As we wrap up 2017, Claudia and I would like to wish everyone a safe and Merry Christmas along with a happy and prosperous 2018!

The following 2018 events are scheduled in January:

  • Saturday, January 6th 10:00am - Tech Session: Tour/presentation of the UNCA Formula SAE Team's electric-powered race car being prepped for international Formula SAE competition. Details and Map. The Appalachian Region has donated funds to this program in 2017: individual, tax-deductible contributions to support this program are encouraged and will be accepted during the meeting.
  • Wednesday, January 10th 5:00 - 7:00pm - Monthly Social at the Blue Ghost Brewing Company, 125 Underwood Rd in Fletcher. As usual, look for our white Region member badges. Map
  • Saturday, January 13th 9:30am - Appalachian Adventure Committee meeting at Porsche Asheville in the conference room. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you haven't heard, the Adventure will be held at the Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee, GA and is scheduled for August 17th through 19th, 2018. Make sure you get it on your calendar now! Details to follow...

The Board will not meet in January, but we can still conduct Region business. If you have a issue that you would like discussed/addressed, feel free to contact me via e-mail:

Did you know? We now has a Track page on our website!! If you would like to be included in our 'Track Rats' group, please contact David Wells to voice interest...

Thanks to all who supported the Appalachian Region during 2017: it has been a wonderful, most enjoyable year for our Region!!

Peter GrahamI hope to see you Saturday, January 6th!