Region 9

Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming

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Arizona

Meetings are held in public facilities and members’ homes

Meeting Times: Meetings are held each month on the third Saturday from September through June from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Website:  https://www.copperstateavc.com/

Contact #1: Candace Baldwin
Phone: 480-213-4247
eMail: CopperStateAVC@gmail.com

Contact #2: Bill Patterson
Phone: 602-942-0211
eMail: CopperStateAVC@gmail.com

Annual show/sale usually in March.  Sale in October.  Check website for details.

Information updated 1/19/2020

Meeting Location: Various Members’ Homes

Meeting Times: 10:00 a.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of month Sept – June

Contact #1: Barbara Vander Leest
Contact #1 Phone: 623-933-3283
eMail: drbarbvl@aol.com

Contact #2: Karen Broadway
Phone: 602-405-2466
eMail: karensavon@cox.net

Information updated 9/1/2020

Two meeting locations:

The Cascades, 3rd floor fit center
201 N. Jessica Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85710

The Inn at the Fountains, basement meeting room
5830 N. Fountains Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85710
behind (south of) The Fountains Retirement Village

Website: www.tucsonavs.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Tucson-African-Violet-Society-460341997645982/ 

Meeting Times:

At The Inn at the Fountains we meet the second Saturday of the month.  Meeting time: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

At The Cascades we meet the fourth Saturday of the month.  Meeting time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

May and December we have an all member potluck on a Saturday.
June and August we meet on a Saturday at the Cascades for a Summer Program.
July we meet at The Inn at the Fountains on a Saturday for a Summer Program.

Contact: Kathy Bell
Phone: 520-574-1367
Email: bellkk@peoplepc.com

Contact #2: Ken McGowan
Phone: 520-360-6619
Email: tucsonavs@gmail.com

Annual show/sale usually in February or March.  Sale in September/October.  Check upcoming Events or http://www.tucsonavs.org

Information updated 3/25/2019

Meeting Location: Foothills Brach Library
Address of Meeting Location:
13226 E South Frontage Road
Yuma, AZ 85367

Meeting times: Second Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m.

Local Club website: azgardenclubs.com

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Yuma-Orchid-and-African-Violet-Society-YOAVS-380488072354294

Contact #1: Rodney Hartleib
Phone: 928-276-4089
eMail: rodneyhartleib@yahoo.com

Contact #2: Evelona Ackley
Phone: 615-347-4055
eMail: jaspersock@gmail.com

Notes:
The initial focus of the group is learning how to grow orchids and African
violets in the arid desert. The club will have a booth at the Home and Garden
Show with violets and orchids for sale. The Society is dedicated to helping
people grow healthy indoor plants. As the year progresses, we will be
participating in several events sponsored by Federated Garden Clubs of Yuma.

Information updated 9/04/2018

Colorado – Denver Metro

Meeting location:  Jeffco Library
Address of Meeting Location:  Arvada, CO
Meeting Times: First Saturday of the month at Jeffco Library. We do not have meetings in January, February and July.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/907456702710632/

Contact: Irina Nicholson
Phone: 720-635-1482
eMail:  m_nicholson@netzero.net

Information updated: 11/8/2019

Meeting location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
1270 Poplar St.
Denver, CO

Meeting times:  10:30 Second Saturday of Deptember, November, January, May and the 4th Saturday of March.

Website: Facebook – Rocky Mountain African Violet Council RMAVC

Notes: All AVSA judges in the Rocky Mountain area are encouraged to join. Fall and spring show/sale as part of the Rocky Mountain African Violet Council.

Contact #1: Trudy Brekel
Phone: 303-452-9015
eMail: violetlady7@msn.com

Contact #2: Irina Nicholson
Address: 2512 S. Balsam Way
Lakewood, CO 80227
Phone: 303-980-1158
eMail: m_nicholson@netzero.net

Information updated 7/6/2018

Meeting location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
1270 Poplar St.
Denver, CO

Website: Facebook – Rocky Mountain African Violet Council RMAVC

Meeting Times: Time: 12:30 p.m. on the second Saturday of Sept, Nov, Jan, March and May
The fourth Saturday of the month of March

Contact #1: Trudy Breckel
Phone: 303-452-9015
Email: violetlady7@msm.com

Contact #2: Nic Fletcher
Aurora, CO 80013
Phone: 720-412-8384
eMail: nefletcher76@hotmail.com

Information updated on 7/6/2018

Meeting Location: Complete-Spectrum Financial Services
Address of Meeting Location:
10090 Garrison St.
Westminster, CO 80021

Meeting times: 1:00 p.m. the 3rd Saturday in the months of Aug., Oct., Feb., April and June

Club website: Facebook: Rocky Mountain Streptocarpus Society

Contact #1: Trudy Brekel
Phone: 3034529015
eMail: violetlady7@msn.com

Contact #2: Pat Eloe
Phone: 303-420-5451
eMail: caseyeloe@msn.com

Notes: A great club for learning how to take care and grow Streptocarpus.  We
also share with each other the plants we have.  Join for a good time.  We are
the only Streptocarpus club in the US and we have a show in January.

Information updated 7/10/2018

Meeting location:

Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church – Room 212
10150 E. Belleview Ave.
Englewood, CO

Meeting Times: 3rd Saturday of September through May – 11am to 1pm

Contact #1: Deb Carnevale

Phone: 720-234-6570
eMail: blazer.carnevale@gmail.com

Contact #2: Marianne Gerardi
Phone: 303-663-1093
Email: mger49@comcast.net

Information updated 12/15/2018

Colorado – Outside of Denver

Members’ homes

Meeting Times: 1:30 p.m. third Saturday each month, September thru June. (no meeting in March)
Note: The December meeting is held on the second Saturday at noon.

Contact #1: Susan Shaw
Address:
Phone: 970-669-4233
eMail: davshaw49@comcast.net

Contact #2: Melissa Shopnitz
Address:
Phone: 970-663-4455
eMail: mashopz@q.com

Information updated 9/04/2018

Meeting location: Members  homes

Meeting Times: 2:00 p.m. on the 2nd Saturday of the months of Aug, Oct, Feb, April and June.

Club Website:  Facebook – Rocky Mountain African Violet Council RMAVC

Contact: Trudy Brekel
Address: 14442 Garfield St
City: Brighton, CO 80602
Phone: 303-452-9015
Email:violetlady7@msn.com

Contact 2: Barbara McDaniel
Address: 1920 Spruce Dr
City: Erie, CO 80516
Phone: 303-828-3422
Email: barbmcd8@earthlink.net

Notes: Growing and showing African Violets and other gesneriads.  Join us for a fun time learning and sharing.

Information updated 8/7/2020

Meeting Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Address of Meeting Location: Contact President to get meeting location
Meeting times: Saturdays 1 pm, once per month

Contact: Peggy Barber, President
Address: PO Box 51416
City: Colorado, Springs, CO
Phone: 719-233-8623
Email: scvs2007@gmail.com

Notes: Affiliate of Rocky Mountain African Violet Council (www.rmavc.com); participate in spring local show and plant sale and plant sale in September.

Information updated: 6/13/2019

Meeting Location:
128 E. Columbine Dr.
Grand Junction, CO 81507

Meeting times: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 3:00 pm

Contact #1: Florence Naylor, President
Address: 128 E. Columbine Dr.
Grand Junction, CO  81507
Phone: 970-257-1718
Email:  fanaytor@bresnan.net

Contact #2:  Debra Foster
Address:  354 Martello Ct.
Grand Junction, CO  81507
Phone: 970-263-4183
Email: osterdd@bresnan.net

Information updated 8/7/2020

Montana

Meeting location: Members’ homes

Meeting Times: Third Monday each month, Sept, Oct, Feb, March, April, May, 7:00 p.m.
Contact #1 Jo Ann Levine
Phone: 406-652-1388
eMail: sassysmom@hotmail.com

Contact #2 Name: Ron Junkert
Phone: 406-850-9776

Anyone interested in joining club or other questions may call Jo Ann Levine at 406-652-1388

Information updated on 12/28/2019

Wyoming

Meeting location: Members’ homes

Meeting Times: Last Monday each month, Sept-May, 7:00 p.m. except July and December.

Contact #1: Debra Hanson, President
Phone: 307-752-3188
Email: debhanson1957@gmail.com

Contact #2: Mike Cherni, Vice-president
Phone: 307-674-8013

Information updated 4/30/2019

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