Welcome to the Butte Rose Society's Website

    Chico, California 


The Butte Rose Society (BRS) is a non-profit, community oriented, educational organization dedicated to the enjoyment of roses.

We are affiliated with the  American Rose Society  and the  Northern California Nevada Hawaii District.

Membership is open to all those interested in roses.  

Guests are welcome to attend the General Membership Meetings.

Rose experts are available to answer your questions about rose growing & exhibition.   
The phone number for the Butte Rose Society President, Jan Burnham is (530) 343-9664.

  •  BRS Yearly Activities
General Membership Meetings January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October and November featuring Rose-related Presentations and special Guest Speakers, Annual Members Only Rose Garden Tour,  Annual "American Rose Society" Rose Festival,  Winter Pruning Fundraiser,  Awards and Installation Dinner, Community Outreach, Public Pruning Demonstration,  Rose Specialty Workshops, and  enjoying friendships with gardeners who love roses!

  •  Membership Benefits
Subscription to “Rose Notes,” the Butte Rose Society's Electronic Newsletter and
Criterion, a NCNH District Electronic Newsletter.

Admission to Members Only Garden Tour in May 2018 and potluck luncheon.
 December Membership Appreciation and Installation Dinner in December 2018.
  • BRS General Meetings


When:  Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month starting at 7 pm (doors open at 6:30 p.m.).

From:  January through May and August through November.

Location:  Chico Veterans Memorial Hall at 554 Rio Lindo Avenue in Chico, California, 95973.    


Office Name
President Jan Burnham
Program Director Mary McCormick
Membership Co-Director Kathy Brooks
Membership Co-Director Alicia Stewart
Secretary Joanne Lester
Treasurer Pat Reynolds
Newsletter Editor Bill Reynolds
Director at Large Sandy Anderson
Director at Large Mike Bertain
Director at Large Angela Handy
Director at Large Jean Miller
Director at Large Neva Youngs


                                                                                                                                                                                            Julie Matlin's roses on MOGT 4.28.18

Festival of Roses                    Gwen Quail    

Nominating Committee         Neva Youngs  

December Social                   Joanne Lester/Denyse Gonzales                        

Winter Pruning                       Pat and Bill Reynolds 

Treasurer                                Pat Reynolds  

Newsletter Editor                   Bill Reynolds  

Members Only Garden Tour   Kathy Brooks  

                                                Linda Henderson, Co-Chair

Chico Vet Hall Rose Garden   Mike Bertain  

Consulting Rosarian Chair      Jan Burnham 

Facebook Chair                       Chris Fulton   

Financial Review (Audit)        Gwen Quail                                                                             

Librarian                                  Laura Urseny  

Little Rose Show                     Bill Reynolds  

NCNH District Silver Medal  Jan Burnham  

Parliamentarian                       Bill Reynolds                                                                                                                        

Refreshments                          Joanne Lester

                                                Angela Handy 

Shirt Sales                               Cindy Hutchins

Silent Auction Rose                Marian Ware 

Stansbury Rose Garden          Cyndy Wrigh

Storage Unit Chair                  Jean Miller     

Sunshine Get Well                  Mary McCormick        

Website Chair                         Kathy Brooks