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The Vancouver Rose Society presents
Thomas Proll, Head Breeder of Kordes Roses

We invite you to a Saturday afternoon presentation and luncheon to visit with Thomas Proll and hear about the PARFUMA® rose breeding program he and Kordes Roses in Germany have embarked upon! Sandwich, veggie, fruit and sweet platters, along with tea/coffee/water will be served mid-way through the presentation and is included with admission.

Thomas is a delightful younger generation rosarian and is sought after worldwide as a lecturer. He is an author and co-author of many books about roses and one he co-authored, ‘Rosen’, received the Literary Award from the World Rose Society in Lyon in 2016!


The Burnaby Hall
7837 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C.
(free limited parking underneath hall/church)

Saturday, September 21, from 11 am - 2 pm

Times: Doors 10:30am

Presentation: 11am – 2pm with a break for lunch

Admission: VRS Members:  Free

General Public: $15 pre-paid each / $20 at door

Cold luncheon included with admission

(mail cheque with name & email plus guest names to VRS,

c/o 880 Kinsac St., Coquitlam V3J 4T9

Pre-Register: As seats are limited, pre-registration is mandatory.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with names of attendees. Upon confirmation of seats please follow up with payment in the mail.