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Grimes Chamber & Economic Development — Experience Grimes: A Tasteful Business Expo

Performance Display, 1400 S.E. 11th St., Grimes

March 28, 4:30-7 p.m.

Free, open to the public

Come and see the businesses and opportunities that are available in Grimes. Door prizes awarded every 15 minutes. The Grand Prize will be an XBox One donated by Wal-Mart. More information at www.grimesiowa.com.

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development — New member reception & orientation

Kennybrook Village200 S.W. Brookside Drive, Grimes

March 21, 5:30-7 p.m.

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development members are invited to welcome new members to the organization at the New Member Orientation and Reception. At this event, you will learn what our organization is about and the opportunities that are available for your business. RSVP required. More information at www.grimesiowa.com.

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development — Ribbon cutting ceremony and business after hours

New building/location for Shade Tree Auto

March 30, 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Shade Tree Auto, 1750 S.E. 11th St., Grimes

More information at www.grimesiowa.com.

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development — Lunch & Learn featuring Tom Henricksen (IT career coach)

Topic: “Coaching Your Teammates”

April 12, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Grimes Community Complex,

410 S.E. Main St., Grimes

More information at www.grimesiowa.com.

Rotary Club of West Polk County

Meets Mondays at noonToyota of Des Moines, 1650 S.E. 37th St., Grimes

For information on the Rotary Club of West Polk County, visit https://portal.clubrunner.ca/8304.

Rotary Club of Johnston

Meets Tuesdays at 7 a.m.Hyperion Field Club

7390 N.W. Beaver Drive

For information on the Rotary Club of Johnston, visit https://portal.clubrunner.ca/1649.

Rotary Club of Northwest Des Moines

Meets Fridays at 11:45 a.m. Urbandale Golf & Country Club

4000 86th St., Urbandale

For information on the Rotary Club of Northwest Des Moines, visit https://portal.clubrunner.ca/1664.

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., JohnstonLearn more at www.metrobusinessfriends.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce — genYP Trivia

Blue Moon Dueling Piano Bar, 5485 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines (upstairs)

March 21, 7-9:30 p.m.

FREE for genYP members

$10 for non genYP members

All funds raised go to the Let’s Read program, which helps youth in Urbandale schools with literacy by providing books, supplies and volunteers for K-3 students. Grab your friends and/or co-workers for this event to connect with others. Teams of four to six will compete against each other for prizes. Sign up as a team (include the names in the Notes section when you register) or as an individual. Appetizers will be provided. More information at http://uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce — Ribbon cutting event for Advance Services Inc.

2328 Rocklyn Drive, Urbandale

March 23, noon – 1 p.m.

Ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 12:15 p.m. More information at http://uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce — AM Exchange

Merle Hay Funeral Home

4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines

March 28, 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Free to attend, but RSVP to accommodate for food and drinks.

People do business with those they know, like and trust. What better place to start building relationships than the AM Exchanges? Urbandale Chamber of Commerce AM Exchange allows members a strategic networking opportunity to gather and do business in the morning. Attendees will be divided into groups of five and will answer two rounds of questions within their groups. In the third and final round, groups will share their answer to all attendees. This strategic networking events allows members to get to know each other and start developing relationships. Cost is included in your chamber membership, but RSVPs are requested to accommodate for food and beverages. More information at http://uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce — genYP Night with the Iowa Wild

March 28, 7-9

$10 per ticket

Bring your friends, family, co-workers, etc. to enjoy some networking and a hockey game. Cost is $10 per ticket and includes ice suite, appetizers and networking. More information at http://uniquelyurbandale.com.

Johnston Chamber Luncheon

Thursday, March 23, 11:30 a.m.

Hyperion Field Club

7390 N.W. Beaver Drive, Johnston

$20 per member

Kris Winter of M2K Marketing Group will present on “10 Top Tools to Include in Your Marketing Tool Belt.” Find more information or register at https://johnstonchamber.com.

Johnston Chamber — Business After Hours

Thursday, April 6, 5 p.m.

Edencrest at GreenMeadows

6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston

Find more information or register at https://johnstonchamber.com.

Johnston Chamber — Breakfast Before Business

Tuesday, April 11, 7:30 a.m.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott

8800 Northpark Drive, Johnston

Find more information or register at https://johnstonchamber.com. ♦

 

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