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October, 2016 Volume 57, No. 10

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Oct. 1 - All Porsche Show Cocktail Party Oct. 2 - All Porsche Car Show, Clayton Oct. 6 - Tischzeit Thursday, Olympia Kebob House & Taverna Oct. 7-9 - Porsche St. Louis Fall HPDE Oct. 15 - Cars & Coffee Oct. 15 - BMWCCA Street Survival Oct. 15-16 - CPG Lake Ozarks Weekend Oct. 22 - Fall Color Tour


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President

Allen Maddy Columbia, MO 65203 maddya@missouri.edu

President’s Message All Porsche Car Show Tischzeit Thursday Porsche St. Louis Fall HPDE BMWCCA Street Survival CPG to the Lake of the Ozarks Fall Color Tour Summer Tour to Graham Cave Regional Food Drive SEMO on the Road StL Region Loses a Founder Willkommen / Anniversaries Anzeiges Mark Your Calendar

Vice-president

Steve Warren St. Louis, MO 63129 stevendwarren@att.net

Secretary

Bob Almli St. Louis, MO 63105 robertalmli@gmail.com

Treasurer

Dan Sokol St. Louis, MO 63105 ibinmo@gmail.com

Board Members

Gary Bachman garyb@umsl.edu Geoff Baltz geoff.baltz@apexit.net Wade Bowlin wadebowlin@gmail.com Jim Eckles jmeckles@sbcglobal.net Jim Fiss stlrcr@aol.com Dan Hinkebein Bricker Martin bricker.martin@charter.net Bob Paster bob@accessus.net Steve Sullivan ptarga79@sbcglobal.net Bob Tamsky bob@housefabric

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Die Porsche Plauderei is the official publication of St. Louis Region, PORSCHE CLUB OF AMERICA. Opinions expressed herein represent the views of the authors only. Associate Regions, by this statement, are authorized to use materials in this publication provided proper credits are included. Deadline for articles or information for publication is the 15th of the month prior to publication. Submissions may be edited for grammar and length. Editor reserves the right to edit all material and to publish only material that is felt to be in the best interest of the Region. Forward inquiries and materials for publication to ESSINC Group, Box 510109, St. Louis, MO, 63151-0109 e-mail Essescom@AOL.com. Send changes of address to Membership Chair Ron & Vicki Flier, St. Louis Region, PCA, Box 510109, St. Louis, MO, 63151-0109.

Zone 10 Rep.

Julie Bailey racylacy944@yahoo.com

Columbia Porsche Group

Allen Maddy MaddyA@missouri.edu

Brian Johanningmeier Membership Chair brian_johanningmeier@ Ron & Vicki Flier yahoo.com

Public Relations Chair

Southeastern Missouri

Tom Grantham tomgrantham@charter.net

Safety Chair

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Social Events Chairs

Wade Bowlin

Gail Warren Jennifer Nordstrom Pam Wingbermuehle

Car Show Chair

Jim Singler Jim Fiss singlerosa@charter.net

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Earlwayne Stumpf essescom@aol.com 1


President’s Message October 2016

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n November, you’ll have a chance to enjoy some of the best driving roads in America by attending PCA Palooza in historic Eureka Springs, Arkansas. The 3 day event will take place Nov. 10 - 13 and includes scenic and spirited driving tours through the beautiful Ozark mountains of northwest Arkansas. There will be a welcome party, tech sessions, a casual car show and a Saturday banquet. The picturesque Victorian town of Eureka Springs is a draw for artists and crafts people, and you’ll have time to explore the town’s many shops and excellent restaurants. Driving tour destinations will include trips to wineries, parks, the War Eagle mill, and the famous Crystal Bridges Museum of American art. http://crystalbridges.org/. Crystal Bridges is a must see facility located on 120 wooded acres constructed above a natural spring. In 2010, legendary Porsche factory race car driver Vic Elford was a VIP guest and speaker at Palooza. I met Vic during the afternoon car show and asked if he would be so kind as to autograph my Cayman. “Why sure!’ was his friendly response. As I opened the hood of my Cayman, the adjacent group of Cayman owners saw what was going on and like dominoes, they all opened the hoods of their cars. Being the gentleman that he is, Vic went down the row and signed his name under the hood of each Cayman. I don’t expect Vic to be back this year, but the event will be a fun getaway. PCA Palooza is held at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks http://www.innofthe ozarks.com. This location fills up quickly, but there are numerous other nearby hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, and cottages. Let me know if you plan to attend so Kim and I can watch for you. Registration for PCA Palooza can be found at http://pca-palooza.com. If you’re not signed up for the Porsche St. Louis Fall HPDE at Gateway Motorsports Park on Oct. 7 - 9, you’re still welcome to come to the track and soak in the atmosphere. Perhaps it will convince you to bring your Porsche to the track next Spring. There’s also an overnight trip to Lake of the Ozarks on Oct. 15 - 16, and our annual Fall Color Tour to Hermann on Oct. 22. More details are in this month’s Plauderei.

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All Porsche Porsche St. Louis Auto Show Beautiful Downtown Clayton Cocktail Party - Oct. 1st Car Show - Oct. 2nd

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he St. Louis Region of PCA and Porsche St. Louis are sponsoring the 6th biennial All-Porsche Car Show to be held on Brentwood Boulevard in Downtown Clayton. The show is open to all Porsches and limited to approximately 60 participants. It’s a car show and not a concours, so your car doesn’t have to pass the white glove test to be in the show. Trophies will be awarded for Best in Class and Best in Show. The night before the Car Show, we’re having a cocktail Party at the Doubletree in Westport. Nationally recognized MC and jokester Mark Shevitz will be our Master of Ceremonies. Two of our area’s most noted Porsche collectors, Reid Vann and Jim Weddle will talk about acquiring and owning significant Porsches. Displaying your car in the Show gets you free admission to the cocktail party. Car Show registration and additional cocktail party tickets are $35 each. The All Porsche Show is looking for volunteers to help the day of the show. For more information, contact Jim Singler at 314-330-2564 or singlerosa@charter.net.

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Tischzeit Thursday:

Olympia Kebob House & Taverna

6:30 p.m., October 6th 1543 McCausland, Richmond Heights

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elcome Fall with your Porsche friends with some of the best Greek food in the Midwest at our October casual dining Tischzeit Thursday, October 6th at the Olympia Kebob House & Taverna. Olympia Kebob House has been home for some of the best authentic Greek food for the past 35 years. Join your Porsche friends for some home-style Greek cooking by a family run Greek restaurant! A longtime purveyor of pastitsio, moussaka, dolmades, baklava and other Greek favorites. Don’t miss the great gyros and potent Greek coffee, and be sure to try the rice pudding when it is available. There are two parking lots available across the street from the restaurant. As always, no meeting...no agenda...just great food shared with great friends in a relaxed atmosphere. We will be gathering at the Olympia Taverna at 6:30 on October 6th. Please RSVP to Gail by e-mail to warrengail@att.net or text or call cell at 314-607-6855 to reserve your place at the table. And mark your calendar NOW to join us on Nov. 3rd at our November Tischzeit Thursday. Join your Porsche friends as we rev up for the holidays.

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Looking for a Membership Chair

ur present Membership Chair Ron Flier has asked to be relieved of the Membership Chair duties beginning with the 2017 year, so our Board is looking for someone to fill that position beginning January 2017. The Membership Chair receives reports from the National office whenever someone joins the Region. They also receive monthly membership summaries each month. The Membership Chair is expected to attend our 6 General Board Meetings each year and report membership progress to the Board at each meeting. The Membership Chair also communicates directly with the National headquarters and also requests membership supplies such as membership applications when needed by our Region. And as a member of the Board of Directors, they will be asked to chair one event during each calendar year. If you might be interested in serving our Region, contact Allen Maddy at maddya@ missouri.edu. Allen will be happy to answer any questions you might have. 5


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nce again, registration for the Porsche St. Louis Fall High Performance Driving Experience filled quickly. Only a few spots remain open, but names are being placed on waiting lists in case spots open at the last minute. There are still openings available for certified PCA instructors. It is definitely no secret that the Porsche St. Louis HPDE events are a great opportunity to learn and practice the techniques of performance driving on the 1.6- mile road course of Gateway Motorsports Park. We limit registration at our track activities to ensure everyone gets plenty of time on track to practice the performance lessons they learn in the classroom and from their experienced driving instructors in a safe driving environment. Adding more participants would only detract from your ability to concentrate on what you are learning. Moral of the story - register early so you are not left out of the fun! This year, our track event registration is being handled by Clubregistration.net. You will have to register at Clubregistration.net to create a user account on that site before going to https://clubregistration.net/events/signUp.cfm/event/6990. Even if you aren’t a registered participant, we invite you to stop by during the weekend to sample the excitement and electric atmosphere around our track activities. There is no cost. You will be asked to sign a waiver before crossing under the track, but that is all it takes. Stop by and watch the action....you way get the urge to wander over to the infield kart plex and pony up for a few speedy laps of your own. We hope to see you out there!

Get Timely Event Reminders in Your E-Mail

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f you would like to receive an e-mail reminder of upcoming events just days before the event, be sure to sign up for our Google Groups electronic reminder service by sending your e-mail address to Jim Singler at singlerosa@charter.net. 7


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Cars & Coffee 2016 Saturday, October 15 Westport Plaza

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here did the year go? It’s time to close out the 2016 season for the popular St. Louis Metro Cars & Coffee monthly Saturday morning gathering at Westport Plaza. Hundreds of beautiful cars of all makes and models will converge on Westport Plaza early in the morning on Saturday, October 15th for a leisurely morning surrounded by remarkable cars and fellow car enthusiasts. As usual, Cars & Coffee will start at 8:00 am and wrap up about 10:00 am. Join us in the morning cool before you begin your hectic weekend schedule of errands and activities or you start raking leaves. Cars & Coffee draws out an incredible assortment of some of the best cars you can imagine, even on the rainy Saturdays. The variety of cars has been unbelievable, from Aston Martin to Vanden Plas, from Cobras to Ferraris, from NSX to BMW, not to mention some beautiful Porsches. You have go to see some of these great cars! For information, visit www.facebook.com/groups/stlmetrocarsndcoffee.

BMWCCA Street Survival School October 15 Family Arena, St. Charles

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he St. Louis Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America is looking for volunteer instructors and help with their October 15th young driver’s training program, known as the Tire Rack Street Survival series. The program gives teen-age drivers actual behind-the-wheel experience in accident avoidance in a safe, controlled environment. The training program in the parking lot of the Family Arena in St. Charles teaches students to recover from skids, anticipate highway threats, and to learn tips and tactics that will help them avoid and recover from potentially life-threatening accidents. They already have a full school of 50 students registered with more on a wait list, so they could definitely use some help if you have the time. You can find more details about the school at www.streetsurvival.org. For more information or to volunteer to help with this life saving program, contact the St. Louis BMWCCA Street Survival coordinator Brian Schlueter at brian.d.schlueter@gmail.com. 11


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CPG Run to the Lake

CPG Drive, Play, Dine, Sleep, Dine, Drive October 15-16

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he Columbia Porsche Group is planning a drive, play, dine, sleep, dine and drive from Columbia, MO to the Lake of the Ozarks on October 15-16. We will leave Columbia in the morning, taking an interesting route to the Lake, arriving about noon. The afternoon is free to play golf, go to Spa Shiki, shopping, etc. We will all dine at the Blue Heron that evening and stay at the Lodge of Four Seasons. The next morning, we will join for brunch and then find our own way back home, by the route of your own choice. Please make your own hotel, spa, golf, etc. reservations. Because we don’t know how many people are interested, we cannot get a block of rooms at the Lodge. But this is late season, so the rates are much better than usual.

Lodge of Four Seasons 573.988.5377 Spa Shiki 573.365.8108

Tour meister Linda Cheatham needs to know who is coming and the number of people who will be dining at Blue Heron to make early reservations so PLEASE contact

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November 3- Tischzeit Thursday 9- General Membership Meeting 10-13 - PCA Palooza 19 - CPG Dinner at Babbo’s Restaurant, Columbia, MO 25-Dec 3 - Share the Season Food Drive

December 10 - Christmas Party, Clear Auto Bra 11 - CPG Dinner, 44 Stone Restaurant, Columbia, MO 14 - Changing of the Guard / Planning Meeting


Fall Color Tour to Hermann Wine Country Saturday, Oct. 22nd

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oin your fellow Porschephiles for a leisurely ride to Hermann, MO on Saturday, October 22nd. We will experience the great driving roads and Fall colors of central Missouri on the way to Hermann for the Octoberfest! This year, our favorite restaurant is back! We have enjoyed the hospitality of Mary Brennell and Stacey Busken over the years at The Cottage Restaurant. Last year, they were closed during our tour while they moved. Now, they have reopened and renamed as the Harvest Table Eatery & Miscellany, in the heart of downtown Hermann.

We are meeting at the WEST Commuter Lot at 9:15 am, on the southwest corner of Hwy 94 and 40 in St. Charles. Be careful, there are TWO lots, one on the east side of Highway 94 and ours on the west. I would suggest gassing up and visiting the restroom before you arrive. There is a Shell / McDonalds one block North on Hwy 94. We will leave for Hermann at 9:45 am. There will be one Rest Stop along the way at Thierbach’s Orchard in Marthasville on Highway 47. They have rest rooms, refreshments and lots of Fall treats such as pumpkins, apples and jams. It is approximately 35 miles from the start. Continuing on, we will end up at Harvest Table Eatery & Miscellany in Hermann for lunch. After lunch, you are free to roam about and enjoy all the Octoberfest activities there in town. Agenda: 9:15 - Meet at the WEST Commuter Parking Lot. 9:45 - Leave for Hermann 10:45 - Theirbach’s Orchard 11:15 - Continue on to Hermann 11:45 - Meet up with the Columbia Group at Harvest Table Eatery & Miscellany for lunch. 122 E 4th Street, Hermann, MO 65041. 573-486-3463 • Please RSVP to Steve Sullivan at 636-219-3446, or ptarga79@sbcglobal.net.

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One last Summer Tour to Graham Cave

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he last Sunday of September provided yet another chance for the Columbia Porsche Group to gather for a meal, and since the destination was 45 miles east, a little tour was in order. Despite forecasts of rain, we had no problems with the weather at all, if you like warm and sticky! (Editor’s Note: The rains skipped over mid-Missouri and drenched those returning to St Louis later in the afternoon....talk about sticky!!!) The route took us winding north and east of Columbia through burgs such as Shaw, Hatton and Auxvausse. Blink and you’d miss them, but the goal was to avoid anything more than two lanes. Mission accomplished. Auxvausse was the midpoint, perfect for a chance to stretch and grab a cold drink. Then we took MO Rte B across Callaway County to Montgomery County, dipping down and back up through the Loutre River Valley. River valleys make for winding, rolling, perfect-for-Porsches country blacktops. We circled back a bit from Montgomery City to Danville, where we found our shelter reserved for the day at Graham Cave State Park. Site of ongoing archeological digs and research into the early Indian settlers, the cave was a natural meeting place, trading post and well-known landmark for thousands of years before Europeans travelled these paths. But first, our 20 hungry travellers chose to dig into a scrumptious spread around the picnic tables. A pot luck meal was the plan, to go with the buckets of KFC. Delicious salads, bowls of fruit, side dishes, plus a variety of sweets for snacking covered a third of the many tables under the park shelter. 15


To walk off dinner, most everyone chose a short hike over to the Graham Cave site. From there, one could get off the paved

path and find the woods on trails leading to the hidden delights including water running down the face of exposed rock strata.

The cool, shady areas in the woods made a great place for moss, lichens and fern to grow among the rocky soil and moist creek beds. Then it was back to the picnic shelter to visit some more, pack up and explore a few of the many challenging roads back towards home. What a great send off to Summer 2016. Join us next time, won’t you? Robby Robinson

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or several years, Philadelphia area Porschephiles have participated in an end of the year food drive through Riesentoter Region. Riesentoter Region and PCA National are encouraging other Regions to launch food drives in their home areas to turn the Philadelphia event into a National PCA food drive for local food pantries. In support of the National Food Drive, St. Louis Region has joined forces with Operation Food Search, one of the area’s largest suppliers of food items to area food pantries to help hungry families in Eastern Missouri and Southwestern Illinois have a healthy, flavorful holiday season through our “Share the Season” food drive.

Beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 25th, food collections will begin at a number of our Regional sponsors and supporters...JML Audio of St. Louis...Clear Auto Bra...all three Car-Craft Auto Body Shops. Barrels clearly marked with the “Share the Season” seal will be placed at each location. We encourage you to stop by our collection drops with donations of non-perishable canned and boxed food items. (No glass jars, please - they can break during handling.) Canned tuna, canned chicken or meats...canned soups, chilis and stews...canned beans....canned fruits....boxed pancake and biscuit mixes... boxed oatmeal and cereals...all are very much in demand. Economical store brands are encouraged. Operation Food Search also provides the needy with items such as zip-lock bags (especially gallon and quart bags)...and toothpaste and toothbrushes. Please - no ramen noodles. On December 3rd, the donations will be gathered and prepared for delivery to the Operation Food Search warehouse in Overland. We are working to co-ordinate a drop off which will allow our members to drive as a group to Operation Food Search to hand over our food drive efforts. For more information, contact Earlwayne Stumpf at essescom@aol.com or by phone or text at 314/973-3106 about our Regional efforts and how you can help. 18


SEMO on the Road

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t has not been the best summer summer for road tours...seems like it has either been sweltering heat and dripping humidity or pouring rain. But our Southeast Missouri members in the Cape Girardeau area did manage to put together and impromptu run on September 18th to one of the many great small wineries in Southeast Missouri. The half dozen Porsches gathered in Cape and explored the back roads to the Weingarten Winery in Weingarten, MO. It was a fun drive to the winery followed by several hours of sharing Porsche stories over the garden’s local wines and beers. Hopefully, this will be the harbinger for more gatherings for our Regional members in Southeast Missouri and the bootheel area.

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he factory 919 Hybrid \ World Endurance racer is on a roll racking up it’s 4th consecutive Photo by Porsche AG win with a hard fought win in the 6th WEC race at the Circuit of the America’s in Austin Texas. 2015 WEC Champions Timo Bernhard, Brandon Hartley and Mark Webber pushed the #1 919 Hybrid to the top of the podium ahead of it’s Audi and Toyota competition. The #2 919 crossed the finish line in 4th place. Once again, the 911 RSR fought valiantly but could not bring home a win. The 911 RSR garnered a 2nd place finish in GTE-Am, but could do no better than 6th in the GTE-Pro class. What’s the problem with the 911? Nothing is really wrong with the 911. It’s just that the competition - Ford GT...Ferraris...even the Corvettes have made much stronger gains than the 911. Drivers of the 911 RSR agree that it is capable of running at the front of the pack if driven on the knife’s edge. The intense skill and talent needed to wring top performance out of this year’s 911 racer is more than most drivers can deliver for the extended periods of time required in today’s racing schedule. Where does Porsche go from here? 19


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Making Major Design Changes

t appears that change is in the wind for companies wanting to continue to be successful in sports car racing. With the wins by the Ford GTs and the Ferrari 488s and 458s, companies like Chevrolet and Porsche who have been battling aging designs are beginning to admit that the laws of physics reign supreme and perhaps the switch to midengine models may be in the wind.

But change is not often easily accepted by ‘the faithful’ of established marques. This of course is expected for potential future changes for Porsche, but it is also becoming a surprising problem among the followers of the beloved Corvette. There is no doubt that Chevrolet is finally pushing ahead with the long rumored mid-engined Corvette, expected to roll into showrooms in the 2019 model year. Reports of the mid-engine Corvette has stirred up a storm among the Corvette faithful. Chevrolet is reportedly trying to juggle the demands of the faithful with the desire to continue to be race competitive. The result could possible be hinting at what we might see if Porsche makes the switch to racing the 960 model based design to be reportedly raced under the 911 RSR GTE moniker. The world auto press is reporting that a road going mid-engine Corvette will probably cost true Corvette lovers somewhere between $80 - 100,000, a far cry from the current $55,000 price tag for a street Corvette. Chevrolet is reportedly in a panic over what would happen to Corvette sales if the price skyrockets to the mid-engine stratosphere. Some at GM

headquarters would like to see Chevy push a high performance Camaro to those looking for performance under $75,000, but some at Chevrolet fear that could cut demand for the Corvette to the point it would no longer be practical to keep the separate Corvette factory humming in Bowling Green, KY. Corvette purists would like to see a refined version of the present front engine Corvette to be available as the CR7 Corvette, while the mid-engine model could be produced as a CR8 in limited numbers as the market demands. The question is, ‘Is there enough market for 2 versions of a Corvette?’ And will Porsche decide to follow that lead in producing a rear engine 911 as well as a mid-engine version to perhaps be marketed as a 911 GTE? The powers that be at Porsche clearly remember the grousing that rocked the 911 world when the 911 went from air cooled to water cooled. Porsche faced that change simply by telling the faithful...’Get used to it.’ But somehow, I think Porsche understands that might not be the best choice this time around. And Porsche is far better suited to producing limited production runs than the volume oriented marketing of Chevrolet and General Motors. Might we be looking at a future with both a rear and a mid-engine 911? The outcome will be interesting.

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A Sad Farewell -

Region Loses One of our Founders

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ith an organization well into it’s second half century, it shouldn’t be surprising when we find ourselves mourning the loss of those who worked so hard to make this organization possible. Afterall, by now, our founders who laid the foundation almost 58 years ago for what has become St. Louis Region have celebrated more than 8 or 9 decades on this earth. In mid-September, an e-mail from Linda Glazer D’Andrea was circulated among the Region’s Board members to notify us that her father, Manny Glazer, passed away early in September. There are very few of us who now bear the responsibility of leadership in the Region who ever got to know Manny, but we all owe him an incredible debt. Manny gathered with a handful of Porsche enthusiasts in the late 50’s to commiserate about the challenges of owning and enjoying that funny little German sports car. In those days, Porsches were a rarity in America’s heartland... and almost every day brought a new challenge of how to find parts or service...the things needed to keep those upside down bathtubs on the road and the race track. Luckily for us, men like Manny, along with others including Bill Kiburz and Harold Kuever had heard of a fledging organization in Maryland that was organizing to share information about Porsches to any Porsche owners willing to join their ranks. And that led to the organizational efforts here in St. Louis that culminated with the Porsche Club of America welcoming St. Louis into the fold as only the second PCA Region not located in the major metropolitan areas along the East and West Coasts of the United States. St. Louis and Chicago became the ties that connected the two coasts. In January, 1959, St. Louis Region became the 14th Region welcomed into the PCA fold. Over the years, 4 of the original 14 could not keep the interest of it’s followers and were dissolved, leaving St. Louis Region as the 10th oldest of all of PCA’s more than 140 Regions. During those first years, things were a little casual. There were not enough members to require a formal organization of officers and board of directors. For 1959, St. Louis Region’s first year of life, Manny and Bill Kiburz assumed the roles of Regional leaders. I’m not sure if it would be fair to say they were officers of the Region. Paperwork seems to indicate that Manny and Bill were the guys to go to when you wanted to know anything about the Club and it’s events. The Region didn’t place people in formal officer positions for another 5 years. By that time, 21


Manny had sort of melted into the background. It’s not easy to stay involved with local events when you have a Porsche enticing you to spend your weekends on the race track. There is something about playing in a Porsche race car...just ask Linda who will tell you of her memories of playing with her dolls in that funny shaped Porsche with the really cool roll bar. Over the years, Manny would surface from time to time to check on the progress of the organization he helped bring to life. A few years ago, Manny stopped by one of our first All Porsche Car Shows at the Kemp Auto Museum where he stopped by to be photographed with Jim Singler. A few years before, Manny joined us for an informal celebration to toast the 40th Anniversary of our organization. Manny’s daughter, Linda, informed us that Manny was unable to recover from a fall he suffered at his home. We will never know the sorrow felt by Manny’s widow, Eadie, and son, Matt, and daughter, Linda, but his passing does leave our Region with a deep sense of loss. Manny, Bill, and Harold are now gone, but their legacy lives on with each St. Louis Region event on our calendar. Without their work more than 50 years ago, there would be no HPDEs at Gateway...no Winery, Dinner, or Fall Color Tours...no dinners or holiday parties. Their efforts have made our every event possible. The biggest tribute we can pay to our founders like Manny, Bill, and Harold is to continue to build on the foundation they laid for us. May their vision and dreams grow for another half century.

Photos & artwork Jim Singler Linda Glazer D’Andrea

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Mark your calendar! Listed with the date and the event is the name and contact information where you can get more information. Note: Club Board meetings are open to all, and members are welcome to attend. Oct. 1 - All Porsche Car Show Cocktail Party, Doubletree, Westport Jim Singler - singlerosa@charter.net Oct. 2 - All Porsche Car Show, Downtown Clayton Dan Hinkebein Oct. 6 - Tischzeit Thursday,Olympia Kebob House & Taverna Gail Warren - warren-gail@att.net Oct. 7-9 - Porsche St. Louis Fall HPDE, Gateway Motorsports Park Oct. 15 - Cars & Coffee, Westport Plaza Oct. 15 - BMWCCA Street Survival School, Family Arena Brian Schlueter - brian.d.schlueter@gmail.com Oct. 15-16 - CPG Drive & Dine to Lake of the Ozarks Linda Cheatham - lcheatham1966@gmail.com

Oct. 22 - Fall Color Tour Steve Sullivan - ptarga79@sbcglobal.net Nov. 3 - Tischzeit Thursday, Nov. 9 - General Membership Meeting Steve Warren - stevendwarren@att.net Nov. 10-13 - Porsche Palooza, Eureka Springs, Arkansas Nov. 19 - CPG Dinner at Babbo’s Restaurant in Columbia, MO J Thrash - thrash@embarqmail.com Nov. 25-Dec. 3 - Share the Season Food Drive Earlwayne Stumpf - essescom@aol.com

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e-Plauderei - October 2016  

Monthly electronic newsletter of St. Louis Region, Porsche Club of America

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