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. 

October CPE Member Meeting
Date: Tuesday, October 8th

Location: Old Chicago - 2732 SE Delaware, Suite 101, Ankeny

Cost: $20 members and guests
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Auditor Rob Sand will provide an Iowa Auditor of State updateThe valuable information provided at this meeting is for 1 hours of CPE. We look forward to seeing you there! 

Please RSVP by 12:00pm on Friday, October 4th 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 Nokes and Carrie Dostal . Reservations canceled within 2 business days of the meeting may result in a charge from the venue, which must be paid by the member or guest.

CHICAGO 7 and a drink – An Old Chicago original with pepperoni, Italian sausage, red onions, black olives, green peppers, sliced mushrooms and a blend of mozzarella, ricotta and Asiago cheeses.

BAKED CHEESE MANICOTTI and a drink – Tender pasta stuffed with a blend of ricotta and mozzarella, topped with marinara, Alfredo and basil pesto. Baked with mozzarella and provolone, then garnished with shaved Parmesan cheese.

CALIFORNIA CHICKEN SANDWICH with fries and a drink – Grilled chicken breast topped with Swiss cheese and avocado, served atop lettuce, tomato and a dab of signature ranch on toasted Ciabatta bread.

Upcoming Meetings

November CPE MeetingTuesday, November 19th; 11:30 am - 1:00 pm; Wakonda, 3915 Fleur Drive Des Moines; Will Brown will be speaking on Understanding your FICO score

December Basket RaffleTuesday, December 3rd; 11:30 am - 1:00 pm; Wakonda, 3915 Fleur Drive Des Moines

Administrative Policies: If you would like to make or cancel a reservation, please contact Treasurer, Carrie Dostal and Jen Nokes.  Reservations canceled within 2 business days of the meeting may result in a charge from the venue, which must be paid by the member or guestPer 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: