ELKHART LAKE, Wis., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and local Marketer Quality State Oil recently raised $32,000 at the 24th Annual Quality State Oil/CITGO Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Golf Challenge. The tournament took place on July 10 at the Quit Qui Oc Golf Club in Elkhart Lake, Wis.

Each year, the MDA Golf Challenge raises money to assist families in the Elkhart Lake area who are dealing with the challenges associated with muscular dystrophy. The funds raised directly support local clinics, care programs and support groups for children and adults coping with neuromuscular diseases. 

"We are honored to aid in spreading awareness of MDA each year," said Scott Stangel, wholesale marketing manager for Quality State Oil. "Along with CITGO and more than 20 other corporate sponsors, we are able to help those in Sheboygan County coping with neuromuscular disease for the 24th consecutive year. We are always willing to lend a hand for such a worthy cause."

This year's event was particularly exciting as the CITGO Fueling Good Van stopped by to show support for the community on its road trip across the country. The Fueling Good Road Trip Ambassadors, Adam and Diego, highlighted all the good the participants, sponsors and volunteers continue to do for the Greater Sheboygan County area.

"We love when our Marketers form a strong relationship with their community," said Alan Flagg, general manager light oils marketing for CITGO. "Quality State has certainly formed a strong bond with Elkhart Lake through its years of supporting the MDA Golf Challenge, and we are happy to support a cause that is so close to our hearts as well."

CITGO is committed to giving back to the local communities it serves through its network of locally owned stations. CITGO Marketers and Retailers in Wisconsin own and operate more than 300 CITGO locations and are proud to support their communities, including Elkhart Lake. For more information on the positive impact of the locally owned CITGO stations, visit www.fuelinggood.com.

CITGO, based in Houston, is a refiner, transporter and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products. The company is owned by PDV America, Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. For more information, visit www.CITGO.com.