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Torrance Refinery Hosts 29th Annual Summer Jobs Program for Torrance Students

By |2019-10-02T20:54:42+00:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: In the Community|

Torrance students participating in the 2019 Youth Development Program Thirty Torrance Unified School District (TUSD) students had anything but the usual summer vacation, missing out on spending time at the beach and hanging out with friends. For these 30 students, summer meant getting a job, thanks to their participation in the Torrance “Youth Development [...]

North Torrance Community Center Revitalization

By |2019-10-02T21:14:48+00:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: In the Community|

On May 24, a facility improvement long hoped for by the North Torrance Pueblo community came to fruition with the revitalization of the Ruben Ordaz Community Center (Center). Upgrades at the Center were completed thanks to collaboration between Torrance Refining Company (TORC), the City of Torrance, Sharefest Development Corporation (Sharefest), and the Del Amo Homeowners Association [...]

Golf Tournament Raises Money to Send Kids to ‘Y’ Summer Camps

By |2019-10-02T21:36:07+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: In the Community|

TORC representatives at the Y Golf Tournament In May, the Torrance-South Bay YMCA (“Y”) held its annual “Send Kids to Camps Golf Tournament” with presenting sponsor Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC). This year’s Tournament raised more than $140,000, the record for the most funds raised since the “Y” began the event 27-years ago. Funds [...]

Refinery Donates $1,000 to Help Improve Girls Softball fields

By |2019-09-12T00:29:41+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: In the Community|Tags: , , , , , |

  TORC Community Relations Advisor Gesuina Lafayette Presents $1,000 Donation to NTGSL To celebrate 90-years of continuous operations in the North Torrance community, Torrance Refining Company (TORC) has been making meaningful contributions to worthy groups and causes throughout the neighborhood. At the request of refinery employees, TORC donated $1,000 to the North Torrance Girls [...]

Employees Walk to Battle Homelessnes

By |2019-09-12T01:08:19+00:00June 1st, 2019|Categories: In the Community|

  TORC Participates in 2019 UWGLA HomeWalk As a major sponsor of the United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ (UWGLA) “2019 HomeWalk,” Torrance Refining Company (TORC) continued its long-standing support to address a critical regional issue – homelessness. HomeWalk is a 5K run/walk held in May to raise funds to help reduce homelessness, which [...]

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 [...]