HOUSTON, August 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ – For the third year, CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) are providing teachers and students with unique educational opportunities in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Through two separate fellowships within the Nautilus Exploration Program, CITGO and OET are bringing select groups of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educators and students aboard Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus to learn about deep-sea exploration firsthand.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – For more than 50 years, Charlie’s Place Recovery Center, one of Texas’s largest nonprofit, residential drug and alcohol treatment centers, has helped thousands of people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction rebuild their lives. To further the center’s work helping patients overcome addiction, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is again sponsoring the Charlie’s Place “A Night in Vegas” fundraiser. Funds raised from this year’s event, which will be held August 20 at the American Bank Center, will go toward patient care.
Red Sox-branded fuel pumps and CITGO station activities fuel good for foundation programs
BOSTON, Mass., July 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This July through October, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with its local New England partners, SEI Fuels, H.A. Mapes, Global Partners and Tradewinds, will fuel good for the Red Sox Foundation through the installation of unique Red Sox-branded gas pumps at multiple CITGO stations throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine.
Local CITGO Marketer receives second Business Standard of Excellence Award
DEARBORN, Mich., July 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Promoting a sense of pride and beautification in the Dearborn, Mich. community, Bazzi Oil & Gas Company, a CITGO Petroleum Corporation Marketer, recently received the Dearborn City Beautiful Commission’s Business Standard of Excellence Award for maintaining and enhancing the appearance of its CITGO station property.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Volunteers from CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery will return to Camp Aranzazu in Rockport for a fifth year to assist with cleanup and other efforts on the camp’s Annual Camp Care Day. Camp Aranzazu serves children and adults with special needs and chronic illnesses through therapeutic recreation at its barrier-free facility. With more than 100 acres of land and only one full-time maintenance staff member, the camp relies heavily on volunteers.
SULPHUR, La., July 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently awarded collegiate scholarships to 10 high school graduates who are dependent children of company employees, including four children of CITGO Lake Charles Refinery employees. The local students were honored last month during the annual CITGO Scholarship Banquet at the Pioneer Club in Lake Charles, La.
LEMONT, Ill., June 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Last week, over 75 leaders of local community organizations gathered at the CITGO Lemont Refinery for a special breakfast in celebration of the refinery's commitment to Fueling Good for over 90 years.
As part of the CITGO Lemont Refinery's 90th anniversary celebration, the refinery hosted a partner appreciation breakfast to honor the various partners it works with and highlight their charitable work conducted together within the Lemont community and the surrounding area.
HOUSTON, June 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation has entered into a new partnership with First Response Team of America, making CITGO the natural disaster response organization’s official fuel sponsor. With this partnership, First Response Team of America, which aids communities between the onset of a natural disaster and the arrival of traditional relief agencies, will be able to continuously and reliably fuel its support vehicles as they travel the country assisting areas in need.
HOUSTON, June 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Twenty Houston-area students are one step closer to a college education thanks to financial aid provided by CITGO Petroleum Corporation through the new CITGO STEM Scholarship. In keeping with a long-term commitment from CITGO to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, the scholarship supports higher education opportunities for students pursuing degrees in these fields.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Every nine seconds in the United States, a woman is assaulted or beaten, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. To raise funds to provide services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims in the Coastal Bend, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is partnering with the Women’s Shelter of South Texas to support the shelter’s 2016 Great Expectations Speaker Series Luncheon. This year’s fundraiser will feature actress and activist Kathy Najimy.