South Bay Police and Fire Memorial Foundation Invites you to

45th Annual Awards Luncheon

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Torrance Marriott Hotel
3635 Fashion Way, Torrance

Join us in honoring the South Bay’s law enforcement and fire protection agencies. This 44th annual luncheon will recognize the conspicuous acts of bravery of our police officers and firefighters who selflessly serve and protect our communities. Presented by the South Bay Police and Fire Memorial Foundation representing the cities of El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo Beach and Torrance.

Event Timeline:

  • 10:30 – Award Winners Arrive
  • 11:00-12:00 – Guest Check In Open
  • 12:00-2:00 – Luncheon and Ceremony


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Sponsorship Levels/Tickets

For more information or to process your tickets by check, Click Here to download the sponsorship packet.

To make reservations by check please mail to:

Medal of Valor
c/o South Bay Police and Fire Memorial Foundation
P.O.Box 1490
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

For further information contact:
Michael Conrey:
Sherry Kramer:


Award Recipient:

Distinguished Service

Sergeant Tony de la Rambelje – El Segundo Police

Sergeant Luke Muir – El Segundo Police

Officer Armando Rodriguez – El Segundo Police

Officer Rey Lopez – El Segundo Police

Officer Matthew Amendola – Inglewood Police

Officer Sara Booth – Inglewood Police

Officer Nicholas Bobbs – Inglewood Police

Officer Stuart Sato – Inglewood Police

Life Saving

Firefighter Matthew Goodenough – El Segundo Fire

Officer Jose Avalos – Gardena Police

 Officer Angel Hernandez – Gardena Police

Officer Jonathan Skovold – Hawthorne Police

 Officer Pedro Nambo – Hawthorne Police

Officer Kristoffer Eszlinger – Hermosa Beach Police

Chief Sharon Papa – Hermosa Beach Police

 Captain Milton McKinnon – Hermosa Beach Police

Officer Joshua Nakamoto – Hermosa Beach Police

 Officer Aurelio Lopez – Hermosa Beach Police

Officer Ken Cheng – Manhattan Beach Police

Officer Justin Hidalgo – Manhattan Beach Police

 Officer Ian Mikelson – Manhattan Beach Police

Officer Michael Dyberg – Redondo Beach Police

Officer Erik Frame – Redondo Beach Police

Officer Patrick Knox – Redondo Beach Police

Officer Joseph Rangel – Redondo Beach Police

Officer Blake Williams – Torrance Police

Thank You to Our 2019 Sponsors: