Region 7

Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio

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Meeting Location: Plantscape Nursery & Landscape
720 N 33rd Street
Herrin IL 62948

Meeting times: 1:00 pm, second Thursday of January, March, May, July, September, and November.

Contact #1: Judy Meyer
Phone: 573-837-7151

Contact #2: Mary Jane Estrada
Phone: 618-203-9728

Notes: The January meeting is usually held at a local restaurant.
Occasionally a meeting will be held at a members home.

Information updated 7/23/2019

Meeting location: Changing

Meeting Times: Usually meets the 1st Saturday of the month, at 1:30 p.m.

Contact: Donna M. Wagner, President
Urbana, IL  61802
Phone: 217-328-5956

Contact: Carie Nixon
Tolono, IL 61880
Phone: 217-621-6065 (cell)

Information updated 6/11/2017

Warrenville Fire Department
3 S. 472 Batavia Rd
Warrenville, IL 60555

Meeting Times: Usually third Sunday each month, sometimes varies, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.


Contact:  Janet Spencer
Phone: 847-687-2595

Contact 2: Susan Bradford
Phone: 847-740-7801

Information updated 1/21/2020


Meeting location: First United Methodist Church
352 South Main St.
Crown Point, IN 46307-4050

Meeting Times: Third Friday afternoon each month, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Have a party in December and a pot luck in July. Walk-ins are always welcome at our meetings!
Contact: Barbara Bieker
Phone: (219) 663-4922

Club Email:

Contact: Barbara Kirby
Phone: 219-365-8108

Information updated 9/21/2022


Members’ homes
Meeting Times: Second Friday each month, 7:30 p.m.

Contact: Vickie Avery

Information updated 2/6/2019

Botanica, The Wichita Gardens
701 N. Amidon
Wichita, KS 67203

Meeting Times: Third Friday each month, Sept-May, 1 p.m.

Contact: Pamela Pavlick
Phone: 316-634-6960

Contact: Judy Watson
Phone: 316-251-5637

Information updated 3/25/17


Matthaei Botanical Gardens
1800 Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Meeting Times: Spring — Saturday before Palm Sunday 10-4 pm
Fall — Saturday TBD

Contact: Jerry Zaliwski, President
Phone: 810-326-1942

Contact: Marge Farrand
Phone: 734-662-7991

Information updated 09/11/2021

Meeting location: Home of Lynn and Doug Allen
1195 Fairfax, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Meeting Times: Second Wednesday each month, 7:00 p.m. Please call or email to confirm date and location of meeting.

Contact: Alice Phelps, President
Phone: 313-562-4758

Contact: Gerald Zaliwski (Treasurer)

Information updated 2/14/2019

Romulus Public Library
11121 Wayne Road
Romulus, MI 48174
Meeting Times: Generally 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.  Call President as meeting date may change.

Contact #1: Sue de Lage, President
Phone: 734-480-1643 (H)  734-355-9284 (C)

Contact #2:  Rosalyn Barclay
Phone: 734-604-0348 (C)

Information updated: 2/15/2018


Meeting location:  Jacob L. Loose Park Garden Center
Address of Meeting Location:
51st  & Wornall
Kansas City, MO 64112

Meeting Times: Meeting Times: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Second Saturday of Month.  No meetings in July and August

Club Email Address:

Contact: Vickie Avery
Phone: 785-331-6481

Information updated 6/28/2022

Missouri Botanical Gardens – Ridgway Center
4344 Shaw Blvd
St Louis, MO 63110-2291
Meeting Times: Third Tuesday each month, 7:00 p.m.

Contact: Dr. Ralph Olliges, President
Phone: 314-620-6890

Contact: Scott Ammann, Vice President
Phone: 618-882-0322


Notes: Judged show/sale in the fall at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

Information updated 11/28/2018

St. Louis County Library Headquarters
1640 S Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63131

Meeting Times: 9:30 am to Noon – Feb. 16, 2019, Apr. 27, 2019, June 29, 2019
(Sept. & Nov. TBD)

Contact: Linda Sumski (President)

Updated 12/28/2019

Meeting location: Jacob L. Loose Park Garden Center
51st  & Wornall
Kansas City, MO 64112
Meeting Times: Second Friday each month, 11 AM to 1 PM (No meetings July and August).

Club website:

Contact: Lynn Canning
Phone:  913-649-7334

Notes: Club has an AVSA sanctioned annual show and sale.

Information updated 6/28/2022

Regional Council – Missouri Valley African Violet Council

Members in Regions 6, 7, 8

Meeting Location: Varies
Address of Meeting Location: Check our website,
Meeting times: vaires

Local Club website:

Contact #1: Nancy Moerer
Phone: 9189386977

Contact #2: Pam Schwager
Phone: 402-750-9747
Notes: Spring meeting with program. Fall meeting with annual show. Seven states include Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota.

Information updated: 7/7/2019


Springboro Municipal Building
320 West Central Ave.
Springboro, OH 45066

Website: http//

Facebook group: African Violet Society of Dayton

Meeting Times: May-October: 7 pm, 3rd Monday; November-March: 2 pm, 2nd Sunday

Contact #1: Al Cenci
Phone: 513-325-7882
eMail :
#2: Vicki Ferguson
Phone: 937-885-6163

Information updated 12/15/2019

Meeting Location: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1777 East Broad St
Columbus, OH 43203-2040

Meeting Times: Fourth Monday each month, April – November, (unless it falls on a holiday), 6:30 p.m.  January, February, March – Fourth Saturday of the month 10:00 a.m.

Annual Show & Sale held at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens



Contact : Daniel Steel, President

Contact : Bud Ficken

Information updated 2/25/2018

Kingwood Center
900 Park Ave, West
Mansfield, OH 44906

Meeting Times: Annual convention late September or early October.

Contact: Penny Wichman, President

Sandy McIntosh

Information updated 03/04/2018

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