July SocialAbout a dozen Appalachian members met at the Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard on a rainy afternoon.

The drive was billed as driving the Nantahala Gorge, but the highlight was actually driving the 35-mile long Wayah Road.

Hello PCA Members in Zone 3! I hope your summer is off to a great start and you are enjoying your Porsche in the many events that PCA has on offer across the Zone.

July 6th already...  Here's to hoping everyone had a safe and joyous July 4th celebration!

PicnicOn a rainy June 22, the Appalachian welcomed 64 new members who had joined in the previous twelve months. This growth has resulted in the Region's membership exceeding 400 for the first time.

Linda Goodman, Editor of the From the Regions column in Panorama, was our guest at our May 25th Drive, Hike & Dine on the Blue Ridge Parkway. To thank us, she has made a donation to the Manna Foodbank, an Appalachian region charity partner,

About a dozen Appalachian members met at the Dry Falls Brewery in Hendersonville on June 12.

With respect to the New Member Social/Annual Picnic registration, there was a website software bug that caused the registration link to appear closed.  The bug is now fixed. 

RandevuDespite the dismal weather forecast and dark skies, 20 Appalachian members met for breakfast and car talk at the Randevu Restaurant in Cashiers.

As stated in a recent email, the Appalachian Region New Member Social and Annual Picnic will be held on Saturday, June 22nd at 5:00 pm .

June is a special month as we celebrate with and recognize our newest members at our annual picnic on Saturday, June 22nd at Long Meadow Park in the Ramble, 'official' activities starting at 5:00 pm.  Please reserve this date and plan to attend!

Memorial Day Weekend provided Appalachian Region with unbelievable weather for a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  

Pigs & GritsAbout a dozen Appalachian members made a rainy drive north to Burnsville for a Saturday breakfast at the Pigs & Grits.

May MixerWe met at Pisgah Brewing where we enjoyed sun on the patio after driving through rain to get there.

'Drive, Hike & Dine: Parkway Highlights' is the Appalachian Region's drive and dine event scheduled for May 25th;

Harmony Motors hosted their third annual Mountian Air Cars and Coffee on May 4.

Luft WasserA mile of Porsches stretched the roads of Brevard for the second annual Luft Wasser Porsche celebration that featured mountain drives, a Parade of Porsches into town and a Main Street display while members enjoyed eating, talking and shopping.

If you missed Luft Wasser - A Porsche Celebration on Saturday, you missed a great event!! 

SocialWe met in Hendersonville on the deck at Guidon Brewing, where the warm spring weather sent folks scurring back to their cars for hats and sun glasses.

Pisgah InnThe April Breakfast Ramble was set for the Pisgah Inn; promising one of the best views of any restaurant in the area.

Wow!  How did we get to April 1st already?  This is already a huge month with our second annual Luft Wasser Celebration being held in Brevard... 'Sold Out' with 170 vehicles registered!! 

Our first APR Driver Education event at CMP on March 16-17 was a blast as usual! 

Hello Zone 3 Members, Rod here letting those of you attending this year's Parade in Boca Raton, FL know there is a great webcast coming up April 2 at 8pm Central to walk you through the Phase 2 Registration where you select the events you want to attend during the July 21-27 Porsche extravaganza.

Over 40 members of the Appalachian Region of PCA celebrated St Patrick’s Day, a day early with a lunch ramble to Lulu’s on Main in Sylva, N

SocialOver 20 members enjoyed seafood and beer at the Surf 'n Brew in Fletcher on March 13.

Hello PCA Members in Zone 3! Rod Johnson here hoping you have been able to get a little driving in this year amidst a pretty wet first quarter.

DETime is starting to run out with less than two weeks until our first Driver Education event of 2019 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, SC on March 16-17 hosted by Carolina's Region PCA.

February Tech SessionThe March 2, 2019 Tech Session saw 26 Appalachian Region members meet at Porsche Asheville for a session by Matt Emerson from their detail team, A&R Specialists.

Luft WasserBased on the success of the inaugural 2018 Luft Wasser Porsche Celebration, Brevard City Officials have provided a new high profile display area in the Heart of Brevard for the 2019 Luft Wasser Porsche Celebration.

Joey'sOriginally, we had planned to hold breakfast rambles only in good weather months, but we decided that February weather was "good enough."

We have a couple of AR events this week, each worth a reminder:

The Appalachian Region of PCA is hosting its third annual Appalachian Adventure featuring the best driving roads in America at a world-class resort.

Attending the Rolex 24 in Daytona Beach is a great experience every year, and this year the racing was exciting in spite of the weather.

BMWAs odd as it sounds, 19 members of the Appalachian Region Porsche Club spent the morning of February 2 at the BMW Performance Center. Through contacts that member Lee Geronime had, we were able to connect with Lead Driving instructor Derek Leonard for a super-duper day with BMW’s.

Did you attend Luft, Wasser and Brevard last year? Are you planning to go and haven't registered yet? This year's event was slated for 165 cars; 145 are already signed up. If you haven't done so and would like to participate, please register today: Luft, Wasser and Brevard 2019.

I hope everyone is doing well and staying warm as we are almost through our first month of 2019! We have a host of near-term events that represent a broad range of interests:

The Appalachian Region – PCA uses two mass communication media, its Website and its Facebook page, and both encourage contributions.

OhlinsThe New Year started off with a tech session in Hendersonville to visit Öhlin’s Suspension Technologies.

Happy New Year Zone 3 Members from your new Zone Rep Rod Johnson.