Western Suburbs Networking and Events

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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.

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:

• March 28, Dave Price; Newscaster WHO Channel 13 and author, “Caucus Chaos”

• April 4, WDM Rotary Members, Committee Meeting Day

• April 11, no meeting

• April 18, Judge Arthur Gamble, Polk County Courthouse Renovation

• May 23, Club Members speak about what they do

• May 30, Business Networking Day, Valley Students/Walnut Creek Students Commencement Speeches

For information on the Rotary Club of West Des Moines, visit www.wdmrotary.org.

Metro Business Friends Networking Group

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

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

Learn more at www.metrobusinessfriends.com.

BNI Chapter: DM-Business First

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 http://bniiowa.com or call 515-865-3862.

B.I.N.G. – Iowa

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, the organization offers a weekly tight-knit leads referral networking group. Learn more at www.businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce Breakfast B4 Business

Wednesday, March 29, 7:30-8:30 a.m.

West Des Moines Chamber

650 S. Prairie View Drive, Suite 110,

West Des Moines

Breakfast B4 Business is a way to enable chamber members to connect with one another that’s simply not possible through social media or online. Utilize an hour of networking prior to the start of your business day in order to make meaningful connections. Breakfast, prizes, and conversation create the ideal setting to getting those deals done and meeting new business professionals. Find more information at www.wdmchamber.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce Chamber 101

Thursday, March 30, 4-5 p.m.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce

650 S Prairie View Drive, Suite 110,

West Des Moines

Are you a new member of the West Des Chamber trying to figure out the best way to take full advantage of your membership? Or have you been a member for a while and are wondering how you can maximize your investment in the Chamber? Regardless if you’ve been a member for 10 weeks or 10 years, you should attend the Chamber 101 session. Join Board Chair Danny Beyer for a conversation on the opportunities and programs available along with an overview of your Chamber and how to better increase the value of your membership. Bring questions, bring a friend or bring a non-Chamber member who may want to consider a membership and come ready to learn. Find more information at www.wdmchamber.org.

What’s Cookin’ In Waukee: A Business Expo and Tasting Experience

Thursday, April 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Noah’s Event Venue, 1805 90th St., West Des Moines

Get a taste of the Waukee business community at the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual business expo and tasting experience. Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce members will host booths with business information and offer food tastings. The Waukee Chamber invites all members and residents to check it out and grab a bite to eat at the same time. Register or purchase event tickets at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Legislative Coffee

Saturday, April 8, 9:30-11 a.m.

Waukee City Hall

230 W Hickman Road, Waukee

Open to members and non-members. Join the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, April 8 for the third Waukee Legislative Coffee. State Senator Charles Schneider and State Representative Rob Taylor have been invited to speak to Waukee Chamber members and residents. No cost to attend. Coffee and donuts included.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce April Ambassadors Meeting

Thursday, April 13, 12-1 p.m.

1908 Draught House, 1320 E Hickman Road, Waukee

Open to members only. Chamber Ambassadors meet on the first Thursday of each month at noon at a local restaurant. Ambassadors are active Waukee Chamber members who help to accelerate connections through the Chamber. If you are interested in joining this committee, email info@ waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon

Thursday, April 20, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

675 Walnut St., Waukee

Open to members and non-members. Develop business relationships, hear from Chamber leadership and have the opportunity to introduce yourself and your business. Cost is $15 in advance and $20 for day of registration. RSVP at waukeechamber.com. ♦

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