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, Jean Miller is 514-4857.

  •  BRS Yearly Activities
General Membership Meetings January, February, March, April, May, THEN 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, 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 to the "Criterion," NCNH District Electronic Newsletter.

Admission to Members Only Garden Tour in the Spring and potluck luncheon.
December Social's Membership Appreciation and Installation Dinner
  • 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.    


President: Jean Miller

Secretary: Sandy McMahon

Treasurer: Candice Boggs

Program Director: Gwen Quail

Membership: Kathy Brooks

Newsletter Editor: Julie Matlin

Directors at Large: Mike Bertain, Denyse Gonzales, Linda Henderson, Joanne Lester & Neva Youngs


Camp Fire Fund                          Jean Miller

Chico Vet Hall Rose Garden       Mike Bertain 

C.R. Coordinator                         Jan Burnham

December Social & Awards        Vacant                       

Festival of Roses                          Joanne Lester  

Financial Review (Audit)            Jan Burnham

Little Rose Show                          Mike Bertain

Members Only Garden Tour      Denyse Gonzales/Mary McCormick

NCNH District Silver Medal       Jan Burnham

Nominating Committee for 2021 Gwen Quail

Parliamentarian                           Gwen Quail

Public Pruning                             Vacant

Refreshments                               Angela Handy

Shirt Sales                                    Neva Youngs

Silent Auction Rose                     Alana Skytte

Silver Dollar Fair Rose Garden Linda Henderson  

Storage Unit                                Jean Miller

Sunshine-Get Well                      Mary McCormick        

Website                                        Kathy Brooks                   

Winter Pruning Fundraiser     Linda Henderson


Julie Matlin's roses on MOGT 4.28.18