The Toronto African Violet and Gesneriad Society (“TAVGS”), is a chapter of The Gesneriad Society , Inc. and an Affiliate of the African Violet Societies of Canada and America (“TGS, AVSC, and AVSA”)

We publish a monthly newsletter except for July and August. 

Annual memberships are available at the following rates: Individual: $20.00; Family: $24.00 (Two persons, one mailing). 

Inquiries may be made to:
Gillian E. Smith, Membership Secretary at:  or
Nasrin Jahed, Membership Secretary at:

Members are also invited to join The Gesneriad Society, our parent society. The annual membership fee is $25.00 + $5.00 mailing cost (in U.S. funds) and this entitles you to receive The Gesneriad Society quarterly magazine, Gesneriads. Inquiries to Bob Clark, The Gesneriad Society Membership Secretary, 1122 East Pike St., PMB 637, Seattle, WA 98122-3916.  Payment must be a cheque or money order in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank, or you may pay by VISA or MasterCard.  Provide your card number, expiry date, signature. 

The Toronto African Violet and Gesneriad Society also accepts The Gesneriad Society membership applications for members once a year in October and November.  Payment is to Toronto Gesneriad Society in Canadian funds at a rate which offers a saving to our members wishing to join The Gesneriad Society.

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