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
October - Joint Member CPE Meeting with Ames Chapter October 21st 5:30 - 7:00pm; Tasteful Dinners, 121 SE Shurfine Dr, Suite #6, Ankeny; Rob and Lynn Woollums from Woollums CPA Firm will be presenting on

2014 Tax Highlights & Reminders, including: Managing Income, Planning Ideas, Tax Credits, Estate Planning and Record keeping.

November - CPE Meeting November 18th 11:30 - 1:00pm; Wakonda Club 3915 Fleur Dr, Des Moines; Karen Brehm from the IRS will be presenting on IRS update

December - Basket Raffle
Scholarship Fundraiser December 16th 11:30 - 1:00pm; Dos Rios, 316 Court Ave, Des Moines
January - CPE Meeting January 20th 11:30 - 1:00pm; TBD; 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.

October Joint Member CPE Event with Ames Chapter
Date: Tuesday, October 21st 
Location: Tasteful Dinners, 121 SE Shurfine Dr, Suite #6, Ankeny
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: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (5:30 pm Dinner/Social Time, 6:00 pm  Speaker)
Rob and Lynn Woollums from Woollums CPA Firm will be presenting on 2014 Tax Highlights & Reminders, including: Managing Income, Planning Ideas, Tax Credits, Estate Planning and Record Keeping. This one-hour CPE will provide valuable information related to tax. We look forward to seeing you there!
Please RSVP by 12:00pm on Monday, October 20th 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: