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Did You Know? September 2019

Alas, the end is neigh (at least for those of us who put our Porsches away for the winter). The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping. Let’s hope we have a warm and dry fall so we can get a few more days of driving before the snow flies! So far this year we’ve tried to do as much as we can to celebrate our 20th year as a Porsche club in Red River Region. We had… Read More »Did You Know? September 2019

Porsche Cars Canada – 20 years of Red River Region

On June 17, 2018, Porsche Cars Canada (Toronto) delivered a glass plaque to Red River Region PCA in recognition of our club’s 20th anniversary. The plaque states: Porsche Cars Canada congratulates PCA Red River Region on 20 years 2019 President Gord Favelle and Vice President Dennis Duncan presented the plaque to our club members at the July 3, 2019 General Membership meeting at the Gates on Roblin.

Special Collector Plate

Owners of qualifying classic cars will be able to insure them in Manitoba with a special collector plate.The program is open to cars, light trucks and motorcycles that are at least 25 years old, are valued at more than $5,000 ($4,000 for bikes), and are driven only for “Pleasure” use. The program recognizes that classic cars are generally used for only part of the year and are laid up in storage during the winter months. The premium charged will reflect… Read More »Special Collector Plate

Did You Know? June/July 2019

At last summer is officially here! I hope everyone is enjoying the weather and driving. As you probably know we have just finished our 20th anniversary drive to the Rockies Tour which was a great success (even though I’m a little biased)!We officially had 37 cars coming from many Regions on the western side of North America (Red River, BC Interior, Red Rose, Inland North West, Polar, Vancouver Island, Pacific North West, and Silver Sage). We even had one person… Read More »Did You Know? June/July 2019

Did you know? April 2019

Its now official………Spring that is. I know because on Saturday the car was uncovered and I paid my visit to my local Autopac agent and activated my insurance. Then quickly returning home the car was backed off the tire cradles onto the driveway for the first time since the snow of last fall. For those who use Visa to pay MPIC you will see a change as April will be the last month you can use a credit card. All… Read More »Did you know? April 2019

Did You Know? February/March 2019

As February quickly is coming to an end we are getting closer to uncovering that extra car in the garage that has been dormant for what seems like forever. The long range weather forecast is promising a cold beginning for March then a warmer than normal April….we can hardly wait. The big news currently, in case you haven’t heard, The Porsche Centre of Winnipeg has been sold and the new ownership group takes over on April 1, 2019. The new… Read More »Did You Know? February/March 2019

Porsche & Coffee 2019

For 2019 we will have a new “Porsche and Coffee” format.  On the 2nd Wednesday of each month we will come together for an informal gathering. You can share stories and meet other members for coffee and ice cream. The meets will start at 18:00. We have located a great central coffee shop, Eva’s Gelato & Coffee Bar at 1001 Corydon Ave.They offer signature Argentinean roasted coffee bean blends in an espresso, machiatto, cappuccino, latte, or even affogato-style over a scoop of vanilla gelato.… Read More »Porsche & Coffee 2019

New Club Chairs

Please welcome our new club chairs! Helmut WaedtSpecial Events Special Events Chair Helmut will work with Board members and other chairs in the organization and planning of various events such as Concours, tours, dinner cruises and so on. Dale MilneNew Members Event New Members Events Chair This is a new position that will be organizing various events for new owners and new members to experience the club activities and hopefully provide some growth in numbers.

Did You Know? January 2019

Happy New Year to All Red River PCA Members!  This is the January 2019 edition of “Did You Know” January’s meeting will be at Tony Roma’s (656 St. James St.) on January 9th.  Come for the meeting at 7 pm or earlier (6 pm) to have supper. Welcome to new members: Rod Uzat, 1973 911T Board Elections, Constitutional Amendment Vote,  & AGM See attached agenda for AGM on January 9th, 2019 meeting. All the current Board members have been confirmed… Read More »Did You Know? January 2019

Did You Know? November 2018

November’s meeting will be at Tony Roma’s (656 St. James St.) on November 7th.  Come for the meeting at 7 pm or earlier (6 pm) to have supper. Welcome to new members: Ryan St. Hilare (PCW) Mark Probyn, 2013 Boxter Board Nominations and Elections  Nominations will be accepted for positions on the Board for 2019 up until the November General Meeting.  All the current Board members have confirmed their willingness to stand in their positions for 2019 (Gord Favelle as President,… Read More »Did You Know? November 2018