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HVR Picnic and 40th Anniversary Celebration - Sun, 13 Sept

Posted on August 17th, 2015 10:02 AM by Jeff Kriz



Come and celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Hudson Valley Region PCA!  Mark your calendar NOW for Sunday 13 September starting at 1 pm.


This promises to be an outstanding event – not to be missed!  HVR member Peter Ludwig has generously invited us to his gorgeous estate in New Paltz.  The fabulous feast will be served up fresh from the grills and steamers of All Smoked Up Catering, whose chef trained at the Culinary Institute of America.  We’ll have three menu options:




A.  Sirloin Menu - $45 per adult


  • Wood Grilled 4oz Carved sirloin w/ horseradish mustard cream sauce

  • Skin on chicken thighs dry rubbed Carolina vinegar sauce on the side

  • Sweet & white blend potato mash

  • Cheddar & smoked gouda mac & cheese or cheddar / parmesan

  • Corn coblet

  • Cabbage & jicama slaw

  • Mixed green salad

  • House cornbread




B.  Lobster Menu - $55 per adult


  • 1.5 lb lobster w/ drawn butter tails split, claws cracked w/ lobster bibs

  • Sweet & white blend potato mash

  • Cheddar & smoked gouda mac & cheese or cheddar / parmesan

  • Corn coblet

  • Cabbage & jicama slaw

  • Mixed green salad

  • House cornbread




C.  Kids Menu - $20 per child under 18


  • 4oz cheeseburger w/ ketchup & mustard

  • Hot dog w/ ketchup & mustard

  • Sweet & white blend potato mash

  • Cheddar & smoked gouda mac & cheese or cheddar / parmesan

  • Corn coblet

  • Cabbage & jicama slaw

  • Mixed green salad

  • House cornbread




Soft drinks and ice will be provided; you are welcome to bring adult beverages as desired.




Incredible location, fantastic food, a great time for catching up with fellow members and beautiful Porsche’s to admire.  We will have a People’s Choice judging in categories to be announced, with fabulous trophies for the winners in each category and, of course, the BEST OF SHOW!  And, there will be a 40th Anniversary commemorative memento for all members attending.


PLEASE SEND YOUR CHECK made out to HVR PCA, indicating meal choice(s) (A., B. or C.) and the number of each choice.  Send your check to George Beuselinck, HVR Treasurer, 172 Hardenburgh Rd., Ulster Park, NY  12487.  We MUST receive payment no later than THURSDAY, 27 AUGUST 2015!  Be sure to include an email address where we can send confirmation; directions to Peter’s house will be included in the confirmation message.


So polish up your Porsche!  Rain or shine, we look forward to seeing you and your family as we celebrate forty years of HVR.


Cheers and Happy Driving!


Unobtanium Open House - September 5th

Posted on August 7th, 2015 12:42 PM by Jeff Kriz


This sent in by Adam Wright of the Unobtanium Porsche restorer in Ravena, NY:

Unobtanium Open House
Saturday, September 5th, 2015
12pm to 3pm
I want to invite everyone out to our 2nd Annual Open House at our location in scenic Ravena, NY. We have finally moved our whole operation from the old leather factory in Gloversville, NY. Cars that have not seen the light of day in over a decade are now back in the sun.
There is plenty of parking that is super safe as the Police Station is the only other building on our dead end street. We encourage everyone to bring their Porsche, but if you can't please bring yourself and a few friends. We will have food and drink on hand and the Unobtanium crew of Adam, Matt, and Big John will be there to answer any questions. We might even talk Big John into doing some feats of great strength!
The warehouse normally has 15-20 early Porsche projects to look at as well as shelf after shelf of parts for all your restoration needs. You won't be disappointed if Porsche 356's and early 9 series cars are your passion. In addition, some of our personal collection will be on hand like the 356 A Coupe that won Daytona in 1966. You can also check out the latest shop project - we are converting a 914-6 into a 904 using a real 904 body!
We are hoping Wray from Proshaper can come out with the latest metal he is shaping for our aluminum 550 Spyder project. His website is http://www.proshaper.com if you want to check out his work.
If you want to see pics from last year's open house you can check them out on our blog:
Last year we lined the street in so many Porsches you would have thought you were in Germany! The shop address is:

14 W Shore St.
Ravena, NY 12143
Hope to see you there!
Adam Wright

VIP Wine Tasting at Brotherhood Winery

Posted on July 29th, 2015 7:34 AM by Jeff Kriz



The VIP wine tasting and tour will be held on Sunday, Aug 9th at 11 am sharp.   $15 a person.  This will be at the historic Brotherhood Winery 100 Brotherhood Plaza Dr.,  Washingtonville, NY,  10992.  We will have a private tour and sample select wines from their international wine portfolio (not available at the general tasting).


You are free to bring your own lunch / snacks and enjoy the patio area at the Winery or there is a cafe on the premises (The Vinum Cafe is where we had our banquet last January).   If you can not make to the 11am tasting, you are free to join us on the patio later in the day, and the winery has tasting and tours open to the general public that you can do on your own.


We need a headcount for the VIP tour so please get back to Steve Gargano, who organized this event, at:





DO NOT RESPOND TO ME respond to Steve.




2015 HVR Spring Breakout @ Advanced Auto

Posted on May 31st, 2015 2:13 PM by Jeff Kriz


 Event went very well as 52 members showed up, some of them first timers.  Ron Schaeffer took over as Head Chef and turned out some delicious dogs & burgers to complement the many snacks and goodies that our generous attendees brought along.

 Again we have to thank the Florio's for making their facility open to the membership along with providing the grill facility.  A good time was had by all and the region had a great kick off for the summer driving season.

Andrew Barlet - 2014 HVR Rookie Driver of the Year

Posted on May 31st, 2015 1:53 PM by Jeff Kriz



Due to Andy's dedication and abilities demonstrated at our DE events we award him the Rookie of the year award.