Houston, Oct. 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – From now through Nov. 10, CITGO is giving away $34,000 in CITGO Gift Cards to consumers who visit one of nearly 500 CITGO branded stations in San Antonio; Atlanta; Tampa, Fla.; and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa., as part of the CITGO Good Stuff Giveaway.
Local CITGO station owner Darwin Greenwald donated $700 to the Mukwonago YMCA’s “Community Support Campaign.” Customers at Greenwald’s 5 Star CITGO in Mukwonago, Wis. purchased star blocks through a CITGO “Be A Star, Buy A Star.” fundraiser and all of the money generated was given to the YMCA. The “Community Support Campaign” provides financial assistance for memberships and also helps support youth and community programs in Waukesha County, Racine County, Walworth County and beyond.
The CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip Visits Greensboro, Joins Local Community to Help Kick-Off New School Year
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- The local owners and operators of the Gunter CITGO Station, located at 5900 N. Church St. in Greensboro, will help kick off the new school year by hosting their sixth annual "Back to School Carnival" on Aug. 26 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The much-anticipated event will bring together local students, parents, teachers and businesses for an afternoon of fun and school spirit.
HOUSTON, July 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) honored CITGO Petroleum Corporation with its 2013 Safety Excellence Award at the organization’s 33rd Annual Operating Conference and Trade Show held in Houston this past June.
CITGO Fuels Education with Anti-Bullying Presentations
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On Wednesday, May 22, 2013, local Long Island CITGO Marketers joined Miss New York, Shannon Oliver, in hosting CITGO “Fueling Good Day” at John Philip Sousa Elementary School, Carrie Palmer Weber Middle School and Manorhaven Elementary School as part of a new partnership between CITGO and the Miss New York Organization to promote education, one of the four CITGO pillars of good.
CITGO and Local Marketer Raise Money for MDA Summer Camp Program
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- West Memphis-based CITGO Marketer Flash Oil and CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently teamed up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) for the first annual Muscle Team Madness event in Little Rock, Ark. Raising more than $16,000 to support the local MDA summer programs, these funds will cover the cost for 20 children to attend Camp Aldersgate in Little Rock.
Community Event in Berlin to Benefit Local Non-profits and Offer Customer Giveaways
KENSINGTON, Conn., May 7, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - The CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip is stopping at the Food Bag CITGO Quik Mart at 1289 Farmington Ave. on May 8 for the ultimate Fueling Good experience. From noon - 4 p.m. EDT, customers will receive free coffee from New England Coffee Company and free chocolate and strawberry milk from Guida's Dairy, with a special appearance by Guida's Diary Super Cow.
HOUSTON and NEW YORK, April 26, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation through its 501(c)(3) private foundation the Simon Bolivar Foundation Inc. announced the funding of nearly $1.25 million in grants for thirty-two South Bronx programs in the areas of arts and culture, education, environment and health to serve the local community. CITGO created the Bronx Social Programs in 2007 to promote a brighter future for the South Bronx, where 38 percent of the population lives below the poverty line in one of the poorest Congressional Districts in the United States.
Houston-Based Businesses Make Surprise Donation to Local Non-Profit
HOUSTON, March 21, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Houston-based CITGO Marketer, Sun Coast Resources, organized a surprise donation for the Houston Furniture Bank in honor of its commitment to "furnishing hope by making empty houses homes." Together, the two companies presented furniture collected by Sun Coast Resources employees and $500 in CITGO Gift Cards at the Houston CITGO Marketer Meeting on March 5, 2013.
Local Non-profit Awarded $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards
HOUSTON and WEST HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 27, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently recognized the Haitian Students Parents Solidarity Association (HSPSA) of West Haven as one of its latest Fueling Good winners. The Connecticut non-profit received $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards which will be used in the local collection of supplies, food, clothes and other donations that will be sent to the children of Haiti.