Zone 4 Representative

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Soriano

United States of America

Phone:  (419) 843-2070

msoriano.zonerep@gmail.com

 

 

National Office

Porsche Club of America

P.O. Box 6400

Columbia, MD 21045

Phone: 410-381-0911
Fax: 410-381-0924
admin@pca.org

Welcome to the Porsche Club of America ………….Zone 4

 

 

“It’s not just the cars, it’s the people!”

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Greetings Zone 4 Members,

 As winter is upon us and we start looking ahead towards warmer days, it’s the perfect time to start planning your driving season.  Many regions have already opened enrollment for their DEs, and a number of tech sessions have been scheduled to teach you about events like Concours, Autocross, and Tech Quizzes to get you ready for Parade.

  Last month was the Zone 4 Exclusive Preview at the North American International Auto Show.  This event has become so popular that it consistently sells out in a matter of hours.  Two years ago, this event was limited to 118 members; last year the number was increased to 130. This year PCNA was going to allot us 150 tickets, but during the planning stages, we were able to secure 200.  This event was again sold out within a few hours.  A room block, which also sold out, was set up for those attending from out of town at THE HENRY, Autograph Hotel in Dearborn.  Even the Zone 4 Welcome Dinner sold out before the tickets went on sale. We didn’t want to turn away any of our PCA friends, and met with the hotel.  Since we had sold out the restaurant, we increased the numbers, and made arrangements to hold the dinner in a private dining facility in the hotel called THE GALLERY.  Even with this increased number, the dinner once again sold out.

  Joining us for the weekend were Paul Gregor and Steffen Emmerling from Porsche Cars North America, PCA’s Executive Director Vu Nguyen, and executives from the French Lick Resort, Joe Vezzoso, Rob Santa, Dean Blackburn, and Jordan Santa, who hosted a cocktail hour before the dinner and gave a presentation about their resort.  They are extremely excited to be hosting PCA’s largest event of the year from June 21-27, 2015.

  As a reminder, registration for Parade will open at Noon on March 17, 2015.  For more information about parade, visit the Parade website: http://parade2015.pca.org.  This year there will be an award given to the region within Zone 4 that has the greatest attendance.  I will announce the winner and present the award during the Zone 4 Party at Parade.

As promised, I unveiled the new Zone 4 logo in last month’s Around the Zone article.  Zone 4 also known as the Great Lakes Zone is comprised of 12 regions with a geographic territory that spans across 6 states: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and West Virginia, which can be easily seen in the new design.  I want to thank Jessica Losie and Ian Stewart of PRINTINGraphics in Maumee, Ohio, for donating their time and effort to fine tune my design ideas into this great new logo.

As region management continues to expand their calendar of events, please be sure to check your inboxes, local region’s website and newsletter for the latest details on the many events available to you and consider attending other regions' events.  See the Event Calendar below.

I look forward to having the opportunity of meeting each and every one of you at these upcoming events. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact me at: MSoriano.ZoneRep@gmail.com

Thanks,
Michael


Meetings and Shows

Feb. 7  - PCA National Winter Board Meeting


Feb. 10 - Ohio Valley Region Board Meeting


Feb. 14  - Maumee Valley Region Valentines


Feb. 21 - Wstrn Michigan Region Winterfest

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Zone 4 Regional Event Calendar 2014

Events

Date

Affiliation

Link

Member Meeting

Tues, Feb 3

Rally Sport Region 

 

rsp.pca.org

Saturday Breakfast

Sat, Feb 7

Central Indiana Region

 

cir.pca.org

HPDE One on One Classroom Session

Sat, Feb 7

Southeast Michigan Region

 

michianapca.org

PCA National Winter Board Meeting

in Hanover, MD

Sat, Feb 7

All PCA Regions 


Board Meeting

at The Rusty Bucket

Mon, Feb 9

Mid Ohio Region

morpca.org

Board Meeting & Member Social

at Uno's

Tues, Feb 10

 Ohio Valley Region 

ovrpca.org

Membership Meeting

at Columbo's

Wed, Feb 11

Michiana Region 

michianapca.org

Valentines

at the Valentine's

Sat, Feb 14

Maumee Valley Region 

mm.pca.org

Business Meeting

Thur, Feb 19

 Allegany Region

www.arpca.com

Winterfest 2015

at Bar Divani

Sat, Feb 21

Western Michigan Region

wmi.pca.org

Winterfest 2015

at Bar Divani

Sat, Feb 28

Motor-Stadt Region

mst.pca.org