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November 2015 Board of Directors Minutes

November 18, 2015 Present: Larry Adams, Michael Sherman, Andrew Blyholder, Michael Griffin, Bern Beacham, Andrew Forrest, John Celona, Richard French The meeting was called to order at 6:45 pm. Agenda changes: None Calendar changes: None Post Mortem of Events 10/24-25 DE with NASA: 35 cars from GGR registered and participated[…]

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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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President’s Message – December 2015

I’ve served as president of the Golden Gate Region of the PCA for the past two years and now it’s time to hand over the reigns to a new president – Andrew Forrest. Two years ago I set myself five goals: The first was to modernize the external look of the club by updating our website and communications. The second was to grow the membership from 2,450 to over 3,000. The third was to increase the number and type of events to address the different styles of driving our members prefer. The fourth was to make sure new members felt as if they were part of the family at all of our events. And finally, I wanted to ensure we interacted well with other regions in the zone and the country.

We accomplished every goal and were even recognized by PCA national for our efforts.

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Revolutionary Porsche Parking System

We all are or have been there: not enough space to park all the cars. The existing garage isn’t big enough and you’ve already installed the lifts (which your spouse hates). The City doesn’t like the idea of adding a four-story parking structure. Your neighbors want an utterly unreasonable sum[…]

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Track Report October 2015

PCA GGR just finished our 2015 Track season with a fantastic Drivers Education weekend at Sonoma Raceway.  As guests of NASA, we were privileged to run a Porsche only run group with 35 cars at the famous “Porsches at the Point” event.  Also in attendance were the Porsche Racing Club[…]

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Board Minutes October 12, 2015

Present: Andrew Blyholder, Tim Smith, Andrew Forrest, Richard French, Larry Adams, Michael Sherman, John Celona, Michael Griffin Call to Order The meeting was called to order at 6:50 pm. The Board held a moment of silence for Secretary, Past President, and Lifetime Member William H. Benz, who passed since attending[…]

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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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President’s Message – October 2015

We are coming to the end of the 2015 season with just a few events left. Over the next few weeks we’ve got the Mines Road Fun Run, our season finale Autocross at Alameda, an appreciation dinner for our volunteers, a board meeting and a Boxster Brunch. This year has[…]

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Very sad news to share…

We are very sad to share that longtime club stalwart Bill Benz passed away suddenly yesterday, September 30th. He is survived by his wife Ruth, sons and multiple generations of loving family. Bill has been a member of GGR for 30 years and known throughout the club and car world[…]

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