All About African Violets – Episode 3.036 – The End of an Era

Welcome to my Sunroom

Hi Everyone! Come on in and relax!

Fall is definitely in the air here in Chicagoland. I had to put the furnaces on on Saturday! Let’s jump right in to Tips and Treasures!

Tips and Treasures

More treasure for you today, mixed with sadness. I’m sure that most of you know that Bill Foster passed away on 24 September 2019. He was 85 years old. Bill was very well known in the AVSA, and had been the Chair of the Shows & Judges Committee for decades. His passing really is the end of an era.

Back in 2013, at the National African Violet Convention in Austin, Texas, Bill sat down with me for an interview. I thought you might like to see this footage again and remember him fondly.

A Look at What’s On the Stands

Not much has changed around here, although plenty of stuff is in bloom at the moment. I’ve had out of town company off and on since Labor Day! That takes a lot of time . . .

Get the Bail Money Ready!

The fall shows are in full swing!

Please continue to check the AVSA Events page for current and coming events that might be near you!

The 2020 National Convention – Violets Go Hog Wild in Arkansas – will be in Little Rock, Arkansas, Sunday, May 24 – Sunday, May 31, 2020.

Keep Moving Forward

Thank you for joining me today, and thank you for the star ratings and reviews on iTunes and Facebook, and for the generous donations you have made via Paypal to help keep the podcast going.  I so appreciate this!

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