Region 3

District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia

Background photo is “Carousel Lady” hybridized by Marie Burns of Maryland.

Graphic Join African Violet Society of America

Maryland

Meeting Location: Pickersgill Retirement Community
615 Chestnut Ave., Towson, MD 21204
email: BAVC1952@yahoo.com

Meeting Times: Fourth Saturday of each month September through June at 10:00 a.m.

Contact: Carolyn Epstein, President

Contact: Karen Foster

Website: http://www.facebook.com/African-Violet-Club-of-Baltimore

Information updated 1/27/2019

Pennsylvania

Cathedral Village Retirement Community, Cathedral Hall
600 East Cathedral Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 (Roxborough)
Web Site: http://www.phillyviolets.org
Facebook: African Violet Society of Philadelphia

Meeting Times: First Thursday each month 7:00 – 9:30 pm September through May at Cathedral Village.

Contact #1: Judith Smith, President
Phone: 215-233-2579
Email: judithsmith0@gmail.com

Contact #2: Susan Hanna
Phone: 215-256-9752
Email: shanna825@hotmail.com

Notes: Judith Smith will be the president during the 2018-2020 term. Please direct official correspondence to Judith Smith.

Updated 07/05/2018

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

Facebook – African Violet Society of Springfield

Contact #1:Linda Kilby, President
Phone: (215) 704-2952
eMail: mzlinda97@yahoo.com

Contact #2: Alice Dulaney, Treasurer
Phone: 610-356-7459
eMail: adulaney@verizon.net

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

Virginia

Richmond Friends Meeting
4500 Kensington Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
Web Site: www.richmondavs.wordpress.com

Meeting Times: Third Saturday each month, September-June, 10:00 a.m. * * Notes: Dec and June meetings sometimes held at other locations so call before visiting a meeting.

Contact: Sarah Coleman

Contact #2: Sharon Long

Additional Club Information:  Street parking on Commonwealth Ave

Information updated 7/14/2021

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

Local Club website:
https://www.facebook.com/Shenandoah-Saintpaulia-Society-100463008055980/

Contact #1: Rich Follett
Phone: (540) 325-9574
eMail: richfoll@yahoo.com

Contact #2: Janet Heishman
Strasburg, VA 22657
Phone: (540) 465-4444
eMail: rheishma@shentel.net

Information updated 8/6/2020

Meeting location:

  • Norfolk Botanical Gardens
    6700 Azalea Garden Road
    Norfolk, VA 23518
    Web Site: Facebook==African Violet Society of Tidewater, VA

Meeting Times: 2:00 to 4:30 pm  every 4th Sunday

Contact #1:

Contact #2:

Notes: Monthly meetings have interesting Programs and plants/supplies for sale and trade. Yearly show and sale in April.

Information updated 12/15/2018

Regional Council – Mid-Atlantic African Violet Society (MAAVS)

MAAVS is the mid-Atlantic regional society of AVSA. It holds an annual convention with a show and sale each October/November.  Convention location rotates with sponsoring club

Web Site: www.maavs.org

Contact: Sue Hoffman, President
Phone: 757-463-5383
Email: violetsue123@outlook.com

Contact: Donna Brining, VP
Phone: 609-704-8112
Email: donnabrining@fancybloomers.com

No Club Near You?

Consider forming a new affiliate club! AVSA can help.