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 530-514-4857.

  •  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

Program Director: Jan Burnham 

Membership: Linda Henderson 

Secretary: Neva Youngs

Treasurer: Gwen Quail

Newsletter Editor: Laura Urseny

Directors at Large: Galand Hallowell, Joanne Lester, Dave Sinclear, Greg Williams, & Lisa Wood


Positions appointed by the Board
Months to be appointed:
Members Only Garden Tour: January
Festival of Roses:February
Nominating Committee:May
December Social Awards/Installation: May
Winter Pruning Fundraiser: Jean Miller
Treasurer:  Gwen Quail
Budget Committee:  Gwen Quail
Newsletter Editor:  Laura Urseny
Nominating Committee Chair: Kathy Brooks
Members Only Garden Tour:  Kathy Brooks
December Social: Jan Burnham and Dave Sinclear
Appointed positions by the President:
All appointed in January
Chico Veterans Hall Rose Garden: Greg Williams
Consulting Rosearian: Jan Burnham
Financial Review (Audit Committee): Vacant
Monthly Little Rose Show: Mike Bertain/Galand Hallowell
NCNH District Silver Medal Award Representative: Jean Miller
Parliamentarian: Jan Burnham
Refreshments: Kathy Brooks and two helpers each meeting
Shirt Sales: Neva Youngs
Silent Rose Auction: Romeo Espinoza
Storage Unit: Jean Miller
Sunshine Get Well: Mary McCormick
Website: Kathy Brooks



Julie Matlin's roses on MOGT 4.28.18