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38 PAT R O N S | FA L L 2 0 1 8 i n yo u r c o m m u n i t y LAS AMIGAS CHAMPAGNE, TEA AND FASHION SHOW Members of Las Amigas modeled ready-to-wear looks from local retailer CJ Fashions, at the group's second annual Fashion Show fundraiser on April 17. Las Amigas is a support group that helps plan and raise money for the annual Torrance Memorial Holiday Festival. Attendees took in the runway parade while enjoying a high tea and champagne menu. To learn more, visit Volunteer/Foundation. MIRACLE OF LIVING AT THE BEACH In a lecture titled, "In an Emergency…Every Second Counts!" key players in the Torrance Memorial emergency department highlighted the unit's capabilities. The Melanie and Richard Lundquist emer- gency department takes care of 85,000 people each year. At the Miracle of Living lecture at Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach, physicians discussed Torrance Memorial's TeleStroke program, Comprehensive Stroke Center designation, emergency cardiac care and how Torrance Memorial and Cedars-Sinai's new affiliation will bring more expert care to the South Bay. 4 1 1 2 3 1 1. Ruth Daniels, Darlene Huon, Josephine Tuzzolino, Tina Francisco. 2. Elena Bates, Sallie Josephson, Andrea Gargaro. 3. Terry Ragin, Margie Beierschmi, Joyce Jimenez, Carolyn Snyder, Michelle Rand. 4. Barbara Hall, June Leach, Margot Sullivan, Christina Pavesi, Susan Wood, Cynthia Cohen. 1. Back: Elaine Troer, Sherry Kramer; front: Manee McDermo and Laurie Caine. 2. Miracle of Living at the Beach panelists from Torrance Memorial: Christopher Matchison, MD, interventional cardiology, Eric Nakkim, MD, emergency medicine, Richard Krauthamer, MD, radiologist; from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center: Oana Dumitrascu, MD, neurology, co-director of the Torrance Memorial Telestroke program. 1 2

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