Region 6

New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

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Central Texas

Meeting Information:

San Marcos Public Library, San Marcos, TX and Blinn College, Brenham, TX (Meetings alternate between locations)

Third Saturday of April and September

Contact:

Elmer Godeny-President
ekgprof@att.net

Teresa Kaminski-Vice President
tckaminski@sbcglobal.net

Club Email: ekgprof@att.net

Last updated: 2/16/24

Meeting Location:

Allen R Baca Center
301 W Bagdad Ave, Building 2
Round Rock, TX 78664

Meeting Information:

Meetings are in person and by zoom on the second Saturday of each month.
9:30 am
No meetings in June, July or August.
In person luncheon in December.

Contact:

Susan Kautz
Phone: 512-365-1818
Email: gizzmo@austin.rr.com

Club Email: faavs@yahoo.com
Club Website: https://www.faavs.org/

Additional Club Information:

Judged show or display and sale held in July at Austin Area Garden Center in Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, TX.

Information updated 2/24/24

Meeting Information:
Zoom Meetings –
THIRD Monday every month from 6pm-8pm CENTRAL TIME.
Contact hotavs.org@gmail.com for personal zoom invitation/link.
Invitation includes meeting agenda & other important affiliate information.
Event Schedule Available through Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/hotavsorg

Contact:

Glenda Williams
Phone:  512-988-1918
Email: hotavs.org@gmail.com

Jim Williams
Phone: 512-304-8890
Email:  hotavs.org@gmail.com

Club Email Address: hotavs.org@gmail.com

Additional Club Information:

Mission: To stimulate public interest in & provide public outreach & education about propagation, culture, growing, & showing of African violets & gesneriads.
Vision: To provide a new approach, focused on public outreach & education & other innovative methods of reaching out to growing communities, thus providing a more holistic & virtual/in-person member experience.
Members in good standing will be directly involved in the development of our affiliate experience. This is an opportunity to join & participate in the development of this new affiliate of the future. Membership is inclusive & open to all. Please join us as we explore new & creative ways to enhance the affiliate member experience!

Information updated 11/22/2023

Meeting Information:

Boerne Public Library
451 N. Main St.
Boerne, TX 78006

Meetings are held the first Monday of each month.
10:00 am

Contact:

Irene Harney-President
Phone:  210-684-3598
Email:  viharney@sbcglobal.net

Ken Froboese
Phone: 830-249-2614
Email:  HCAV@beecreek.net

Club Email: HCAV@BeeCreek.net

Website:  Facebook – Magic Knight African Violet Society

Information updated 2/16/24

North Texas

Meeting Location:

McKinney Fire Station No. 5, Community Room
6600 Virginia Parkway
McKinney, TX 75071

Meeting Time:

Second Monday, September through November and January through May
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm social
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm business meeting and program

Contact:

Suzanne Roberts
Phone: 214-868-3813
Email: smr0611@hotmail.com

Mary Corondan
Phone: 972-333-4748
Email: mcorondan@yahoo.com

Club Email: first.nighter.avs@gmail.com

Club Web Address: http://fnavsd.org/

Information Updated: 4/12/24

Meeting Location:

REI
5929 East Northwest Highway
Dallas TX 75231

Meeting Information:

We meet the 3rd Saturday of each month, except July & December.
10:30 am
Each meeting will include a business meeting and a program on growing violets and gesneriads.

Contact:

Sylvia Leeds
Phone: 214-803-6259
Email: roseotx@gmail.com

Club Email Address: roseotx@gmail.com

Additional Club Information:

We welcome all visitors and new members to our club.  We love to talk violets and would like to meet you!

Information Update: 4/12/24

Meeting Location:

First Presbyterian Church – Fellowship Hall
1114 West University Drive
Denton, TX 76201

Meeting Information:

Every Tuesday night from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
September – May

Contact:

Janet Castiglione
Phone: 940-595-7417
Email: jmcvioletcas@mail.com

Club Email Address: jmcvioletcas@mail.com

Additional Club Information:

Information Update: 4/12/24

South Texas

Meeting Information:

18650 Clay Rd.
Houston, TX
2nd Saturday of the month except March and October.
10:00 a.m.

Meeting notice posted on SBAVC Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/367838914260828

Contact:

Teresa Kaminski
Phone: 281-216-3431
Email:  tckaminski@sbcglobal.net

Club Email: tckaminski@sbcglobal.net

Information updated 9/23/23

Meeting Information:

Member’s home
2205 College Dr
Victoria, TX 77901-4474

2023 Second Tuesday each month
2024 Third Tuesday each month.

Contact:

Jo Schrimsher
Phone: 361-575-1344
Email: plants@Josviolets.com

Club Email: plants@josviolets.com

Information updated 9/23/23

Meeting Location:

Bay Harbour United Methodist Church

 3459 FM Rd.518 East League City, TX 77573

Meeting times:  Once a month on the 2nd Tuesday at 6:30 PM

Contact #1 Name: Dianne Duggan

Phone: 239 247 3817

eMail Address: ddgcampbell@earthlink.net

Contact #2 Name: Keitha Glaves

Phone: 281 814 9105

eMail:  Keitha1218@comcast.net

Notes: We have had a couple of changes to location due to the pandemic, but the church will be our regular location, after January 1, 2021 We do have a Facebook page for communication with members and announcements. NASA Area African violet Society

We are extremely excited for the “reboot” of this disbanded club (due mainly to hurricanes and devastation to club members collections and homes) because it has a rich history and was originally formed February 1976.

Information updated 1/18/2022

Regional Council – Lone Star African Violet Council (LSAVC)

Meeting Information:
Annual Convention usually takes place late October or early November.
Includes members primarily in Region 6

Contact:

Vickie Crider
Phone: 832-656-3899
vcrider52@outlook.com

Club Email: Lsavc75@gmail.com

Information updated 2/1/24

New Mexico

Meeting Information:

Meetings are hybrid meetings (both in-person and Zoom).

Zoom link:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/96147288239?pwd=S3ltMmZJTHFYbXdZcUtMQk9qalFsZz09

Meeting Times: Second Tuesday each month, except July, 1:00 p.m.

Web Site: www.albuquerqueafricanvioletclub.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlbuquerqueAfricanVioletClub

Contact #1: Sharon Shannon,  Past-president
Phone: 505-480-1591
Email: sshannon2@swcp.com

Contact #2: JoEllen Bowden, Treasurer
Phone: 505-268-0034
eMail: jobo407@earthlink.net

Additional Club Information: Annual spring show and sale in April at the Albuquerque Garden Center at 10120 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM
Garden Center phone: 505-296-6020.

Information updated: 3/23/2022

Oklahoma

Meeting Information:

Tulsa Garden Center
2435 South Peoria Ave, Tulsa, OK 74114-1350.
Meeting Times: Third Monday each month, 7:00 pm

Contact:

Roy Roberts
Phone: 970-403-2923
Email: roy_roberts@yahoo.com

Judith M. Carter
Phone: 918-355-8020
Email: judithmcarter@valornet.com

Additional Club Information:

The Tulsa Garden Center is a mansion at the back of Woodward Park. Sales are held around the last Saturday of February and the first Saturday of October.

Information updated: 2/16/24

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