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2014-02-28 08:26:50

LEMONT, Ill., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CITGO Community Action Team (CCAT), employee volunteers with the CITGO Lemont Refinery, organized a winter coat and supply drive benefiting three local domestic violence shelters serving Will County. CITGO employees and contractors donated new and gently used coats, hats, gloves, personal care products, clothing and household items for women and children at Guardian Angel Home Community Services, Lamb's Fold Women's Center and Crisis...

2014-02-26 08:26:01

More Than $200,000 Raised for Area MDA Families CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Lemont Refinery employees joined the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and professional athletes including Chicago Blackhawks star Brandon Bollig, former Chicago Bears player Rashied Davis and Chicago White Sox legend Ron Kittle for the 5(th) Annual MDA Muscle Team Event, which raised more than $200,000. The proceeds will benefit thousands of families in the Chicagoland area living with...

2014-02-04 08:37:56

CITGO Employees Adopt 16 Families in Romeoville's Sixth Annual Operation Christmas Program LEMONT, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CITGO Lemont Refinery spread holiday cheer with its participation in the Village of Romeoville's sixth annual Operation Christmas program in December. CITGO employees "adopted" 16 local families in need, providing gifts and monetary support to ensure these families had a brighter holiday. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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