Northwestern Suburbs Networking & Events

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Metro Business Friends Networking Group
Upper level conference room at Price Chopper
5440 N.W. 86th St., Johnston
Meets Thursdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Learn more at www.metrobusinessfriends.net.

Rotary Club of West Polk County
Toyota of Des Moines, 1650 S.E. 37th St., Grimes
Meets Mondays at noon
Learn more at portal.clubrunner.ca/8304.

Rotary Club of Johnston
Hyperion Field Club, 7930 N.W. Beaver Drive, Johnston
Meets Tuesdays at 7 a.m.
Learn more at portal.clubrunner.ca/1649.

Rotary Club of Northwest Des Moines
Urbandale Golf & Country Club, 4000 86th St.,
Urbandale
Meets Fridays at 11:45 a.m.
Learn more at portal.clubrunner.ca/1664.

Grimes Chamber and Economic Development
Lunch and Learn
Grimes Community Complex, 410 S.E. Main St., Grimes
March 14, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tiffany Torkarz of Modern Muse Consulting will be talking with attendees about growth, mindset and habits. The
event will cost $15 for members with a reservation, $20 for nonmembers or walk-ins and $7.50 for members with a reservation with no meal. For more information visit www.grimesiowa.chambermaster.com.

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development
2018 New Member Reception
Kennybrook Village, 200 S.W. Brookside Drive, Grimes
March 20, 4-6 p.m.
Members are invited to welcome the organization’s new members to the organization. Learn what the organization is about and the opportunities that are available for businesses. While there is no fee associated with this event, a reservation is required. For more information, visit www.grimesiowa.chambermaster.com.

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development
Experience Grimes A Tasteful Business Expo 2018
Performance Display, 1400 S.E. 11th St., Grimes
March 27, 4:30-7 p.m.
Come and see for yourself the great businesses and opportunities that are available in Grimes. Door prizes
awarded every 15 minutes. Free and open to the public. Learn more at www.grimesiowa.com.

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development
Percolate A.M.
CINTAS, 1300 S.E. Gateway Drive, Grimes
March 30, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Free to members and their guests. A morning networking event at CINTAS for an opportunity to meet other
members, grab a cup of coffee and start your Friday morning off right. Learn more at www.grimesiowa.com.

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development
Expert Edge Seminar
Grimes Community Complex, 410 S.E. Main St., Grimes
April 11, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Grimes Chamber & Economic Development is giving people the opportunity to meet for networking, lunch and
to learn about items of interest regarding Grimes and the metro area. For more information visit www.grimesiowa.chambermaster.com.

Johnston Chamber of Commerce
Monthly Membership Luncheon
Childserve (Training Room A), 5406 Merle Hay Road, Johnston
March 29, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
This month’s Monthly Membership Luncheon is all about finances. A Raymond James Financial Advisor, Mary Ann Tayloe, will be speaking to members about planning, saving and taxes. For more information visit www.johnstonchamber.com.

Johnston Chamber of Commerce
Business After Hours with Edencrest
Edencrest at Green Meadows, 6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston
April 5, 5 p.m.
This is a networking event with Edencrest. For more information, visit www.johnstonchamber.com.

Johnston Chamber of Commerce
Breakfast Before Business with the Johnston Partnership
Johnston Partnership, 5870 Merle Hay Road, Johnston
April 10 from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
This is a networking event were attendees can learn all about the Johnston Partnership and what they do for the community. For more information, visit www.johnstonchamber.com.

Johnston Chamber of Commerce
Monthly Membership Luncheon with Towneplace Suites
Towneplace Suites by Marriot, 8800 Northpark Drive, Johnston
April 26, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
“Small Business Success Stories,” small business owners from the area will be sharing how they started their
companies, some of the lessons they learned as well as resources and recommendations. To get more information, go to www.johnstonchamber.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Discover the Possibilities Lunch and Learn
Mosaic in Central Iowa, 11141 Aurora Ave., Urbandale
March 20, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free admission, free lunch and learn how Mosaic creates lives of possibilities for adults with intellectual disabilities in our community. You will hear stories told by the people who know Mosaic best — the people we serve, their families and volunteers. These one-hour presentations open Mosaic’s doors in an attempt to share our mission, vision and passion for those being served. Learn more at www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Second Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt
Hotel Renovo, 11167 Hickman Road, Urbandale
March 27, 5:30-17:30 p.m.
Time to put all of your eggs in one basket for the Second Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Renovo. Enjoy a glass
of wine and hunt around Renovo for some EGG-cellent prizes and other treats. The hunt will officially begin at
5:45 p.m. and will be around the Hotel Renovo grounds, with a special golden egg prize announcement at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy samples from local Barn Town Brewing and live music by Mike Aceto from 6-8 p.m. on the veranda. Free admission, must be 21-plus to attend. Learn more at www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Metro-wide Women’s Mentoring Event
Holiday Inn Northwest, 4800 Merle Hay Road, Johnston
April 12, 7-9:30 a.m.
This event will offer attendees an opportunity to meet mentors — women and men — who are influential in
business and the community, for fast and fun coaching sessions. Continental breakfast is provided. Cost is $25
for Urbandale, Johnston and Grimes chamber members. Register online and learn more at www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Ribbon cutting event for Thrive Family Chiropractic
Thrive Family Chiropractic, 3731 86th St., Urbandale
April 25, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the grand opening of Thrive Family Chiropractic. Ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 4:45 p.m. Learn more at www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Connect 4
Wobbly Boots, 1301 N.W. 114th St., Clive
April 2, 4-5 p.m.
Join the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce for a structured networking social that will take place quarterly from
4 to 5 p.m. at different Chamber Member restaurants. Attendees will register and split into small groups and
answer business-related questions to get to know each other and build relationships. For more information go to www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Ribbon cutting event for PERL Mortgage
PERL Mortgage, 2844 104th St., Urbandale
April 19, 4-6 p.m.
Celebrate the grand opening of PERL Mortgage. The ribbon-cutting event will take place at 4:15 p.m. For more
information, visit www.uniquelyurbandale.com. ♦

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