Western Suburbs Networking and Events

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Rotary Club of Waukee
Des Moines Golf and Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines
Meets Thursdays, 6:45-8 a.m.
Learn more at www.waukeerotary.org

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce
West Des Moines Marriott 20th Anniversary Reception
West Des Moines Marriott, 1250 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines
Nov. 28, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
RSVP and learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce
Cricket Wireless Ribbon Cutting
454 S.E. University Ave., Waukee
Nov. 30, noon – 1 p.m.
Learn more at www.waukeechamber.com

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce
Waukee Chamber Ambassador Committee meeting
Warrior Lanes, 190 S.E. Laurel St., Waukee
Dec. 7, noon – 1 p.m.
Members only. Chamber Ambassadors meet on the first Thursday of each month 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. Learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce
Grand opening for the new Chamber office
230 Hickman Road, Waukee
Dec. 12, 4-6 p.m.
Open to members and nonmembers. Learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce
UnityPoint Heath grand opening and ribboncutting ceremony
Grand Prairie Parkway and Ashworth Road, Waukee
Dec. 13, 4-7 p.m.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 4:30 p.m. UnityPoint Clinic will offer a Holiday Hats n’ Mittens Open House with tours of the new space and an opportunity to meet the doctors and administration. Suggested donation of hats or mittens, they will be donated to those in need during the holiday season. Learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce
Holiday Networking Luncheon
Waukee Community Center, 675 Walnut St., Waukee
Dec. 14, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Develop business relationships, hear from Chamber leadership and have the opportunity to introduce yourself and your business. Cost is $20 in advanceand $25 after Dec. 9. All proceeds benefit local Waukee charities. Wear your best ugly holiday sweater and win a great member prize. RSVP and learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Rotary Club of West Des Moines
Des Moines Golf & Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines
Meets Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m.
Learn more at www.wdmrotary.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Elevate
Hilton Garden Inn-West Des Moines, 205 S. 64th St., West Des Moines
Nov. 28, 7:30-9 a.m.
Take your skills to the next level and learn how to protect yourself from an unexpected attack. Master Brandon Miller, a sixth degree taekwondo black belt with Farrell’s Martial Arts, will instruct. Register online, $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Learn more at www.wdmchamber.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Business Roundtable
West Des Moines Chamber, 650 S. Prairie View Drive, Suite 110, West Des Moines
Nov. 30, 7:30-9 a.m.
Hear from Jodi Essex, government contracting specialist with ISU’s Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS). Jodi will give a brief overview of the various opportunities that are available to businesses through government contracting. She’ll discuss the various agencies that could be potential customers, the most common ways to find opportunities with those agencies, how these
agencies typically buy goods/services, how selling to the government differs from selling to consumers or other businesses, and key characteristics of successful government contractors. Register online, $15 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Learn more at www.wdmchamber.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Membership Luncheon
Hilton Garden Inn-West Des Moines, 205 S. 64th St., West Des Moines
Dec. 7, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Did you know we’ve added more than 130 members this year? It’s been too long since we held a lunch event to welcome them all into the chamber but we’re fixing that in December. Each new member will have an allotted amount of time to stand up, introduce him or herself and share some brief information about their company, before handing the microphone on to the next new member.
Register online, $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Learn more at www.wdmchamber.org.

BNI Chapter: DM-Business First
Glen Oaks Country Club, 1401 Glen Oaks Drive, West Des Moines
Meets Thursdays at 7:30 a.m.
Learn more at http://bniiowa.com.

BNI Chapter: DM-Circle of Success
Gilroy’s Kitchen + Pub + Patio, 1238 Eighth St., West Des Moines
Meets Thursdays at 7:30 a.m.
Learn more at http://bniiowa.com.

BNI Chapter: DM-Trusted Sources
Gilroy’s Kitchen + Pub + Patio, 1238 Eighth St., West Des Moines
Meets Tuesdays at 8 a.m.
Learn more at http://bniiowa.com.

B.I.N.G. – Iowa
B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday
Location TBD
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – noon
RSVP and learn more at http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com/bing-sweatequity-saturday/.

B.I.N.G. – Iowa
B.I.N.G. Lunch ‘n’ Learn
Location TBD
Thursdays, noon – 1 p.m.
RSVP and learn more at http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com/bing-lunchn-learn/.

B.I.N.G. – Iowa
B.I.N.G. First Friday
Location TBD
Dec. 7, 7:30-9:30 a.m.
Do you ever want to just get together and connect with people on a regular basis? Maybe just get your name out there? Learn more at http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com/bing-lunchn-learn. ♦

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