Blue Ridge Region PCA gathering

Author: Pete Kauffman

Blog 1/30/2023

Membership Well, no new members to report this week. The real reason is that I am in Florida, enjoying the sun! Hope it is warm back home, but, whatever! Just wanted to make sure you are kept informed of the upcoming activities. Activities Cars and Coffee The next Cars and Coffee is at the Green Goat at 9:30AM on February 11th. The Green Goat is located at: 802 Wiley Dr SW,Roanoke, VA 24015(540) 904-6091greengoat2015@brradmin It will be followed by the Annual Planning Meeting. Spring Street Survival on the Schedule We are planning to schedule a Street Survival School this spring.…

Blog 1/21/2023

Membership Welcome to Igor Erceg from Roanoke, VA. He drives a beautiful 2014 911 Turbo. I had the pleasure of meeting Igor and his two young boys at our Cars & Coffee yesterday. Also, welcome David Johnson, III. David lives in Lewisburg, VA and drives a 2021 Porsche Macan. Activities Cars and Coffee We had our first Cars and Coffee under the management of our new Chairman, Ed Clowser. Although it was cold, we had good attendance, over 20 people. Famous Anthony’s put out a great spread. We had three new members, Sean Lynch, who is looking for a Cayman,…

Blog 1/16/ 2023

Membership SEAN LYNCH has joined PCA’s Test Drive program while searching for a Porsche to purchase. If you would like to connect with SEAN, contact information is: lynchdds@gmail.com; 540 521-8736. He lives in Ranoke, Virginia. Road trips with Don- Turkey, Texas – Steve Strickland The email from Don Salisbury came in late January- he was buying a ’53 Bug in need of assembly in Texas, and did I want in on a road trip to pick it up? Of course! I’m always up for a car fetching mission with Don- time to find my road warrior hat! The car was just…

Blog 1-9-2023

Membership Welcome to John and Laura Flick from Cave Spring, VA. They have a new 2023 Cayenne Coup. I spoke with our old friend Gary Templeton yesterday. He and Donna were driving down to Knoxville, TN to see their new granddaughter who was born on Friday. He sends his best to all. (Also, he sent me this picture of a 911 4-door. This was built in 1967 as a Christmas present. See the story below) I had an email from Chris Schneider about Car’s and Coffee. Hi Pete,I’m not quite sure who I would direct this email to but I’ve…

Blog 1/2/2023

Membership Welcome to Unopa Mutonono, from Blacksburg, Virginia. He drives a Porsche 2003 Boxster S. Harry Ridenour has transferred from Potomac Region. He drives a 1967 Porsche 911S and lives in Gaithersburg, MD.  Good news – a new prospective PCA member has signed up. Lee Armbuster has joined PCA’s Test Drive program while searching for a Porsche to purchase. He lives in Roanoke, Virginia.   Activities Cars ‘n Coffee Our new chair, Ed Clowser is on top of things! A Cars N Coffee is planned for January21, 2023 at Famous Anthony’s, Williamson Rd, Roanoke Virginia starting at 9:30am.  New for 2023 registration (free)…

Blog 12/18/2022

Getting ready for Christmas! Merry Christmas to all! Members Welcome to Jennifer James from Danville, Virginia. Jennifer drives a new 2023 Porsche Macan. Her husband is Justin James. Welcome to both Jennifer and Justin! Welcome also to Danny Broom. Danny lives in Roanoke, VA and drives a  2018 Porsche 911 Carrera. And welcome to Michael Sobilo who lives in Roanoke, Virginia. Michael drives a 1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 2. Great month, three new members! Treffen Georgia Mountains Registration for Treffen Georgia Mountains at the Barnsley Resort will open on WED 4JAN23.  Treffens are very popular and this one is expected to…

Blog 12/7/2022

Membership Welcome to Linda Stewart who lives in Hillsville, VA and drives a Porsche: 2011 911 Carrera. And welcome Thomas Ulbrich who lives in Penhook, Virginia and drives a Porsche: 2017 718 Cayman S. Activities No new activities scheduled as of this time. Stay tuned. Holiday Party And just like that, we were down to our last event of 2022. We had an active year with Cars ‘n Coffee at several different locations, the Porsche Corral at Virginia International Raceway, and other interesting events. Our evening began with time to meet old friends and make new ones while enjoying the…

Blog 11/29/2022

Membership No new members this week. Activities Holiday Party The Blue Ridge Region PCA Holiday Party is taking place on Sunday, December 4, 2022 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm at the Vinton War Memorial in Vinton, VA, REGISTRATION CLOSES ON NOVEMBER 28! So far 60 of your BRR-PCA friends have signed up!  The club is subsidizing the venue and caterer fee to minimize the attendee fee of $50. Don’t miss out on a great event ! Silent Auction We are considering a Silent Auction at the Holiday Party. This is subject to getting some quality donations for the event. If you have something to donate,…

Blog 11/22/2022

Membership New Members Welcome to Antone Byrd from Roanoke, Virginia. Antone drives a 2014 Cayman S. Also welcome to Adam Cook, also from Roanoke, Virginia. Adam drives a 2013 Boxster. AND…. Welcome to John Trotter from Halifax, Virginia. John drives a 1998 911 Carrera 4S. You are all invited to send pictures of your cars for posting in the Blogger! Rally We had a wonderful Fall Rally put on by Jim Wallace and Jim Laub. The starting point was across the street from Cave Spring Middle School on Route 221, Cave Spring, VA.  (Some of us missed that small detail, “across…

Blog 11/14/2022

Membership New Members New Members Welcome to Baron Becker from Lynchburg, Virginia. He drives a 1999 Porsche Boxster. Old Oak Cars and Coffee We had a great turnout at our November Cars and Coffee, a total of 23 attendees. The rain finally stopped and members came from afar! This was Gene Reed’s final event as Chair of Cars and Coffee and the group gave him a round of applause for his fine work. Activities Cars and Coffee A new leader has stepped up for C&C. Ed Clowser has agreed to take the reins. He has asked for someone to assist…