Motoring & Social Report

Motoring & Social Report

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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Blackhawk blow-out

Blackhawk Auto Museum + gourmet luncheon + award ceremony + a bargain price caused 164 members to knock down the doors to our annual Holiday Party in early January. These early arrivers admire the angular architecture of the building. Which contrasts with the smooth, round-bodied cars within. Just saying… “No[…]

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Big Turn-out for Nov 8th Canepa Run

By Michael Griffin  –GGR Motoring/Social Director                              Photos by Rick Dahlman Fifty Golden Gate drivers and passengers gathered on a beautiful fall day in Cupertino, to take back roads and a twisty Hiway 9, over the hill and down to Scotts Valley. Our objective was a visit to Canepa Design,[…]

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