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Unipetrol to support development of the Ústí Region with the amount of 1,140,000 crowns

03-05-2013

This year too, the Unipetrol Group will be supporting development of the Ústí Region with an amount in excess of 1 million crowns. Projects from the fields of social care, education, the environment and culture will be financed from the gift in 12 towns and municipalities throughout the region. The city of Litvínov will be using 150,000 crowns to equip the gardens of schools and pre-school facilities with play features. In Most, the funds will for example be channelled into equipping the classroom in a leisure centre, purchasing of equipment for the municipal police and purchasing positionable and height-adjustable care beds with accessories for the Municipal Social Services Administration in Most. Unipetrol has donated 6.5 million crowns towards development of the region over the past four years.

“Being perceived as good neighbours in the regions where we are active is very important for us despite the fact that the economic situation is still difficult for our industry,” said Mikuláš Duda, spokesman for Unipetrol. “This is why this year too, we have selected suitable projects together with representatives of the towns and municipalities in the Ústí Region, which will be implemented with the aid of Unipetrol,” adds Mikuláš Duda.

Thanks to the financial gift from Unipetrol, apart from equipping the gardens of schools in Litvínov, it will also for example be possible to have the interior of the Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Brandov painted, to arrange a curative stay for the pupils of the primary school in Hora Svaté Kateřiny or to ensure the activities of the Association of Bohemian, Moravian and Silesian Fire-fighters in the Most district.

A complete list of projects which will be implemented this year with the aid of Unipetrol can be found in the following table: 
 

Summary of gifts donated by Unipetrol for the municipalities and towns in the Ústí Region
City/municipality Financial amount Projects
Brandov 60,000.00 · Painting of the interior of the Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Brandov
Český Jiřetín 60,000.00 · Establishment of information and direction signs in the municipality
Horní Jiřetín 60,000.00 · Support for the event Celebrations to mark the 750 th anniversary of foundation of the town of Horní Jiřetín
Hora Svaté Kateřiny 60,000.00 · Maintenance and pruning of the avenues, alleys and felling of dry trees owned by the town
Litvínov 150,000.00 · Equipment of the gardens of schools and pre-school facilities with play features (garden of the primary school on Školská, garden of the primary school on Gluckova and garden of the after-school care centre at Janov primary school)
Lom 60,000.00 · Purchase of new floor covering and PC system in Lom primary school
Louka u Litvínova 60,000.00 · Curative stay for the pupils of the primary school in Hora Svaté Kateřiny · Activity of clubs providing leisure activities for children (National handball sports club and TJ Baník Louka) · Arrangement of a programme on the occasion of International Children’s Day
Mariánské Radčice 60,000.00 · Holding of cultural and sporting events for children
Meziboří 150,000.00 · Support for the activities of children and young people organised in sports clubs · Holding cultural and social events
Most 300,000.00 · Purchase and maintenance of equipment for the municipal police (respirators, defibrillators, first-aid kits, walkie-talkies) · Positionable and height-adjustable care beds with accessories for the Municipal Social Services Administration in Most · Equipment for the MINIZOO Leisure centre classroom · Support for own activity and support for work with young people performed by t​​he Association of Bohemian, Moravian and Silesian Fire-fighters in the Most district · Bed linen and blankets for client rooms for the Key to the Heart civic association · Support for operations and contribution towards medicines for the HOSPICE in Most · Technical equipment for client rooms for the HOSPICE in Most
Nová Ves v Horách 60,000.00 · Support for events held by the municipality – Summer Celebration, Indian Summer in the Mníšek Region, trip for children, meeting of senior citizens, treats for St. Nicholas’s Day and Christmas markets
Želenice 60,000.00 · Support for holding of events – Children’s carnival, Children’s day, Želenice fete and Želenice fair
 

UNIPETROL, a.s. is a group of companies operating in the petrochemical industry in the Czech Republic. In 2005 UNIPETROL became a part of the PKN ORLEN Group, the largest oil processor in Central Europe. The UNIPETROL Group is oriented mostly towards oil processing, fuel distribution and petrochemical production. In all of these business areas the UNIPETROL Group is among the key players both in the Czech Republic and on the Central European market. The Group ranks among the leading firms in the Czech Republic in terms of its revenues, and employs almost 4,000 people.

Contact: 
Mikuláš Duda 
Press Department Manager 
Telephone: +420 225 001 407, +420 736 502 520 
E-mail: mikulas.duda@unipetrol.cz

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