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Donna Attends 3rd Anniversary Celebration at Welbrook Senior Living South Bay
As I walked into Welbrook Senior Living South Bay, I was greeted by several enthusiastic and welcoming residents and staff. I was guided down a beautifully decorated hallway to a room that was filled with pink and white decorations.

Welbrook Senior Living South Bay was celebrating its third anniversary with an event open to the public. The Cherry Blossom Festival-themed event featured a variety of food and entertainment, including a traditional Taiko drum performance by Asano Taiko and a mochi pounding demonstration called “mochitsuki.” Appetizers and cocktails were from King’s Hawaiian, Mitsuwa Market, Lisa’s Bon Appétit and Welbrook South Bay.  Read More...
TACC Government Affairs Program Makes An Impact

Rob Van Lingen, Owner of the Van Lingen Group, is pictured above with members of the Torrance Chamber's Government Affairs Policy (GAP) group. Van Lingen has been the Vice Chair of Government Affairs for the past three years.

At yesterday's GAP meeting, Shivaji Desmukh, Assistant General Manager, West Basin Municipal Water District, made a presentation on West Basin's Water Desalination project . Legislators attending included Jeannette Christian, representing U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein; Aurelia Friedman, representing Congressman Ted Lieu; Allison Towles, representing State Senator Ben Allen; and Andrew DeBlock, from the office of Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi. City of Torrance Mayor Pat Furey was also in attendance.
Torrance Chamber to be Recognized by the California Chamber of Commerce
The Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) will be recognized with the 2018 President's Circle Award at the California Chamber of Commerce Capitol Summit on May 23rd in Sacramento. The TACC is one of 28 chambers, of 549 chambers statewide, to receive the award.
Celebrating Torrance's First Responders
The Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce proudly held the 3rd Annual Torrance Fire Department Awards & Appreciation Luncheon, hosted and sponsored by Torrance Memorial Medical Center and sponsored by El Camino College, Torrance Refining Company, The Daily Breeze, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Bachem, Ganahl Lumber, Roadium Open Air Market, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center, Dentists of South Bay and Solana.

The 2018 honorees pictured above represent emergency personnel, support staff and local residents who went above and beyond the call of duty this past year, to maintain quality of life in the Torrance community. We salute them all, and extend our sincere appreciation to the Torrance Fire Department for their valued partnership in this community event. Click here to view more event photos...
CalChamber Stops 4 Job Killers, Gets Changes to Remove Tag from Another
Four California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills are likely dead for the session, having failed to advance to the Assembly Appropriations Committee for a vote. In addition, a fifth bill was amended recently to remove the job killer tag.

April 27 was the deadline for all policy committees to hear and report any relevant legislation to the Assembly and Senate Appropriations committees. Read more...
Show Your Support for our Armed Forces & Connect With Your Community!
Saturday, May 19th, the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce and UCLA Health will present the 3rd annual 5K For Freedom in conjunction with the 59th Annual Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration.

Torrance is the longest-running city in the nation to host a Department of Defense sanctioned Armed Forces Day Celebration. This is an incredible honor for our city and our community at large.

The 5K For Freedom offers civilians the unique opportunity to show their support of our armed forces by running/walking alongside members of all branches of the military; who will be doing the 5K in full PT gear while calling out cadence.

This year, for the first time, registration is open to teams! What does this mean? Your team. Your co-workers. Your brand. All represented in a community-minded, all-ages event that offers a unique and fun way to build camaraderie and stand out from the crowd!
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(Click On Event Name for Info/Tickets)
Chamber 101: Tuesday, May 15th @ 8:30am
Business @ Noon: Brio Coastal Bar & Kitchen : Tuesday, May 15th @ 11:45am
Education & Workforce Development : Wednesday, May 16th @ 8:30am
Torrance Armed Forces Day 5K For Freedom : Saturday, May 19th @ 8am
Technology & Innovations : Tuesday, May 22nd @ 8am
Business After Hours : Mulligan Family Fun Center: Wednesday, May 30th @ 5pm
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