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2014-09-30 12:23:48

CITGO Donates Food Pantry Essentials; Supports Music, Sports, Computer, and Educational Programs HOUSTON and NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation hosted a special celebration at the Bronx Spanish Evangelical Church on September 26, highlighting the completion of a food storage container that CITGO donated earlier this year for the church's food pantry program. CITGO also provided materials to support the church's social outreach efforts, including...

2014-09-26 16:20:33

Employees and CITGO Raise More than $1,200 for School Supplies VINCENT, Ala., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation employees at the company's terminal in Birmingham, Ala. spent their summer collecting funds to help students and teachers at Vincent Elementary School get ready for the new school year. Between fund-raising by employees and matching funds from CITGO, $1,233 was collected for basic school supplies and classroom essentials. CITGO had adopted the...

2014-09-25 12:23:36

Local CITGO Marketers and CITGO Petroleum Raise More than $110,000 to Benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association MADISON, Wis., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 14, local CITGO Marketers Condon Oil Company, Frawley Oil Company and U.S. Oil, CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) teamed up for the second annual MDA Madison Muscle Team event at the Keva Sports Center in Middleton. The event, which raised more than $110,000 in support of the...

2014-09-20 16:20:32

LAKE CHARLES, La., Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, in partnership with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL), commemorated the nine-year anniversary of Hurricane Rita with a volunteer event to plant 70,000 dune grass plugs along a five-mile stretch of Holly Beach. The project is part of the CITGO Caring for Our Coast initiative, a yearlong environmental conservation and restoration program that celebrates the resilience and recovery of...

2014-09-18 12:23:33

36 Non-profit Organizations Receive Grants for Educational, Environmental, Health, and Cultural Initiatives; Program Also to Include Scholarships HOUSTON and NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its 501(c)(3) private foundation, the Simon Bolivar Foundation, announced today that they again have committed up to $1.25 million for social programs in the South Bronx. This year's program, named "Path to Progress," has an increased focus on youth and...

2014-09-17 08:31:14

Inaugural Event Raises More Than $15,200 to Support the Muscular Dystrophy Association DELAWARE, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 20, CITGO Petroleum Corporation employees from the CITGO terminals in Columbus and Dayton launched the inaugural Sporting Clay Shootout, raising more than $15,200 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The event proceeds will fund research projects at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children's Hospital, in...

2014-09-08 23:02:42

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its employees and branded Marketers raised more than $13.6 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its employees and branded Marketers raised more than $13.6 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. Vital...

2014-09-08 08:33:27

HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation was recently recognized by American Commercial Lines Inc. with its Marine Environmental Stewardship Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140905/143450 The award recognized ACL customers that safely handled over two billion gallons of chemicals, petroleum products, and other liquid cargoes with the barge transportation company in 2013. "At CITGO, we are proud to receive an award that shows that we work...

2014-09-05 08:20:27

CITGO, 104.1 KRBE, the Houston Astros and The Harris County Sheriff's Office Collect Donations and Supplies Benefiting Hundreds of Local Students HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and a host of Houston-area businesses and organizations teamed up to support the fourth annual CITGO Back-to-School Supply Drive to collect much-needed school supplies for Houston, Alief and Spring Branch school district students. On August 11, a public donation station was...

2014-08-29 12:23:04

Project Launches Yearlong Environmental Conservation and Restoration Initiative NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 29, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, in partnership with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and Audubon Nature Institute, conducted an all-day wetland restoration project at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center. The event launched "CITGO Caring for Our Coast," a yearlong environmental conservation and restoration campaign in coastal regions....


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