Yes Virginia, a Porsche can be driven in the snow, carefully!
Event Calendar                                                                  Getting Around with the Las Vegas Region
LVRPCA events are in BLACK (except for date changes).  
Non-region events are 
listed in blue.
Board meetings are held on the first Wednesday at 7:00pm at Gaudin Porsche.
Members' Breakfasts are held at the Red Rock Country Club.
2018



Dec



2
Sun 
Member Brunch at the Red Rock Country Club was today

9
Sun Scavenger Hunt Drive.  Save the date - - details below

2019


Jan
6
Sun
First Member Brunch of 2019 at the Red Rock Country Club
Feb


3
Sun
Member Brunch at the Red Rock Country Club
24
Sun
Spring Party at the M Resort & Casino in Henderson  
See below for details
Mar


3
Sun
Member Brunch at the Red Rock Country Club
Apr


3-6
Wed-Sat
Treffen Santa Barbara.  Registration opens January 16, 2019 at noon PST. See below for more information and a link to the Treffen Santa Barbara website.

Comments, questions, suggestions regarding this Newsletter may be sent to: lvrnewsletter@gmail.com

More information about the Las Vegas Region may be found at  http://www.lasvegaspca.com 
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Editor's Thoughts:  
OK, so what's the speed of dark?  The LA Auto Show was this weekend and Porsche took the opportunity to introduce the 992 to the world.  It was an exciting time for attendees as the 8th generation was unveiled.

But rather than regale you with the news of the event, you can find lots of websites with pictures and stories. Instead, we are showing the evolution of the 911 in pictures:

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Notices from the Board:  Election Reminder
The PCA National Elections and the LVR Board Elections are over.  Results are :
President - Tamela Kahle
Vice President - Todd Trimble
Treasurer - Reid Smith
Secretary - Joan Kramer
Director - Nita Burrows (3 year term)

New members -  The Las Vegas Region welcomes these new members to our club and look forward to seeing them at an upcoming event:
Andreas Reich, 1983 911 SC
Doug Rose and Terry Zimmerman, 2015 Cayman (transfer from Redwood Region)
Allan Fajardo, 2017 Boxster S

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     What's Coming Up
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Questions or to RSVP contact our Hunt Leader, Scott Mann at:
xlr82 win@ yahoo.com or (805) 857-4001
--or--
Tamela Kahle at: tkahle@kahlelawnv.com or (702) 524-1764

Incredible door prizes generously donated by Gaudin Porsche and Autobahn Adventures
Contact Tina Trewartha (Holiday Party Chairperson) with any questions: mark@autobahnadventures.com


Registration for the dinner is now open.  
Click here to register: LVRPCA After the Holiday Party


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PCA
-PCA's Spring 2019 Treffen will take place over Wednesday, April 3 through Saturday, April 6 in the beautiful central California coastal town of Santa Barbara. Join us for this four-day event as we tour, explore, and experience the American Riviera. Registration fee includes full breakfasts Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; themed dinner with entertainment on Thursday; themed social on Friday; and closing dinner on Saturday. Event apparel and Treffen bag are also included. 

Treffen Santa Barbara schedule and activities are now available on the Treffen North America website at www.treffen.pca.org. Registration for this event and room reservations at our host hotel will open on January 16, 2019, at 3:00 PM (EST). You won't want to miss this breathtaking seaside town, its culture and history flanked by the Santa Ynez mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

Editor's note:  This event promises to sell out quickly, so mark your calendar and set your alarm to go online at noon on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 to register for the event.

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      What Just Happened?
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December 2 (Today):  Member Brunch at the Red Rock Country Club

The last monthly breakfast of the year happened this morning at the Red Rock Country Club (RRCC).  It was the first breakfast asking members to RSVP if they were coming. The RSVP-plan was only moderately successful.  We had 32 members RSVP and close to 60 showed up.  Since the room was set up to feed and seat about 40 people, the RRCC scrambled a few extra eggs (pun intended) and brought in a couple of extra tables to feed and seat the additional people.  While some of us felt we were seated at the kids table, in the end the socializing and eating was great. 

The RRCC does a great job in providing us with dedicated parking, a private room that is conducive to mingling and chatting with friends, and a great buffet.  Beginning with the new year, the monthly breakfast will cost $20.00 per person.  This covers room rental, the buffet, made-to-order omelets, sausage, bacon, potatoes, rolls, fresh fruit, yogurt, coffee, orange juice, and tips for the staff and valet attendants (and the ubiquitous sales tax). 

But, in order to continue to enjoy this venue, we have to do a better job of letting the RRCC know how many people to expect for the breakfast.  The next breakfast is scheduled for January 6, 2019.  Look for a special edition of the newsletter on December 30, 2018 reminding you of the coming breakfast and with a link to RSVP to Tamela Kahle of your plans to attend.  With the cooperation of us all, the room and food will be sufficient to satisfy the needs of every member at the breakfast.
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Signs from a Seattle gas station with a sense of humor:

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LAS VEGAS REGION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
A.  Executive Board:
President
Vice President
Treasurer
Secretary
Director - 1 year
Director - 2 years
Director - 3 years
Past President

Scott Hatcher: scott@hatchernv.com (702-525-8991)
Todd Trimble: todd@trophylv.com (702-682-1111)
Reid Smith: reidhorn@yahoo.com   (702-399-4945)
Joan Kramer: kramerjoan52@gmail.com (702-808-5615)
Richard Viktora: rviktora@cox.net (646-591-9343)
John Burrows: jcb986@aol.com (702-395-3886)
Scott Mann: xlr82win@yahoo.com (805-857-4001)
Mike Dugan: mduganre@gmail.com (925-470-7706)
B.  Board of Directors
Membership Chairperson
Newsletter Editor
Track Events Chairperson
Chief Driving Instructor
Safety Chairperson
Rally Master
Drive Event Chairperson
Social Director
Member at Large

Nita Burrows: nburrows986@gmail.com (702-395-3886)
Jim Miller: quais64@me.com (702-835-3298)
Brian Schmidt: bschmidt@gcwengineering.com (702-743-8637)
Scott Mann: xlr82win@yahoo.com (805-857-4001)
John Burrows: jcb986@aol.com  (702-395-3886)
Tamela Kahle: tkahle@kahlelawnv.com (702-524-1764)
Alex Harbison: maverick1715@gmail.com (702-553-5334)
Todd Trimble: todd@trophylv.com (702-682-1111)
Anne Marie Viktora: rviktora@cox.net (203-321-0293)
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Name Tags are Available
 
To order your Las Vegas Region, Porsche Club name tag, please print clearly the name you want on each tag.  Enclose a check or money order for $10.00 made out to Abbott Trophy with your return address printed clearly.  Mail to:
Abbott Trophy
953 Sahara A32
Las Vegas 89104
702-735-4995
Att:  Mike Mayer
Mike will send your name tag back to you within 10 days to the address you indicate.

As an alternate, Trophies of Las Vegas has a metallic-material badge available, featuring an attractive brushed metal surface, with your choice of lettering.These cost $10.00 as well. The Club Emblem in cloisonne may be affixed, forming a very attractive name badge. The cloisonne emblems are generally available at each Members' Breakfast or at a Board meeting for $5.00.  Contact: 
Trophies of Las Vegas
4295 S. Arville St.
Las Vegas
702-362-2233
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Porsche-related Embroidery available
 
Creative Embroidery: the business that embroiders the word "Porsche" or the Las Vegas Region logo on shirts, jackets, tees, or other fabrics.
Creative Embroidery
7225 Bermuda Rd. Suite G
Las Vegas, NV 89119
702-454-6852
(in the northwest quadrant of the intersection of Bermuda Rd. and Warm Springs.)
 
They can put the name of our favorite car in the proper-appearing letters like the factory uses, and have the master for the Las Vegas Region logo (the one that appears similar to the iconic "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign on Las Vegas Blvd).
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