At the present time there are seven local clubs affiliated with the Illinois African Violet Society. Listed below are the names of the clubs, along with contact information.

Barrington Bloomers African Violet Society
Meets at the Community Church of Barrington on the first Thursday of each month Jan-Dec, 7-9:00 p.m.
Contact: Frances Jarnowski
Barrington, IL

Fox Valley African Violet Society
Meets on the third Friday night of each month except December at 7:30 p.m. at the Warrenville Fire Department.
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Contact: Tomi Griesenauer
Sycamore, IL

Glenview/North Shore African Violet Society
Meets at the Glenview Public Library on the third Tuesday each month, except December at 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Barbara Goodsell
Glenview, IL

Hoosier African Violet Society
Meets at the Crown Point Civic Center on the third Friday of each month, at 7:30 p.m.
Contact: Gary Mikita
Portage, IN

Margaret Scott African Violet Society
Meets the first Saturday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Anita Purves Nature Center at 1301 N. Broadway, Urbana, IL
Contact: Bettie Bird
Tuscola, IL

Northern Illinois Gesneriad Society
Meets at the Warrenville Fire Station, 3S472 Batavia Road, Warrenville, IL, usually on the third Sunday of each month, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Carol Sharits
5752 N. Washtenaw Ave.
Chicago, IL  60659-4906
Phone:  773-619-3025 or 773-728-9970
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