Our next meeting will be Sunday, May 17 at 2:00 pm at the Rose Petals Nursery:  West on Newberry Rd, 6 miles from I-75, turn left on SW 170th (241S), go 1 mile and turn left on SW 15th Ave.  First property on the left. 16918 SW 15th Ave, Newberry, FL.  This will be our annual  club Picnic!  We will enjoy food (pot-luck so bring a dish), fellowship and will have a short business meeting including thought about our GRS Website.  Please come!

The Gainesville Rose Society, founded in September 1964, serves Gainesville, Alachua County, and surrounding counties for information, education, and promotion of our National Flower, The Rose.  We exist to encourage and assist all persons interested in rose growing as a hobby.  Anyone interested in growing or exhibiting roses is invited to become a member.  We are one of nearly 400 societies nationwide, and our society affiliated with the American Rose Society in 1965.  Our annual membership dues are $15. Individual or $20. Family.

The Gainesville Rose Society (GRS) meets at 2:00 pm on the second Sunday of each month, September through April, at Celebration Methodist Church, 9501 SW Archer Road (turn in at the Y for parking).  The December meeting is our Annual Holiday Party.  In May we celebrate the end of the operating year at our Annual Picnic, date and location to be determined.  June is the Ice Cream Social and the installation of the new officers.

1st Place at the 2015 District Mid Winter Meeting--Miss All American Beauty--Photo by Willie Mae Burley

1st Place at the 2015 District Mid Winter Meeting--Tilt a Whirl--Photo by Willie Mae Burley

2nd Place at the 2015 District Mid Winter Meeting--Ty--Photo by Willie Mae Burley