Romeoville, Ill., April 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ ─ On March 13, 306 CITGO Lemont Refinery employees and contractors raised more than $80,000 at the Fourth Annual Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Shamrock Bowl. Held at Brunswick Zone in Romeoville, Ill., the event benefits the MDA and its muscular dystrophy advocacy, awareness, research and support services for families in Illinois. CITGO has proudly supported the MDA for the past 28 years and is MDA’s largest corporate sponsor.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Rutgers University and United States Military Academy (West Point) are just two of the schools topping the rankings of the annual RecycleMania Tournament, which leverages campus spirit to increase recycling and waste reduction at colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada. All told, 461 schools participated this year representing more than 5.3 million students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada.
A few days ago I was asked to do a virtual interaction with three young students from ConnectEd Brazil, the signature program of the Alcatel-Lucent Foundation. The idea was to do a mentoring session where I could share my experiences and answer questions from the youngsters. As it turned out, I ended up being the one who learned the most, was moved and felt inspired by their life stories and enthusiasm.
By: Tony Stamper, AVP, Network Operations based out of Chicago, Illinois. Tony is also the Chapter President of the AT&T Illinois Veterans, an independent organization of AT&T employees and retirees dedicated to serving the veteran/military community.
CITGO Marketer's Employees and Customers Beat MDA Fundraising Goal
FORT KENT, Maine, April 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- From mid-February to mid-March every year, Daigle Oil Company's DOC's Place CITGO service stations and dealers in Northern and Central Maine rally employees, friends and customers to support the company's annual shamrock campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). This year, Daigle Oil DOC's Place locations and dealers sold $1 and $5 paper shamrock mobiles and transformed windows, walls and doors to match the St. Patrick's Day theme.
This year, during National Volunteer Week at Kenneth Cole Corporate Offices, associates were granted a half a day to volunteer in their local communities. Throughout the week of April 6, employees were able to choose from 12 opportunities at local organizations. To see associates in action at Palisades Emergency Residence Corp., one of the community partners visit http://goo.gl/byG2dP.
Local CITGO Marketer Raises More Than $32,000 for Muscular Dystrophy Association
Sheboygan, Wis., April 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Local CITGO Marketer Quality State Oil and CITGO Petroleum Corporation raised more than $32,000 to support the local Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) chapter during this year’s Q Mart Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign. From Feb. 1 through March 17, customers visited 18 participating Q Mart stations in the Sheboygan area to purchase paper shamrocks which were posted around the store as a sign of their commitment to the cause.
The partnership represents the largest financial commitment to Boys & Girls Clubs of America in its 108-year history
April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens™ and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the nation's largest teen-serving organization, announce a groundbreaking five-year partnership to support teens on their path to graduate from high school; ready for a successful future. As part of the new commitment, the Taco Bell Foundation expects to provide a $30 million, multi-year grant to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Online Developmental Screening to Help Make the Early Years Count
April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Week of the Young Child, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), aims to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize organizations like Easter Seals that help to meet those needs.