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, 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 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: Sandy McMahon

Treasurer: Pat Reynolds

Program Director:Jean Miller

Membership: Kathy Brooks

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

Past President: Neva Youngs


Camp Fire Fund Chair              Jean Miller

Chico Vet Hall Rose Garden     Mike Bertain 

Consulting Rosarian Chair       Jan Burnham

December Social Awards                                

Festival of Roses Chair              Joanne Lester  

Financial Review (Audit)           Jan Burnham

Little Rose Show Chair              Mike Bertain

Members Only Garden Tour     Denyse Gonzales/Mary McCormick

NCNH District Silver Medal      Jan Burnham

Newsletter Editor                        Bill Reynolds 

Nominating Committee for 2021

Parliamentarian                          Neva Youngs

Public Pruning Chair                

Refreshments                             Angela Handy

Shirt Sales                                   Neva Youngs

Silent Auction Rose                   

Storage Unit Chair                     Jean Miller     

Sunshine-Get Well Chair          Mary McCormick        

Website Chair                             Kathy Brooks                   

Winter Pruning Fundraiser Chair


Julie Matlin's roses on MOGT 4.28.18