ELKHART LAKE, Wis., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Quality State Oil and CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently hosted the 25th annual Quality State Oil/CITGO Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Golf Challenge. On July 16, Quality State Oil representatives, MDA National Goodwill Ambassador Reagan Imhoff, golfers and special guest Miss Wisconsin Raeanna Johnson gathered at the Quit Qui OC Golf Club in Elkhart Lake, Wis. to raise money for the local MDA and enjoy special events and prizes.
"We are honored to host this event each year and spread awareness of the MDA," said Scott Stangel, wholesale marketing manager for Quality State Oil. "We are excited to enter the 25th year of this tradition and hope to continue helping those affected by neuromuscular diseases in our community. We owe much of the success of this tournament to CITGO and the more than 20 corporate sponsors who support the event each year. We are so proud to host an event that benefits such a worthy cause and we hope to continue this tradition for another 25 years."
As part of the event, participants enjoyed 18 holes of golf, refreshments throughout the day and the chance to meet Miss Wisconsin. In addition, the golf outing featured prize raffles, live and silent auctions, a Sheboygan Brat Fry and the chance to win an exciting 25 year anniversary gift.
The annual Quality State Oil/CITGO MDA Golf Challenge will benefit 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.
For full event details, please visit the Quality State Oil website.
MDA is a voluntary health agency working to defeat muscular dystrophy through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive services and far-reaching professional and public health education. CITGO is the largest corporate sponsor for MDA, raising more than $160 million over the past 27 years through its network of independent Marketers, employees and corporate contributions.
CITGO is committed to giving back to the local communities it serves through its network of locally owned locations. CITGO Marketers and Retailers in Wisconsin, like Quality State Oil, own and operate more than 260 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.