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. 

May CPE Meeting     
Date: Tuesday, May 17th
Location: Urbandale Golf and Country Club, 4000 86th Street, Urbandale
Cost: $15 for Members, $10 First Time Guest Non-Members, $20 Recurring Non-Members (Payment in the form of cash or check will be due at the event)
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

Linda Lundstrom Cook, CFP, Managing Partner & Founder of Gilbert & Cook, Inc. will be speaking on Creating Confidence: Women & Investing. Linda founded Gilbert & Cook, Inc. in 1993. She set out to build a team of experienced professionals that truly understand clients, listen to what they want to achieve, and find the right solutions for their needs. Her presentation will be about the following: studies have shown many women lack confidence when it comes to investing in their financial situation. At the same time, they also need to pay greater attention to financial planning and retirement savings because they live longer than their male counterparts. This valuable information provided at the meeting is for one hour of CPE. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please RSVP by 12:00pm on Friday, May 13th 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 Kimberly Holloway . All reservations must be honored & paid for.


Administrative Policies: If you would like to make or cancel a reservation, please contact Jen Johnson and Kimberly Holloway.   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, Kimberly Holloway .
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

June CPE Meeting Tuesday, June 21st 11:30am - 1:00pm; Wakonda Club, 3915 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Speaker Bob McConnell from American Republic will be speaking on an Insurance Topic

July Appreciation Event Tuesday, July 19th 5:30pm - 7:00pm TBD