Augst 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. 

September CPE Meeting with Ames 
Date: Wednesday, September 16th
Location: Kirkendall Public Library, 1210 NW Prairie Ridge Drive, Ankeny, (Large Meeting Room)
Cost: $15 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: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Kristy Maitre from the Iowa State Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation (CALT) will be speaking on a tax topic. 

We look forward to seeing you there!! This meeting will qualify for 1 hour of CPE. 

Please RSVP by 12:00pm on Monday, September 14th 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 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

October - Networking Meeting with Ames October 21st 5:00 - 7:30 pm; Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad, 225 10th St, Boone. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Ames Chapter, they are having a Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad Dinner! 

Check-in is at 5:00 pm and everyone will board at 5:15 pm. The train will depart promptly at 5:30 pm and gets back around 7:30. 

Dress: Business casual.

Cost: $50 each (This is for AFWA members and one guest) Non-members the cost is $60 each.

Meal choices: Prime Rib; Roast Pork Loin; Chicken Marsala; Salmon Steak; Five Cheese Lasagna.  More meal information can be found at

Wine: You may bring one bottle of wine per couple.  No other alcohol is allowed on the train.

RSVP: Please include meal choice, by September 18, 2015, by Evite or phone (515) 232-9950.

Payment must be received by September 18, 2015, by check payable to Ames AFWA. No refunds will be made for cancellations after September 18.  

Send checks to:

c/o Margaret Munson
4541 Webster Street
Ames, IA  50014 

Space is limited to 80 people.  Reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, with priority for chapter members. 

This will be a non-CPE event and significant others are more than welcome to join! Hope to see you there!

November CPE Meeting Tuesday, November 17th 11:30am - 1:00pm; Urbandale Golf & Country Club 4000 86th St, Urbandale. Cynthia Sippel will be presenting on Critical Concepts in Your Career:  Networking, Mentoring and Don't Burn Your Bridges

December Basket Raffle Tuesday, December 15th 11:30am - 1:00pm; TBD. Basket raffle to raise money for our Scholarship Fund.