AFWA Des Moines Chapter meets at various restaurants in the Metro on the third Tuesday of the month. Join us for networking, lunch and CPE programs. Members and guests can RSVP online with the form below or by e-mail to

Board meetings are open to the membership and are typically held the Friday before our membership meetings.  If you are planning to attend and would like to order lunch, please contact us at  Someone from the board will contact you with details. 


Upcoming Member Meetings

January - See below to register 
February - Networking Meeting February 17th 11:30 - 1:00pm; Spaghetti Works, 310 Court Avenue, Des Moines
March - Networking Meeting March 24th 5:30 - 7:00pm; TBD

January CPE Meeting 
Date: Tuesday, January 20th
Location:  Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. (BDFS), 140 South 68th Street, West Des Moines
Cost: $15 Members, $20 Non-Members, $10 First Time Guests (Payment in the form of cash or check will be due at the event)
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Callista Gould Founder of the Culture and Manner Institute will be presenting on Make it Memorable: Advanced Speaking for the Business Professional - Learn how to engage your audience and make your information stick with humor, personal stories and enhanced delivery. This one-hour CPE will provide valuable information related to speaking skills. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please RSVP by 12:00pm on Monday, January 19th through the form below if you will be attending the meeting.  If you must change your registration, please contact Shelly Weaver . All reservations must be honored & paid for.


Administrative Policies: If you would like to make or cancel a reservation, please contact Shelly Weaver.   Per chapter rules, if you register and do not attend, you will be charged the cost of the luncheon/dinner.  For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact Des Moines #153 Meetings Chair, Shelly Weaver.
Official National Registry Statement: AFWA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors:  150 Fourth Avenue, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417 or through its website: