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North Torrance Little League Opens Season with Surprise Pitcher

By |2019-04-05T16:03:05+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: In the Community|

After months of rain, the sun was finally shining on Opening Day of the North Torrance Little League (NTLL). On Saturday, February 23, 2019, the NTLL athletes comprised of boys and girls from age 4 to 14 sporting their new team uniforms were surrounded by their families and community supporters to start the season with special [...]

Refinery Helps Give a Little Love that Goes a Long Way

By |2019-04-04T22:13:52+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: In the Community|

This year, the Parent Teachers Association (PTA) at Carr Elementary School (Carr) in Torrance conducted its first-ever Valentine’s Day Community Dance. The PTA was able to give a little more love to students and their families with a little help from the Torrance Refining Company (TORC). What a fun night it was! On February 8, students [...]

Company Continues to Serve as Catalyst for Transforming Lives

By |2019-04-06T07:52:55+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: In the Community|

A week of activities at California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) culminated in an elegant evening event on February 9, 2019, to celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Thomas Parham – the university’s 11th President. The event was also a benefit for the school’s Presidential Scholars Program, which awards a select group of students with one of [...]

Refinery Community Relations Manager Barbara Graham Honored with “Inspirational Leader” Award

By |2019-04-04T18:06:20+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: In the Community|

“Passion and purpose” – two qualities embodied by Barbara Graham, Community Relations Manager of the Torrance Refining Company LLC, recipient of the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce’s (Chamber) 2019 Inspirational Leader Award. Barbara received the award on January 31st at the Chamber’s Women’s Leadership Luncheon in front of 240 attendees who braved unseasonably stormy weather to [...]

TORC Presents $100,000 Check for Teacher Grants

By |2019-04-03T22:32:21+00:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: In the Community|

Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) representatives presented a $100,000 donation to the Torrance Unified School District (TUSD) at its Board of Education meeting on Monday, February 4. The contribution will fund the TORC Innovation Education Grant Program, which awards teacher grants that enable TUSD teachers to implement innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) curriculum [...]

Torrance Refinery Committee Announces Winners of Teacher’s Grants

By |2018-11-30T22:17:40+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

The Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) is pleased to once again provide $100,000 to support teachers in the Torrance Unified School District (TUSD) through the company’s “Innovation Education Grant Program (IEGP).” This unique program seeks to enhance curricula in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math, commonly known as STEAM. A grant-selection committee comprising Torrance Refinery employee [...]

Torrance Refinery Sponsors, Participates in Annual Torrance Turkey Trot

By |2018-11-30T22:17:58+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

With enthusiasm, the Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) once again sponsored and participated in the annual City of Torrance Turkey Trot. This year marked the 39th anniversary of the event, which is hosted by the City of Torrance Community Services Department on Thanksgiving Day morning. The Torrance Refinery Turkey Trot Team (pictured above), comprising Refinery employees, [...]

Refinery Volunteers Support Veterans Day Assembly at Seaside Elementary

By |2018-11-16T17:33:09+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) was proud to partner with Seaside Elementary School once again in the Torrance school’s annual Veterans Day Assembly on November 9, 2018. Seaside’s students led a wonderful program to thank for their service several dozen veterans who attended the event, many of whom were relatives of the students. Seaside students [...]

Torrance Refinery Receives 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Award from Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles

By |2018-11-28T16:44:05+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

From left to right: Allan Colman (MMCC), Valerie Goodman (MMCC), Barbara Graham (TORC), Brandon Matson (TORC), and Nelson Flaniken (Torrance Logistics Company) (Photo credit: MMCC) The Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles (MMCC) is the only year-round marine mammal rehabilitation facility in Los Angeles County and one of the busiest centers in the country, [...]