Blue Ridge Region

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The BRR Logo Story

Written by Dan DeHart The image now used as Blue Ridge Region’s logo on our window decals, name tags, hats and sew-on patches are from a photo taken by Dave Hogan at the Harveys Knob Overlook (milepost 95.5) on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The original logo was the creation of Claudia Snow, Dave Snow’s wife, who passed some years ago. Several years ago, the Club received a cease-and-desist letter from attorneys for the Blue Ridge Parkway claiming our old logo infringed on their registered images.  There were similarities to both circular images with a roadway curving to the right and…

Story – 1974 Porsche

So, many of you know I restored my 1974 Porsche Carrera and overdid the restoration just a bit. Anyways, I have been accused of babying it a bit, you know, only bringing it out on the nicest of days, on the best of conditions etc, etc. So, a few weeks ago, it would not start and we discovered that the gas in the line had vaporized and the pump would not pull/push the gas to the engine. The solution was to drive it more, and I have been trying. So, on this past Wednesday I had an appointment in town…