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, Bill Reynolds is (530) 343-9707.
  •  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, Public Pruning Demonstration (on hold), Rose Specialty Workshops, and enjoying friendships with gardeners who love roses!

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

Admission to Members Only Garden Tour in May 2019 and potluck luncheon.
December Membership Appreciation and Installation Dinner in December 2019.
  • 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:  Bill Reynolds

Secretary: Alicia Stewart

Treasurer: Pat Reynolds

Program Director: Sandy Anderson

Membership: Kathy Brooks

Directors at Large: Denyse Gonzales, Linda Henderson, Joanne Lester, and Jean Miller

Past President: Jan Burnham


Festival of Roses                         Sarah Williams  

Nominating Committee             Neva Youngs  

December Social Awards          Joanne Lester/Denyse Gonzales                       

Winter Pruning                          Linda Henderson/Fe Howard

Treasurer                                    Pat Reynolds  

Newsletter Editor                       Bill Reynolds  

Members Only Garden Tour    Kathy Brooks

Chico Vet Hall Rose Garden     Mike Bertain  

Consulting Rosarian Chair       Jan Burnham    

Financial Review (Audit)           Jan Burnham

Librarian                                     Laura Urseny  

Little Rose Show                         Mike Bertain

NCNH District Silver Medal     Jan Burnham

Public Pruning Chair                 T.B.A.

Parliamentarian                         Jan Burnham

Refreshments                              Joanne Lester/Angela Handy

Shirt Sales                                   Cindy Hutchins

Silent Auction Rose                    Debbie Wright

Storage Unit Chair                     Jean Miller     

Sunshine Get Well                      Mary McCormick        

Website Chair                             Kathy Brooks                   



Julie Matlin's roses on MOGT 4.28.18