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PATRONS | Winter 2017 33 IN YOUR COMMUNITY Members of Las Amigas modeled ready-to-wear looks from local retailer CJ Fashions at the group's first annual Fashion Show fundraiser on May 9. 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 www.torrancememorial. org/Volunteer/Foundation. Fashionable Fundraiser Torrance Memorial's July Miracle of Living at the Beach health lecture covered a range of orthopedic topics to help all generations, from boomers to millennials, to transcend age. Speakers included orthopedic surgeons Nicholas Silvino, MD, and Don Sanders, MD, as well as family practice physician Eduardo AƱorga, MD, physical therapist Richard Shen, PT, and grateful patient Bobbi Newman.How to stay active, when to see an orthopedist, how to manage pain caused by past injuries and how to protect the core and avoid new injuries were discussed. To learn more about when and where to catch the next Miracle of Living lecture, visit Miracle of Living at the Beach In honor of National Volunteer Week this past spring, manag- ers served Torrance Memorial Auxiliary volunteers who were appreciated at the annual Volunteer Recognition Brunch. The event honored nearly 1,000 volunteers for their various ser- vices, including acting as greet- ers, staffing information desks, helping on patient units, knitting, sewing, pet visitation, playing the piano, escort services and clowning, as well as those who serve as high school volunteers, Luminaries and Novas. Serving Up Appreciation TORRANCE MEMORIAL MANAGERS SHOW THEIR APPRECIATION BY DOING THE SERVING AT THE ANNUAL VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION BRUNCH. ALEX SHEN, MD, SONG KLEIN, RICH LUCY ANN O'BRIEN, EDUARDO ANORGA, MD, JUDITH GASSNER, RICH LUCY, NICK SILVINO, MD MIRACLE OF LIVING AT THE BEACH COMMITTEE MEMBERS: JANIE HONEYCUTT, ELAINE TROTTER, JUDITH GASSNER, ANN IRWIN, SHERRY KRAMER, CHARLA CHASE FRONT ROW: MARY HOFFMAN, BEV GEORGE, TERRY RAGINS; BACK ROW: SUSAN SWINBURNE, CAROLYN SNYDER, ROBIN COMER, TERRY FUREY, MICHELLE RAND BETTY BROUGHTON, DAROL DRAGGOO, JEAN O'DELL, CELESTE CRANDELL, MICHELLE RAND MODEL CLOTHES FROM CJ FASHIONS IN TORRANCE.

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