Beneficiaries of the Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance
True to its mission since 1937, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor help young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. The Clubs achieve this by providing a safe, nurturing environment where quality programs and services inspire its members to greatness.
Presently the Clubs serve approximately 8,500 youth annually/2,200 youth daily at 13 after-school sites throughout the Harbor region. At little to no cost to their families, membership includes daily homework help, hot supper and a variety of programs including music, STEM, athletics, fine arts, our most successful College Bound college pathway program and leadership development. The Clubs provide members equal access to very important youth development opportunities and provide them with the tools, guidance and inspiration to develop their talents and create great futures.
The Western Museum of Flight located at the historic Zamperini field in Torrance, California, is a non-profit, educational institution dedicated to preserving and displaying aircraft history and artifacts of Southern California's aviation heritage. The Museum's educational programs allow children to see and touch authentic military and civilian airplanes, while they learn about the technologies and people that made aviation history. Experienced docents explain the science and engineering work that enabled the development of aerospace products, and encourage them to persevere in their math and science school work, to open doors for them to pursue their own dreams as engineers, pilots, scientists, and other professionals who can enjoy rewarding careers in the industry.
Our Mission of preserving our past and inspiring the future, the Western Museum of Flight honors and champions the Aerospace Industry Heritage of Southern California and inspires, motivates, and educates the dreamers and creators of today and tomorrow.