January 2019 Social @ Islington Golf Club
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm


WHEN: January 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

WHERE: Islington Golf Club

45 Riverbank Drive

Etobicoke, ON M9A 5B8


COST: $30.00 per person, taxes and gratuities included


In memory of Angie Herring, we are having a “Celebration of Life” social on Tuesday January 8th at the Islington Golf Club. Angie and Mark Herring are 37 year members at the Upper Canada Region. They are the longest serving volunteers who became UCR Membership Co-Chairs since 1983.

If you have any pictures of Angie and want to share them with us, please bring them to the event on a USB stick.

Advance registration is required at If you have problems setting up an account at clubreg, please send an email to [email protected]



February 2019 Social @ Islington Golf Club
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

UCR February 2019 Social

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 6:30 – 9:00 PM

Venue: Islington Golf Club, 45 Riverbank Drive, Etobicoke, ON  M9A 5B8  416.231.1114

Come to learn of the technology involved in repairing Porsche cars. Mike Kennelly, Program Coordinator for Autobody & Collision Damage Repair at Fanshawe College will be present an overview of yesterday’s versus todays car repair techniques. Today’s Porsches employ HSLA steels, heat treated components, aluminium panels and adhesive bonding. Gone are the days of brazing, welding and patching at will. Today’s Technicians are Factory Certified. Be prepared if your Porsche needs repair or restoration. Also present will be Jonathan Dawson, winner of the PCA UCR 2019 Scholarship for Autobody & Collision Damage Repair. Jonathan is an outstanding winner of this award, so come wish him well on his new career.

Registration for February Social is at

$30 per person including taxes and gratuity.


March 2019 Social @ Porsche Centre North Toronto
Mar 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm


WHEN: March 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

WHERE: Porsche North Toronto

165 Yorkland Blvd

North York, ON M2J 4R2


Cost: Free


Guest Speaker: Lori Schutz, daughter of Peter Schutz (ex-CEO Porsche AG)

Lori gave an inspiring speech at our annual banquet recently. We have invited Lori to be the guest speaker at our March 2019 social, which will be hosted by Porsche Centre North Toronto. Lori will bring copies of the book ” The Driving Force: Getting Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People” written by Peter Schutz, to the event. If you are interested to purchase the book, please indicate how many copies you want when you register at  The cost of the book is C$32.50 or US$25.00. Please bring cash or cheque when you pick up the book from Lori at Tuesday March 12 social, so you can save the shipping cost.

Peter was the CEO of Porsche AG from 1981 to 1987. Peter was instrumental in turning around Porsche AG during early 1980s and he was best remembered for blocking the plan to end production of the signature 911 model, which remains the quintessential Porsche.

Advance registration is required at ONLY UCR MEMBERS CAN REGISTER FOR OUR CLUB EVENTS. If you have any questions, please send an email to [email protected]

Tech Session @ Braidan Tire
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 11am-2pm
Venue: Braidan Tire, 9399 Markham Road (north of 16th Avenue), Markham

Driving Directions:,+Markham,+ON+L3P+3J3/@43.8968678,-79.3344328,12z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x89d529deedfdf27b:0x76d7e3cbed10d442!2m2!1d-79.2643927!2d43.8968892!3e0

Braidan Tire will host a light lunch for our members and discuss technical maintenance issues. When you register for this event at, please answer the questions by including topics that you want to discuss and we can let Braidan Tire know in advance

Please email us at [email protected] if you have any questions.

April 2019 Social @ Islington Golf Club
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

UCR April 2019 Social

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 6:30 – 9:00 PM

Venue: Islington Golf Club, 45 Riverbank Drive, Etobicoke, ON  M9A 5B8  416.231.1114

Jim Kenzie is always popular as a speaker and he will be doing a return engagement this year. Jim has been one of the foremost Canadian Auto Journalists for over 30 years writing for the Toronto Star’s Wheel’s Section. He appears on Kenzie’s Korner on TSN’s Motoring which is in it’s 30thseason as well. Jim will be offering his automotive calendars featuring a cover photo of a lovely yellow Porsche Boxster this year. Fifty per cent of proceeds are donated to charity, so come and help out.

Registration for April Social is at

$30 per person including taxes and gratuity.




Shift into Spring – Open House 2019 @ 427 Auto Collision
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am

Full details at

Date: Sunday April 28th, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: 427 Auto Collision – 395 Evans Avenue (south of QEW – west of Kipling), Toronto ON
Cost: Free admission

Parking: Free parking available at the back – behind the 427 Auto Collision buildings;

Enter through a driveway on the east side of the 427 Auto Collision.

                                   There will be off-duty Police Officer to help with the traffic to / from the driveway.