District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Background photo is “Carousel Lady” hybridized by Marie Burns of Maryland.
Baltimore African Violet Club (BAVC)
Meeting Location: Pickersgill Retirement Community
615 Chestnut Ave., Towson, MD 21204
Meeting Times: Fourth Saturday of each month September through June at 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Carolyn Epstein, President
Contact: Karen Foster
Information updated 1/27/2019
African Violet Society of Philadelphia
Cathedral Village Retirement Community, Cathedral Hall
600 East Cathedral Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 (Roxborough)
Web Site: http://www.phillyviolets.org
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Meeting Times: First Thursday each month 7:00 – 9:30 pm September through May at Cathedral Village.
Contact #1: Judith Smith, President
Contact #2: Susan Hanna
Notes: Judith Smith will be the president during the 2018-2020 term. Please direct official correspondence to Judith Smith.
African Violet Society of Springfield, Delaware County
Meeting address: Covenant United Methodist Church
Room 2-K, Main level, 212 W. Springfield Road, Springfield, PA 19064
Meeting Times: First Tuesday each month, except July & August. Second Tuesday, if a holiday interferes. 6:45 -9:30 PM
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Contact #1:Linda Kilby, President
Phone: (215) 704-2952
Contact #2: Alice Dulaney, Treasurer
Notes: Our meetings are educational. The more seasoned members assist the newer members with whatever problems they might be having. Everyone benefits. Refreshments are provided.
Information updated 11/19/2019
Richmond African Violet Society
Richmond Friends Meeting
4500 Kensington Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
Web Site: www.richmondavs.wordpress.com
Meeting Times: First Saturday each month, October-June, 10:00 a.m. *
Contact: Sharon Long, President
Contact #2: Kitty Hedgepeth
* Notes: Dec and June meetings sometimes held at other locations so call before visiting a meeting. September meeting first Saturday after Labor Day.
Information updated 6/13/2017
Shenandoah Saintpaulia Society
Meeting Location: Pot Town Organics
Address: 181 E. King Street
Strasburg, VA 22657
Meeting times: 2nd Sunday of each month 2:00 PM September – June
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Contact #1: Rich Follett
Phone: (540) 325-9574
Contact #2: Janet Heishman
Strasburg, VA 22657
Phone: (540) 465-4444
Information updated 8/6/2020
The Tidewater African Violet Society
Meeting Times: 2:00 to 4:30 pm every 4th Sunday
Notes: Monthly meetings have interesting Programs and plants/supplies for sale and trade. Yearly show and sale in April.
Information updated 12/15/2018
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African Violet Society of America
P.O. Box 22417
Beaumont, TX 77720-2417
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