CITGO Funds $5 Million Expansion at SWLA Center for Health Services
Sep 22, 2006
LAKE CHARLES --- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its parent company Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, today announced it has partnered with Southwest Louisiana (SWLA) Center for Health Services in an effort to bring additional health services to the underserved and the uninsured in Southwest Louisiana by funding an expansion project to be called the CITGO Healthy Community Resource Center.
“Demonstrating our continuing commitment to the region, I am pleased to announce that CITGO and its parent company,
“It is easy to understand why quality healthcare for all the residents of
CITGO’s planning for a long-term social project began last year after Hurricane Rita made landfall. CITGO took a leadership role in Hurricane Rita recovery efforts by supplying man power and energy needs and contributing more than $1.7 million to
CITGO officials sought input from elected officials and business and community leaders to determine the community’s most acute needs and ways the company could make a lasting, positive impact in the lives of local residents. Quality healthcare and disease prevention for the needy were identified as key ways to provide for a stronger
CITGO, based in
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