Region 3 affiliates
Region 3 ~ District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Mid-Atlantic African Violet Society (MAAVS)
Regional Locations - Rotates with sponsoring club
Web Site: www.maavs.org
Contact: Brenda Petry
Address: 1590 Cranberry Rd.
City: York Springs, PA 17372
Contact: Kitty Hedgepeth
Address: 4024 Cutshaw Ave.
City: Richmond, VA 23230-3930
Notes: MAAVS is the mid-Atlantic regional society of AVSA. It holds an annual convention with a show and sale each October/November.
Information updated 12/10/15
District of Columbia
Baltimore African Violet and Gesneriad Club (BAVC)
Location: Pickersgill Nursing Center, Towson, MD
615 Chestnut Ave., Towson, MD 21204
Meeting Times: Last Saturday of all months, excluding January at 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Marie Burns, President
Address: 8624 Delegge Rd.
City: Baltimore, MD 21237-2107
Contact: Shirley Huffman
Address: 11988 Simpson Road
City: Clarksville, MD 21029
Information updated 12/17/16
African Violet Enthusiasts of Berks County
Oley Valley High School (Rm 135)
17 Jefferson St
Oley, PA 19547
Web Site: www.geocities.com/avebc2002
Meeting Times: Second Tuesday of even months (Feb, April, June, Aug, October, December) at 7:30 p.m.
Contact: Catherine Stockett
Address: 11 Timothy Dr
Contact 2: Donna Biggs
Address: 410 McKeever Lane
Notes: August meeting held at member's home. Contact club for details. The club holds an Exhibit & Sale middle of May, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Oley Valley high School., 17 Jefferson St, Oley, PA. Directions to school on club's website.
African Violet Society of Central Pennsylvania
Location: Members' homes
Meeting Times: Approximately 4 evenings a year - no set schedule.
Contact: Susan Reis
Address: 1181 William St
City: State College
African Violet Society of Philadelphia
Cathedral Village Retirement Community, Cathedral Hall
600 East Cathedral Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 (Roxborough)
Web Site: http://www.phillyviolets.org
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Meeting Times: First Thursday each month 7:00 - 9:30 pm September through June at Cathedral Village.
Contact: Susan Hanna, President
Address: 472 Store Road
City: Harleysville, PA 19438
Contact: Karen Dirzuweit
Address: 1200 North Manor Road
City: Honeybrook, PA 19344
Notes: The Philadelphia African Violet Society annual judged show and plant sale will be held Saturday October 11, 2014, noon until 6:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Village Retirement Center.
African Violet Society of Springfield, Delaware County
Meeting address: Covenant United Methodist Church
Room 2-K, Main level, 212 W. Springfield Road, Springfield, PA 19064
Meeting Times: First Tuesday each month, September - June, 6:45 to 9:30 p.m.
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Contact: Joan Santino
Address: 2621 Ninth Avenue
Boothwyn, PA 19061
Contact 2: Alice Dulaney
Address: 2646 Summit Avenue, Broomall, PA 19008
Information updated 2/28/17
Danville African Violet Society
Ballou Park Recreation Center
760 W. Main St.
Danville, VA 24541
Meeting Times: First Tuesday each month, 10:30 a.m., Jan-Dec.
Contact: John D. Sullivan
Address: 781 Inman Road
City: Danville, VA
Notes: Our club will teach you about African violets. Auction twice a year, raffle table each meeting, speakers, videos and slides, bus trips to violet shops and nurseries, Christmas party.
Richmond African Violet Society
Richmond Friends Meeting
4500 Kensington Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
Web Site: www.richmondavs.wordpress.com
Meeting Times: First Saturday each month, Sept-June, 10:00 a.m. *
Contact: Barbara Greenawalt, President
Address: 10302 Attems Way
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Contact: Sharon Long
Address: 1546 Heritage Hill Dr.
Henrico, VA 23238
* Notes: Dec and June meetings sometimes held at other locations so call before visiting a meeting. September meeting first Saturday after Labor Day.
Information updated 12/31/15
Shenandoah Saintpaulia Society
Location: Members' homes
Meeting Times: Third Monday each month, Sept -June, 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Richard Follett
Address: 111 S Funk St
The Tidewater African Violet Society
Norfolk Botanical Gardens
6700 Azalea Garden Road
Norfolk, VA 23518
Web Site: http://tidewaterafricanvioletsociety.webs.com/
Meeting Times: Fourth Sunday each month, Sept-May (except December), 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Contact: Linda Griffin, President
1921 Severance Court
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
Contact: Pat Knight
1796 Stonehaven Lane
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Notes: Monthly meetings have interesting Programs and plants/supplies for sale and trade. Yearly show and sale in April.
Information updated 01/16/17