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PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, December 2

Primary Members–295
Affiliate Members–181
Total Membership–476

New members:

  • Edmond Blackwell from Harrisonburg, VA, 2022 911 Carrera
  • Greg Jacobson from Keswick, VA, 2017 911 Carrera
  • William Mahone from Hot Springs, VA, 2019 911 Carrera
  • Todd Miller from Maidens, VA, 2021 718 Cayman GTS 4.0

Transfers In

  • Robert Gwaltney of Powhatan from First Settlers Region
  • Mason Hensley of Richmond from First Settles Region

Transfers Out

  • No Transfers Out

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, December 2021
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   20 Years: Hank Weil, Matthew Einstein

   10 Years: Joseph Wiggins

   5 Years: Bruce Wilcox, John Weisgerber, Michael Kleman


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, November 10

Primary Members–292
Affiliate Members–179
Total Membership–471

New members:

  • John Kirkman from Charlottesville, VA, 1985 911 Carrera
  • Rubert Ravens from Woodstock, VA, 2001 Boxster
  • Jose Raya from Chesterfield, VA, 2020 911 Carrera S
  • Heather Rigney from Fredericksburg, VA, 2012 911 Turbo S

Transfers In

  • No Transfers In

Transfers Out

  • No Transfers Out

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, November 2021
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   20 Years: Steve Fox

   10 Years: Robert Guenther


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, October 4

Primary Members–291
Affiliate Members–178
Total Membership–469

New members:

  • Tyler Agee of Henrico, VA, 1984 911 Carrera Targa
  • David Digiacomo of Charlottesville, VA, 2016 Cayman GTS
  • Mark Houston of Powhatan, VA, 2013 911 Carrera
  • Nathanial Matthews of Charlottesville, VA, 2016 911 Carrera
  • Steve Mclean of Ruckersville, VA, 2006 911 Carrera
  • Travor Parmer of Rockingham, VA, 2022 911 GTS
  • Jerry Price of Keswick, VA, 2013 Boxster S

Transfers In

  • Gordon Ellis from Chesapeake Region, now residing in Waynesboro, 2015 Panamera

Tranfers out

  • No Transfers Out

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, October 2021
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   35 Years: Cole Scrogham

   30 Years: John Kessler, John Marshall

    15 Years: Steve McCaughan

   10 years: David Lane, Michael Murphy

   5 Years: Hector Cruz, Michael Wren, Jeff Blatter


maap logo RPM 2021 - Independence Golf Club, Midlothian, VA
by: John Odden, September 19, 2021

RPM 2021 provided the Shenandoah Region with an outstanding venue at Independence Golf Club and a day of spectacular weather. We had over 100 in attendance. Independence Golf Club did an outstanding job hosting us and provided exemplary service. The weekend began with the trackcross at Dominion Raceway. Our autocross team of Erik Boody and Rick Ebinger once again provided an outstanding event. I saw nothing but enthusiastic smiles from participants.

Following the trackcross, we had a tech session and cocktail party at Euroclassics Porsche in Midlothian with over 70 PCA members in attendance. I want to thank Euroclassics for hosting this event during RPM.

The day of the RPM Concours and Porsche Corral began with perfectly clear skies in what turned out to be an outstanding September day. I was extremely pleased with the participation in our second year of COVID. Everyone who attended clearly enjoyed being out amongst friends and passionate Porsche enthusiasts. The venue provided a very high quality event and a very tasty lunch under the golf course pavilion.

The day concluded with a driving tour led by eastern vice president Charlie Agee. The drive had three groups lead by Charlie, Tyler Agee and Mike Early. Comments from the driving tour attendees were that they all had a great drive over exciting roads.

I would like to thank those that provided their time to make this event as outstanding as it was: Dan Kuchenberg (western vice president), Paula Ironmonger, Charlie Agee (eastern vice president), Engelbert and Claudia Meulhaupt, Jim Tetterton, Chip Williams, Elvin and Peggy Hedgpeth, and the head Concours judges, Hank Weil and Roger Borsink.

Concours winners

356 Series Porsche

Dick Pitman - 1961 356B Roadster



911, 912, 914 (1965-1989)

Engelbert Muelhaupt - 1984 Carrera Targa



911 (1990-2012)

Mike Moorefield - 2005 911S Cabriolet



934, 928, 944, 968, Cayenne and Panamera (2003-2011)

Tom Bobit - 1986.5 928S



911 (2012-2021)

Ray Chung - 2017 991.2 Carrera



Boxster & Cayman (1997-2021), Cayenne, Panamera, Macan, Taycan (2021-2021)

Mike Early - 2021 Taycan



Gay Jewett People's Choice Award

Cary Lindsay - 1976 911



Dave Lasch Most Significant Porsche Award

David Cottrell - 2019 911 Speedster



Trackcross Winners - Porsches

Class P03 W. Evans Reynolds 1988 911 81.081
Class P04 Eric Huggins 2006 911S 73.988
Class P05 John Kessler 2014 Cayman S 71.618
Class I01 Jonathan Newhall 2006 997 71.226



Trackcross Photos by Engelbert Muelhaupt
Concours Photos by David Ogburn
Additional Photos

maap logo Tech Session - Madison Automotive Apprentice Program (MAAP)
by: John Odden, August 28, 2021

The Executive Director of MAAP, Cole Scrogham, invited the members of the Shenandoah Region to a tech session at their facility in Harrisonburg, VA. We had an excellent turnout for an outstanding overview of what is involved in a Porsche pre-purchase inspection, commonly referred to as a PPI. When considering the purchase of a pre-owned Porsche, many levels of uncertainty exist. Was the car a garage queen, a daily driver, a track car or a weekend pleasure vehicle. How many previous owners? Are all of the maintenance records available? Does a scan of the ECU indicate any over-revs and if so, in which gears. Is the vehicle properly represented with it's history and documentation relative to origin. These are all questions we anguish over when considering a pre-owned Porsche. Anything overlooked can have a major impact on the actual and proper valuation of the car.

Cole broke down the components of a proper PPI. Having had a lifelong exposure to Porsches places him at the level of expert. He explained the basics of paint, suspension, interior and engine. There are factory welds on the front fender that are an indicator of a fender replacement if ground off. He shared that certain model years of 911's will not show consistent paint thickness on the doors compared to the other body components. Cole noted that a paint thickness meter is an important tool, however, one must know the historical methods Porsche used over the years so as not to ascertain a deviation as a problem.

Our session was spectacular and I know everyone gained knowledge from Cole's expertise.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, September 2021
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   35 Years: Charles Wintzer

   20 years: Andy Turner

   5 years: Jim Meyer


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, September 8

Primary Members–284
Affiliate Members–174
Total Membership–458

New members:

  • Preston Morris of Charlottesville, VA, 2018 Cayenne GTS
  • Gary Taylor of Manakin Sabot, VA, 2021 911 Carrera

Transfers In

  • Peter Wert from Down East Region (Maine)

Tranfers out

  • Robert Caswell to Sacramento Valley 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, August 2021
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   15 Years: Dan Graff

   10 years: Bill Nabeus, Roger Hale


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, August 17

Primary Members–290
Affiliate Members–175
Total Membership–465

New members:

  • William Arent of Boston, 2009 911 Turbo
  • Christian Comberg of Earlysville, 2021 718 Boxster GTS 4.0
  • Jared Davis of Midlothian, 2011 911 GT3
  • Mark Price of Amherst, 2006 Cayenne

Transfers In

  • Ken Shroeder from Golden Gate Region

Tranfers out

  • Marianna Hess to First Settlers Region

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PCA logo New Member Dinner Party
by: John Odden, President

With the lack of events during the pandemic, many new members have not had an opportunity to join any club activities. Every member who joined from July 2019 on was invited to meet the board members and gain insight into what we do as a club.

The event was held at the Ashcroft community club house in Charlottesville. We had 45 members and spouses join us for a spectacular evening which included hors d' oeurves, dinner and dessert. Bacio Mediterranean Cuisine catered the event and provided an outstanding array of delectable dishes which received rave reviews.

A special thanks goes to Gary and Janie Hunter for allowing the Shenandoah Region to hold our event at the community club house and all of the assistance they provided.


PCA logo Both sides of the Rapidan Driving Tour
by: John Odden,
Photo by: Colin McLain

Bates and Colin McLain always lay out a wonderful driving event for the Shenandoah Region. June 13 provided region members another outstanding day driving through Greene, Orange and Madison Counties. Each driving tour we have had this year has been larger than the one before. This tour had 45 cars and 69 people. This may be an all time high record! The group was so large that we organized six groups, each assigned to a tour lead. The drive concluded at Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges in Syria, Virginia. The lodge provided members our own dining room for a traditional southern Sunday lunch.


The dining hall at Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, July 2021
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   20 Years: William Brewer

   10 years: Frederick Misel

   5 years: Tim Messer, Shannon Kennedy


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, July 8

Primary Members–285
Affiliate Members–170
Total Membership–455

New members:

  • James Carter of Harrisonburg, 2016 Cayenne
  • Ryan Chico of Rockingham, 2005 911 Carrera

Transfers In

  • Vivek Murthy from First Settlers Region
  • Ted Rabusseu from Potomac Region

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Hadleys first fun run Hadley's First Fun Run, May 23, 2021
by John Odden,

Our tour leads, Harold and Amber Singh, dedicated this drive to their daughter, Hadley.



Our drive began in Goochland Courthouse and traveled into Louisa, Hanover, Goochland, Henrico, Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties. We even dipped into the City of Richmond when we crossed the James River on the Huguenot Bridge. The roads and the sites were spectacular. Many local members commented that they had never experienced a number of the roads we traveled on. Points of interest were noted on this drive as there is so much history surrounding the Richmond area.

We had 34 cars participating which were divided into six groups. Our destination was Fine Creek Brewing Company in Powhatan. We had several members and spouses who were not on the drive join us at Fine Creek Brewing for a total of 60 people. Those that took the time to walk the grounds of Fine Creek saw the remains of the original water driven grist mill and the breathtaking stream flowing over solid rock. The adjacent Fine Creek Mill is a wedding venue. Speaking to one of the owners, they have bookings two years out.

The food Fine Creek served and the beer they brewed were both outstanding. We had a memorable drive and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to catch up with fellow members we have not seen due to the pandemic.

Many thanks to the Singh’s for their efforts putting together this very enjoyable drive and social gathering.


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, June 9

Primary Members–280
Affiliate Members–164
Total Membership–444

New members:

  • Drew Joyce of Ruckersville, 2021 Boxster S
  • Andrew Markopoulos of Crozet, 2021 718 Spyder on order
  • Neil Reeve of Charlottesville, 2011 911 Carrera
  • Darnell Taylor of Charlottesville, 2014 911 Carrera

No Transfers In or Out.

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, May 2021
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   15 Years: Chip Williams, Mark Fanning

   5 years: Bill Blodgett, David Doehler, Peter Zimmerman


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, May 7

Primary Members–275
Affiliate Members–161
Total Membership–436

New members:

  • Randy Johnson of Charlottesville, VA – 1999 911 Carrera

Transfers In

  • Roger Hale from First Settlers Region, 2015 Cayman

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Bald top drive Bald Top Brewery Spring Drive, April 25 2021
by John Odden, Photography by Tim Foster

We had an outstanding turnout for our first drive of the year with 29 cars and 47 registered attendees. We had two members of Potomac Region join us at the brewery and one local Porsche owner who heard about our event. This provided a grand total of 50 in attendance at Bald Top. Terence Banks was the drive leader for this event. Terence was raised in Madison County and now lives in Greene County. He has an intimate knowledge of the great roads Madison and Greene County have to offer along with northern Albemarle.

Our mid-point stop on our driving tour was at Maybelle's Market. Dan Graff led an initial group to provide logistics and parking guidance to the next five car groups arriving at Maybelle's. Our mid-point stop has a maximum capacity of 31 cars. Dan's Team provided what appeared to be a choreographed positioning of our 29 cars with creative positioning amongst the other patrons at Maybelle's. Anyone driving by would have been amazed at a country market with nothing but Porsches in the parking lot. If you have never stopped at Maybelle's, you have missed something special. Our eastern vice president, Charlie Agee, during a pre-drive of the route, had one of the best sandwiches he has ever experienced at Maybelle's.

Leaving Maybelle's, our drive headed north crossing Rt. 33 into Standardsville and then to Bald Top Brewery in Madison County. The brewery owner, Dave Fulton, was very accommodating by having the entrance road re-graded before our drive. I only know of one car that had the front splitter make contact coming in; a brand new beautiful black Cayman GT4. Fortunately there was no damage to the splitter.

Bald Top had outdoor tables and a tent area which accommodated our group perfectly. We had several members from Potomac and First Settlers Region join us for our drive. The pizza was very good and the beer was most enjoyable.

The weather turned out to be perfect and the roads were terrific. Many thanks to Terence for heading up this wonderful drive.


Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, April 2021
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   40 Years: Lynne Taylor

   25 Years: Bryce Jewett

   20 Years: Sammual Moore

   5 years: Gamble Bowers


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, April 13

Primary Members–274
Affiliate Members–161
Total Membership–435

New members:

  • Alvin Ago of Crozet, VA – 2020 Cayman GT4
  • Harold Calkins of Rhoadsville, VA – 2013 Boxster
  • Jay Deluca of Charlottesville, VA – 2002 Boxster
  • Justin Edelstein of Palmyra, VA – 2008 911 Carrera

Transfers In

  • Brett Anderson from First Settlers Region, 2013 911 Carrera S
  • Paul Felts from First Settlers Region, 2001 911 Carrera 4S Cab
  • Janet Ferrara from First Settlers Region
  • Harold Singh from First Settlers Region, 1964 356

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, March 2021
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   15 Years: John Nunley

   10 Years: Sandy Teu

   5 Years: Anthony Davis


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, March 3

Primary Members–267
Affiliate Members–159
Total Membership–426

New members:

  • Seamus Haney of Troy, VA – 1987 944

Transfers In

  • Javier Rodriguez from Suncoast Region, Florida

Tranfers out
  • Bradley Grant to Chesapeake Region
  • James Williamson to Carolinas Region, South Carolina

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, February 2021
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   10 Years: Larry Markely, Thomas Jeffrey

   5 Years: David Ogburn


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA  Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, February 1

Primary Members–266
Affiliate Members–158
Total Membership–424

New members:

  • Jay Foley of Port Republic, VA – 2018 Boxster S
  • Elvin Hedgpeth of Keswick, VA – 2015 911 Carrera
  • Ryan Kellog of Charlottesville, VA – 2017 Panamera Turbo
  • William Scheible of Mineral, VA – 1986 944

Transfers In

  • Scott & Cynthai Carpenter from Potomac Region, 2013 911 Carrera 4S

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Shenandoah PCA small logo Shenandoah Membership Milestones, January 2021
by John Odden, Membership Chair

   20 Years: Bob Duntley

   15 Years: Jeffrey Elmore, Eric McCallan, Roger Briney

   5 Years: Marcia Butler


PCA logo Shenandoah Region PCA   Membership Report
by John Odden, Membership Chair        Posted 2021, January 6

Primary Members–266
Affiliate Members–160
Total Membership–426

  • Ray Chug of Rapidian, VA – 2018 Cayman GT4
  • Bob Nigmond of Barboursville, VA – 2018 Panamera Turbo S
  • Patrick Tennant of Charlottesville, VA – 2014 Boxster

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