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
Meets Thursdays from 6:45-8 a.m.
Learn more at www.waukeerotary.org.

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.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
Waukee State of the City Luncheon
Waukee Community Center, 675 Walnut St., Waukee
April 26, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Waukee Mayor Bill Peard will review the City’s accomplishments, bring attention to issues important to the Waukee business community and highlight future opportunities. The luncheon and address will begin at 11:30
a.m. with check-in and networking at 11 a.m. The event is open to the public. Tickets cost $20, and day-of registration will not be accepted. Register and learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
Waukee Teacher Appreciation
208 W. Hickman Road, Waukee
May 1, 9-10 a.m.
Open to members and their guests. Waukee Chamber Ambassadors deliver cookies to Waukee School District
teachers. In addition, each will receive business gifts from our Waukee Chamber members.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
Waukee Chamber Ambassador Committee Meeting
9350 University Ave., West Des Moines
May 3, noon – 1 p.m.
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, please email info@waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
West Bank’s 125th Anniversary Business After Hours
Celebration, 955 E. Hickman Road, Waukee
May 3, 5-7 p.m.
Open to members and non-members. Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of West Bank, while hearing from Waukee
Branch Manager Kathryn Sandie regarding West Bank’s traditions and values.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
Waukee Power Equipment Grand Opening & Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, 112 W. Hickman Road, Waukee
May 4, noon – 1 p.m.
Open to members and non-members. The Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the grand opening of Waukee Power Equipment with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Guests will hear from owner Mike Enos on his business experience with the Power Equipment Company and how he has come to expand and open an additional new store in Waukee. RSVP and learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
Waukee Chamber Community Development
Committee Meeting, 208 W. Hickman Road, Waukee
May 8, noon – 1 p.m.
Open to members only. Members may choose to order a carry out meal from Fresh Mediterranean Express and return to Waukee Chamber Board Room for lunch meeting.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
Waukee YP Social
Broheim’s Indoor Golf and Pub, 53 N.E. Carefree Lane, Waukee
May 17, 5-7 p.m.
Open to members and non-members. The Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce is forming a new Young Professionals Committee and looks forward to meeting with all those who are interested.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
University of Iowa Community Credit Union Grand Opening & Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
1085 Hickman Road, Waukee
May 23, 5-6 p.m.
Open to members and non-members. The Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates the grand opening of
University of Iowa Community Credit Union in Waukee.The ribbon cutting will take place at 5:15 p.m.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
Waukee Chamber Monthly Networking Luncheon
Waukee Community Center, 675 Walnut St., Waukee
May 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Open to members and their guests. Join in for the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Chamber
Networking Luncheon, catered by Mickey’s Irish Pub. 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 and learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
Waukee Chamber Economic Development Committee Meeting
208 W. Hickman Road, Waukee
May 30, from noon to 1 p.m.
Open to members and their guests. An overview of current development projects in the community and an opportunity to develop relationships with representatives of city government, school district and members of the Chamber. The Chamber is still beginning the basic planning for the 2018 Waukee Economic Development Bus Tour. Learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Cyber Security
Des Moines Golf & Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines
April 24, 7-9:30 a.m.
Join the FBI, Aureon, Holmes Murphy, BrownWinick Law Firm and Pratum to learn how to protect your company from Cyber espionage and unwanted infiltration. Even though nationwide breaches like the one involving Equifax affected 143 million Americans, the threat felt far removed untilsomeone hacked into a central Iowa school’s database and sent frightening texts to parents. Cost is $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 www.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 www.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 www.bniiowa.com.

B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday
Location TBD
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon
Roll your sleeves up and move your business forward at this workshop/presentation/group discussion entrepreneurial half-day adventure. A special Take Action on What You Learn module has also been added. RSVP and learn more at businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com/bing-sweat-equitysaturday.

B.I.N.G. – Iowa
B.I.N.G. Lunch ‘n’ Learn
Location TBD
Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m.
Speakers and topics are TBD. RSVP and learn more at businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com/bing-lunch-n-learn.

B.I.N.G. – Iowa
B.I.N.G. First Friday
Location TBD
First Friday of each month, 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? Me too. Let’s do it. Learn more at
businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com/bing-lunch-n-learn.

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

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