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Shenandoah PCA small logo Spring Fling 2024 April 19-21

Reception at Porsche Charlottesville

The event filled weekend began with a wine and beer reception at Porsche Charlottesville. The dealership provided an outstanding array of hors d’oeuvres all of which were beautifully presented. We had 80 members in attendance for an evening of great socializing and reconnecting from our last big event last December.

We would like to thank Anita Barber from Flow Corporate and Laura Renigar of Porsche Charlottesville for their support in this event and all they did to allow it to be as successful as it was.

None of our events happen without the support of our members who provide their time to ensure a great event.

Michael Scott Tucker Drive

One of the things most Porsche owners enjoy about their cars is the driving pleasure they provide. There is nothing better than driving together with your friends and experience some organized open road motoring. Back in February we were asked to organize a driving tour as part of the Spring Fling weekend activities. Looking at the participation numbers we determined to develop two separate routes. This allowed us to minimize congestion during the drive and more importantly, at the mid-route break points.

Randy Johnson designed a southern route through Western Fluvanna, Southern and Western Albemarle Counties while Dan Graff laid out a route through Northeastern Albemarle, Southwestern Greene, and Western Albemarle Counties. Both routes were about sixty miles long and incorporated a variety of twisty bits, elevation changes and scenic views. Once the map reconnaissance was complete, we entered the routes into the “Ride with GPS” app in order to provide moving map and written route guidance functionality for participants.

During the process of developing and finalizing the preparations for the driving tours, one of our beloved members, Michael Scott Tucker, a longtime PCA member, lost his life. Mike was a frequent participant in our activities and always ready to help out with our driving tours. We renamed the driving tour of the Spring Fling in his honor.

With route design behind us, the fun part began with test drives to verify that the road conditions were acceptable for a club driving tour. Next, we lined up the necessary group leads for each route and began the process of familiarizing them with the “Ride with GPS” app and the roads they would be driving. Multiple test drives were needed to fully acquaint the group leads with the routes. We have great volunteers with some of them having to travel as much as an hour to get to the starting point in order to participate in the route familiarization drives. Anticipating the building enthusiasm for the Driving Tours, we recruited a number of reserve group leads and prepared them in the same manner as the group leads.

Registration started slow and steady with our numbers climbing to more than fifty participants when registration closed on April 17th . We enjoyed a strong turnout at the Spring Fling Kick-Off at Porsche of Charlottesville on Friday evening April 19th which resulted in additional members asking to join us the next morning for the driving tours. With the large turnout we ended up leveraging all of our reserve group leads in order to maintain optimal group sizes with the end result being twelve group leads and two sweepers.

Saturday morning April 20th arrived cool and sunny with the promise of beautiful weather for the driving tours and our destination at the car corral at King Family Vineyards. Given the strong turnout we almost overwhelmed the staging parking lot at Porsche of Charlottesville. With a little tweaking of our parking plan, everyone was accommodated. We put a great deal of effort into trying to effectively manage the tour group organization. We provided each Group lead and group participant with a listing of their group members along with contact information, a route map, and written route instructions. Group leads took care of getting the necessary signatures on the PCA waiver forms for their group members.

The driver’s safety briefing started on time at 9:25 AM. The Northern Route group were in their cars at 9:45 AM and headed off. The individual Northern Route groups were staged at about two-minute intervals.

The Northern Tour Group went north on Rt. 20 to Stony Point, through Watts, Amicus and Williams Corner and from there on Rt 810 to Maybelle’s Market in Dyke, VA for the mid-point break. Hat tip to Maybelle’s Market for a very tidy facility with excellent sandwiches and tasty country ham biscuits. After the break we departed to the South on Rt 810 and followed it through Nortonsville, Boonesville, Montfair and White Hall to Crozet finally arriving at Kings Family Vineyards at around 11:30 AM. The second leg of the Northern Route provided for some great twisty bits and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain views.

The Southern Route staged and departed South on Rt. 20, following Rt 250 East to the Milton Road through Milton, Woodridge, Keene, and Scottsville where their mid-point break was taken at the Scottsville Food Lion. Upon departing their mid-point break they drove West on Rt 6 traveling through Porters, Esmont, Alberene, North Garden, Batesville, and Greenwood before arriving at Kings Family Vineyard. The Southern Route featured some great twisty bits both before and after Scottsville. Beautiful mountain views in the Greenwood and King Family Vineyards areas made for a spectacular day. Many thanks to the hours of preparation for this event by the group leads Billy Bennett, Richard Tabor, Alvin Ago, Bates McLain, Jon Aronson, Ray Chung, Bob McCabe, Steve Johnson, Michael Murphy, and Brycen Hudock and the Sweepers, Jonathan Perelman and Steve Upman.


See you next time.
Dan Graff

King Family Vineyards Car Corral

We all love Porsches on the lawn and the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains to make for a memorable day. For a second year, King Family Vineyards has invited us to display our cars in such a beautiful setting. We had approximately 60+ cars on the lawn and over 80 members for Saturday’s event.

Great weather, Porsches and the wonderful members of the Shenandoah Region created another fantastic event for our Spring Fling Weekend. We welcomed several new members to the region this weekend. They could not have had a better first experience. A new participant and a non-PCA member, Tripp Moore from Harrisonburg, ventured over the mountain Saturday to the King Family Vineyards. Tripp was warmly welcomed by many of our members. Upon his return home that afternoon, he promptly joined PCA. We look forward to seeing you at our next event Tripp.

A People’s Choice award was presented to the three cars that garnered the most attention. The winners of the People's Choice were:

  • 1 st Place - John Odden, 2021 911 Turbo S
  • 2 nd Place - Engelbert Muelhaupt, 1971 911T
  • 3rd Place - Joe Milbank, 2021 718 Spyder

In conjunction with the People’s Choice Award, the manager of the vineyard chooses his favorite car. This year’s winner was Brycen Hudock’s 2010 911 Turbo in beautiful Carrara White.

King Family Vineyards generously donated a bottle of their various wines to the winners.



John Odden

Photos by Matthew Szcygiel, Derek Arnold, Joe Whetzel


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, May 2024
by John Odden, Membership Chair

25 Years: Greg Shaffer
15 Years: Henry Haefele
5 Years: Rick Morrow, Guenther Ahren, David Kinton, Bob McCabe, Jan Malasek


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA, April Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2024, May 18

Primary Members   361
Affiliate Members   233
Total Membership   594

New members:

  • Thomas Hailstone of Culpeper, VA, 2024 911 Targa 4S
  • Philp Thornton of Somerset, VA, 2003 911 Carrera 4S
  • Mark Vergales of Zion Crossroads, VA, 2017 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

Transfers In:

  • Michael Kerner of Richmond from First Settlers, 1999 911 Carrera 4

Transfers Out:

  • Robert Rose to Musik Stadt Region, TN

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


Shenandoah PCA small logo New Member Dinner Party at the Auto Carsortium

The region hosted a New Member Dinner Party at Jason Robson's Carsortium in Staunton, VA. We had 32 new members, spouses/significant others along with 11 board members and invited guests.

We enjoyed hors 'dourves, a full complement of beverages and a delicious catered Italian dinner. Dottie Dilts provided homemade cake for dessert. Joe Questel, Ted Rabusseau and their spouses organized the event and did an outstanding job for our new members.

John Odden
Membership Chairman

Sunday afternoon the new members of the PCA Shenandoah region met with leadership and a few members at the Auto Carsortium in Staunton Va. The Carsortium is a collection of cars on consignment or storage and is a warehouse of nice cars ready to be driven and viewed. It is a great back drop for the event and allows for good conversation and eye candy for auto enthusiasts of all types of cars. Lots of Porsches are always on hand so this made for an ideal spot to break the ice with new members and to get new friendships formed.

30 plus people came together to learn more about our region, meet the officers and most importantly ask questions what we are about, what types of things do we do, and where they may fit in. A questionnaire was given to each member to find facts about other members. A dinner was provided, and it was an interesting afternoon. As you can see, there were a bunch of nice and rare cars around and no one overlooked a car they wish they could take home…………for a price.  What a great collection of cars, with specialized technology and design, no matter what the make. Special thanks to John Odden who is our membership chair to bring this together and continue to focus on the experience of our members who are new to our group. We hope to continue to see these new members around, please reach out and say hi and get them involved.



Rick Ebinger
Motorsports Vice President

Photos by Ted Rabusseau and Rick Ebinger


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, April 2024
by John Odden, Membership Chair

50 Years: Dave Lasch
30 Years: Owen Suter
25 Years: Swan Audibert, Stephen Schmitz


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA, March Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2024, March 19

Primary Members   357
Affiliate Members   230
Total Membership   587

New members:

  • No new members in march

Transfers In:

  • Scott Golightly of Richmond from First Settlers, 2016 Cayman GTS
  • Mark Gregoria of Amherst from First Settlers, 2017 Mecan & 2014 Cayman S

Transfers Out:

  • Bill Akers to Suncoast, Florida

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, March 2024
by John Odden, Membership Chair

15 Years: Joe Questel, Stephen Garstang
10 Years: John Carpenter
5 Years: Erich Moeller


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA, March Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2024, March 19

Primary Members   355
Affiliate Members   227
Total Membership   582

New members:

  • Eric Cline of Rockingham, VA, 2015 Cayman S
  • Trevor Langrehr of Charlottesville, VA, 2002 Boxster
  • Ben Marsigili of Charlottesville, VA, 2009 911 Carrera 944
  • Arthur Nolen of Keswick, VA, 2005 Cayenne
  • Dieter Oelschlager of Charlottesville, VA, 2024 718 Cayman
  • Nick Pfab of Richmond, VA, 2018 718 Cayman
  • Teddy Reynolds of Henrico, VA, 2023 911 Turbo S

Transfers In:

  • Sean Rooks from First Settlers, 1965 356
  • Corban Smith from Alabama, 2008 Cayman & 2008 911 Carrera 4S

Transfers Out:

No transfers out.

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, February 2024
by John Odden, Membership Chair

25 Years: Howie Dunbrack
20 Years: Mark Cooke
15 Years: Mike Allebaugh
5 Years: Zach Straits


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA, February Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2024, February 11

Primary Members   347
Affiliate Members   221
Total Membership   568

New members:

  • David Boehm of Charlottesville, VA, 2014 Cayman S
  • James Boyd of Charlottesville, VA, 1980 911 SC
  • Madre Fowler-McDonald of Strasburg, VA, 1988 944

Transfers In:

No transfers in

Transfers Out:

  • Donald Henck to Blue Ridge Region, VA

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, January 2024
by John Odden, Membership Chair

25 Years: Jay Jessup, Terry Vassalos, Ronald Perry
10 Years: William Speidell
5 Years: Vivek Murthy, Levi Magyar


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA, December Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2024, January 4

Primary Members   347
Affiliate Members   223
Total Membership   570

New members:

  • Mary Leavell of Charlottesville, VA, 1985 911 Carrera Targa

Transfers In:

  • Patrick Faherty from First Settlers Region, 2014 Cayman

Transfers Out:

  • Chris Black to Peachstate Region, GA

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, December 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   25 Years: Michael McClincy


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA, November Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2023, December 7

Primary Members–348
Affiliate Members–221
Total Membership–569

New members:

  • Frank Ellis of Waynesboro, VA, 2007 Cayman S
  • Mark Mcanallen of Luray, VA, 2014 Cayman
  • Dave Jones of Spotsylvania, VA, 2020 Taycan 4S
  • Tucker Percy of Milboro Springs, VA, 2012 911 Carrera Black Edition
  • Max Shumeyko of Harrisonburg, VA, 2014 911 Turbo

Transfers In:

  • Michael Nelson from Hill Country Region, TX, 1983 944
  • Robert Ruff from Hill Country Region, TX, 2021 718 Spyder

Transfers Out:

  • No Transfers Out

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, November 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   20 Years: Johnny Joyner, Emmett Richardson, Dennis Proffitt

   10 Years: Daniel DesMarais

   5 Years: Ric Bergstrom, Christopher Black, Zachary Conner, Beb Keysar, David Sears


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA, October Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2023, November 1

Primary Members–347
Affiliate Members–223
Total Membership–570

New members:

  • Catherine Canterbury of Keswick, VA, 1987 911 Carrera
  • Brycen Hudock of Gordonsville, VA, 2010 911 Turbo
  • Curran Malhotra of Staunton, VA, 911T Targa

Transfers In:

  • Nick Iannuzi from Carolinas Region, 2013 911 Carrera 4S

Transfers Out:

  • Larry Griffith to Tennessee Region

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, October 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

    No Milestones in October


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA, October Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2023, October 1

Primary Members–345
Affiliate Members–220
Total Membership–565

New members:

  • Adrian Alexandrino of Penn Laird, VA, 2019 Cayenne
  • Jason Lefton of Henrico, VA, 2088 911 Carrera
  • Melvin Rapovy of Chester, VA, 2008 Cayenne

Transfers In:

  • Richard Hanes from First Settlers Region, 1976 914, 1981 928, 1987 944 S, 2011 Cayman S

Transfers Out:

  • Javier Rodriguez to Potomac Region

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, September 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   25 Years: Peggy Plummer

   10 Years: Hal Fredrickson


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2023, September 18

Primary Members–344
Affiliate Members–218
Total Membership–562

New members:

  • Marion English of Culpeper, VA, 2013 911 Carrera S
  • Evan Lankford of Henrico, VA, 2007 911 Carrera

Transfers In

  • No transfers in

Transfers Out

  • No transfers out

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, August 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   25 Years: Rick Ebinger

   10 Years: Tim Mabes, Jonathan Newhall, James Miller, Kevin Allocca


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2023, August 8

Primary Members–345
Affiliate Members–217
Total Membership–562

New members:

  • George Bryant of Richmond, VA, 2020 911 Carrera 4S
  • Anthony Mannino of Waynesboro, VA, 2018 911 Targa 4 GTS
  • Benjamin Velker of Elkton, VA, 1985 928S

Transfers In

  • Ric Bergstrom of Richmond, VA from First Settlers Region
  • Richard Berkowitz of Richmond, VA from First Settlers Region
  • George Bryant of Richmond, VA from First Settlers Region

Transfers Out

  • No transfers out

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, July 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   20 Years: Jim Condon

   15 Years: Engelbert Muelhaupt

   10 Years: Louis Tourgee, Jonathan Perelman


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2023, July 6

Primary Members–340
Affiliate Members–216
Total Membership–556

New members:

  • Cliff Krammes of Palmyra, VA, 2023 718 Cayman GTS 4.0
  • Robert Coradi of Earlysville, VA, 2014 Cayman S
  • Kristen Townsend of Kents Store, VA

Transfers In

  • Tony Madsen of Harrisonburg, VA from Northern New Jersey Region
  • Ron Paquette of Richmond, VA from First Settlers Region

Transfers Out

  • No transfers out

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, June 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   30 Years: Bruce Russell

   10 Years: Daniel Shenk

   5 Years: Robert Golub, Charles Roques


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2023, June 11

Primary Members–339
Affiliate Members–217
Total Membership–556

New members:

  • William Bennett of Gordonsville, VA, 2024 911 GTS
  • Whitt Hanshaw of Charlottesville, VA, 2008 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet
  • Amy Lenz of Harrisonburg, VA, 2008 Boxster S

Transfers In

  • Kyle Leatherwood of Powhatan, VA from First Settlers Region, 2001 911 Carrera Cabriolet

Transfers Out

  • No transfers out

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, May 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   35 Years: Eric Andkjar

   20 Years: Johnny Johnson

   15 Years: Cam Abernethy

   10 Years: Richard Gray


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2023, May 11

Primary Members–336
Affiliate Members–212
Total Membership–548

New members:

  • Jason Ham of Harrisonburg, VA, 2007 Boxster S
  • Mohit Nanda of Charlottesville, VA, 2022 911 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet
  • Mark Stanis of Charlottesville, VA, 2022 Taycan 4S Cross Tourismo
  • Richard Tabor of Keswick, VA, 2019 911 Targa 4 GTS

Transfers In

  • Robyn Porter of Gretna, VA from Potomac Region, 2022 Macan S

Transfers Out

  • Drew Joyce to Carolina's Region

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, April 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   40 Years: David Weber

   35 Years: Kim Butcher

   20 Years: Michael Hatch

   10 Years: Beverly McNeil

   5 Years: Ken Schmalzbach


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2023, April 4

Primary Members–331
Affiliate Members–209
Total Membership–540

New members:

  • Steve Johnson of Waynesboro, VA, 2022 Macan S
  • Barry Bader of Culpeper, VA, 2023 718 Boxster GTS 4.0
  • Barry Benson of Earlysville, VA, 2006 Cayman S
  • John Shewin of Orange, VA, 2013 911 Carrera 4S

Transfers In

  • Mark Ross from Potomac Region, 1983 911 SC Cabriolet
  • Bernard Faircloth from Potomac Region, 2019 Cayman S
  • David Kinton from First Settlers Region, 2002 911 Carrera Cabriolet

No Transfers Out

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, March 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   20 Years: Joe Digirolamo, Brian Fox

   10 Years: Paul Revis

   5 Years: John Fowler, Rafael Ravelo, James Hiter


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2022, March 13

Primary Members–328
Affiliate Members–209
Total Membership–537

New members:

  • Byron Frost of Luray, VA, 2015 Boxster S
  • Michael Hoak of Mount Crawford, VA, 1966 912
  • Shahid Waris of Glen Allen, VA, 2017 Macan

Transfers In and Out

  • No Transfers in or out for February

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, February 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   5 Years: Steward Whitehurst


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2023, February 6

Primary Members–325
Affiliate Members–202
Total Membership–527

New members:

  • No new members in January

Transfers In

  • Marc Gaudette of Maidens, VA from First Settlers, 2018 718 Cayman GTS

Transfer Out

  • Jose Raya to Santa Barbara Region

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, January 2023
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   40 Years: William Smith

   25 years: Russell Strait, Erik Boody, John Angle

   10 years: Ken Nachman

   5 years: Dick Pitini


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2023, January 11

Primary Members–325
Affiliate Members–201
Total Membership–526

New members:

  • James Sanders of Madison, VA, 2021 911 Carrera S
  • Eric Stadtmueller of Troy, VA, 2022 911 Carrera
  • Andrew Talmadge of Crozet, VA, 2003 Boxster S

Transfers In

  • Daryl Salmons of Afton, VA from Potomac Region, 2009 911 Carrera S

Please verify and update your postal and email addresses so that we can stay in touch with you. Here are instructions on how to change your PCA member records or renew your PCA membership.


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