BELLEVILLE, Wis. – July  31, 2015 – Belleville area residents are invited to join CITGO Petroleum Corporation in celebrating CITGO Marketer Francois Oil’s 75 years of service to the community through a day of food and fun on August 1 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST at the Belleville Community Park in Belleville, Wisconsin. 

Open to the public, the anniversary celebration will feature the World’s Largest Grill – “The Big Taste Grill” – sponsored by Johnsonville, along with live music, games, including a corn hole tournament and dunk tank featuring members of the Francois family and staff, a car show, face painting and bounce houses. In addition, local Miss Wisconsin pageant titleholders will be available to meet with revelers and sign autographs.  To find out more, visit

“It is such a thrill to be celebrating our 75th anniversary,” said Ed Francois, Francois Oil Company. “We are proud to have been a part of the community throughout Wisconsin for so many years, and are grateful for our customers and partners, especially CITGO, as we could not have reached this milestone without their support. We’re looking forward to continuing to deliver quality services and products at our 13 locations throughout the area.”

Attendees will also be encouraged to download the recently released Club CITGO mobile app, which provides access to great deals and specials every day, including prizes and giveaways. Additionally, Francois Oil is offering the chance to win a $75 CITGO Gift Card for customers who download the Club CITGO app. For download instructions, iPhone and Android users can go to

About Francois Oil Company 
Seventy-five years ago, J.C. Francois opened the doors to his very own service and gas station, the Cities Service Gas Station. Today, Francois Oil has 13 locations throughout Southern Wisconsin, including the original station located in Belleville. 

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, such as Francois Oil, own and operate nearly 300 CITGO locations and are proud to support their communities. For more information on the positive impact generated by CITGO in local communities and classrooms, visit

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