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 15th
Location: Wakonda Club, 3915 Fleur Dr, Des Moines

Cost: $15 for members and first time guests and $25 for non-members (Payment in the form of cash or check will be due at the event)
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

Brenda McGuire will be speaking on How to Work Effectively Across Cultures. The valuable information provided at this meeting is for one hour of CPE. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Please RSVP by 12:00pm on Friday, August 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 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.



PASTA PRIMAVERA (Angel Hair Pasta, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Julienne Red Onion, Broccoli, Zucchini, Sumer Squash, Snow Peas, and Olive Oil)


WAKONDA BACON CHEESEBURGER (Burger with Applewood Bacon on a Kaiser Roll)


CALIFORNIA COBB SALAD (Bibb, Iceberg & Romaine Lettuce topped with Bacon, Tomatoes, Chicken, Egg, Avocado, Blue Cheese Crumbles accompanied with a Peppercorn Ranch Dressing)


TUSCAN CHICKEN SANDWICH (Chicken Breast, Tomatoes, Arugula, Pesto Aioli, Provolone Cheese, on a Ciabatta Roll)

Upcoming Meetings

September CPE Meeting: Tuesday, September 19th; 11:30 am - 1:00 pm; Glen Oaks Country Club, 1401 Glen Oaks Dr, West Des Moines; Terry Myers & Tom Schnurr will be speaking on Anatomy of a Turnaround 

October CPE Meeting (Joint meeting with Ames): Wednesday, October 18th; 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm; TBD; TBD

November CPE Meeting: Tuesday, November 14th; 11:30 am - 1:00 pm; Wakonda Club, 3915 Fleur Dr, Des Moines; Leonard Bundy, Sr. will be speaking on How Do You Fall in Love With Work?

December Basket Raffle: Tuesday, December 12th; 11:30 am - 1:00 pm; Sam & Gabe's, 8631 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA

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: