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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…

Blog 11/7/2022

Membership No new members this period. Activities Cars and Coffee – November 12 9:30AM Old Oak Cafe Old Oak Cafe 410 Scruggs Rd Moneta, VA 24121 RSVP by Wednesday, November 9th. Rally – Save the date – November 19 It’s a great time of year for our fall 2022 Rally!  This is a fun driving event that is suitable for all kinds of vehicles!  This event can be a great drive for families too!   The starting point will be across the street from Cave Spring Middle School on Route 221, Cave Spring, VA.  The route is approximately 71 miles taking approximately 90 minutes…

Blog 10/18/2022

Membership I am sorry to report that one of our old time members has moved out of the area, transferring to Carolina region. Eddie Fort, club secretary for many years has relocated to Pinehurst, NC. (the dog!) Anyways, he told me he is the proud owner of a 2016 Boxster Spyder. He said that he hoped to continue to do things with the BRR. Then he flaunted his new car. Cars and Coffee at The Green Goat – October 15 Well, breakfast at the Green Goat was fantastic as always. We had a great turnout, perhaps 30 people or more…

Blog 10/10/2022

Membership Members Welcome to Gary Gray of Christiansburg, va. Gary drives a 1986 Porsche 944 Turbo. SVGA Races A number of our members journeyed down to Virginia International Raceway this past weekend for the historic races. Activities Cars and Coffee at The Green Goat – October 15 802 Wiley Drive SW Roanoke VA 24015 October 15 at 10:00 AM (That is 10:00, a half-hour later) RSVP will be required by noon on Oct 12 RSVP to Gene Reed  Social Chair Wanted Our beloved Social Chair, Gene Reed is retiring after this season. This is an opportunity to join the leadership of the…

Blog 10/3/22

Members Membership Welcome to our newest member, Bryan Allen from Salem, Virginia. Bryan drives a 2017 911 Carrera 4S. Stories Carolyn and I took a quick trip to Florida for a Grandson’s Birthday party last week and it confirmed the great decision to purchase a 981 and for it to be equipped with the PDK transmission.  The sport leather seats with heat and cool worked perfectly to keep us comfortable the whole trip although getting out after some of the longer stints was a sight for onlookers.  Three days and 1250 miles and we love our Boxster S.  The family…

Blog 9/26/2022

Membership Activities Cars and Coffee at The Green Goat – October 15 802 Wiley Drive SW Roanoke VA 24015 October 15 at 10:00 AM (That is 10:00, a half-hour later) RSVP will be required by noon on Oct 12 Rally – Save the date – November 19 We have a rally in the making. Save this date. November 19. It will be a beautiful fall drive thru central Virginia! Street Survival As a reminder, Sunday, October 16, 2022 is the next Street Survival School at the Salem Civic Center.  We have a meeting on this Wednesday at Sports Car Clinic.  This meeting is intended for Coaches…

Blog 9/19/2022

Membership No new Members this week. Cars and Coffee We had a beautiful morning Saturday for our drive to Dale’s Diner in Montvale for breakfast. Thirty members showed up with their cars in a line! Good food and good conversation! Activities Cars and Coffee at The Green Goat – October 15 802 Wiley Drive SW Roanoke VA 24015 October 15 at 10:00 AM (That is 10:00, a half-hour later) RSVP will be required by noon on Oct 12 Rally – Save the date – November 19 We have a rally in the making. Save this date. November 19. It will…

Blog 9/12/2022

Membership No new members this week. Activities Cars n Coffee at Dale’s Diner – September 17 11076 W. Lynchburg-Salem Tompkins Montvale VA 24122. Next to the defunct Tank Farm September 17 2022 at 0930 hrs. Our usual time.  Again seating is limited. Please RSVP to Gene Reed by noon on September 14 Cars and Coffee at The Green Goat – October 15 802 Wiley Drive SW Roanoke VA 24015 October 15 at 10:00 AM (That is 10:00, a half-hour later) RSVP will be required by noon on Oct 12 Lake Pipes Cars N Coffee We had a good local showing of Porsches…