Chico, CA

      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 Newsletter.  

Admission to Members Only Garden Tour in May 2017 and potluck luncheon.
 December Membership Appreciation and Installation Dinner in December 2017.
  • 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 Cyndy Wright
Membership Director Neva Youngs
Secretary Joanne Lester
Treasurer Pat Reynolds
Newsletter Editor Bill Reynolds
Director at Large Mike Bertain
Director at Large Shari Greenfield
Director at Large Denyse Gonzales
Director at Large Angie Handy
Director at Large Dorothy Showmaker



Appointed by BOD
Festival of Roses February yearly                 Gwen Quail 
Nominating Committee May yearly Mary McCormick
December Social Awards May yearly Dorothy Showmaker & Cindy Ball
Winter Pruning  May yearly Bill & Pat Reynolds
Public Pruning Demo September yearly No public pruning
Treasurer October yearly Pat Reynolds
Newsletter Editor October yearly Bill Reynolds
MOGT November yearly Kathy Brooks
Budget Committee Chair November yearly Pat Reynolds

Appointed by President
Chico Vet Hall Rose Garden January yearly Mike Bertain 
Consulting Rosarian Chair January yearly Jan Burnham
Facebook Chair January yearly Chris Fulton
Financial Review (Audit) January yearly Gwen Quail
Librarian January yearly Laura Urseny
Little Rose Show January yearly Angie Handy
NCNH District Silver Medal January yearly Jan Burnham
Parliamentarian January yearly Bill Reynolds
Refreshments January yearly Shari Greenfield
Shirt Sales January yearly Joanne Lester
Silent Auction Rose January yearly Marian Ware
Stansbury House Rose Garden January yearly Cyndy Wright
Storage Unit Chair January yearly Nancy Leverette
Sunshine Get Well January yearly MaryMcCormick
Website Chair January Yearly Kathy Brooks
Roses in Review February yearly Not needed
NCNG Spr meeting reps February as needed TBD
NCNH Fall meeting reps September as needed TBD