Only days until Appalachian Adventure in Blowing Rock! This sold out 4-day event promises to be the premier social weekend of the year for the Appalachian Region. The weather looks great for a welcome change to cooler temps.

Luft Wasser on October 2nd is also right around the corner. This year's event was limited to 150 cars and sold out in 31 hours! If you're not already on the wait list, you will not be able to join the Tour Drives and Main Street Brevard Porsche display, but you can still enjoy the Porsches by parking elsewhere in Brevard and walking through the Main Street car show with PCA members from around the Southeast and beyond.

Our Monthly Brewery Social will take place on Wednesday the 15th at Eluvian Brewing in Weaverville. No registration required, just show up at 5 pm and look for the white APR name tags. Details available here: 9/15 Brewery Social

The September APP Cafe (Porsches & Coffee) will be held at the Asheville Outlet Mall on Saturday the 18th. Coffee, donuts and (Ferry Porsche) Birthday Cake will be served! Arrive at 8:15 am and look for the Porsches in the rear parking lot. Get your Porsche out for an early start on the weekend. Sept 19th is Drive Your Porsche Day, a celebration of Ferry Porsche's Birthday.

Two October Events will open for registration on September 15th: An Elk Viewing SUV Drive and Picnic is scheduled for October 13th. Check details and register here: Elk View Drive & Picnic This should prove be a very interesting evening! On October 16th our next Breakfast Ramble will be in Hot Springs. See details and register here: Hot Springs Breakfast Ramble

Announcing the November Appalachian Region Board Member Election for the 2022-2023 Term

The current two-year Appalachian Region Officers' terms will expire on December 31, 2021. I have decided not to run for a second term as President and will assume the Board Member position of Past President in January. Our Treasurer, Matt Pohsweg, and Secretary, Don Grainger, have also announced their desire to step down from their current Board positions. The Appalachian Region Election Nominating Committee, composed of Charlie Hickey & Dave White and headed by Past President Peter Graham, has announced the following slate of Candidates for the two year term beginning January 1, 2022:

President - Jim Moore; Vice President - John Goetzman; Treasurer - Jim Symington; Secretary - Dave White

Additional Nominations - (APR Bylaws - Article VIIIB): Any 10 (ten) Active Members of the Club may nominate in writing an active member of the Club for office with the written approval of that member. Such nomination must be submitted to the Nominating Committee by October 15th, as posted on the Club’s website. Nominations made in this manner shall be included on the ballot. For a more detailed description of Region Officer duties and the Election process, please review Articles V and VIII of the Appalachian Region Bylaws available here: APR Bylaws

The Appalachian Region is very fortunate to have ready, able and willing members to continue the success that our young club has enjoyed in the 6 years since our inception. Hope to see you soon at an APR Event!

My best,

Don Therien, President