Small businesses in the City of Torrance are being recognized for all that they do to keep the City’s economy bustling.

Now through Dec. 3 is Small Business Week in the city, which encourages residents to support the small business community. Torrance Bakery and Fox Drugs of Torrance were some of many locations offering deals for shoppers.

According to the Small Business Administration, there are currently 28.8 million small businesses in the United States, and they represent 99.7 percent of all businesses with employees and are responsible for 63 percent of net new jobs create over the past 20 years. You can go to the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce website to see the members that are offering discounts on products, goods and services.