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Cascade Region event status due to COVID-19 concerns

17 November 2020

The new Coronavirus restrictions for Oregon that take effect tomorrow have caused us to cancel events for the rest of 2020. The rules state that social gatherings – both indoor or out – be limited to no more than 6 people from no more than 2 households. In addition, restaurants are again limited to take-out and delivery, no indoor dining.

These rules obviously prohibit the normal 4th Saturday Cars & Coffee in the Southern Chapter this month. And while Central Chapter’s 1st Saturday gathering falls a few days after the announced 2 week freeze, there is a good possibility that the restrictions will be extended beyond 2 weeks in Lane County, based on the current and projected positivity rate here. So it doesn’t seem prudent to plan and schedule an event like that so soon after the earliest date the rules might be eased.

This past year has been difficult for all of us, and I’m not just thinking about the club. Pandemic, wildfires and more have stressed us all over the past year. I know that many of us have looked to the limited club events that we have had as a release from it all, so cancelling the remaining events this year is not something that we undertook lightly. But it is probably the right thing to do.

There are some indications that 2021 might be better, with the recent encouraging news on possible vaccines. And so while we probably won’t be able to have traditional in-person planning meetings next year, we encourage all of you to start sending event suggestions to the chapter representatives to consider for next year. Even better than just suggestions would be if members help out by actually planning, organizing and leading events. The chapter reps will be happy to advise you on this. Here are email links for the two chapters:

• Central Chapter – centralchapter@cascade-pca.org
• Southern Chapter – southernchapter@cascade-pca.org

Next year is our club’s 60th anniversary year. While I suspect the first half of the year may still be slow due to the virus restrictions, let’s all hope that we can have some fun together in the second half of the year.

– Arne Berglund
Cascade Region President


This calendar shows 4 different event categories. They are:

  • Cascade Region, Central Chapter
  • Cascade Region, Southern Chapter
  • Events in nearby PCA regions
  • Non-PCA events of possible interest
Feb
22
Sat
Tech Ed – Hurley Heywood Show & Tell (PNW Region) @ Chris’s German Auto Service
Feb 22 @ 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

 

Registration is open

A “Once in a lifetime” experience!

Meet – Hear – Speak with Hurley Haywood, one of the most successful Endurance Racing Driver in history!

Won:

  • Le Mans 24 Hours– 3 times
  • 12 Hours of Sebring – 2 times
  • Rolex 24 at Daytona – 5 times

Over the past 60+ years 3 Sports Car endurance races have become legendary: Le Mans 24 Hours – 12 Hours of Sebring – Rolex 24 at Daytona.  These races are referred to as the ‘Triple Crown’, amazingly only 9 drivers have won all 3.  Hurley won 10 of these races, more than anyone else, incredibly all in Porsches: Carrera RSR  –  935  –  936  –  956  &  962.

 

This TechEd will cover:

  • Hurley’s greatest races
  • Developing & Preparing cars
  • Working with legendary drivers & owners
  • History of Brumos Racing
  • Behind the scenes
  • Q&A

See a famous Porsche race car like Hurley raced

Event Details (NEW DATE!!)

  • Saturday February 22nd
  • 8:00 am Doors Open
  • 9:30 am Program Begins
  • 1:00 pm Event Ends
  • Coffee – Donuts – Refreshments are included in price

Location:

Chris’s German Auto Service
9107 151st Ave. Northeast
Redmond, WA   98052

Charity Event – Automotive Scholarship

  • $59.00 per person
  • Everyone is welcome…  You DO NOT need to be a PCA or PNWR member 
  • Attendance is LIMITED

To Pre-Register & Pre-Pay

Registration at MSReg.com

Jul
18
Sat
Detailing Tech Session (Central Chapter) @ N Touch Detailing
Jul 18 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join us on Saturday, July 18 at 10 am at N Touch Detailing, 610 Commercial St, Eugene, to learn about ClarityCoat. It is a revolutionary new approach to paint protection, applied by ‘Painting’ on the material. And the best part? It’s fully removable, leaves no residue and provides superior paint protection like nothing else on the market. You’ll also be able to get answers to any other detailing questions you may have.