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11/10/2021 eBlast

Diablo PCA provides a welcoming and engaging community that

enriches our member's Porsche ownership experience.


Congratulations to Mikie Alexander, Adam Cipriano, and Kirk Doberenz in the 2021 Board of Directors election. Mikie and Adam will continue their outstanding work on the BOD, and Kirk will be replacing Marc Giammona on the BOD. Marc will continue as the Events Chairperson.

Date Change and Location Change - 11/13/2021 - Tour Planning meeting, Ruby Hill Community Center, Join us if you are interested in tours, have a tour idea, or would like to help out on the Tour Committee. We are looking for fresh ideas for tours. If you have an idea for a tour please come and share your idea. The Tour Committee will work to make your tour happen, you do not need to lead the tour. Lunch will be provided, please register so we can pre-order lunches. Click here for additional information and to register for this tour. Ticket sales end today (so we can order the lunches).

Our last Porsches & Pastries of the year is this Sunday, November 14, 2021, at KarPark Automotive Storage in Pleasanton. See the Recurring Events section for additional information. No registration is required for this event.

If you are planning on attending our Monthly Dinner at Faz scheduled for next Thursday, November 18, 2021, please register so we can provide the restaurant with a headcount. See the Recurring Events section for additional information and a link to register for the event.

There is space available at our last HPDE of the year on 11/22/2021 at Weathertech Laguna Seca Raceway. Registration ends next Wednesday, November 17, 2021. See the Driver Education section below for additional information and a link to sign up for the event.

12/3/2021 - Filoli Historic House and Garden, Get into the Holiday spirit by attending "HOLIDAY AT FILOLI". Filoli is dripping inside the mansion as well as outside with sparkling garden lights. Click here for additional information and to register for this tour. If the tour is sold out, please add your name to the waitlist in case there are cancellations or we are able to increase the number of tickets. Open for registration.

12/11/2021 - Diablo Region Holiday Party and Charity Event, This year’s annual Diablo Region Holiday Party will again be hosted by the club at St. Mary’s College Moraga. The event will begin at 5:00 with wine and beer available at the bar and dinner service beginning at 5:30. The attendee list is limited to 90 people. All attendees must show proof of being fully vaccinated. Members that are not fully vaccinated will not be able to attend.  Click here for additional information. Open for registration.


General Information


Check out the Diablo Region PCA home page (www.diablo-pca.org/) for a full calendar of events for the year, to sign up for an event, or to see additional information for each of the events. If you are interested in Diablo PCA logo wear and other items, check out our new webstore on the PCA.org site.

The July edition of the Devil's Advocate is available. Click here to view the latest edition. If you have contributions to the Devil's Advocate, please send them to Maiko Woodson-Mendoza at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Name Badges - Click here to order your personalized name badge. We encourage wearing name badges to avoid those awkward moments when you can't remember a name.

Affiliate Members - If you have a spouse or a friend that is interested in Porsches. consider adding them as an Affiliate PCA Member. Affiliate members get their own PCA number and can have a separate email address. There is no charge for adding an Affiliate member. If you need assistance with adding an Affiliate member, contact our Membership Chairs, Juan and Rowena Fernandez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Events


Save the date for the following events:


Recurring Events

Breakfast at the Buttercup

660 Ygnacio Valley Rd.

Walnut Creek, CA

Every Saturday Morning starting at 7:30 AM

Have breakfast with your fellow Club members, then head to the parking lot to kick tires. It's a great way to catch up with your Porsche friends and find out what is happening in the Club. Come early for the best seats.

Threads & Treads

Click here to Join Zoom Meeting

 

 

Second and Fourth Tuesday of the Month at 7:00 PM

Make new friends, learn new skills or brush up on old ones (knitting, crocheting, stitching, crafts), all while working on community outreach projects. Even if you don't knit, these ladies have the scoop on all things PCA.

Porsches & Pastries

KarPark Automotive Storage

3 Wyoming St. #100

Pleasanton, CA

 

Second Sunday of the Month

Click here for additional information

Next Event:  11/14/2021 from 10:00 AM to Noon

Join us for our monthly informal car show. This is a great opportunity to meet with fellow Porsche enthusiasts and show your car. Bring your families, enjoy the cars, and the well-known Diablo Region camaraderie.

Thank you to Pacific Power Motorsports and KarPark Automotive Storage for sponsoring the event.

No registration is required for this event.

There are no Porsches & Pastries scheduled for the months of December and January. We plan to start up again in February. Enjoy your holidays.

Monthly Dinner at Faz

600 Hartz Ave.

Danville, CA

 

Third Thursday of the Month

Click here to register

Next Event:  11/18/2021 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

FAZ in Danville is happy to have us return for our Monthly Club Dinner. Join your fellow Club members for some great food and conversation. This is a great opportunity to socialize with both old and new members.  Please register using the link to the left so we can get a headcount for the restaurant.

 

Contra Costa County is requiring proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test for indoor activities such as dining. You will be required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test to attend the Monthly Club Dinner at Faz.

 


Tours


If you are aware of some fun roads to drive, or an interesting destination, please contact the Tour Committee (Susie George, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Bob Hilton, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). We are always looking for fun opportunities to take our cars out for a ride. The Tour Committee will work with you to make it happen.

11/22/2021 - Tour to HPDE at Laguna Seca, Wondered what a “Driver Education Event” is about? Join us for a visit to Diablo’s Drivers Education event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Click here for additional information and to register for this tour. 

Registration for tours and other events is done via Eventbrite (you will need to create an account with Eventbrite to register for a tour). Watch for a link to the registration site in this section of the ENews or on our website. Tours often sell out the same day tickets go on sale. Be prepared to sign-up for tours as soon as registration is open. If you are unable to register for the tour, add your name to the waitlist in case of cancellations. Emails regarding last-minute Tour information and openings for waitlisted individuals will come from Eventbrite and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please ensure that emails from these addresses are not sent to your spam or junk mail folder.

If you wish to purchase your own radio, the Club is using the Motorola Talkabout T800 radios. These are sold in pairs through Amazon for about $85.00. These radios are FRS/GMRS compatible, have 22 channels and 121 privacy codes (or sub-channels).


Driver Education (DE)


2021 DE Schedule 

  • Monday, November 22, 2021 - WeatherTech Laguna Seca, Registration ends on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, MotorsportReg.com.
    • We are planning to offer in-car instruction for consenting vaccinated individuals (student and driver). We'll do our best to accommodate as many of you as we can and we know this event will get filled up quickly.   

    • Safety Inspections - All drivers must certify that their car has passed a safety inspection by an authorized person within 30 days of the event. The safety inspection form can be downloaded from our DE website. The following sponsor is offering free tech inspections:
      • Kahlers in Dublin - By appointment only. Contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 925-829-2050.
      • Porsche Walnut Creek - By appointment only. Contact the Porsche Walnut Creek Service Department at (925) 280-4363.

Click here for general information on Diablo PCA HPDE days.

Revised Helmet Requirements - PCA has updated their helmet requirements: "COVID related supply chain disruptions have limited availability of Snell 2020 Rated helmets. PCA does not want to force members to compromise on such an important piece of safety equipment. We have therefore decided to continue allowing 2010 helmets through the end of 2021. As supplies improve, we do encourage those of you with 2010 helmets to replace them without waiting for the hard cutoff at the beginning of 2022. 2020 helmets are available but in limited supply. If you have helmet preferences, please prepare for the changeover and start shopping for that new helmet."


Zone 7 Events


2021 Zone 7 Autocross - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Autocross schedule.

2021 Zone 7 Concours - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Concours series.

  • Date changed - 11/14/2021 - Loma Prieta Region, Porsche Fremont, Fremont, CA

Shasta Region 2022 Zone 7 Tour - June 9-13, 2022, This is the well-known Shasta Region Four Day Tour through the mountains, valleys, and scenic by-ways of Shasta, Trinity, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Lassen Counties. Click here for more details (ONLY ZONE 7 MEMBERS RECEIVE THIS EMAIL WITH THE LINK, so don't share it with other Zone Members.). Registration opens at 7:00 AM on February 1, 2022.


PCA/PCNA Events


Click here for a list of upcoming PCA events.

PCA Fall Treffen at the America Club, Kohler, Wisconsin - October 13-17, 2021 (treffen.pca.org)

PCA Spring Treffen at the Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 27-May 1, 2022 (treffen.pca.org)

Porsche Parade at The Poconos, Pennsylvania, June 12-18, 2022 (Welcome | Porsche Parade 2022)


Click here to Contact key Diablo PCA Contacts

Events:  Marc Giammona

Tours:  Susie George

Driver Education (DE):  Adam Cipriano

Communications/Eventbrite Registration:  Carolyn Wong

Membership:  Juan & Rowena Fernandez

Devil’s Advocate:  Maiko Woodson-Mendoza

Webmaster:  Anthony Mendoza

President:  Brian Adkins




This email was sent by Carolyn Wong and the National Porsche Club of America, Inc. © Copyright 2021 Porsche Club of America Inc. All rights reserved.
You may opt-out of receiving emails from PCA National by updating your PCA membership record at our web site. Read the PCA privacy policyClick here to unsubscribe.

11/3/2021 eBlast

Diablo PCA provides a welcoming and engaging community that

enriches our member's Porsche ownership experience.


Registration is open for our last DE event of the year at Weathertech Laguna Seca Raceway on Monday, November 22, 2021. See the Driver Education section below for additional information and a link to the registration site.

  • DE 101 - Tonight, Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 6:00 PM, We ask that every registered driver attend this event, but it is highly recommended for all new DE drivers. This meeting will be held via Zoom.
    • Click here to join the Zoom meeting
      • ​​​​Meeting ID: 823 2259 8483
        Passcode: 416049

Date Change and Location Change - 11/13/2021 - Tour Planning meeting, Ruby Hill Community Center, Join us if you are interested in tours, have a tour idea, or would like to help out on the Tour Committee. We are looking for fresh ideas for tours. If you have an idea for a tour please come and share your idea. The Tour Committee will work to make your tour happen, you do not need to lead the tour. Lunch will be provided, please register so we can pre-order lunches. Click here for additional information and to register for this tour. Open for registration.

11/22/2021 - Tour to HPDE at Laguna Seca, Wondered what a “Driver Education Event” is about? Join us for a visit to Diablo’s Drivers Education event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Click here for additional information and to register for this tour. Open for registration.

12/3/2021 - Filoli Historic House and Garden, Get into the Holiday spirit by attending "HOLIDAY AT FILOLI". Filoli is dripping inside the mansion as well as outside with sparkling garden lights. Click here for additional information and to register for this tour. If the tour is sold out, please add your name to the waitlist in case there are cancellations or we are able to increase the number of tickets. Open for registration.

12/11/2021 - Diablo Region Holiday Party and Charity Event, This year’s annual Diablo Region Holiday Party will again be hosted by the club at St. Mary’s College Moraga. The event will begin at 5:00 with wine and beer available at the bar and dinner service beginning at 5:30. The attendee list is limited to 90 people. All attendees must show proof of being fully vaccinated. Members that are not fully vaccinated will not be able to attend.  Click here for additional information. Open for registration.


General Information


Check out the Diablo Region PCA home page (www.diablo-pca.org/) for a full calendar of events for the year, to sign up for an event, or to see additional information for each of the events. If you are interested in Diablo PCA logo wear and other items, check out our new webstore on the PCA.org site.

The July edition of the Devil's Advocate is available. Click here to view the latest edition. If you have contributions to the Devil's Advocate, please send them to Maiko Woodson-Mendoza at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Name Badges - Click here to order your personalized name badge. We encourage wearing name badges to avoid those awkward moments when you can't remember a name.

Affiliate Members - If you have a spouse or a friend that is interested in Porsches. consider adding them as an Affiliate PCA Member. Affiliate members get their own PCA number and can have a separate email address. There is no charge for adding an Affiliate member. If you need assistance with adding an Affiliate member, contact our Membership Chairs, Juan and Rowena Fernandez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Events


Save the date for the following events:


Recurring Events

Breakfast at the Buttercup

660 Ygnacio Valley Rd.

Walnut Creek, CA

Every Saturday Morning starting at 7:30 AM

Have breakfast with your fellow Club members, then head to the parking lot to kick tires. It's a great way to catch up with your Porsche friends and find out what is happening in the Club. Come early for the best seats.

Threads & Treads

Click here to Join Zoom Meeting

 

 

Second and Fourth Tuesday of the Month at 7:00 PM

Make new friends, learn new skills or brush up on old ones (knitting, crocheting, stitching, crafts), all while working on community outreach projects. Even if you don't knit, these ladies have the scoop on all things PCA.

Porsches & Pastries

KarPark Automotive Storage

3 Wyoming St. #100

Pleasanton, CA

 

Second Sunday of the Month

Click here for additional information

Next Event:  11/14/2021 from 10:00 AM to Noon

Join us for our monthly informal car show. This is a great opportunity to meet with fellow Porsche enthusiasts and show your car. Bring your families, enjoy the cars, and the well-known Diablo Region camaraderie.

Thank you to Pacific Power Motorsports and KarPark Automotive Storage for sponsoring the event.

No registration is required for this event.

There are no Porsches & Pastries scheduled for the months of December and January. We plan to start up again in February. Enjoy your holidays.

Monthly Dinner at Faz

600 Hartz Ave.

Danville, CA

 

Third Thursday of the Month

Click here to register

Next Event:  11/18/2021 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

FAZ in Danville is happy to have us return for our Monthly Club Dinner. Join your fellow Club members for some great food and conversation. This is a great opportunity to socialize with both old and new members.  Please register using the link to the left so we can get a headcount for the restaurant.

 

Contra Costa County is requiring proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test for indoor activities such as dining. You will be required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test to attend the Monthly Club Dinner at Faz.

 


Tours


If you are aware of some fun roads to drive, or an interesting destination, please contact the Tour Committee (Susie George, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Bob Hilton, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). We are always looking for fun opportunities to take our cars out for a ride. The Tour Committee will work with you to make it happen.

Registration for tours and other events is done via Eventbrite (you will need to create an account with Eventbrite to register for a tour). Watch for a link to the registration site in this section of the ENews or on our website. Tours often sell out the same day tickets go on sale. Be prepared to sign-up for tours as soon as registration is open. If you are unable to register for the tour, add your name to the waitlist in case of cancellations. Emails regarding last-minute Tour information and openings for waitlisted individuals will come from Eventbrite and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please ensure that emails from these addresses are not sent to your spam or junk mail folder.

If you wish to purchase your own radio, the Club is using the Motorola Talkabout T800 radios. These are sold in pairs through Amazon for about $85.00. These radios are FRS/GMRS compatible, have 22 channels and 121 privacy codes (or sub-channels).


Driver Education (DE)


2021 DE Schedule 

  • Monday, November 22, 2021 - WeatherTech Laguna Seca, Registration ends on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, MotorsportReg.com.
    • We are planning to offer in-car instruction for consenting vaccinated individuals (student and driver). We'll do our best to accommodate as many of you as we can and we know this event will get filled up quickly.   

    • Safety Inspections - All drivers must certify that their car has passed a safety inspection by an authorized person within 30 days of the event. The safety inspection form can be downloaded from our DE website. The following sponsor is offering free tech inspections:
      • Kahlers in Dublin - By appointment only. Contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 925-829-2050.
      • Porsche Walnut Creek - By appointment only. Contact the Porsche Walnut Creek Service Department at (925) 280-4363.

Click here for general information on Diablo PCA HPDE days.

Revised Helmet Requirements - PCA has updated their helmet requirements: "COVID related supply chain disruptions have limited availability of Snell 2020 Rated helmets. PCA does not want to force members to compromise on such an important piece of safety equipment. We have therefore decided to continue allowing 2010 helmets through the end of 2021. As supplies improve, we do encourage those of you with 2010 helmets to replace them without waiting for the hard cutoff at the beginning of 2022. 2020 helmets are available but in limited supply. If you have helmet preferences, please prepare for the changeover and start shopping for that new helmet."


Zone 7 Events


2021 Zone 7 Autocross - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Autocross schedule.

2021 Zone 7 Concours - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Concours series.

  • Date changed - 11/7/2021 - Golden Gate Region, Porsche Redwood City, Redwood City, CA
  • Date changed - 11/14/2021 - Loma Prieta Region, Porsche Fremont, Fremont, CA

Shasta Region 2022 Zone 7 Tour - June 9-13, 2022, This is the well-known Shasta Region Four Day Tour through the mountains, valleys, and scenic by-ways of Shasta, Trinity, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Lassen Counties. Click here for more details (ONLY ZONE 7 MEMBERS RECEIVE THIS EMAIL WITH THE LINK, so don't share it with other Zone Members.). Registration opens at 7:00 AM on February 1, 2022.


PCA/PCNA Events


Click here for a list of upcoming PCA events.

PCA Fall Treffen at the America Club, Kohler, Wisconsin - October 13-17, 2021 (treffen.pca.org)

PCA Spring Treffen at the Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 27-May 1, 2022 (treffen.pca.org)

Porsche Parade at The Poconos, Pennsylvania, June 12-18, 2022 (Welcome | Porsche Parade 2022)


Click here to Contact key Diablo PCA Contacts

Events:  Marc Giammona

Tours:  Susie George

Driver Education (DE):  Adam Cipriano

Communications/Eventbrite Registration:  Carolyn Wong

Membership:  Juan & Rowena Fernandez

Devil’s Advocate:  Maiko Woodson-Mendoza

Webmaster:  Anthony Mendoza

President:  Brian Adkins




This email was sent by Carolyn Wong and the National Porsche Club of America, Inc. © Copyright 2021 Porsche Club of America Inc. All rights reserved.
You may opt-out of receiving emails from PCA National by updating your PCA membership record at our web site. Read the PCA privacy policyClick here to unsubscribe.

   
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