Lykins Oil Cos., through the BP Fueling Communities Program, is donating $12,500 to the Boys and Girls Club. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati serves 10,000 children between the age of 6 and 18 yearly through after-school and summer programming.
Fueling Communities provides grants to local organizations that are nominated by BP branded marketers to support the communities in which they do business. The program allows local marketers to support organizations that focus on health, education, youth, food and housing to spread charity and goodwill among neighborhoods in need.
As part of the program Lykins Oil Cos. nominated the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati to receive a grant for $12,500 on behalf of the BP Fueling Communities Program. The grant application was approved and the charity received a check for $12,500.
Lykins Cos. is a family-owned and -operated business headquartered in Milford, Ohio. The company, which currently employs 201 people, was founded in 1948 by Guy Lykins Sr. and now is in the third generation of management. The company serves customers in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana as well as throughout the Midwest and the Southeast U.S. and provides six key services: branded fuels, wholesale fuels, commercial, transportation, commercial electricity and home heating oil. The company represents five major brands: BP, Marathon, ExxonMobil, Shell and Clark. The company is one of the 100 largest privately held companies in Ohio, and one of the top 10 largest petroleum marketing companies in the state.
In the featured photo at top, from left, are: Jeff Lykins, Lykins president, and Boys & Girls Club representatives Jill Cochran, executive director, Michelle Seither, director of operations, and Beth Simminger, director of development.