Motoring & Social Report

Motoring & Social Report

March Motoring / Social Report

By D.Michael Griffin, VP/Motoring director A Technicolor FunRun is what we had on Sat. 2/27: BLUE sky, WHITE wisps of fog, EMERALD carpeting wall to wall on the hills, YELLOW field flowers and a sea of PINK nut trees blooming their tops off in the San Joaquin Valley. Oh, yeah,[…]

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December 2015 Motoring / Social Report

Calling all radio heads, we could use some help here. One of the challenges in operating a FunRun event is dealing with communication, while en route. Maybe I should say “lack of communication” to be more precise. While we’ve tried the standard Motorola and Cobra walkies, these low powered FRS[…]

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Motoring / Social Report October 2015

TOTALLY insane: The GGR “Socialistas” committee produced nine [9] FunRuns/tours in 2015, including four “winery tours” that were big hits with members. ~700 GGR drivers and guests participated over the course of the season, with an average of 43 cars showing up for each event. Drives sold-out in a matter[…]

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Motoring/Social Report

Alice Yeh, Volunteer extraordinaire! Volunteers make the world go around, and that includes the world of GGR FunRuns. Here I am happily standing next to our “Motoring Volunteer Award” winner, the ever popular Dr. Alice Yeh. Not only does Alice function as our Grid Marshal, but she also helps behind[…]

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July 2015 Motoring/Social Report

One FunRun per month this year has been our Motoring goal and so far, we’re doin’ it in style. April saw us go through Fort Hunter-Liggett and over the mountain to Big Sur on the Pacific Coast Highway below [take a look at pg. 110 of the June “Panorama” for[…]

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March 2015 Motoring / Social Report

Wow, we actually pulled it off: 93 people, 2 restaurants, 58 cars and 2 separate FunRun routes being run simultaneously, both meeting for lunch at the same time and same town. Quite a logistical exercise, but it worked. There were many new members in attendance, and they were quick to[…]

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How green was our valley

What a day, what weather, what scenery, what a great bunch of GGR peeps! Here we are in Hollister, getting ready to grid-up for our Drive to Coalinga and lunch at Harris Ranch. These four beauties were just a few of the 32 cars that enjoyed our first Fun Run[…]

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