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Blogger – 3/22/2021

Membership No new members this week. Upcoming Activities 2nd Annual Gary Bell Rally – April 10 Must Register by April 3 Join the Blue Ridge Region PCA for our 2nd Annual Gary Bell Rally! The Blue Ridge Region PCA has prepared a rally for April 10, 2021!  The course is approx. 105 miles with an estimated drive time of about 2 1/2 hours +/-.  This event will include a midpoint break stop.  Awards will be given to the top three finishers based on driving time based on posted speed limits and score on questions. Advance registration is required!  Sign up at Registration…

Blog 9-13-2021

Members Welcome to Kenneth Fore from Lynchburg. Ken has a 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S. Activities BRR-PCA 40th Anniversary – Registration is open for our 40th Anniversary Celebration!  Early birds get the best deal through September 25th.  See the Information page or the REGISTRATION  site for info and to sign up. Covid Precautions – All attendees are required to wear masks while indoors except when seated and are strongly encouraged to do so while outside.  We will have an ample supply of masks on hand for all.   Also, food service workers will be masked at all times and our caterer follows strict procedures. The…

Blog – 9/6/21

Members No new members this week. Activities BRR-PCA 40th Anniversary Celebration Registration opens Monday, September 6 at 10:00am for our 40th Anniversary Celebration, which is taking place at the Vinton War Memorial on October 17, 2021 beginning at 4:00pm.  Full details and registration are on our Motorsportreg Page.  Register by September 25th to get the early bird deal!  Charter Members will be sent a discount code in recognition of their VIP status.  Please email specialevent@brr-pca.org with any questions or if you cannot use Motorsportreg. Register here! Cars & Coffee – September 25 RSVP Gents Our CarsnCoffee for September will be held on Saturday September 25 2021…

40th Anniversary Celebration

Registration opens Monday, September 6, at 10:00am. Take advantage of the early registration special by registering by September 25th. Our 40th Anniversary Celebration is taking place Sunday, October, 17, 2021 beginning at 4pmand will take place at the elegant Vinton War Memorial in Vinton, Va. Plans include: Socializing with old friends and making new ones A car show Social Hour (i.e. beverages!) Slide show from our history Dinner Mementos and more… A few more folks would be welcomed to help make the event successful! Ideas on the above items or new things are desired as well as people to complete…

Blue Ridge Blog – 8/30/2021

Members We have some new members in our region. Tim Martin and his wife Margaretanne from Rustburg, VA. They drive a 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera S. Welcome to you both. Member Stories Cars & Coffee – Lynchburg Apparently, there were more than a few members up at the Lynchburg C&C this past week because I saw this picture up on Facebook. Cars & Ice Cream – Smith Mountain Lake This past Sunday at 4PM, there was a Cars & Ice Cream at SML. After a morning golf game, I dragged myself over there to see what was happening. Well, the…

Nominees Wanted

Submit your name as a nominee for the annual BRR-PCA election. Our club conducts an annual nominating process and election for the 4 officer positions: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Becoming an officer is a great way to help your club and influence its direction. Just let our Secretary or President know of your interest and a member of our nominating committee will reach out to discuss this opportunity in more detail.

Blog – 8/23/21

Members Welcome to Alvin Johnston of Roanoke, VA. Alvin has a 2020 911 Carrera 4S. Heard from Gary Templeton this past Friday. He reports that he is back home and enjoying his favorite chair! He had bypass surgery but should be back with everyone in about 12 weeks. Give him a call or send him a note. Member Stories David Chatntoo sent me some pictures coupled with an interesting story. David has this beautiful 356 coupe. He did not share his history of his ownership but apparently along the way met an artist named Volker Nisch. Volker produced an interesting…

Another Successful Cars N’ Coffee

We had 26 attendees at the August 21 Cars N’ Coffee held at Dales Diner in Montvale, Va. Joining the group were some new members! The weather was “Top Down” fantastic making the morning with fellow club members perfect. These events are more about People and Breakfast, though some folks only have coffee and there is some car browsing and talk too.

Blog – 8/16/21

Members Welcome to Philip Schall of Radford, VA. Philip has a 2012 911 Carrera! Well wishes for a speedy recovery for Gary Templeton after his recent surgery! Also, best wishes to Kenny Wingfield on his recovery after his accident on his Harley. And of course, a shout out to Dick Hatch, now at the Harmony Collection at 4414 Pleasant Ridge Road. Stop by and say hello! Found this on Facebook. – Today, Laura Hogan (right) won a gas gift card at Cars & Coffee Lynchburg. The winning ticket was drawn by her great nephew, Landon. Activities Festival of the Wheel…

Blog – 8/9/21

Blue Ridge Blog Members New Members Welcome to Larry Lamanaca who transferred here from Florida. Larry has a 2916 Porsche 911 Turbo S! Welcome to Michael Anderson from Radford, VA. Michael drives an 2021 911 Carrera Cabriolet. Old Members Don’t forget Dick Hatch has moved to a new location. Harmony Collection 4414 Pheasant Ridge Road Roanoke, VA 24014 Room H416 (540) 685-0523 Kenny Wingfield had an accident on his Harley last weekend and ended up with seven broken ribs and a punctured lung.  He was in Roanoke Memorial Hospital but may be home now. Give him a call. His mobile…