Life in the Motor Cities Gruppe

Motor Cities Gruppe Spring Tour

May 16, 2016


The Motor Cities Gruppe will join the SEM Region of PCA for their Spring Tour this Sunday May 22nd starting at 2:30pm near Rochester/Auburn Hills and winding up on Lake St. Clair.

Greg Gallagher is still working to finalize the route but the tour details can be found on the website calendar HERE
SEM does their registration through club but if our members are not comfortable using that gateway, a call or an email to Greg will hold your spot.
Please contact Greg Gallagher at 313-300-4191 or email HERE to RSVP

Sunday, May 22, 2016
Spring Driving Tour & Dinner
Meeting Time: 2:30 pm
Rochester/Auburn Hills Area
(Specific location to be determined)
First car out: 3:30pm
Come join your fellow Porsche enthusiasts in celebrating the start of our Driving Season.
You and your car have suffered through another winter of “hibernation.” This is a
great opportunity to enjoy a great car on interesting roads with good friends.
We will meet in the Rochester/Auburn Hills area before setting out on the drive and
conclude with dinner on Lake St. Clair.
for this event


by contacting Event Chair Greg Gallagher at

Shades of Pink Zoo Walk 2016 Results

May 3, 2016

I set up a goal of $2000.00 and we raised $4780.00!!
With special thanks to:  Vic & Lucy Rivera, Tom Gasser, Mike and Mara McNeill, Ted Stanek, Rick Riley, Dave & Diane Burton, Murray Pitt, Dick Beecher, Bill Toburen, Richard Zarbo, Cheryl O’Mara, Harry Kurrie, Janet Downey, Ron Roland, and Fred and Bonnie Sheill, and of course Vic and me.
Barb Skirmants


Above are some very recognizable names to Gruppe members. Also, Chris Zombek was our Ohio 356 friend Ted Zombek’s first wife, and Virginia Dee was my best girl friend in High school, I only found out 3 years ago that she died at age 51 of breast cancer.


Barb and Vic show their support


The 356’s of Barb Skirmants and Dick Zarbo showed up in all of their glory!


Below are the results of the MCG Team, congratulations and thanks to all who participated.

Team Members                                              Total Raised
General Team Donation                              $1,595
Harry Kurrie                                                    $80
Vic Skirmants                                                  $35
Janet Downey                                                  $135
Cheryl O’Mara                                                 $35
Ronald B. Roland                                            $100
Bonnie Sheill                                                    $50
Fred Sheill                                                         $50
Barbara Skirmants                                        $1,310
Richard Zarbo                                                 $1,305


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