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Capitol Petroleum and Certified Gasolines Host Golf Tournament to Benefit Local Chapter of The Muscular Dystrophy Association

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, July 31, Staten Island, N.Y. CITGO Marketers Capitol Petroleum Group and Certified Gasolines came together to promote and host their first golf tournament benefitting the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Ten groups played in the tournament at La Touretta Golf Course on Staten Island, raising more than $21,000 for MDA.

Ed Grisetti of Capitol Petroleum Group (CPG), Terry Fitzgerald of CPG, Don Villamar of CITGO Petroleum, Victor Iroh of CPG, Mike Moran and Joe Marino of Certified Gasolines at CITGO Marketer Capitol Petroleum and Certified Gasolines' Muscular Dystrophy Association Golf Tournament in Staten Island, N.Y.

"This event in support of MDA is an excellent way for Capitol Petroleum employees and customers to give back to the community," said Victor Iroh, sales manager at Capitol Petroleum. "We hope this becomes a tradition for years to come and that more CITGO operators and vendors will support this cause."

The Capitol Petroleum/Certified Gasolines MDA Golf Tournament will directly benefit families living in Manhattan and on Staten Island that MDA currently serves. The funds raised support local clinics, care programs and support groups for children and adults living with muscle disease. The day's events included the giveaway of a trip to Antigua and a raffle prize of New York Yankees tickets. Stephanie Accardo, Miss Richmond County 2014, was also on hand for the event in support of the partnership between CITGO and the Miss America organization to promote topics such as education, social investment, health and well-being.

"CITGO Marketers organize and sponsor events to raise money and awareness for MDA throughout the year," said Alan Flagg, general manager of light oils marketing for CITGO. "Our Marketers make it a priority to support the local communities where our consumers live and work, and give back to charitable organizations that help improve the quality of life for our customers."

MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and 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.

Capitol Petroleum Group is a leading wholesale distributor of petroleum services in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. and New York City regions. For more than twenty-five years, the company has expanded its retail network and now owns, operates or supplies retail sites in the D.C. region and in all five New York boroughs.

Founded in 1980 by Joseph Marino, Staten Island-based Certified Gasolines is an independent, family-owned and operated company providing distribution, retail and wholesale sales of gasoline and distillates. The company aims to maintain a staff committed to expanding its knowledge and expertise. Certified Gasoline provides its customers with the products and services they need to compete in today's challenging business environment.

CITGO is committed to giving back to the local communities it serves through its network of locally owned CITGO locations. CITGO Marketers and Retailers in New York, such as Capitol Petroleum Group and Certified Gasolines, own and operate more than 400 locations and are proud to support their communities. For more information on the positive impact of locally owned CITGO stations, visit www.fuelinggood.com.

Based in Houston, CITGO 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.       

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