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Rotary Club of West Des Moines

Des Moines Golf & Country Club

1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines

Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m.

Upcoming speakers:

Dec. 20, 2016, Adam Gregg; Wrongful Convictions in Iowa

Jan. 3, 2017, Kristin Pike, Salvation Army

Jan. 10, 2017, Gerald Klonglan, Humanitarian Global Water Grant Projects

Jan. 17, 2017, Dave Busiek; KCCI News Director

Jan. 24, 2017, Chief Dana Wingert; Des Moines Police

Jan. 31, 2017, Matt McQuillen, City of Clive/Greenbelt Master Plan

For information on the Rotary Club of West Des Moines, visit

www.wdmrotary.org.

 

Rotary Club of Waukee

Des Moines Golf & Country Club

1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines

Thursdays at 6:45 a.m.

The Rotary Club of Waukee is part of Rotary International, a not-for-profit worldwide organization that proves every day that it’s one of the most influential humanitarian service organizations. The mission of Rotary is to provide service to others, to promote high ethical standards and to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through its fellowship of business, professional and community leaders. For information on the Rotary Club of Waukee, visit www.waukeerotary.org.

 

BNI Chapter: DM-Business Firstbni-logo

Meets Thursdays at 7:30 a.m.

Glen Oaks Country Club

1401 Glen Oaks Drive, West Des Moines

Take I-80/35 to Mills Civic Parkway exit then go west and take the left lane and turn left at Country club entrance. At Guard station, tell them you are there for BNI meeting, and then follow signs to Club House. Learn more at www.bniiowa.com or call 515-865-3862.

 

Metro Business Friends Networking Group

Meets Thursdays at 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Upper level conference room at Price Chopper, 5440 N.W. 86th St. in Johnston.

Learn more at www.metrobusinessfriends.com.

 

B.I.N.G. – Iowabing-logo

West Des Moines Business Incubator

318 Fifth St., West Des Moines

Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa is dedicated to helping start and grow businesses. The organization has a weekly business-building lunch and learn networking group and a weekly business-building collaborative workshop. These events are currently open to the public. Additionally, they offer a weekly tight-knit leads referral networking group.

 

West Side Legislative Breakfast

Open to members and non-members

Des Moines Golf and Country Club

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 7:30-9 a.m.

Join the West Side Chambers of Commerce to hear from local elected legislators about the upcoming session. Enjoy breakfast and have the opportunity to ask questions. Registration is available through the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce at www.wdmchamber.org/events.

 

West Des Moines Chamber Elevatewdm-chamber-logo

Jan. 10, 7:30-9 a.m.

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites

6075 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines

Guest speaker: Dr. Lisa Remy

Dr. Lisa Remy, Ed.D., will inspire, educate and encourage you as she discusses her relationships and her road to success. Dr. Remy earned her bachelor’s degree in education, master’s degree in Spanish teaching, Superintendent’s certification, and doctorate degree in educational administration from the University of Northern Iowa. She began her career in education as a Spanish teacher at Hudson Community Schools in Hudson, Iowa. She later served as high school Principal at Hudson. She came to the WDMCS in 2000, serving as Associate Principal at Valley High School. She was Principal of Indian Hills Junior High for four years before becoming the Associate Superintendent of Human Resources in 2006. She was hired as the West Des Moines Community Schools Superintendent in May 2013. Registration is available through the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce at www.wdmchamber.org/events.

 

West Des Moines Chamber Membership Luncheonwdm-chamber-logo

Jan. 12, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Des Moines Golf and Country Club

1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines

Guest speaker: Steve Lacy

Steve Lacy is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Meredith Corporation, the leading media and marketing company serving American women. In the Des Moines community, Lacy is Chair of the Des Moines Redevelopment Corporation. He was Chair of United Way of Central Iowa’s 2011 campaign. He is past Chair of the Greater Des Moines Partnership Board; and has served in leadership positions with the American Red Cross, Junior Achievement, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Easter Seals and the Dowling Catholic High School Foundation. Lacy also serves on the Board of the Kansas State University Foundation. Registration is available through the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce at www.wdmchamber.org/events. ♦

 

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