The Ohio River Valley~Women's Busines Council (ORV~WBC ) is featured in the 2012 Fifth Third Bank Annual Report.. Fifth Third Bank through its Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Trust provided the ORV~WBC with a $25,000 gift last year in support of the certification process of women owned businesses. View 24 &25 of the report for the story.
ORV~WBC is an organization for women business owners interested in promoting, developing and maintaining business relationships with other women business owners, major corporations and governmental agencies. It is a non-profit organization with a mission to certify bona fide women-owned businesses and to promote the activities directed at the development, establishment, expansion and encouragement of businesses owned by women. ORV~WBC is a certifying partner organization in the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Through our partnership with WBENC, our WBE certification process is a nationally recognized and accepted certification. WBE certification is required by numerous private-sector companies and governmental agencies. ORV-WBC includes numerous WBEs and corporate partners located in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia. For more information about ORV~WBC and its services, follow this link to visit the ORV-WBC website.