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1st Cars and Coffee in Kelowna

Fabulous turnout for BCIR’s first Cars and Coffee in Kelowna! Despite the chilly morning, over 25 cars showed up to enjoy the hot coffee and great conversation.

Photos by Kelly

Kelowna Airport 30th Anniversary Photo Shoot

Thank you to one of our members for setting up this photo shoot with a plane in the background. They measured out so each car was the same distance apart. Then one of our members went up on a scissor lift and shot the image from above. In honour of BCIR’s 30th Anniversary, we tried to form the members into a 3 and 0.
Photo by Kelly

Cars and Coffee, Fill a Frunk and Airport Shoot

It was quite a day! First we had a large gathering of members meet at the Porsche Centre Kelowna where they hosted our September Cars and Coffee. Then we went to the Central Okanagan Food Bank to drop off our donations and tour the facilities. A week later, Kamloops had their own Fill a Frunk for the local food bank. Thank you to everyone that participated and gave so generously!
Photos by Kelly

BCIR Donated to Gold River Food Bank

Had dry roads and the few vehicles we came upon pulled over for us, waving and smiling. Not the one finger wave. We arrived on time for more food. Great service and food, thanks to the Owners and Staff at the Ridge Roadhouse in Gold River. To continue the VIR tradition that was started over 10 years ago of donating to the Gold River Food Bank, BCIR members (all 20) presented the food bank with a cheque and cash totalling $870.00. As this is the largest amount ever donated, now the challenge is on. VIR, CWR and even WWR and Polar are challenged to meet or beat this on their next visit. Listening to the lady accepting the donation was heartwarming and brought a few tears in some. Then time to continue the adventure. By the time I was mobile, I realized that there was no one behind me. Finally got rid of them. Strange feeling, as all had left smiling in anticipation of the ride back. After brief gathering where we started the day, all went their own way to our next evening stop. Upon arrival, a few where already resting.
Photos by Gary

Sunshine Coast/Vancouver Island Tour

Sept 14 – 22, 2021
Gary Glover has organized a nine day tour starting at Harrison Hot Springs then taking the ferry to Gibsons for the first night. A leisurely drive up the Sunshine Coast, another ferry ride and overnight in Power River. Another ferry to Comox on Vancouver Island, drive to Campbell River for two nights. Then to Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Gold River. Going down island to Parksville for two nights with a day trip to Tofino and Ucluelet. Depart for Sidney and then home.

Nelson Tour

Another successful tour to Nelson. Great weather, food and people… oh and cars too!
Photos by Linda E.

Winner of the Area 27 Porsche Only Track Day is…Neil Denby!

Thank you to August Motor Luxury Cars for sponsoring the event on June 28.
President Manuel Zerwes and Past President Brad Pape did the draw with Sabine Zerwes verifying the list of members that entered.

Congratulations to Neil and see you all at the track!
#bcir #porsche #augustluxurymotorsports #area27

Happy 30th!

BCIR is celebrating its 30th Anniversary! Watch for upcoming events when it is Covid safe.
Brad Pape – Past President and Manuel Zerwes – BCIR President

PCA Photo of the Month

Congratulations to BCIR Webmaster – Kelly Pape for winning the Photo of the Week in e-Brake News and then going on to win Photo of the Month!

BCIR Kootenay Loop Tour

The four day BCIR Kootenay Loop Tour is underway.
Here are some photos so far…

Photos by Sabine


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