2019 News Archive
Come join us at this month's Appalachian Region PCA Social at Craft Centric Taproom on Wednesday, November 13th from 5-7pm. If you are already signed up for VIR later this month or interested in learning more about the track, this will be a great time to get together.
When we got our 2014 981 Boxster, it did not have a backup camera, as Porsche did not offer it as an option that year.
The September Drive and Dine event saw 23 cars and 38 Appalachian Region members drive the route planned by Lee Geronime and David Stori from Maggie Valley, NC to Clingman’s Dome in Tennessee ending with a drive to the “Road to Nowhere.”
In accordance with the Bylaws of the Appalachian Region – PCA, the Nominating Committee (Bob Herrmann, Charlie Hickey, and Jim Peterson) nominates the following for the Board of Directors of the Appalachian Region – PCA for terms beginning January 1, 2020.
- President – Don Therien,
- Vice President – Jim Moore,
- Secretary – Don Grainger, and
- Treasurer – Matthew Pohsweg.
In accordance with the bylaws of the Appalachian Region, an officer nomination committee has been formed for the purpose of putting forth a slate of AR members in good standing to elect a new Board of Directors (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer) to serve a two-year term starting 1 January 2020.
We held our second Off-the-Beaten-Path drive and dine on July 19.
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,
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!
A 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.
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.
Time 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.
The Appalachian Region of PCA is hosting its third annual Appalachian Adventure featuring the best driving roads in America at a world-class resort.
As 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.
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