Lemont Refinery

CITGO Lemont Provides Food, Coats and Toys to Local Families During Holidays

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LEMONT, Ill., February 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - During the recent holiday season and extreme winter weather, the CITGO Lemont Refinery generously supported employee-led initiatives to provide food, clothing and toys to local families. Refinery employees lead an annual food drive prior to Thanksgiving to help local organizations fill their shelves before the holidays.

CITGO Continues Restoration Work in Lemont Quarries

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LEMONT, Ill., December 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The CITGO Lemont Refinery, in partnership with The Conservation Foundation and the Village of Lemont, continued their environmental restoration project in the Heritage Quarries Recreation Area (HQRA) this past October. Volunteers worked together to remove invasive plant species in visible areas by trimming trees and removing invasive brush.

CITGO Lemont Recognizes National STEM Day With First Annual Celebration

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LEMONT, Ill., December 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Lemont Refinery celebrated National STEM Day on Nov. 8 with more than 360 students, teachers and parents from Homer Glenn, Lemont, Lockport and Romeoville participating in 29 hands-on STEM activities and live demonstrations. The event is part of the CITGO STEM Talent Pipeline, a program that seeks to increase access to educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

CITGO Lemont Refinery Brings Bess the Book Bus to Lemont School

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LEMONT, Ill., November 21, 2017 /3BL Media/- The CITGO Lemont Refinery and mobile literacy outreach program, Bess the Book Bus, brought the joy of reading to local students at St. Cyril and Methodius School in Lemont during the month of October. 

Approximately 105 books were distributed to St. Cyril and Methodius School students. Students were able to pick out their very own book to take home and then enjoyed participating in an interactive and hands-on drum circle hosted by Bess the Book Bus Partner, Giving Tree Music.

CITGO Lemont Refinery Partners With the Village of Lemont on Recycling Day

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LEMONT, Ill., November 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Lemont Refinery and the Village of Lemont and Lemont Environmental Advisory Commission partnered to host the semi-annual fall Recycling Day on Oct. 14. The event provided an opportunity for community residents to drop off unwanted recyclable items and household waste.

CITGO Lemont Refinery Raises Funds to Find a Cure for Muscular Dystrophy

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LEMONT, Ill., November 2, 2017 – The CITGO Lemont Refinery is a committed partner of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and has raised more than $600,000 for the organization during 2017. Funds raised help underwrite clinical research, assist with medical and rehabilitation costs, and send children affected by neurological diseases to MDA Summer Camp in Hudson, Ill.

TeamCITGO Lemont Awarded Volunteer Group of the Year

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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. 

CITGO Lemont Refinery Recognized for STEM Contributions in Local Schools

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LEMONT, Ill., September  12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - During the May board meeting, School District 113a recognized the CITGO Lemont Refinery for its support of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives in their schools.    

CITGO Lemont Refinery Awards STEM Scholarships

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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.

CITGO Continues Restoration Work in the Lemont Quarries

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LEMONT, Ill., June 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ — CITGO volunteers and community leaders came together in Lemont to continue the project of removing invasive species and the replanting of native seeds in the Heritage Quarries Recreation Area (HQRA).

Volunteers worked on three highly visible locations---approximately 3.5 acres of natural area. Under the direction of The Conservation Foundation, workers trimmed trees and removed invasive brush, and planted native seeds, trees and plugs. 


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