Santa Maria Throws 125th Birthday Party at the American Sign Museum on November 3, 2022

Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. is pleased to announce our 125th Birthday Party on Thursday, November 3, 2022 from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. at the American Sign Museum, 1330 Monmouth Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45225.

Santa Maria is celebrating 125 years of serving families in Cincinnati – that’s called a quasquicentennial. Founded in 1897 by two Sisters of Charity, Blandina and Justina Segale, Santa Maria Italian Educational and Industrial Home began as a settlement house serving Cincinnati’s Italian immigrant population, providing educational, recreational, and other social services to the community.

Today, Santa Maria provides individuals with educational tools and resources to build strong families, promote healthy residents, and foster neighborhood revitalization. Our Price Hill Family Centers provide a welcoming environment and the coaching, support, and flexibility to assist families to achieve their identified goals toward stabilization and self-sufficiency. Santa Maria’s mission it is to be a catalyst and advocate for Greater Price Hill families to attain their educational, financial, and health goals. Services include community building, early childhood development, education advancement, employment assistance, financial coaching, health and wellness and youth development.

“Santa Maria is excited to be celebrating 125 years of service to our community,” said H.A. Musser, Jr., President and CEO of Santa Maria Community Services. “In 1897, Sisters Blandina and Justina Segale turned $5 seed money into an organization dedicated to helping families help themselves. We hope everyone who believes Price Hill can be a vibrant, thriving, and self-sustaining community will come out and celebrate this milestone with us.”

The Birthday Party will include dancing, games, music, food, prizes and more! Guests should dress in the fashion of any decade between the 1890s and now. MCM CPAs and Advisors is providing free valet parking at the venue. Tickets may be purchased at

Santa Maria would like to thank our 2022 sponsors: Presenting Sponsor, Nehemiah Manufacturing; Corporate Sponsors, MolinaCares, and Western and Southern Financial Group; Impact Sponsors, Fifth Third Bank, First Financial Bank, Interact for Health, PNC Bank, and the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati; Supporting Sponsors, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, The Model Group, and Warsaw Federal Savings and Loan; Community Sponsors, CET Public Television, Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency, Elder High School, Mariner Wealth Advisors, M. Maureen Maxfield, Mutual of America Financial Group, Paragon Advertising & Communications, and Spotted Yeti Media.



Christy Cauley                                                             

Santa Maria Community Services, Inc.

(513) 557-7297