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November 26, 2020

During this season of giving, it’s important that we all do our part in helping each other and spreading the joy that comes with generosity. Even more heartwarming is to see these values in our younger generations who want to make an impact in their communities and beyond. Teaching our children at an early age to understand the importance of philanthropy helps make lasting impressions throughout their lives.

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November
November 11, 2020

The Luminaries and Novas of Torrance Memorial Medical Center are nonprofit volunteer groups founded in 1990, involving mothers and their high school children (Novas) who provide services and financial donations to the hospital. To date they have donated more than $500,000 to support many important hospital projects.

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November
November 11, 2020

The North America Taiwanese Women’s Association and Torrance city councilman George Chen presented the Torrance Memorial environmental services (EVS) management with 52 Starbucks $10 gift cards to honor the tireless work of EVS staff during COVID-19.

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November
November 11, 2020

Feeling profoundly grateful to Torrance Memorial after a lifesaving procedure and spending a week in the hospital recovering, Christopher Wong posted a birthday wish on social media. His wish asked for donations to go directly to Torrance Memorial in recognition of the great care he received. He raised $2,228.

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November
November 11, 2020

Katie Chung, a South High Torrance sophomore, set a goal for the month of May to run 136 miles and raise $1,000 for Torrance Memorial through a GoFundMe page. As a team member for cross-country and track, Katie loves to run and she says she “wanted to be able to make a difference by doing what I love most: running.” Katie exceeded her goal by running 141.39 miles (May 4–31) and raised $1,180, which she presented to VP/chief nursing officer Mary Wright and VP of nursing Shanna Hall on June 8.

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November
November 10, 2020

Inspired to make a difference for frontline health care heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic, assistant senior patrol leader Tristan Pacleb designed his Eagle Scout project around sewing and donating 200 reusable face coverings for use by Torrance Memorial staff. Tristan enlisted help from his fellow Troop 211 Boy Scouts and managed shifts to maintain appropriate social distancing on the back patio of his home.

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November
November 10, 2020

Dr. Brian Sherman's career and hobbies reflect his zest for life.

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November
November 10, 2020

Written by Robin Heffler | Photographed by Siri Berting

For Palos Verdes Estates residents Valerie and Chris Adlam, receiving high-quality care at Torrance Memorial Medical Center and then giving back in return has become a family tradition. Both of their daughters, Elizabeth, 31, and Charlotte, 28, were born at the hospital, and in August Elizabeth gave birth there to the Adlams’ first grandchild, Michael Christopher.

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November
November 10, 2020

After a busy career, Phil Pavesi enjoys pursuing hobbies and supporting Torrance Memorial.

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November
November 10, 2020

Written by Grace Greer St. Clair

Getting motivated to establish your estate plan can be uncomfortable, but if you knew what our clients experience when a good plan is not in place, you would rush to get it done. Without a well-crafted plan, the Probate Court will determine who will receive your hard-earned assets and belongings, and this is not likely to be your first choice.

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November
November 10, 2020

Written by Nancy Sokoler Steiner | Photographed by Vincent Rios

She was a financial professional from New York City. He was a cowboy-turned-plumber from Oklahoma. She loved to socialize and traveled extensively for work. He loved the outdoors and his motorcycle and preferred barbecuing at home to a night out.

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November
November 10, 2020

There's clean ... and then there's Torrance Memorial clean.

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November
November 10, 2020

An experienced team of physicians helps Torrance Memorial meet pandemic care demands while protecting patients, staff and the South Bay community.

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November
November 10, 2020

Written by Nancy Sokoler Steiner

North Torrance resident Alan Satow doesn’t remember much of his 50-day stay at Torrance Memorial Medical Center as a COVID-19 patient, nor even what led up to it. His wife of 30 years, Chris, saw her husband slip off his chair and fall to the ground, banging his head in the process.

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November
November 10, 2020

A gift to the Lundquist Lurie Cardiovascular Institute supports its service to the South Bay.

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November
November 10, 2020

Written by Robin Heffler

When American Honda Motor Co., Inc. moved its corporate headquarters to Torrance in 1990, it became both a neighbor and a partner of Torrance Memorial Medical Center, beginning a three-decade history of supporting the medical center.

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November
November 10, 2020

Written by Nadine Bobit

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November
September 17, 2020

Learn why you need a trust and Powers of Attorney, how they work and how you can be sure your wishes are carried out.

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September
September 14, 2020

In 2015, YPPA proudly launched its support for two awards that recognize Torrance Memorial employees who go above and beyond to make a difference with our patients and visitors.

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September
May 11, 2020

Torrance Memorial Ambassadors share what moves them.

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May
May 11, 2020

South Bay couple believes in heroic philanthropy.

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May
May 11, 2020

With a reverse mortgage, homeowners age 62 and older can supplement their retirement income using their home's equity.

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May
May 11, 2020

Local couple's retirement plan includes gift to benefit Torrance Memorial.

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May
May 11, 2020

Joe Gregorio takes a proactive approach to his business and his health.

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May
May 11, 2020

Joint replacement patients choose the Lundquist Orthopedic Institute for help in getting on with their lives.

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May
May 11, 2020

From prevention through treatment, our numbers speak for themselves.

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May
May 11, 2020

A powerful partnership between Torrance Memorial and Cedars-Sinai brings the nation's #3 heart program to the South Bay.

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May
May 11, 2020

A Torrance Memorial Foundation fundraiser raised $4.4 million for the Lundquist Lurie Cardiovascular Institute.

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May
May 11, 2020

Torrance Memorial earns Comprehensive Stroke Center certification and continues to offer advanced stroke care in the South Bay community.

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May
May 11, 2020

Written by Torrance Memorial Foundation Board Member, Jack Baker

When I was born, my parents lived on a West Virginia dairy farm where my father grew up and worked. During my childhood, the family moved to Los Angeles where I arrived later as a young college graduate. After time spent in military service and graduate studies, I entered law school at USC, dependent on the generosity of alumni who subsidized my tuition.

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