LEMONT, Ill. , March 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Lemont Refinery recently held its 12 th annual MDA Shamrock Bowl at Bowlero in Romeoville. A total of 288 bowlers from 63 companies came out to support the event which raised $144,560 for MDA, making it the highest amount ever raised from a CITGO MDA Shamrock Bowl.

"CITGO has a long history of supporting MDA and our team is proud to continue these efforts," stated Jim Cristman, CITGO Lemont Vice President and General Manager. Cristman added that CITGO Lemont Refinery has raised more than $8.7 million for MDA through its bowling and golf outings since their inception.

"We are incredibly grateful for the ongoing support that CITGO, its employees, vendors, marketers and retailers have demonstrated for the mission of the Muscular Dystrophy Association for the past 38 years," said Amanda Konopka, National Account Director, Corporate Partnerships, MDA. "CITGO has set the standard in strengthening our community by fueling our efforts to empower families living with neuromuscular diseases." 

For more than 70 years, MDA has led the way in accelerating research, advancing care, and advocating for the support of our families. MDA's mission is to empower the people we serve to live longer, more independent lives.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is a recognized leader in the refining industry with a well-known brand. CITGO operates three refineries located in Lake Charles, La.; Lemont, Ill.; and Corpus Christi, Texas, and wholly and/or jointly owns 38 active terminals, six pipelines and three lubricants blending and packaging plants. With approximately 3,300 employees and a combined crude capacity of approximately 769,000 barrels-per-day (bpd), CITGO is ranked as the fifth largest, and one of the most complex independent refiners in the United States. CITGO transports and markets transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products and supplies a network of approximately 4,200 locally owned and operated branded retail outlets, all located east of the Rocky Mountains. CITGO Petroleum Corporation is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc.

SOURCE CITGO Corporation