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. 

November CPE Meeting      
Date: Tuesday, November 15th
Location: Urbandale Golf & Country Club, 4000 86th Street, 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

Ann Merkley, a senior partner with Merkley Wealth Associates will speak on Estate Planning. She specializes in retirement, estate, elder care and legacy planning. Ann is also the founder of Women of Worth (WoW), a business women’s networking group.The valuable information provided at this meeting is for one hour of CPE.

Please RSVP by 12:00pm on Friday, November 11th 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.


CHEESEBURGER: With American cheese. Lettuce, tomato, pickle, and onion on the side. Served with French fries.
CHICKEN BACON RANCH WRAP: Grilled Chicken Strips, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Cheddar Cheese and Homemade Ranch Dressing in a Flour Tortilla. Served with French fries.
GRILLED CHICKEN SALAD: With tomato, cucumber, cheese, croutons, and ranch dressing.
VEGGIE LASAGNA: With breadsticks.

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

December Basket Raffle Tuesday, December 20th 11:30am - 1:00pm; Sam and Gabe's, 8631 Hickman Rd, Urbandale