On Friday, June 17th, a 45 member delegation from the City of Torrance participated in the final stage of competition for the "2011 All-America City Award" hosted by the National Civic League (NCL) in Kansas City, Missouri. Although Torrance didn't earn the title, it received the honor of being one of 23 finalists recognized at a ceremony held at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel. Torrance last earned the "All-America City Award" in 1956. A video, produced by Torrance CitiCABLE garnered over 1,700 "likes" on Facebook to give ultimate winner, Fayetteville, North Carolina a strong competition for the separate "All-America Stories" Video Award. read more (PDF)>>
Click here to view the video on the "All-America City" Facebook page, and click here to view Torrance's live presentation.