CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Oct. 22, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its Corpus Christi refinery have announced today the recipients of $500,000 worth of grants under the first year of the company's Hands for Hillcrest program.
CITGO and Wisconsin Marketer Condon Oil Work Together to Support the MDA Muscle Team Event
MILWAUKEE, October 15, 2012 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) are hosting the Wisconsin Muscle Team Event at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. in an effort to raise $150,000 for MDA.
On August 18, 2012, employees and family members of the Atlanta CITGO Petroleum Corporation lubricant blending plant participated in a hands-on project by volunteering at the Product Rescue Center for the Atlanta Community Food Bank. The CITGO team sorted and packagedapproximately 7,770 pounds of food - enough for 5,149 meals. The Atlanta Community Food Bank provides these packaged grocery items to more than 700 non-profit partner agencies in the Metro Atlanta and North Georgia areas.
Half a Million CFL Bulbs to be Donated Across 17 U.S. Cities
HOUSTON, July 10, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation has launched the third edition of its CITGO-Venezuela Energy Efficient Lighting Program. This social responsibility program will provide 500,000 energy efficient compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs to qualifying households across 17 U.S. cities. It is expected that this year, the CITGO-Venezuela Energy Efficient Lighting Program, will help approximately 50,000 low-income households save energy.
Detroit-Based Marketer Bazzi Oil Holds First Annual Community Celebration and Funds Scholarships for Detroit High School Students
DETROIT, July 9, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 800 community members joined local CITGO Marketer Bazzi Oil for an awards ceremony on Saturday, June 16, to honor five local high school students at a CITGO location on Seven Mile Road.
Virginia Charity Provides Literacy Outreach to Shut-Ins and Nursing Homes
INDEPENDENCE, Va., April 26, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Caring about people and helping to improve the quality of their lives is a deeply embedded value of CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its Fueling Good program.
Storymobile Recognized for Making Books Accessible to Children
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., April 25, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Caring about people and helping to improve the quality of their lives is a deeply embedded value of CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its Fueling Good program.
More than 1,500 Items Will Benefit Science Education for Local High School Students
ATLANTA, April 2, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its lubricants blending plant in Atlanta donated more than 1,500 pieces of laboratory equipment, including workbenches, beakers, flasks and ovens to the City of Atlanta School System. The equipment will help students at the Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy and Forest Hill Academy advance their science and chemistry education.