News Announcements

Announcements

Major local news announcements.

If your business has an active on-premises liquor permit (as of October 23, 2020), you are eligible for a bar grant of $2,500 for each location. On December 30, 2020, the State of Ohio released an update stating: "More than 5,100 eligible...
Local Black-owned bakery Bake Me Happy has won a $25,000 grant from Discover's Eat It Forward Program. “Forty percent of Black-owned businesses are expected to not survive the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research from UC Santa Cruz," said Russ Hindel,...
The coronavirus pandemic has seen the community come together in unprecedented ways to support each other. Social enterprises live this spirit day in and out, before, during and after a global pandemic. Social enterprise leaders work tirelessly to tackle...
As bars and restaurants across the state are allowed to re-open, JobsOhio and the Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of Liquor Control will offer a one-time rebate so locations can restock their high-proof spirituous liquor. Starting in mid-May, eligible permit...
In light of the developing Coronavirus issue in Ohio, on March 14, 2020, it was announced that bars and restaurants will be allowed to return a high proof liquor product, purchased within the past 30 days. The process is noted to...
Seven non-profits netted a total of $115,649 in funding at the second annual Philanthropitch Columbus. During the social fast pitch competition, non-profits have three minutes to share more about their organizations, followed by three minutes of Q&A from a...
The IRS has released a new Form 2020 W-4 that takes effect today, January 1, 2020. If you are a small business and are hiring employees today and after, make sure you are including the new Form W-4 in...
Economic development organization Columbus 2020 has unveiled its new branding and strategic plan, under the name One Columbus. The organization's goal of helping Columbus area businesses grow and prosper, as well as attracting new businesses, will continue with a...