LEMONT, Ill., October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In September, the CITGO Lemont TeamCITGO volunteer organization was awarded the Volunteer Group of the Year by the MorningStar Mission in Joliet, Ill. at its annual volunteer banquet.
According to MorningStar Mission volunteer coordinator Lisa Wainwright, customarily, the Volunteer Group of the Year Award is granted to individuals who display an exemplary volunteer spirit, but this year MorningStar Mission staff unanimously decided to honor the CITGO Lemont TeamCITGO organization as a whole.
HOUSTON, October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced its Fueling Good. Rebuilding Lives. initiative today, which will contribute a percentage of CITGO gas station purchases at the pump to long-term recovery in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. For the next three months, 1 cent from every gallon of CITGO fuel purchased - up to $8 million - will be donated to qualified organizations that are helping local communities rebuild after the devastating impact of these natural disasters.
HOUSTON, October 2, 2017/3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation, an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., announced today that it will donate up to 50,000 barrels of diesel to Puerto Rico. The donation is to assist the federal, state and local authorities in providing services to those afflicted by Hurricane Maria’s devastating path.
HOUSTON, September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For the third year in a row, CITGO Petroleum Corporation has awarded eight grants to local government agencies and nonprofits in celebration of National Estuaries Week, which took place Sept. 16-23. Through a partnership between CITGO and Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE), each grant will fund the organization’s restoration programs, environmental clean-ups, tree plantings and educational events.
The following eight groups are CITGO grant program recipients:
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, September 07, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced today that it has made a donation of $500,000 to the Coastal Bend Community Foundation to assist local authorities in providing services to those afflicted by the Hurricane’s devastating path. The donation is in addition to potable water and fuel the company has already donated to local residents and first responders.
HOUSTON, September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation is providing 15 high school graduates from Spring Branch Independent School District (ISD) with scholarships that will help them pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at four-year accredited universities. CITGO also awarded STEM scholarships to Alief and Houston ISD graduates this spring to help foster academic excellence in STEM among Houston-area students.
HOUSTON, September 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) have selected four educators to participate in the 2017 CITGO Nautilus Ambassador Program, who will sail aboard the Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus during its summer expedition off the central California coast.
ROCKPORT, Texas, August 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has invited CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery employees to attend “Sponsor Day” at the annual MDA Summer Camp in Camp Aranzazu near Rockport. During their time there, they will be free to tour the camp, participate in a camp activity and meet the campers that they have helped send to camp.
K-8 educators have opportunity to win STEM-related prizes in partnership with ‘America’s Science Teacher’ Steve Spangler
HOUSTON, August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation invites elementary and middle public school teachers to enter its fifth annual Fueling Education Program, focusing on the importance of engaging young students in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
LEMONT, Ill., July 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Each year, as a part of the CITGO STEM Talent Pipeline Program, the Lemont Refinery gives back to the community by awarding college scholarships to deserving high school students at each of the three area highs schools---Lemont, Romeoville, and Lockport Township.
In order to be considered, applicants must show interest in pursuing a degree in a STEM-related discipline (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics), be in good academic standing, and demonstrate leadership abilities.