November Eblast #1

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Dear {first-name} {last-name},

Whether the pathological lying narcissist or the narcissistic pathological liar wins the 2016 Presidential Race (hint: yeah, today is ?? election day ?? in case you missed), ARPCA will move forward with unified fun for everyone!  So, come celebrate your candidates’ win or loathe their loss Wednesday night for a one of a kind monthly business meeting.  In other words…  LAST CALL!

PS – Don’t forget to sign up for the Holiday Party & Dinner on 11.26.  Details on each and more below:


Wednesday November 9 – 7:00-9:00PM – Social Business Meeting – Rumfish Grille

November monthly business meeting will be a social event!!!rumfish-grille
Club President Mark Hanson proposed during the August meeting we try something new in November, a social business meeting!  Idea behind a social business meeting is to get members to put forth their ideas they believe will encourage more participation by a greater cross section of our membership. Agenda will be simple:  mingle and talk freely with your fellow ARPCA members, discuss what you believe we should be doing as a club, write down your comments or ideas and submit them at the end of the evening.
Planning to attend?  Great!  Please send a quick email to:

Saturday November 26th – 5:00PM – Holiday Party & Dinner – Grand Concourse

Kickoff the holiday season with your Porsche family at the historic Grand Concourse restaurant on Saturday, November 26, 2016. There will be a sit-down dinner with a choice of one of three entrees to include: Steak, Salmon or Chicken. Vegetarian selections also available:  Thai coconut curry with vegetables and rice, or pasta primavera.

Grand-Concourse LogoSalad, dessert, coffee, tea and iced tea are included. There will be a cash bar for alcoholic beverages.
RSVP, Registration and Menu selections: via MSR by November 17, 2016.

Register HERE Soon – Event Sells Out Quickly Every Year!


Thursday December 8th – 7:00PM – Monthly Business Meeting 


“Porsche Fields Forever” – Limited Edition Prints from Linda Barnicott’s 2016 ARPCA PVGP Painting Now Available for Purchase!

Missed your chance to put YOUR Porsche in the 2016 Linda Barnicott original painting “Porsche Fields Forever”?  If so definitely do NOT also miss your chance to own one of these fantastic prints!

All are Limited Edition – Choose from: a Signed & Numbered Print, Artist Proof or Artist Enhanced Giclee (giclees are SOLD OUT!).  Framing available directly from Linda Barnicott (or Andy Schorr at Fast Company Framing).  Contact John Malobicky with questions and to order.

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2016 Officer Elections

The 2016 nomination slate for elected region management has been finalized, and Nomination Slate Committee Chairperson Larry Collins proudly presents you the following candidates for your consideration.  Please review a brief autobiography of each candidate and then follow the link after all candidates to cast your ballot.

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2015 Holiday Cocktail Party

Who:  You
What: Annual Holiday Party
When: Sat Dec 5th 2015 – 5:00-7:00 PM
Where: Donnie Iris’ House (ahem haus)  😉
Why: Celebrate a fun 2015 with ARPCA and help raise $$$

supporting the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank!

Cost:  $40.00 Per Person

Full Details & Registration Here

Night at the Symphony

ARPCA Night with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Date: Saturday Nov 7, 2014 – Time: 8:00 PM – Cost: $49 per person

Join Kristy Strohmeier as she and hubby Brian class up ARPCA for an evening with the world reknowned Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra! West Side Story – Experience a thrilling new presentation of this iconic film and winner of 10 Academy Awards©, including Best Picture.

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Touring Crew – OCTOBER 2015

Next Event: Wednesday October 28, 11:30 am ARPCA-Logo

October’s Luncheon – Porsche Touring Crew navigates to Murraysville on Wednesday, October 28.

The Porsche Crew travels to NEW North Park Lounge MURRAYSVILLE, the Newest Hot spot in Murraysville, offering a complete menu to satisfy all tastes plus a cabana bar. Come join the crew for their FINAL LUNCHEON OF THE 2015 DRIVING SEASON…promising to be a truly memorable luncheon experience.

Take this opportunity to display your Porsche one more time in 2015 and have a fun time at the newest clubhouse in MURRAYSVILLE 111 Blue Spruce Way, Murrysville, PA 15668 at 11:30 am.

Join us for lunch at

NORTH PARK LOUNGE
MURRAYSVILLE, PA

111 Blue Spruce Way
Murraysville, PA

724.519.9970

All ARPCA welcome! Crew members including wives, husbands, girlfriends, boyfriends, always welcome!

Email TOURING with questions, etc.

Grand Concours 3.0 (rescheduled)

2015 Porsche Grand Concours at Station Square

      

Join the ARPCA for a Porsche Grand Concours at Station Square ver 3.0!

**Rescheduled** to Saturday October 10th 2:00-6:00PM, 2015

Happy Hour(s) at Station Square along with a People’s Choice (topside only) Concours with net proceeds to raise funds for ARPCA’s P3 Fund (helping active-duty military service members who are family or friends of ARPCA serving overseas;  we provide them care packages to show our thanks and to remind them of home.)

West Station Square Drive will be closed down for our club to park for an ARPCA People’s Choice Concours starting from Grand Concourse Restaurant west towards the Hard Rock Café.  We have room for ONLY 50 cars but security guards will be present to monitor the car display.  After voting for your (other than your own of course) favorite P-car, head to the Gandy Dancer patio for a social (meals and drink self pay).  Prizes will be awarded there for the top three Porsches as voted by YOU!

For those who would like to stay for dinner following the happy hour, The Grand Concourse will validate 2 hours free parking in the secure valet lot – PIY (Park-It-Yourself) too!

REGISTRATION ON MSR

Come out and enjoy an early Fall Sat afternoon for a fun time, great food, fantastic people and AWESOME CARS!

Email John Malobicky with any questions.

Porsche Day at Cars-n-Coffee

Looking for some summer car fun?

Come to Porsche Day with Pittsburgh’s Cars-n-Coffee!

 

Sat, Aug 29th 2014
9:00AM – 12:00PM 
*Rain or Shine*
Generoasta Coffee
901 Warrendale Village Drive
Warrendale, PA 15086

 

Porsche will be feature vehicle Saturday Aug 29th as

ARPCA joins Pittsburgh Cars ‘N’ Coffee!

Registration not needed.

Last DE of 2015 Mid-O

Be a part of the fourth and final record setting ARPCA DE in 2015 at Mid-O September 12 & 13 (plus lapping day for those approved Fri Sept 11).  Tim, Drake and Paul have already put on three outstanding DEs in 2015 at Watkins Glen and PittRace so join them for the finale at Mid-O.  Garages are 100% sold out and only a few a few spots for students and instructors remain – don’t miss out on the fun!

Register On MSR Today

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PVGP – Final Info 2015 – It’s Here!

It’s that time… PVPG is here! 

Thank you for registering for ARPCA’s 2015 PVPG Party in Schenley Park which will be one for the history books!  Earlier this AM an undercover team snuck into the Rock Hall of Fame in the mistake by the lake and drove off with (shhh….):

When you see Tom M. in the park tomorrow, thank him profusely (but coyly to not expose his identity) for leading ARPCA’s Seal Team 356.

Quick spots about 2015 PVGP… as promised weather is shaping up to make this the hottest weekend of year… 3H’s for Sat and heat index of ~100F on Sunday!  Because it’s a golf course, it’ll feel about +10F warmer!  So, prepare to stay hydrated in the park and don’t forget your shades, sunscreen, walking shoes, hat and a lawn chair to enjoy and cheer on the contingency of ARPCAers racing this weekend!

 

LOGISTICAL DETAILS FOR ALL – SAT & SUN

  • Parking officially opens 9:30AM and all cars should be in place by 11:00AM.  Show officially runs until 4PM or the beer runs out… since we’re ‘burghers, that’ll definitely not happen until AFTER 4PM.
  • Entrance is at top of Schenley Drive where it intersects Forbes Ave in Squirrel Hill.
  • Volunteers will direct you to proceed down Schenley Drive.
  • Use GATE E – (map here) Look for, say hello and thank Eugene Williams and Mark Sheldon at entrance gate to German Hill.
  • Once on course ARPCA volunteers in tie-dye shirts w/ colorful pool noodles will direct you.
  • Once parked, proceed to registration table/tent for your packet.
  • Registration Packets – along w/ commemorative program, agenda, wristbands, dash placard, dash plaque, door prize ticket (one each day you are registered for), and concours ballot are two thank you gifts.  To stave off many questions later… know one has a battery stop.  Just unscrew top remove it and you’ll be all set.
  • Catered lunch – Begins Noon-ish.  Wristbands (Yellow for Sat – Orange for Sun) are included in your registration packet.  Shortly after lunch will be door prizes, raffle prizes, Concours Winners, etc.
  • Concours – Brian Strohmeier is again running his wildly popular “People’s Choice Concours”.  Everyone registered for Saturday is entered and gets a vote!  Your ballot (brightly colored 3×4” piece of paper) is inside your registration packet.  Find your 5 favorite Porsches on the green and put their Car # on ballot.  Turn all ballots back in to registration table by 12 NOON.  Brian is quoted as saying last night “envelopes full of cash are welcomed and encouraged!”
  • RAFFLES – To help raise additional charity $ this year, Len Richards is again running the raffle table w/ goodies from generous club sponsors.  Swing by w/ a donation for an arms length of tickets for chances to win some cool stuff like: HiFi speakers, Kitchen Aide Blender, Joplin Framed Ablum / Cover, Photographic Canvas Art, etc.  These items have been generously donated by club sponsors in no particular order: Goosebumps, Don’s Appliance, Classic Album Covers, Matthew Little Photography, Almart, Giant Eagle and a few more I’m probably remiss not mentioning right now.  Let’s all support them as they do us!    
  • Door Prizes – As allways, a door prize ticket for each day registered are in your packet – blue or red.  Put correct color for day in bucket to win.

Phew – that’s a lot…  Sunday is repeat of above, just no concours or raffle.  Oh, and on small final note:

*** WEATHER – WEATHER – WEATHER ***  – In the highly unlikely event [cough – last year – cough] there are any weather ‘events’ delaying our party or our entrance to golf course, we will post updates until all flags are green at TOP OF EACH HOUR (minimum with time stamp) STARTING 6AM Sat & Sun on ARPCA’s website:  www.arpca.comEMAILS WILL NOT be sent – Check website for latest info.

As always, we appreciate your support and patience of this PVGP Charity Event staffed by volunteers!

See you at the races!

~ Ed Rice, ARPCA PVGP Chair

 

PS – Stop out at DoubleWide Grille – Mars, PA this evening for some Porsche Car-maraderie – it’s our 3rd Annual PVGP Welcome Party for out-of-towners!