Today is: Wednesday, December 13, 2017






THE 27th ANNUAL EVENING UNDER THE STARS
GOURMET FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL 2013

FAMOUS SAXOPHONIST KENNY G PERFORMED ONCE GAIN TO BENEFIT TORRANCE MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER




Kenny G a famous world-renowned saxophonist serenaded guests with
his soulful instrumentals at the 27th Annual Gourmet Food & Wine
Festival, Saturday, July 20, 2013. Hosted by American Honda at its
Torrance campus for the 8th consecutive years “ Evening Under the
Stars” celebrated the best in South Bay cuisine while raised funds for
nonprofit Torrance Memorial Medical Center.



American Honda again selected Torrance Memorial Medical Center to
benefit this longstanding tradition. Executive VP – Torrance Memorial Health CareFoundation “Laura Schenasi’’ said: The fundraising goal is to finish
the construction of the new Main Tower and Pediatric Services by
November 2014, that will benefit the health care of the entire South Bay.



The festival partnership was with the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce.
Last year more than 800 community members attended, with $150,000 of
the evening’s proceeds donated to Torrance Memorial. Approximately 80
varietals of wine were served as well beer and tequila. The finest restaurants participated serving their delicious food. Guests enjoyed under a beautiful
evening the music, food as well a silence auction with great items.



American Honda created the Gourmet Food & Wine Festival in partnership
with the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce in 1987 as a way to bring
corporate business, residents, and local commerce together with city
officials for a relaxing community celebration full of fun.



In 1925 Torrance Memorial Medical Center was founded by Jared Sydney
andHelena Childs Torrance, Torrance Memorial Medical Center is a locally
governed,401-bed, non-profit medical center established to provide quality
healthcare services,predominantly to the residents of the South Bay,
Peninsula and Harbor communities.Torrance Memorial seeks to offer the
most current and effective medical technologiesrendered in a
compassionate, caring manner. In 2012, it joined the ranks of the top
hospitals in the nation by earning coveted Magnet recognition from the
American Nurses Credentialing Center, which recognizes nursing excellence.
For more information please visit: www.TorranceMemorial.org.



American Honda is one of the world's leading producers of mobility products
including its diverse line-up of automobiles, motorcycles and ATVs, power
products, and marine engines. Over 90% of Honda and Acura vehicles sold in
the U.S. are produced in North America, using global and domestically sourced
parts. Honda is committed to supporting the communities where we work
and live. Through a broad range of community initiatives, charitable
giving, foundation grants, and volunteerism, we seek to create value
for society and bring joy to people’s lives.



BUZZ OF LA: Thank you to American Honda, Torrance Memorial Medical
Center and Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce for the opportunity they
gave us to cover such an amazing event and we look forward to
covering the 28th Annual Evening Under the Stars 2014.



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