Region 3 ~ District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Mid-Atlantic African Violet Society
Regional Locations - Rotates with sponsoring club
Web Site: www.maavs.org
Contact: Joan Santino
Address: 2621 Ninth Avenue
Notes: MAAVS is the mid-Atlantic regional society of AVSA. It holds an annual convention with a show and sale each October/November.
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: Andrew Norris
Address: 2408 Henson Drive
City: Marriottsville, MD 21104
Notes: Shirley Huffman, Publicity chair 301-854-2021
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
600 East Cathedral Road
Philadelphia ,PA 19128 (Roxborough)
Web Site: http://www.phillyviolets.org
Meeting Times: First Thursday each month 7:00 - 9:30 pm September through May at Cathedral Village. June meeting is at a different location.
Contact: Judith Smith
Address: 7808 Conwell Rd
Phone: 215-233-2579(H) 215-898-0275(O)
Notes: Visitors welcome. Visit our annual show and plant sale at Cathedral Village in October. Call for more information.
African Violet Society of Springfield
Meeting location: United Covenant Methodist Church
212 W. Springfield Road
Springfield, PA 19064
Meeting Times: First Tuesday each month, September to May, except Christmas party in December, 6:45 to 9:45 p.m.
Contact: Brenda Nyce
Phone: (610) 864-3392
Contact 2: Neil Lipson
Phone: (610) 356-6183
Notes: Annual show & sale at the Granite Run Mall, April 4 to April 6.
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.
Old Dominion African Violet Society of Northern Virginia
Woodrow Wilson Library
Meeting Times: Third Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to noon
Contact: Laurene Jones
Address: 3430 Luttrell Rd.
Annandale, VA 222003
Notes: We are a fast growing club located in the DC area. We welcome members from all locations.
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: Bill Schmidt
* Notes: Dec and June meetings sometimes held at other locations so call before visiting a meeting. September meeting first Saturday after Labor Day.
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), 2:00-4:30 p.m.
Contact: Pat Knight
Notes: Monthly meetings have interesting Programs and plants/supplies for sale and trade. Yearly show and sale in April.