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Dee Hardison Award

Previous  Recipients 

Dee Hardison

Award

 

 

The Dee Hardison Award is named for the former Mayor of Torrance, Dee Hardison. The award was established in 1999, and recognizes the former Mayor's outstanding support of the performing arts in Torrance.  The Torrance Performing Arts Consottium was created while Dee Hardison was Mayor. A former councilperson, Hardison's  contributions to the local visual and performing arts, was established with the with the building of the Torrance Cultural Arts Center.  Hardison  fostered a community spirit and  precedent that continues in  the South Bay communities, and Los Angeles County, California.

The prestigious Dee Hardison Award is given annually to an individual or organization has made a unique and valuable contribution in support of the performing arts community.

 

Dee Hardison poses with beautiful bronze busts of Beethoven that are also given to recipients of the annual award.

Photo by Joey Ikemoto

2013 Recipient of the

DEE HARDISON AWARD 

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Photo by Joey Ikemoto

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Ted Lieu

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Robert and Peggy Dowell

Mayor Frank Scotto and Cindy Scotto

Frank and Cindy Scotto

Bob and Peggy Dowell

Ted Lieu

American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Dee Hardison

Don Knabe

George Nakano

Dr. Arnold Plank

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.

Art Wible

 

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