CPA exam administered by NASBA and must meet the eligibility requirements listed below. Various colleges and universities in the state have accounting programs with top passing rates. The schools ranked by CPA passing rates below include both first time testers and candidates returning to attempt the exam again, as is common for many students.

Ohio offers a course evaluation worksheet to help students determine if they meet the educational requirements before applying for the exam. Ohio recognizes CPA mobility legislation as well as obtaining a license by transfer.

Eligibility for CPA Licensure in Ohio

In order to be eligible to sit for the Uniform CPA Exam in Ohio, candidates must fulfill the qualifications below:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a resident of the state of Ohio
  • Fulfill the 150 hour educational requirement
  • Participate in international programs
  • Complete 30 semester hours in accounting
  • Complete 24 semester hours in business
  • Complete 1 year of experience working in accounting
  • Complete the Ohio Board of Accountancy course on basic professional standards and responsibilities

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