2018 News Archive
MANNA FoodBank is a private, not-for-profit service organization that links the food industry with over 220 partner agencies in 16 counties of WNC, the same foot print as the Appalachian Region.
The Appalachian Region conducted its first-ever Sport Utility Drive on US Forest Service roads in the Pisgah National Forest. With the Porsche Macan now being the highest-selling vehicle in the Porsche line-up it was decided to try an off-road drive to appeal to this segment of the club.
The press release announcing tomorrow’s High Country Leaf Tour appeared on AveryJournal.com.
More and more members now own a Porsche SUV or have some other SUV in their garage. Let’s take your SUV off the beaten path with a first-ever off-road drive and dine using Forest Service roads for a different drive experience.
The Appalachian Region is committed to the support of Manna FoodBank which serves the same 16 WNC counties that compose our Region. September is Hunger Action Month and Manna is in need of additional special event volunteers.
The September Drive and Dine saw a record number of participants as we drove the Cheese Trail from Hendersonville to Fairview to Black Mountain.
The Appalachian Region held its annual Appalachian Adventure this year at the Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge in north Georgia. Approximately 100 attendees representing 10 different Regions arrived in 50 Porsches and enjoyed a weekend of beautiful drives and Porsche-centered events.
Our Fall track event is scheduled for September 8th and 9th at Carolina Motorsports Park (CMP) near Camden, SC and will be sponsored by the Carolinas Region PCA. This is a two day Driver's Education (DE) event and is open for registration.
Appalachian Region Vice President Don Therien and his wife Lee, were active participants and winners at the Porsche Parade competing with their 2018 Macan GTS.
July 8th through 14th, 2018 marked the 63rd Annual Porsche Parade at The Lake of the Ozarks, Tan-Tar-A resort located in Osage Beach, Missouri.
The day started cloudy but once the cars were fired up at the start of The Curves of Madison County tour it was sunny and beautiful.
On July 8 several members participated in a Carolinas Region autocross as part of our growiing track program.
This article by Appalachian member Roger Gilmore originally appeared in the Sonnenschein PCA Newsletter on September 2014.
Our first APR Driver Education event at Roebling Road last weekend was a success and all had a great time!
When the three-year old Appalachian Region started planning the new Luft Wasser event to bring the air-cooled owners and water-cooled owners together in a Porsche Celebration the goal was 30 Porsches.
The Appalachian Region, Porsche Club of America is hosting Appalachian Adventure at The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge in Young Harris, GA on August 17-19, 2018.
The last minute plan for the Irish Ramble at Lulu’s on Main in Sylva, North Carolina to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day turned into a full-blown rumble as the event quickly escalated from a 15 person event to 34+ members.
No, it's not a Porsche, but in a way it does fit in.
Every road-going Porsche from the 356 up to today’s modern 911 can trace its roots to a race car that came before it.