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.

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. 

August CPE Meeting     
Date: Tuesday, August 16th
Location: Sam and Gabe's, 8631 Hickman Rd, Urbandale
Cost: $15 for Members and first time guests, $25 for Non-Members (Payment in the form of cash or check will be due at the event)
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

Dennis Markway, President of Iron Horse Wealth Management, LLC will speak on Why the Financial Planning Profession Fails Women and What You Can Do About It. The valuable information provided at this meeting is for one hour of CPE.

Please RSVP by 12:00pm on Friday, August 12th through the form below if you will be attending the meeting.  NOTE: There is not a confirmation email sent once you register. The form will say "Thank You. Your submission has been received." If you must change your registration, please contact Jen Johnson and Carrie Dostal . All reservations must be honored & paid for.


CHICKEN ASIAGO - Boneless, skinless chicken breast lightly dredged in seasoned flour, sautéed to a golden brown, topped with melted asiago cheese with both sauces and pasta with red sauce with chef’s choice vegetable 
FRESH SALMON - Fresh grilled salmon filet served with a sour cream caper sauce with rice and chef’s choice vegetable
PENNE ALLA SOPHIA - Sautéed garlic, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil, finished in a light cream sauce 

Administrative Policies: If you would like to make or cancel a reservation, please contact Treasurer, Carrie Dostal and Jen Johnson.  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 us at
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:

Upcoming Member Meetings

September CPE Meeting Tuesday, September 20th 11:30am - 1:00pm; Urbandale Golf & Country Club, 4000 86th Street, Urbandale; TBD

October CPE Meeting Tuesday, October 18th 5:30pm - 7:00pm; TBD; TBD

November CPE Meeting Tuesday, November 15th 11:30am - 1:00pm;  Urbandale Golf & Country Club, 4000 86th Street, Urbandale; Ann Merkley will speak on Estate Planning.