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2014-01-23 08:28:17

Funds Support Nationally Recognized Children's Literacy Program HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation is renewing its sponsorship of Bess the Book Bus, an initiative dedicated to promoting children's literacy across the country and one of the first Fueling Good winners. Over the course of 2014, Bess will travel the United States, making numerous stops at schools, community centers, shelters, Head Start facilities and CITGO locations in nearly 60 cities...

2014-01-09 12:21:30

Local Heroes Recognized for Giving Back to Their Communities HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation is recognizing nine non-profits from eight states and the District of Columbia as Fueling Good Project winners, each receiving $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards to fuel good in their local communities. The organizations will use their awards for a wide range of activities, including transitional youth programs for children with severe chronic health conditions, helping...

2013-12-23 08:28:39

HOUSTON, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simon Bolivar Foundation, in a joint effort with CITGO Petroleum Corporation (CITGO) and its ultimate parent company, Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), will donate more than 1,000 refurbished dome tents to Matthew 25: Ministries Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which will facilitate the delivery of this donation to typhoon victims in the Philippines. "At the Simon Bolivar Foundation, we wish to express our solidarity with our...

2013-12-19 12:21:11

Local CITGO Lubricants Marketer Raises Funds for El Paso Families Living with Neuromuscular Disease EL PASO, Texas, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Lubricants Marketer/Distributor Tigua, Inc. and Tigua Transportation joined forces with the Rio Grande Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) to launch its 2013 Inaugural Golf Classic on Oct. 28, 2013. Sixty-five members of the El Paso community gathered at Butterfield Trail Golf Course to raise money in support of...

2013-12-18 08:24:35

Local CITGO Marketer Thanks Loyal Customers With Giveaways and Refreshments OXFORD, Wis., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and local CITGO Marketer, Francois Oil Company, thanked more than 1,000 loyal customers in Oxford, Wis. on Nov. 23 in celebration of the 10(th) Anniversary of the Oxford Travel Plaza CITGO location. During the event, customers were hosted by local owners Clay and Lynda Courchaine and John and Colleen Marlewski for a day of fun...

2013-12-17 20:20:23

Students at Alief, Houston and Spring Branch Independent School Districts to Receive 60 Kindle Fire Tablets HOUSTON, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) today announced the launch of their "Kindling Young Minds" program aimed at boosting attendance at six Houston high schools. CITGO and the Sheriff's office identified schools in the Alief, Houston and Spring Branch Independent School Districts (ISD) to receive a total of 60...

2013-11-25 12:23:20

LEMONT, Ill., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CITGO Lemont Refinery donated $201,765.60 to the United Way of Will County, surpassing their fundraising goal by more than $9,000. The money was raised during the 2013 "Give Your Share to Show You Care" Workplace Campaign, by more than 570 CITGO employees, including support from the United Steel Workers Union (USW) and matching funds from CITGO Petroleum Corporation. The proceeds directly benefit the United Way of Will County, which...

2013-11-05 12:23:00

Local CITGO Marketers Help Fund Revitalization Efforts for Eight Mile Corridor DETROIT, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with local CITGO Marketers Barrick Enterprises and Knight Enterprises, came together to support the Eight Mile Boulevard Association's (8MBA) ninth annual golf outing, held Sept. 20 at the Whispering Willows Golf Course in Livonia, Mich. The event raises money to clean-up the area along Detroit's Eight Mile Boulevard. "For the last...

2013-10-28 16:22:22

Bess the Book Bus Donates 900 Books, Miss Virginia and Miss Virginia Outstanding Teen 2013 Promote Issues Awareness VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Local CITGO Marketer PAPCO Inc. sponsored the 40th Annual Virginia Beach Neptune Festival, which took place Sept. 27 - 29. Also participating on behalf of CITGO were Bess the Book Bus, Miss Virginia and Miss Virginia Outstanding Teen, who brought books and music to the event. (Photo:...

2013-10-17 12:22:53

Local CITGO Marketer Raises More Than $28,000 for Mid-South MDA WEST MEMPHIS, Ark., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Flash Market and CITGO Petroleum Corporation joined forces to raise more than $28,000 to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). One hundred thirty-three people gathered at the Tunica National Golf Course on Sept. 9 for the 15(th) annual Flash Market CITGO Golf Classic. "For 15 years, we have enjoyed being a part of this worthy cause,"...