DETROIT, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Barrick Enterprises, Inc. and CITGO Petroleum Corporation teamed up to host a clean-up event at the H A&Z CITGO station located at 1841 E. State Fair in Detroit, Mich. More than 20 community members and Barrick employees gathered to remove graffiti, paint buildings and plant flowers at the station.
"We were eager to host this clean-up project," said Greg Barrick, vice president of Barrick Enterprises. "The local communities have become so involved in cleaning up the Detroit neighborhoods. This was the perfect opportunity to do our part. This project was a great success and we hope to plan more clean-up events like this at our other Detroit area locations."
The clean-up event was part of Barrick's latest mission to revamp the Detroit community by enhancing local community stations.
Founded in 1977, Barrick Enterprises, Inc. is a family owned and operated company specializing in the sale and delivery of wholesale fuel products. As a wholesaler and retailer of petroleum products, the company operates and supplies more than 240 gas stations in Southeast Michigan, including 48 CITGO locations. To learn more, visit www.barrickent.com.
CITGO is committed to giving back to the local communities it serves through its network of nearly 6,000 locally owned branded locations. CITGO Marketers and Retailers in Michigan, like Barrick Enterprises, Inc., own and operate nearly 300 CITGO locations and are proud to support their communities. 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.