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Santa Maria Block Party on April 6th Featuring the Fifth Third eBus!

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 31, 2023
Education, financial products, and financial services will all be offered in Spanish and English; organizers available for interview day of event.

Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. will host a Block Party, featuring the Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, commonly known as the eBus, at its East Price Hill location, 3208 Warsaw Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45205, on April 6, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Fifth Third Financial Empowerment Mobile is a 40-foot customized vehicle transformed into a mobile classroom unit. The mobile operating unit is equipped with internet accessible computer workstations powered by satellite technology and staffed by Fifth Third Employees. 

The purpose of the Financial Empowerment Mobile is to provide information and counseling on services, educational tools and financial products, to unbanked, underserved communities within Fifth Third’s footprint.
Throughout the year, in partnership with local and community organizations, the vehicle travels to low-and moderate income and high minority communities to offer much needed access to credit counseling, financial education, homeownership down payment assistance, online account opening tools, and many other bank products and services.

Residents will be able to board the Fifth Third Bank eBus for the following services:

  • Credit report review with a professional banker
  • Personal evaluation of finances
  • Financial education
  • Internet banking and bill payment tutorials
  • Online account openings
  • Loan application referrals
Community partners will also be on hand to bring valuable resources to the East Price Hill community.

WHO: Austin Tebelman, Santa Maria Community Services Financial Literacy Coordinator will be available for media interviews. Speaker is available during event hours, however earlier or later appointments may be arranged if you RSVP below.
WHAT: Santa Maria Block Party & Fifth Third Bank eBus
WHEN: Thursday, April 6, 2023, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Organizers available for interviews beginning at 11 a.m.)
WHERE: Santa Maria Community Services, 3208 Warsaw Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45205

PLEASE NOTE: Free parking will be available at Santa Maria Community Services, 3301 Warsaw Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45205.

RSVP: If you plan to cover the event, RSVP to Nune Sargsyan at or (513) 557-7267.

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