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The Torrance Area Chamber prides itself in taking action on issues that matter, in ways that matter. That’s why the TACC is the Take Action Chamber of Commerce. Discover how the TACC is supporting the South Bay business community, creating opportunities, and moving mountains.

Official Blog

The Torrance Area Chamber prides itself in taking action on issues that matter, in ways that matter. That’s why the TACC is the Take Action Chamber of Commerce. Discover how the TACC is supporting the South Bay business community, creating opportunities, and moving mountains.

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A Vision For Women In Business

A Vision For Women In Business

This Torrance Chamber’s Women In Business program provides an invaluable networking opportunity for women in today’s workforce. This forum offers collaboration between business professionals, industry advice and serves as a sounding board for new ideas. The idea...

Proclamation for Torrance Coastal Clean-up

Proclamation for Torrance Coastal Clean-up

Torrance City presents Proclamation for Coastal Clean-Up This past Saturday, community members gathered together to participate in this year’s Torrance Beach Clean-up event. The event, which happens yearly, is the largest volunteer day on the planet. The event is...

Out and About With Donna

Out and About With Donna

Tim Personius, Sales Manager and Tom Barclay, General Manager Ganahl Lumber, TorranceAs California’s oldest lumberyard, Ganahl Lumber reclaimed a piece of their industry’s past. This 10-foot band saw operated for 92 years at the now closed Fort Bragg, California mill...

Leadership Torrance Class of 2007

Leadership Torrance Class of 2007

Leadership Torrance is a program, founded in 1983, that focuses on developing effective leaders from across the South Bay. Sponsored by the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Torrance provides opportunities for emerging leaders to take an active role in...

 Out & About

      With President & CEO Donna Duperron

Out & About with Donna//  Donna Visits Fort MacArthur in San Pedro

Out & About with Donna// Donna Visits Fort MacArthur in San Pedro

Over the course of the past four years, I have written articles about participating as an Honorary Commander with the Los Angeles Air Force Base. The mission of the Honorary Commanders Program is twofold; one, to educate key community leaders about a unit’s mission...

Out & About with Donna//Donna Visits Fantastic Sams

Out & About with Donna//Donna Visits Fantastic Sams

This past year has been challenging for business, particularly small business owners.  Last Friday I had the opportunity to tour Fantastic Sams and talk with owner Tania Rios.  Rios bought the business on January 20, 2020 and within two months they were closed due to...

Podcast: ‘Chamber Chat’

Advocacy in Action

Duperron Testifies on Two Pieces of Legislation

This past Thursday, Donna Duperron, President & CEO, testified at hearings on AB61 (Gabriel) Business Pandemic Relief and AB650 (Muratsuchi) Health Care Workers Recognition and Retention Act. Although the hearings were held in Sacramento, Duperron was able to...

Congresswoman Waters to Engage Small Business Chamber Members

Congresswoman Waters to Engage Small Business Chamber Members

Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, will host a webinar on Wednesday, October 14th at 11:30 a.m. The webinar will navigate small businesses through the emergency Covid-19 legislation congress passed last spring. ...

Duperron, Swanson and Butzine Discuss Public Health Councils

This past Friday, Donna Duperron, President & CEO, Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce; Elise Swanson, President & CEO, San Pedro Chamber of Commerce and Heidi Butzine, President & CEO, Lomita Chamber of Commerce met  with Los Angeles County Supervisor...

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