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February 2021

2-15-2021 – Cupid’s Big Chill

February 15th, 2021|Categories: Updates|

2/14/2021 – “CUPID’s Big Chill”

I hope this Sunday email finds all our HCR members warm and safe on this Valentine’s Day. Watch out for slick streets and slippery sidewalks. I know you all don’t have much to do while stuck indoors, so here’s your favorite bi-weekly reading material to pass the time and provide a bit of education for you all.

On to the news:

Battery Shortage

Several of our HCR members have reported problems with replacing batteries in their cars. One member had their car stuck at the dealership for 8 days, waiting on a battery. Another member just related a similar story where the requested battery ended up not being delivered as promised. Our intrepid reporter dug into this story and […]

Member Update 1-31-2021

February 12th, 2021|Categories: Updates|

Off to a Roaring Start in 2021!


Today is the last day of our Best Story from 2020 contest. It all ends at midnight tonight. It’s easy to enter, and I’ve already received several entries and lots of great photos. There will be a winner of the $250 Visa gift card! Larry and Carolyn Braxton have graciously volunteered to be our unbiased panel of judges, and their decision will be final. We will publish all the entries in our upcoming Spring Horizons newsletter, along with as many photos as we can fit into the edition.

Here are the particulars to submit an entry:

As upside-down as 2020 was for all of us, there may be some […]

October 2020

Weekly Update – 10-25-2020

October 25th, 2020|Categories: Updates|

Good evening.  Hope all is well with you.  This pandemic just doesn’t want to go away.  Looks like we may be on our second wave.  Keep up your efforts to stay safe so we can put this behind us.  Let’s keep up the good work and look forward to the day we can all get together in person.  


All of HCR sends their condolences to VP Charlie Sparks.  Charlie’s Dad passed last night after a brief battle with cancer.  We’ll provide more information as it becomes available. 


We are in the process of revising our bylaws.  We look at them every 3 – 5 years.  The primary revisions will be for the term limits for […]

Weekly Update – 10-11-2020

October 12th, 2020|Categories: Updates|

Good evening. Hope all is well with you. I Looks like we are on a downward trend with our positivity rate. Let’s keep up the good work and look forward to the day we can all get together in person. Wear those masks, social distance and stay safe.

Watched the F1 race this morning. Lewis won his 91st and now is tied with Michael Schumacher. Regardless of what you think of Hamilton, 91 wins in F1 is a heck of an accomplishment.

If you were able to attend our most recent DSS featuring T.J. Campbell from Tire Rack, I hope you were as impressed with his knowledge and presentation as I was. The feedback from those who attended was overwhelmingly […]

June 2020

Coronavirus Update 6-28-2020

June 28th, 2020|Categories: Updates|

Hello and hope you and yours are well.  Unfortunately, Texas and the Austin area (Travis, Hays and Williamson Counties) are experiencing a significant increase in COVID 19 infections.  This impacts HCR’s desire to hold in person events as you will see below.  Please stay safe, wear a mask and social distance. We don’t want you to be a statistic.

If you have any news or stories related to the pandemic, please let us know.  You may use the contact information at the end of this email.


Last Wednesday we held our first Distinguished Speaker Series (DSS) since February featuring Porsche Factory Driver Patrick Long.  There were 120 persons registered for the event.  Patrick discussed Porsche racing, who […]

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