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Torrance Refinery Sponsors Annual Police Awards

By | 2018-05-10T21:12:35+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Refinery Fire Chief Joe Alvarez provides words of appreciation. Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) sponsored the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Torrance Police Department Awards and Appreciation Luncheon. The event was held in March at the Toyota Meeting Hall in the Torrance Cultural Arts Center to honor the brave officers of the Torrance [...]

Regional Occupational Center Students Visit Torrance Refinery

By | 2018-05-10T21:12:24+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) welcomed students from the Southern California Regional Occupation Center (SoCal ROC) to the Torrance Refinery. The students, who are enrolled in an engineering course at SoCal ROC, began their visit meeting with Torrance Refinery Engineers Roddy Posada and Jessica Demeyer, who spoke about their academic career [...]

Refinery Engineers Participate in Torrance High’s “Girl-Powered STEM Fair”

By | 2018-05-10T21:12:09+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Farideh Mehrdad (Top Row, Center Left) and Jessica Demeyer (Top Row, Center Right) with the Torrance High STEM Club and other guest speakers. Torrance Refinery Engineers Farideh Mehrdad and Jessica Demeyer attended Torrance High’s “Girl-Powered STEM Fair,” which was hosted by the Torrance High (THS) STEM Club in February. Farideh and Jessica spoke about [...]

Don Knabe Energy Pathways Program 2017 Cohort Graduation

By | 2018-05-10T21:11:45+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Barbara Graham addresses the EPP graduates. In February, Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) Community Relations Manager Barbara Graham participated in the graduation ceremony of the Don Knabe Energy Pathway Program (EPP) 2017 cohort. Barbara provided remarks during the ceremony and handed out certificates to the graduates. The EPP is run by the South Bay [...]

Refinery Continues Supporting “Friends of Madrona Marsh” Nature Preserve

By | 2018-04-16T21:11:10+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Steve Giffin presents donation to FOMM President Suzan Hubert. In January, Torrance Refinery Maintenance Superintendent Steve Giffin presented a $2,500 donation to the “Friends of Madrona Marsh” (FOMM). The donation brings the total amount of financial support the refinery has provided to the Marsh since 2000 to almost $100,000. Steve volunteers his personal time [...]

Torrance Refinery Awards Curriculum-Enhancing Grants to 28 Torrance Teachers

By | 2018-06-04T21:58:41+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Check presentation at TUSD Board of Education meeting (Left to right: Teachers Kathy Black and Karen Sasso, TORC Community Relations Advisor Brandon Matson, Director of Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Ramona Chang, Board of Education President Michael Wermers, Science Resource Teacher Tera Black, and TORC Community Relations Manager Barbara Graham) Representatives from the Torrance Refining [...]

Torrance Refinery Supports First Annual Beacon House Golf Fundraiser

By | 2018-05-10T21:11:29+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

TORC’s Golf Team (Photo credit: Beacon House Association) On January 15, 2018, representatives of the Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) participated in the first annual Beacon House Association Golf Tournament. As a major sponsor of the event, TORC helped raise funds for important recovery services that help adult men suffering from alcohol and drug [...]

Torrance Refinery Volunteers Promote Literacy and Volunteerism

By | 2018-05-10T21:11:14+00:00 December 16th, 2017|Categories: In the Community|

The Torrance Refining Company’s Operation Teddy Bear team of volunteers On December 15, 2017, a group of Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) volunteers visited Webster Elementary School in Long Beach. The visit occurred as part of “Operation Teddy Bear,” a volunteer-powered literacy program run by the Volunteer Center South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach that provides schoolbags [...]

Torrance Refinery Hosts Torrance Chamber’s LEAD Program for Science Day

By | 2018-02-22T00:41:52+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Categories: In the Community|

LEAD students and administrators with TORC employees during Science Day at the Torrance Refinery. Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) hosted a group of 26 Torrance Unified School District sophomores from all four Torrance high schools (Torrance, North, West and South) on December 12, 2017 for “Science Day,” as part of the “Leadership, Exploration and [...]

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