Region 7

Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio

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Illinois

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
eMail: judynmeyer@att.net

Contact #2: Mary Jane Estrada
Phone: 618-203-9728
eMail: mjestrada1@frontier.com

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
Email: donnawgnr@yahoo.com

Contact: Carie Nixon
Tolono, IL 61880
Phone: 217-621-6065 (cell)
Email: parieceet@gmail.com

Information updated 6/11/2017

Meeting Location:
The Maples of Woodstock Clubhouse
2011 Olmstead Drive
Woodstock, IL 60098

Meeting Times: Usually third Sunday each month, sometimes varies, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Please check email or website for confirmation.

Website: nigesneriads.org

Contact: A. Susan Bradford
Phone: 847-740-7801
Email: gesneriadlady1@aol.com

Information updated 10/18/2022

Indiana

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: tigerbert8791@att.net

Contact: Barbara Kirby
Phone: 219-365-8108

Information updated 9/21/2022

Kansas

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

Contact: Vickie Avery
Email: vavery852@gmail.com

Information updated 2/6/2019

Botanica, The Wichita Gardens
701 N. Amidon
Wichita, KS 67203
Website: www.botanica.org

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

Contact: Pamela Pavlick
Phone: 316-634-6960
Email: pavlick@att.net

Contact: Judy Watson
Phone: 316-251-5637

Information updated 3/25/17

Michigan

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
Email: gzaliwski@att.net

Contact: Marge Farrand
Phone: 734-662-7991
Email: mfarrand@comcast.net

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
Email: alcalkt@gmail.com

Contact: Gerald Zaliwski (Treasurer)
Email: gzaliwski@att.net

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)
Email: sadelage@hotmail.com

Contact #2:  Rosalyn Barclay
Phone: 734-604-0348 (C)
Email: rbarclay@emich.edu

Information updated: 2/15/2018

Missouri

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 fourth Friday of Month.  No meetings in July and August

Club Email Address:

Contact: Dale Cox
Phone: 816-429-3331
Email: ucdale@hotmail.com

Information updated 9/28/2022

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
Email: rolliges@webster.edu

Contact: Scott Ammann, Vice President
Phone: 618-882-0322
Email: whiteleopard@hotmail.com

Website: http://southerndays.info/gwgs

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

Information updated 11/28/2018

Meeting Information:

We are a Council comprised of several St Louis area clubs. We are also a member of the regional affiliate club, the Missouri Valley African Violet Council.

MSLAVC itself meets 4 times per year to organize an annual African Violet Show and Sale. Meetings, Show and Sale are usually at the Missouri Botanical Gardens, or the Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science and Education down the street. Please contact us for the most up to date information at metrostlouisavc@gmail.com

Clubs in our Council:

Amethyst AVC – typically meets over lunch on a weekday in a restaurant in the west suburbs of St Louis, with a presentation about violets. Currently meeting 2nd Thurs of the month at 11am. Please contact Edna Alexander at edna.alexander@charter.net

Inner City AVC – meets monthly, usually at one of the member’s houses in St. Louis. Call Barbara Jacobs at 314-355-4063 to get the next meeting information or email metrostlouisavc@gmail.com and we’ll get you to the right person.

Gateway West Gesneriad Society – meets 7pm, 3rd Tuesday of each month, activity or presentation at each meeting after the business meeting.  Email metrostlouisavc@gmail.com

Club Email Address:
metrostlouisavc@gmail.com

Contact:
Scott Ammann
metrostlouisavc@gmail.com

Updated 11/20/2022

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: https://www.facebook.com/groups/KansasCityAV/

Contact: Lynn Canning
Phone:  913-649-7334
Email: lcanning@sbcglobal.net

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, MVAVC.org
Meeting times: vaires

Local Club website: MVAVC.org

Contact #1: Nancy Moerer
Phone: 9189386977
eMail: nmoerer@cox.net

Contact #2: Pam Schwager
Phone: 402-750-9747
eMail: pam.schwager@yahoo.com
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

Ohio

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

Website: http//www.avsdayton.com

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 : acenci1442@gmail.com
Contact
#2: Vicki Ferguson
Phone: 937-885-6163
eMail: vicksterferguson@gmail.com

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

Website:  www.columbusafricanvioletsociety.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Columbus-African-Violet-Society-CAVS/114427545301929

Contact : Daniel Steel, President

Contact : Bud Ficken

Information updated 2/25/2018

Kingwood Center
900 Park Ave, West
Mansfield, OH 44906

www.OSAVS.org

Meeting Times: Annual convention late September or early October.

Contact: Penny Wichman, President

Sandy McIntosh

Information updated 03/04/2018

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