Region 5


Region 5 ~ Dixie Central

Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee

Region 5 ~ Dixie Central


Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee  

Alabama —

Early Bird Violet Club

Birmingham Botanical Gardens
2612 Lane Park Rd
Birmingham, AL 35223

Meeting Times: Second Saturday, Sept-June, 10:00 a.m.

Contact: Brenda Posey
Address: 2140 Springdale Road
City: Bessemer, AL 35022
Phone: 205-612-6972


Contact: Gwen Johnson
Address: 5105 Hollow Log Ln
City: Birmingham, AL 35244
Phone: 205-991-5335

Founded in 1981
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Information updated 3/26/17

Arkansas —

Central Arkansas African Violet Society

Meeting location:  Fermentables & Home Grown Hobbies
3915 Crutcher St.
North Little Rock, AR 72118

Meeting Times: Third Saturday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Contact #1: Danny Tidwell, President
Address:  3625 McEuen Road
City:  McRae, AR 72012
Phone:  830-481-9126

Contact #2: Frankie Taylor, Treasurer
Phone: 501-318-7388

Contact #3: Betty Ferguson

Notes: Please contact us as we sometimes change our meeting date or place.  Guests and new members are welcome!

Information updated 09/27/2017


Kentucky —


Louisiana —


Jefferson African Violet Association

Whitney Bank (rear meeting room)
1441 Metairie Rd
Metairie, LA 70005

Meeting Times: Third Wednesday each month, except July, Aug, 7:30 p.m.

Contact: Genelle Armstrong
Address: 1313 Gardenia Dr
City: Metairie
Phone: 504-837-4037

Notes: Annual show/sale usually in April. Meetings currently suspended. Call for information.

Sundowners African Violet Society

Members' Homes
Meeting Times: Second Saturday each month, 10:00 a.m. September - June

Contact #1: Robbie McMeel
Address:  201 Greenwood St.
Houma, LA  64127
Phone: 985-868-0439 (H)

Contact #2:  Wilhelmina Allen
Address: 2966 Emily Dr.
Port Allen, LA 70767
Phone: 281-851-8640 (C)

Information updated: 2/15/2018

The VerBeau African Violet Club

Vernon Parish Library
Leesville, LA 71446-4331

Meeting Times: Third Monday each month, 7:00 p.m.

Contact: Sharon Hardwick

Tennessee  —

Chattanooga African Violet Society (CAVS)

McDonald Road Adventist Church

5440 McDonald Road

McDonald, TN 37353

Meeting Times: Last Sunday of each month, 2:00 p.m. — everyone is welcome!

Contact: Lynda Smith
, President
Address: 9542 Legacy Oaks Dr.

City: Ooltewah, TN 37363
Phone: 423-290-1178


Contact: Gayle Tyroff

Phone: 423-702-0389

Notes: Each month we have a program on growing African violets.  We also have potting supplies and refreshments.  Second time visitors will receive an African violet.

Information updated 5/07/16

East Tennessee African Violet Society


4020 Rutledge Pike

Knoxville, TN


Meeting Times: 3rd Sunday each month at 3:00 p.m.



Contact: Lacera DeWilde, President

131 Lochmere Way

New Market, TN  37820




Contact: John Needham

405 Dogwood Dr.

Harriman, TN 37748



Memphis African Violet Society

Meeting location: Central Christian Church
531 South McLean
Memphis, TN 38104

Meeting Times: Third Saturday each month, social hour 12:00, meeting 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Carolyn Walker
Address: 463 Pear Cove
City: Southhaven, MS 38671
Phone: 662-349-3472

Contact: Beth Baker
Address: 281 Garland Street
City: Memphis , TN 38104
Phone: H 901-278-7860  C 901-550-7860

Notes: Each month we have a program on growing African violets. We also have potting supplies available for anyone in attendance. Annual spring show and sale. 

Information updated 12/28/17

Nashville African Violet Club

Grace United Methodist Church
2905 North Mt. Juliet Road
Mount Juliet, TN 37122

Meeting Times: First Sunday each month at 2:00 pm. Each month we have a program, plants for sale, and refreshments.

Facebook page NashvilleAfricanVioletClub

Contact #1: Lindee Vaught, President
Address:  505 Oak Forest Circle
Antioch, TN  37015
Phone: 615-399-2841

Contact #2:  Adrienne Clagett
Address: 711 Estes Road
Nashville, TN  37215
Phone: 615-479-4145

Notes: We encourage anyone who lives in Nashville or surrounding towns to come and join us. We would love to have you!

Information updated 1/14/2018


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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