Many thanks to our sponsors -- many of our neighborhood projects would not possible without their contributions and support!
Our sponsor in September is Just Luigi's
located at 1437 Marcelina Avenue. The owner of this establishment, Gary Zimmerman, will look familiar to you, as he and his family are also the proud owners of the WWII Store and Old Torrance Coffee & Tea -- all three are located in the heart of Old Torrance on Marcelina. Gary Zimmerman was an OTNA sponsor in January 2012 and a participant in OTNA's "The Taste of Torrance."
1437 Marcelina Ave.
The May meeting is sponsored by Inspirations Floral Artistry, the South Bay area's first floral art gallery florist, located in the heart of Old Torrance. This unique shop offers fresh flowers and artistic arrangements for all occasions and celebrations. They also offer same day delivery! They create the unique experience of presenting all floral designs as sellable works of art specifically crafted for each individual's taste and preference.
Custom Made Gift Baskets
Floral Education & Classes
DIY Bridal Bouquet & Wedding Flowers
Linen & Fixture Rentals
Special Event Venue Space
The March meeting is sponsored by Tortuga Wealth Management is an independent private wealth planning and asset management firm in the greater Los Angeles area. We are a team of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professionals with more than 25 years of combined experience in the industry.
We believe in hard work and that nothing in life is gained easily or for free. We believe that wealth isn't just measured by your account size, but by what you are able to achieve or create. We believe that investment growth isn't based on a quick market rally. We believe in long term investment. We believe, that, just like the tortoise and the hare, "slow and steady wins the race." Invest the Tortuga way!
Kevin Bidenkap is currently the lead investment manager at Tortuga Wealth Management, as well as a co-founder. In his role, he is able to provide strategic asset allocation advice utilizing long-term fundamental market analysis to high net worth individuals and small and mid-sized businesses. He manages clients'; portfolios on a daily basis to ensure that the investments continue to be in line with clients' objectives.
Mr. Bidenkap was awarded the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER by the Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards, Inc. and is also a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU). Prior to founding Tortuga Wealth Management with Ms. Sheldon, he was a financial advisor with Citi Smith Barney and Morgan Stanley.
Mr. Bidenkap earned his Bachelors of Science in General Business at Arizona State University (ASU) in 1990. A dedicated volunteer and mentor, He serves in the community as a board member of Sigma Chi Alumni Club of Los Angeles and Dig for Kids Education Foundation. He is also a member of the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce.
Tortuga Wealth Management Kevin Bidenkap, CFP, ChFC, CLU Managing Partner / Wealth Advisor 1957 W. Carson St., Suite 100 Torrance, CA 90501 P: (310)906-0676 F: (310)606-2084 Kevin@tortugawealth.com www.tortugawealth.com http://www.tortugawealth.com/
The January OTNA meeting is sponsored by InjectAbility Clinic - downtown Torrance's best-kept secret! They specialize in the latest and most effective non-invasive aesthetic treatments for women and men known in the beauty world today. Offering almost two decades as leaders in the aesthetic industry, many treatments are exclusive techniques patented and created by their own practitioners.
The InjectAbility Clinic is nestled in the heart of the original footprint of the City, Old Torrance (1327 Post Avenue, Suite C), with an office reflecting the vintage charm of the era. InjectAbilityClinic.com.
Bank of America, Torrance
1255 Sartori Ave Torrance, CA 90501 (310) 884-1870
Bank of America provides business banking services to the OTNA.
IPO Monitor provides a wide range of services, including filings, pricings, reporting and analysis of initial public offerings in the domestic stock markets.
Web site hosting for the Old Torrance Neighborhood Association is donated by IPO Monitor.
Family-owned Torrance Bakery graciously provides Continental breakfast for OTNA's Neighborhood Clean-up crews.
Ozzie Vinueza ("DJ Ozzie") has provided the sound system, spinning Easter-themed tunes and announcing during OTNA's Easter in El Prado Park events. Contact DJ Ozzie for Professional Disc Jockey & Entertainment DJ Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or (310) 809-0490. See letter from City of Torrance regarding DJ Ozzie's many years of experience providing music and announcing services at public events in the City of Torrance.