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Torrance Marriott South Bay Tree Lighting Ceremony

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The Torrance Marriott South Bay will ring in the  season with its annual tree-lighting ceremony on Monday, November 26th at 5 p.m.
 
According to general manager Pam Ryan, the Mayor of Torrance, Frank Scotto, as well as City Council representatives will be on hand for the tree-lighting ceremony which will take place in the hotel's new Serenity Gardens.  The Rivera Elementary School choir (featuring approximately 150 children) will also be in attendance to serenade celebrants with holiday carols.  This is the fifth year that the hotel will be hosting the tree lighting, however Ms. Ryan indicates that in honor of the new location (it previously took place in the Zen Garden), this year's tree will be a huge living coral tree decked out with lights and holiday finery.
 
The tree-lighting ceremony is completely free of charge and open to anyone to attend.  Complimentary parking is available for all and warm complimentary holiday beverages will be served.  As part of these festivities, the Torrance Marriott South Bay has partnered with the Torrance fire and police departments for their annual Toys For Tots drive and is asking attendees to bring a new, unwrapped toy if they are able.
 
This is just one in a series of events that the Torrance Marriott South Bay hosts for the community.  The property will also partner with American Honda to invite homeless and needy families and individuals into the ballroom for a complimentary meal on the day after Christmas (approximately 1,200 people are served each year).  Additionally, the hotel is partnering with Carr Elementary to provide a dozen needy families with turkeys.
 
Local Torrance families with out-of-town guests can take advantage of the hotel's holiday special of $99 per night available throughout Thanksgiving and Christmas.  And the location couldn't be better for Black Friday shopping since the Del Amo Shopping Mall is literally right across the street!  For additional information on this special rate, call 310-316-3636 or visit www.Marriott.com/LAXTR and refer to rate code ADP.  Blackout dates apply.
 
The Torrance Marriott South Bay is located in the renowned South Bay, minutes from the Pacific Coast Highway, miles of pristine beaches, the Home Depot Center and the Del Amo Fashion Center. The property's spacious guest rooms include Marriott's signature bedding, wireless Internet and suites with flat-screen LCD TVs. Guests can savor the Clean Bay Certified South Bay hotel dining experiences, from Starbucks and the Garden Court Restaurant to the signature Rain Wine Bar and Lounge featuring 30 specialty wines by the glass. The Torrance Marriott South Bay, near Redondo Beach, features over 30,000 square of flexible event space and boasts a circular ballroom adjacent to an outdoor Zen Garden making it ideal for conferences, weddings or other social activities. The newly designed Serenity Gardens (pictured above) offers a premier outdoor venue with gazebo to host a dream wedding. Convenient to both LAX and Long Beach airports and LA Galaxy games, the Torrance Marriott South Bay defines where style and comfort meet.  For additional information, call 310-316-3636 or visit www.Marriott.com/LAXTR.

Bianca Avelino November 27, 2012 at 03:06 AM
Disappointed. What's the point of a Christmas tree lighting when the traditional evergreen tree isn't used? This was supposed to be our first tree lighting with our baby, but we'll have to venture elsewhere to see a traditional tree lighting.

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