LEMONT, Ill., April 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – During February and March, as a part of the CITGO STEM Talent Pipeline Program, which seeks to increase access to educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the CITGO Lemont Refinery participated in four STEM-related events for area youth.
“As a company, we are committed to investing in the next generation of STEM leaders. Partnering with area schools is just one example of how we are encouraging STEM education,” said Jim Cristman, vice president and general manager of the CITGO Lemont Refinery.
LEMONT, Ill., April 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Recently, the CITGO Lemont Refinery held their annual United Way campaign – raising $206,087 in support of the 46 partner agencies that receive funding and guidance from the United Way of Will County.
"For many years CITGO and its employees have fueled the United Way’s mission of help and hope, and this year’s fundraising results are a perfect example of the company’s true dedication to support the communities in which it serves," said Mike Hennessy, president and CEO of the United Way of Will County.
HOUSTON – April 4, 2017 – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Boston Red Sox are taking science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to the baseball diamond this year. CITGO and the Red Sox have announced that they will host two STEM Days this year for Boston-area students to help their classroom STEM lessons come alive. CITGO will be inviting 500 elementary and middle school students to the STEM Days as part of the CITGO STEM Talent Pipeline Program, joining a total of approximately 5,000 students who will take part in these days of fun, interactive STEM learning.
LEMONT, Ill., March 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As a part of the CITGO STEM Talent Pipeline Initiative, last month the Lemont Refinery partnered with The National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project to host an all-day learning workshop for STEM teachers and their students at the Lemont Township Community Center.
LEMONT, Ill., March 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – On Sunday, March 5, the CITGO Lemont Refinery joined over 5,000 participants at the 17th Annual Chicago Polar Plunge at North Avenue Beach. TeamCITGO volunteers dove into frigid Lake Michigan water – raising over $10,000 in support of Special Olympics Chicago athletes.
“CITGO is already a strong supporter of the Special Olympics organization, and so when we were asked to participate in the Plunge this year, we were honored,” said Jim Cristman, vice president and general manager of the CITGO Lemont Refinery.
SULPHUR, La., March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This February, mobile literacy program Bess the Book Bus brought the joy of reading to young students throughout Southwest Louisiana, with the help of CITGO Petroleum Corporation. CITGO Lake Charles Refinery employees assisted in the distribution of free books to pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and first grade students, as well as to other young residents of the area, as part of Bess the Book Bus’ nationwide tour this year.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas. – March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of National Reading Month, CITGO partnered with mobile literacy program Bess the Book Bus to give out free books to hundreds of Corpus Christi children this February.
LAKE CHARLES, La., February 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In January, representatives from the CITGO Earth Keepers recycling program planted trees at participating local schools to recognize students and teachers for recycling.
CITGO Corner Mart Locations in Greenville Support Local Victims of Domestic Violence
GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation Marketer, Piedmont Petroleum, recently raised $20,000 for Safe Harbor, Inc., a local non-profit organization dedicated to making a difference for victims of domestic violence and their children.