African Violet Club of Ocala
             An Affiliate of the African Violet Society of America ( 

                     Presents its May Meeting
"Show Awards Ceremony and Violets 101, Part 2 -
                          Tools of the Trade"
                       Saturday, May 23, 2015

10:30 am at the Marion County Sheriff's Office (Brian Litz Sheriff's Substation),

9048 SW Highway 200, Ocala, Florida 34476

This month we are having a brief awards ceremony to honor the AVCO Show winners from our first national AVSA judged show held the second weekend in April.  It will be a lot of fun!  Last month's "Violets 101 - Part 1" was a very big hit with our members and guests.  So as planned, we will continue with our basic knowledge and advanced tips program, "Violets 101 - Part 2, Tools of the Trade".  We will learn about and highlight AV tools and how to use them, as well as, other important topics for growing high quality African violets and other gesneriads.  Feel free to bring in a new purchase or older plants, leaves, or leaf pots for assistance and demonstration purposes if you so desire.   According to our members, our meetings are fun and very educational.  Check us out!  Delicious refreshments are served and guests are are always welcome!!

Refreshment Volunteers for May are:   Annette Harris, Joy Rohan, 
                                                          Eugene Thomas, and Mary

This month we will also be voting on thethe officers of AVCO as nominated by Elizabeth Burbank and her committee:

Director:  Peggy Waibel
Secretary:  Carol Carpenter
Treasurer:  Nancy Frost
Vice President:  Joy Rohan
President:  Linda Schwambach

If you  would like to join our club, please click
here for the application form.

The African Violet Club of Ocala had its first African Violet Society of America nationally judged show.   The theme was "Violets Take the Oscars!".   Click here for details and pictures coming soon.

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The African Violet Club of Ocala (AVCO) exists to bring together African violet and other gesneriad fanciers in the north central Florida area for the purpose of learning more about the care of our most popular houseplant. In the process of this endeavor, we are making new friends.  We were formed in January 2007 by a small, dedicated group of enthusiastic African violet fanciers led by Carolee Carter.  For more information on the benefits of club membership please click here. If you have any questions write a note to us from our website contact page or contact our club President, Linda Schwambach, at 352-351-3639.  Be sure to check the tab labeled President's Podium for the latest news and information. 
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