Region 3 affiliates


Region 3 ~ District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia

Region 3 ~ Mid-Atlantic South

District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia



Mid-Atlantic African Violet Society (MAAVS)

Regional Locations - Rotates with sponsoring club
Web Site:

Contact: Sue Hoffman
Address: 2809 Forest Hills Court
City: VA Beach, VA 23454
Phone: 757-463-5383

Contact: Kitty Hedgepeth
Address: 4024 Cutshaw Ave.
City: Richmond, VA 23230-3930
Phone: 804-358-1879

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 2/15/2018

District of Columbia





Baltimore African Violet Club (BAVC)

Meeting Location: Pickersgill Nursing Center, Towson, MD
615 Chestnut Ave., Towson, MD 21204

Meeting Times: Fourth Saturday of each month September through June at 10:00 a.m.

Contact: Carolyn Epstein, President
Address: 14317 Yosemite Court
City: Rockville, MD 20853 
Phone: 301-645-9984

Contact: Shirley Huffman
Address: 11988 Simpson Road
City: Clarksville, MD 21029
Phone: 301-854-2021


Information updated 12/28/2017



African Violet Enthusiasts of Berks County
Oley Valley High School (Rm 135)
17 Jefferson St
Oley, PA 19547
Web Site:

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
City: Mertztown
Phone: 610-682-0708
Email: ????????

Contact 2: Donna Biggs
Address: 410 McKeever Lane
City: Northampton

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
Phone: 814-238-4436

African Violet Society of Philadelphia

Cathedral Village Retirement Community, Cathedral Hall
600 East Cathedral Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 (Roxborough)
Web Site:
Facebook: African Violet Society of Philadelphia

Meeting Times: First Thursday each month 7:00 - 9:30 pm September through May at Cathedral Village.

Contact: Susan Hanna, President
Address: 472 Store Road
City: Harleysville, PA 19438
Phone: 215-256-9752

Contact: Marianne Gershon
Address: 845 Lauren Lane
City: Hatfield, PA 19440
Phone: 215-393-0852


Updated 04/04/2017


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.


Facebook - African Violet Society of Springfield

Contact: Joan Santino

Address: 2621 Ninth Avenue

Boothwyn, PA 19061
Phone: 610-485-0211


Contact 2: Alice Dulaney

Address: 2646 Summit Avenue, Broomall, PA 19008
Phone: 610-356-7459


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
Phone: 434-685-1373

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:

Meeting Times: First Saturday each month, October-June, 10:00 a.m. *

Contact: Sharon Long, President
Address: 1546 Heritage Hill Drive
Henrico, VA 23238
Phone: 804-740-5322
Email address:

Contact #2: Kitty Hedgepeth

Address: 4024 Cutshaw Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: 804-358-1879

* 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 6/13/2017

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
City: Strasburg
Zip: 22657
Country: USA
Phone: 540-465-22976

The Tidewater African Violet Society

Meeting location: Norfolk Botanical Gardens
6700 Azalea Garden Road
Norfolk, VA 23518
Web Site: Facebook==African Violet Society of Tidewater, VA

Meeting Times: Fourth Sunday each month, Sept-May (except December), 1:00 p.m.

Contact #1: Linda Stinnette, President
Address: 4209 Thistle Ave.
City: Portsmouth, VA 23703
Phone: 757-646-6113

Contact #2: Pat Knight
Address: 1796 Stonehaven Lane
City: Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Phone: 757-479-2115

Notes: Monthly meetings have interesting Programs and plants/supplies for sale and trade. Yearly show and sale in April.

Information updated 12/28/17

West Virginia



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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