Campaign includes visits to more than 50 schools and hospitals across eight states
In celebration of National Reading Month, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with its mobile literacy partner, Bess the Book Bus, is hosting special reading events for several thousand children at more than 50 schools and Children’s Hospitals throughout the Central United States.
From Feb. 23 to March 3, CITGO representatives and Bess the Book Bus will deliver more than 18,000 brand new, free books to schools in eight states, while special read-alouds for children will focus on the joy and importance of reading every day.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, February 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Students from the CITGO Innovation Academy for Engineering, Environmental & Marine Science at Foy H. Moody High School took home two awards at the 2016 Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Competition, held at the state-of-the-art NASA Johnson Space Center’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab in Houston.
HOUSTON, Feb. 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation is teaming up with The National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project to equip CITGO employees to lead energy and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) hands-on activities for local students. At a recent lunch and learn workshop held at the CITGO corporate headquarters in Houston, employees were introduced to teaching techniques when working in school classrooms and received a CITGO Go Kit comprised of interactive energy-related activities to facilitate when visiting local schools and afterschool programs.
LEMONT, Ill. – Feb. 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Employees and contractors at the CITGO Lemont Refinery joined forces this past holiday season with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots drive. Collections bins were placed throughout the refinery and over 600 unwrapped toys were collected for needy children in Will and Grundy Counties.
CITGO will celebrate the One-Mile-To-Go Mark in historic Kenmore Square
BOSTON, February 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today proudly announced the beginning of a multiple-year sponsorship agreement, making the Houston-based oil refining and marketing company the Official Fuel Sponsor of the Boston Marathon.
LEMONT, Ill., January 18, 2016 /3BL Media/― During the month of December, the CITGO Lemont Refinery hosted 38 science and math teachers from 24 area schools for a STEM workshop as a way to further enhance the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum used in local schools.
Designated CITGO gas pumps and station activities fueled good for schools and charities in local communities throughout the year
HOUSTON, January 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with its Marketers and Retailers, raised approximately $30,000 in 2016 through the installation of “Spirit Pumps” at participating CITGO stations across the nation. These specially wrapped, branded fuel pumps were operational at different times throughout the year to raise money for a variety of education, charitable and community service programs.
2017 sessions to highlight new initiatives and industry best practices
HOUSTON, January 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation kicks off its annual Marketer Roundtable meetings on Jan. 10 with an emphasis on new initiatives, industry trends and best practices. Continuing through Feb. 2 in various cities throughout the company’s marketing regions, CITGO marketing personnel will address the following and more:
• Club CITGO® Mobile App updates • TriCLEAN® TOP TIER™ promotion updates • Trimark of Excellence Mystery Shop Program enhancements • CITGO Rewards® Credit Card Program updates
SULPHUR, La., January 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Lake Charles Refinery employees offered Christmas donations and gifts to local families this holiday season through local charities and CITGO Partner in Education E.K. Key Elementary School. Employees raised $6,632 to purchase Christmas presents and household necessities for the families.
SULPHUR, La., December 22, 2016, /3BL Media/ – The CITGO Lake Charles Refinery, in partnership with The National Energy Education Development Project (NEED), recently hosted an informational and educational workshop for 30 local STEM teachers to enhance the science, technology, engineering and math-based education curriculum used in their classrooms.