(Columbus, OH) Ohio Secretary of State John Husted is declaring May "Main Street Ohio Month" to honor small businesses in the Buckeye State.
According to statistics from the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses employed almost half of all Ohioans in recent years.
About 2.2 million people work for small businesses. Throughout May, a number of small businesses from across the state will be highlighted by Ohio Business Profile.
Husted said they will be profiling family-owned businesses that are considered staples in Ohio communities.