Please help our wonderful volunteers with the Torrance Rose Float Association in their fundraising efforts to enter the upcoming Tournament of Roses Parade.

Visit Lazy Dog Cafe in Torrance tomorrow, September 11 from 11 a.m. to midnight! 15% of total sales will be donated to help continue this Torrance tradition.

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One organization is pulling out all the stops to ensure they continue a long standing Torrance tradition.

The Torrance Rose Float Association hosted the first of many fundraisers that are scheduled this month in an effort to raise enough money to enter the upcoming Tournament of Roses Parade which takes place on Thursday, January 1, 2015.

This year’s float will honor the late Louis Zamperini.

In July, the organization announced one of the major sponsors was pulling their donation resulting in financial uncertainty for the float. Board members held a fundraiser at Palos Verdes Bowl over the weekend, with half of the ticket proceeds going to benefit the organization. In addition, organizers were selling baked goods, raffle tickets and rose vials. Volunteers are also adding to the effort to help continue this Torrance tradition.

The deadline to make their first payment is September 15.

Additional fundraisers will take place at…

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