Thursday, June 4, 2020

Chevron

Chevron employees team up to ‘Knit for GRIP’

A dedicated mom, career woman and prolific knitter, Ann Ciurczak wears many hats. And for a brief while, she also possessed many hats: 159, to be exact. That's because Ciurczak, a Project Management Lead at...

Chevron takes Richmond schools to Chabot Space & Science Center

The Oakland Chabot Space & Science Center is particularly effective at inspiring an intrigue in science among young people. For some, like Stanley Cheng, that intrigue helped to inspire a career. An electrical engineer at...

Chevron Community Tour Day marks ‘historic’ moment for local environmental activist

For most community members, it was their first up-close look at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. But for Dr. Henry Clark, it marked a milestone in environmental justice. On Saturday, Oct. 19, hundreds of community members attended...

Chevron employee-led food drive celebrates 30th anniversary

A healthy competition among employees at Chevron Richmond has led to massive donations of healthy foods to community members in need. Thirty years ago, now-retired Chevron employee Mark Okazaki and fellow colleagues launched a small...

Chevron Fuel Your School launches for 10th straight year

Ten years ago, philanthropist and entrepreneur Charles Best joined forces with Chevron on a clever program that has communities across America “fueling” local schools. The result has been nearly $49 million to boost STEM education...

Chevron Richmond annual volunteer campaign extended

They prepped food at the Bay Area Rescue Mission in the Iron Triangle. They sorted kits of essentials for the homeless at the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program on 22nd Street. They built canvases for...

BARM, Chevron hold annual Back-to-School carnival

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Nevin Park was recently transformed into a lively carnival that drew hundreds of children, parents and other community members to a celebration of learning. The annual Back to School Celebration, hosted by...

Chevron Richmond takes 150 community members to A’s game

The Richmond community was taken out to the ball game on Saturday, Sept. 7, part of an annual tradition that’s sponsored by Chevron Richmond in partnership with the Oakland Athletics. Chevron invited 150 community members,...

Local Girls Treated to Day of STEM Fun

A dozen members of Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County (WCCC) were treated to a fun-filled day of activities hosted by a group of women from Chevron. The event was part of Chevron’s Women’s...

Affeldt joins Jr. Giants, Chevron for Science of Baseball clinic

A three-time World Series champion stopped by the baseball field at Nicholl Park in Richmond to meet the young talent on Monday, and he was certainly impressed. “This is a little different from what I...

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