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CITGO Announces Donation to Assist Hurricane Harvey’s Relief Efforts in Corpus Christi and Surrounding Areas

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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.

CITGO Awards Scholarships to Corpus Christi Students Poised to Become First-Generation College Graduates

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – June 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Fifteen college-bound students attending high schools in the Corpus Christi Independent School District (CCISD) were awarded the CITGO First in Family Scholarship, thanks to support from CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Corpus Christi Education Fund (CCEF). 

TeamCITGO Enhances Natural Habitats and Environmental Education at the Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve in Corpus Christi

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Volunteers from the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery and local students came together for a beach cleanup at the Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center, a 162-acre natural sanctuary maintained by the Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation Department. Students from Cunningham Middle School and Foy H. Moody High School worked with TeamCITGO, an employee-run community service group, to clear the beach of trash and plant native vegetation.

CITGO Honored as a Friend of Engineering by Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi for Furthering STEM Education

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) recognized CITGO Petroleum Corporation for its commitment to supporting the next generation of engineers by honoring the company with the prestigious Friends of Engineering Award. A partner of TAMU-CC for more than 30 years, CITGO was one of three Friends of Engineering Award honorees at this year’s annual award luncheon held at the university. Award recipients are honored for their outstanding achievements in support of the School of Engineering and Computing Science. 
 

CITGO Marks 18 Years as Presenting Sponsor of the Special Olympics of South Texas Spring Games

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation marked its 18th year as presenting sponsor of the Special Olympics Area 2 (South Texas) Spring Games on April 2. More than 600 athletes from 16 area counties convened at Flour Bluff High School in Corpus Christi to compete in the 33rd annual Spring Games. Volunteers from the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery were on hand to help escort teams during opening ceremonies, run track and field events, serve as timekeepers, park cars, and congratulate competitors.
 

CITGO and Corpus Christi American Heart Association Help Fight Cardiovascular Disease at Annual Heart Ball

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – March 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – According to the American Heart Association, 17.3 million people die from cardiovascular disease each year, and the death toll is expected to grow to more than 23.6 million by 2030. In an effort to combat this mounting problem, leaders from the Corpus Christi health, philanthropic and local business communities gathered at the Corpus Christi American Heart Association’s annual Heart Ball in mid-February, sponsored in part by CITGO Petroleum Corporation.

Incarnate Word Academy Student Receives Scholarship from CITGO Petroleum Corporation

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation offered an Incarnate Word Academy (IWA) student a partial scholarship to attend the college preparatory school as part of its sponsorship of the 145th IWA Annual Gala. Funds raised from the gala are not only financing critical tuition assistance, but also help sustain IWA’s Educational Initiatives Fund, which supports enriched academic and athletic programs, facility and technology enhancements and professional development resources for teachers and other faculty members.
 

CITGO Volunteers in Corpus Christi Mark 10 Years of Cleanup Efforts at Hans & Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Marking their 10th year of service to Hans and Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge, Team CITGO volunteers from the CITGO Petroleum Corporation Corpus Christi Refinery recently took part in a cleanup day at the refuge to help beautify the park and protect critical habitats. 

CITGO Renews Commitment to Moody High School, Boosting STEM Education for Corpus Christi Students

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation has renewed its commitment to help students at Foy H. Moody High School in Corpus Christi prepare for futures in science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM). For several years, CITGO has supported education at the CITGO Innovation Academy for Engineering, Environmental & Marine Science at Moody High School, one of the highest-ranked schools in the country for STEM courses.

TeamCITGO and Habitat for Humanity Build Home for Corpus Christi Family in Need

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – A Corpus Christi family in need came home to a brand new house, thanks to the efforts of TeamCITGO, the Corpus Christi Housing Opportunity Committee and Habitat for Humanity – Corpus Christi. The organizations came together to construct a home for a Corpus Christi family earlier this year. 

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