Region 4

Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina

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Central Florida & Atlantic Coast

Meeting Information:

Statewide: Rotates with sponsoring club.

Meeting Times:

Spring meeting and Fall Meeting (Show and Sale). Dates and locations vary. Watch website for current information.

The Council’s Spring Meeting will be May 4th at 11 AM EST via Zoom. A presentation by Glenda Williams called ‘Fun with Trailers’ will initiate the meeting followed by a general business meeting of Council members.


Linda Price
Phone: 407-462-5923

Bobbi Johannsen
Phone: 904-349-3643


Other Club Information:

Get the latest information on the Council’s events and meetings by checking the Council’s website at the URL listed above. We are on Facebook at Visitors are welcome at our events!

Information updated 3/7/2024

Meeting Location has changed:
Marion County Sheriff’s Office
9048 SW State Road 200
Ocala FL 34481

Meeting Times: Meeting Times: We meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the 1st Saturday of the month between August and May (the 2nd Saturday in September because of the Labor Day holiday, and the same for January should the New Year’s holiday fall on that 1st weekend.)

Club email:

Contact: Laura Perdomo
Phone: 352-624-0116

Contact 2: Carolee Carter
Phone: 352-342-0363

Information updated 7/30/2023

Beardall Senior Center
800 South Delaney Ave
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-246-4440


Meeting Times: Third Wednesday each month, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Meet September through May.

Dues:  $20 due in April.

Contact #1: Linda Price
Phone: 407-462-5923

Contact #2: Elvie Blakely
Phone: 321-362-2961

Notes: New members are always welcome.  Our monthly meetings include a business meeting, a program on African violets and other Gesneriad culture., and fun and games!  We would love to meet you and have you join our club.

Information updated 2/16/2023

Meeting Location:
Lake Pointe Village Community Center
277 Lake Erie Dr.
Mulberry, FL 33860

Meeting times: 4th Saturday of each month from January through November at 10:00 am


Club Email Address:

Contact #1: Mary Jane DiLorenzo
Phone:  863-647-1517

Information updated 1/24/2023

Garden Club of Jacksonville

  • 1005 Riverside Avenue
  • Jacksonville, FL 32204

Web Site: also on Facebook as Heart of Jacksonville African Violet Society

Meetings are held every 3rd Sunday of the month (September – June), with a party instead of a meeting in June and December.  We do not meet in July and August.

Please check website and Facebook for any scheduling changes.

Doors open at 1pm, Violets 101 demo at 1:30 pm followed by business meeting, program and raffle.
All are welcome!


Contact 1: Bobbi Johannsen

Contact 2:  Joann Freeman

Information updated 1/31/2024

South Florida

Meeting Location:

Palm Springs Public Library
217 Cypress Lane
Palm Springs, FL 33461

Meeting Times:

We meet the 3rd Saturday of each month.


Lynn Di Maio
Phone: 561-626-9984

Joseph Sammons
Phone: 214-578-8332 cell

Additional Club Information:

We offer informative programs each meeting. Come and enjoy the camaraderie. New members are always welcome. Call or Email for easy directions.

Information updated: 4/16/24

Meeting Location: 
St. Mathew the Apostle Episcopal Church
7410 Sunset Drive
Miami, FL 33143

Meeting Information:

We meet the second Saturday of every month.
10:00 am to 12:00


Chiqui Bacallao
Phone: 305-393-5483

Consuelo Cueva
Phone: 305 405-3947

Club email:

Additonal Club Information: Anyone is welcome to attend our meetings.

Information updated 4/29/24

Fort Pierce Garden Center
911 Parkway
Fort Pierce, FL 34950

Meeting Times: Third Saturday each month, September through May, 10 a.m.

Club email address:

Contact: Joann Saenz

Information updated 8/14/2023

Florida Gulf Coast

Meeting Times:

2 meetings monthly
1st Thursday night at 7 pm by Zoom
3rd Friday morning at 10 am in person at Seffner-Mango Library, 410 North Kingsway Road, Seffner, FL 33584

Web Site:

Club Email Address:

Contact #1:  Mary Beth Bryant, President

Phone: 813-531-2355

Contact #2:  Mary Lou Harden

Phone: 813 924 2686

Additional Club Information:

Annual Show, ” Art Through The Ages” – February 23-24, 2024
Sandi Soto, Show Chair –
Temple Terrace United Methodist Church
5030 East Busch Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33617

Information updated 7/29/2023


Meeting Location:

First Baptist Church of Decatur
308 Clairemont Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030

Meeting Time:

We meet the 1st Saturday of the month.
1:00 pm-3:00 pm


Johnnie Berry
Phone: 404 287-8753

Club Email Address:

Facebook-The African Violet Club of Greater Atlanta

Information updated: 3/14/2024

Meeting location:

Rome Federated Garden Club Building
100 E. 8th St.
Rome, GA  30161

Meeting Times: The first Thursday of every month except July
1:00 p.m.


Diane Mathis

Information updated on 11/28/23

North Carolina

Meeting Location:

Hope Community Church Raleigh
821 Buck Jones Rd
Raleigh, NC 27606

Meeting Information:

We meet the 1st Tuesday of the month.
6:00 pm


Kristen Berg

Club Email:
Club Website:

Additional Club Information:

Please feel free to join us.

Meeting Information:

2nd Sunday of the month
1:30-3:30 (any schedule change is posted on FaceBook)

Meeting Location:
Bethany Presbyterian Church
1500 S. Main Street
Graham, NC 27253


Judy Witowski-Argentine
Phone: 609-234-6502

Sharon Lynch
Phone: 201-519-3319

Phone: 609-234-6502

Club email:


South Carolina

Regional Council – Dixie African Violet Society

Including members from Regions 4, 5, and 6

Rotates meeting sites with sponsoring clubs
Web Site:

Meeting Times: Annual Conventions are in the Fall

Contact: Betty Ferguson, President
Phone:  501-944-5292
Notes: Individual memberships are open to all persons, world-wide. Dixie consists of clubs from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, N Carolina, S Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Note: Annual Convention Show and Sale will be in the FALL starting in 2019.  Contact: Kathy Spissman, Convention Director, 770-939-5289 or

Information updated 1/11/2020

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