Santa Maria Community Services announced as Better Business Bureau® Torch Awards for Ethics Finalist

Santa Maria Community Services, Inc., a nonprofit human services agency, located in Price Hill, announced today that it has been named a 2023 Torch Awards for Ethics finalist by Better Business Bureau Cincinnati.

The BBB® Torch Awards for Ethics is Greater Cincinnati’s premier ethics-centered awards program for businesses and nonprofits. For more than two decades, the iconic program has distinguished hundreds of local businesses and nonprofits of all sizes, from all industries. The 2023 Torch Awards finalists were selected by a panel of local business leaders for their character-driven operations, extraordinary workplace cultures, and dedication to the community.

Santa Maria was previously named a finalist multiple times and received the 2004 BBB® Torch Award for Ethics, recognizing its exceptional commitment to ethics, integrity, and trust among employees, program participants, and the community.

“Being a finalist for the BBB Torch Awards reflects our commitment to ethics and fostering a positive team culture as we give back to our community. This recognition fuels our dedication to continue exceeding ethical standards in everything we do,” said H.A. Musser, Jr., President and CEO of Santa Maria Community Services. “We want to thank everyone who has been a part of our journey and supported us along the way. Together, we’re making a positive impact in our community.”

Winning organizations will be revealed live onstage at the 2023 Torch Awards for Ethics and Spark Awards Gala on Wednesday, October 4, 5:30–8:30 p.m. at Cincinnati Art Museum. Torch Awards finalists will be honored at the event, as well as finalists and winners for the Spark Awards for new businesses and young entrepreneurs. Reserve your spot at the red-carpet awards gala today.


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