Region 9 Affiliates


Region 9 ~ Southwestern States

Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming



Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming

Arizona —

Desert Sun African Violet Society

Members' homes and Phoenix Library - Yucca Branch
Tuesday meetings are held in members' homes

Saturday meetings are held at the Phoenix Library - Yucca Branch

5648 N. 15th Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85015


Meeting Times: Meetings are held each month (except July and August) on the second Tuesday and third Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Local Club website:


Contact: Susan Anderson
Address: 4040 E. Maldonado Dr.,
City: Phoenix, AZ 85-42
Phone: 602-437-2437

Contact: Ann Stoetzer
Address: 8327 W. Claremont St.
City: Glendale, AZ
Phone: 623-398-8133

Notes: Annual Plant Sale Saturday - February 15, 2014 Sale Open - 9:00 am until 4:00 pm
Valley Garden Center,1809 North 15th Ave., (1 block North of McDowell Rd.)

Phoenix, AZ 85007


Check listing of events on our website:

Tucson African Violet Society

Two meeting locations:

The Cascades, 2nd and 4th floor library
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


Meeting Times: The Cascades we have two meetings a month: 
7:00 to 9:00 p.m. first Wednesday of each month on the 2nd floor, except May-August and December.
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. second Wednesday of each month on the 4th floor, except May-August and December.

The Inn at the Fountains we meet the second Thursday of each month, except May-August and December.

May and December we have a 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
Address: 9611 E. Blanding Ln.
City: Tucson, AZ   85747
Phone: 520-574-1367

Contact: Jeri Anderson
Address: 1640 N. Kelly Pl.
City: Tucson, AZ   85715
Phone: 520-296-8806

Annual show/sale usually in February or March.  Sale in mid-September.  Check upcoming Events or

Colorado —

Gloxinia Gesneriad Growers

Member's homes

Meeting Times: First Saturday each month, except July.  10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Hi Country Judges Workshop

Martz Warehouse
5330 Pecos St.
Denver, CO 80221

Meeting Times: Third Saturday in Sept, Nov, Jan, March and May, 10:00 a.m.


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: Trudy Brekel, President
Address: 14442 Garfield St.
City: Brighton, CO 80602
Phone: 303-452-9015

Contact 2: Barbara McDaniel
Address: 1920 Spruce Drive
City: Erie, CO 80516
Phone: 303-828-3422


Loveland Sweetheart Violettes Society

Members' homes

Meeting Times: 1:30 p.m. second Saturday each month, September thru June.

Contact: Susan Shaw
Address: 4367 Franklin Ave.
City: Loveland, CO 80538
Phone: 970-669-4233

Contact: Melissa Shopnitz

Mile High Violet Society

Members' homes

Meeting Times: Second Saturday each month, Sept- May, 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Trudy Brekel
Address: 14442 Garfield St
City: Brighton, CO 80602
Phone: 303-452-9015

Contact 2: Barbara McDaniel
Address: 1920 Spruce Dr
City: Erie, CO 80516
Phone: 303-828-3422

Rocky Mountain African Violet Council

Martz Warehouse
5330 Pecos ST.
Denver, CO 80221


Meeting Times: Time: 12:30 P.M. on the 3rd Saturday of Sept, Nov, Jan, March and May

Contact: Janet Rutledge, President
Address: 14591 Yosemite St.
City: Brighton, CO 80602
Phone: 303-835-2648

South Metro Violet Bloomers

Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church
10150 E. Belleview Ave.
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Meeting Times: 12:00 p.m. on the 4th Saturday of each month — September through May.

Contact: Julie Corbett
Address: 6649 S. Dahlia Circle
City: Centennial, CO 80121
Phone: 303-956-9710

Contact: Marianne Gerardi
Address: 12611 Fisher Dr.
City: Englewood, CO 80112
Phone: 303-663-1093

Information updated 06/09/16


Southern Colorado Violet Society

Meet at: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Meeting Times: First or Second Saturday, August, October, December, February, April, June at 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Peggy Barber, President
Address: 1645 Golden Hills Road
City: Colorado, Springs, CO 80919
Phone: 719-233-8623

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

Ultra Violet Club

Colorado Federation of Garden Clubs Headquarters
1556 Emerson Street
Denver, CO 80218

Meeting Times: 9:30 am fourth Monday of each month except July, August & December

Contact: Claire Zimmerman, President
Address: 11057 Wallace Ave.
City: Conifer, CO 80433
Phone: 303-697-5905

Contact: Nancy Sullivan
Address: 7845 S. Lafayette Ct.
City: Centennial, CO 80122
Phone: 303-726-6344

Notes: Specializing in African violets, start to finish.

Western Colorado AVS

Western Colorado Botanical Gardens
641 Struthers Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Meeting times: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7:00 pm

Contact: Florence Naylor
Phone: 970-257-1718

Contact 2: Debra Foster

354 Martello Ct.

Grand Junction,Co. 81507

Phone: 970 263-4183



Montana —

Billings Bloomers African Violet Society

Members' homes

Meeting Times: Third Monday each month, September - May, except December and January, 7:00 p.m.

Contact: Doreen Connolly, President
Address: 16 Plum Creek Dr.
City: Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-850-6489

Contact 2: Mathew Eckstein

Address: 353 Glenhaven Dr.
City: Billings, MT 59105
Phone: 406-598-4663

Wyoming —

The Sheridan African Violet Club

Members' homes

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

Contact: Debra Hanson
Address: 556 N. Gould St.
City: Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307-674-4511



African Violet Society of America
2375 North Street
Beaumont, TX 77702-1722
844-400-AVSA (844-400-2872)
Office hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CST



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