NW Suburbs Networking and Events

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515 Networking
Rookies Sports Bar & Grill at 2180 N.W. 156th St., Clive
Weekly meetings are regularly scheduled for Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit www.connectworkclubs.com.

CyclONE Networking
Village Inn, 8510 Birchwood Court, Johnston
Weekly meetings are regularly scheduled for 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit www.connectworkclubs.com.

Smuckers Networking
Cozy Cafe at 8385 Birchwood Court, Johnston
Weekly meetings are regularly scheduled for Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit www.connectworkclubs.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Membership Luncheon
Meets every third Thursday of the month
Members of the Urbandale Chamber meet monthly to network, enjoy lunch and listen to a speaker while learning about happenings in Urbandale and the Greater Des Moines area. For the event’s location and details about the monthly speaker, visit www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
genYP Communications/Marketing Committee Meeting
Meets every third Wednesday, at 8:30 a.m.
Caribou Coffee, 11895 Hickman Road, Urbandale
This is the monthly meeting for those on the Communications/Marketing Committee for genYP. This committee
develops and implements genYP marketing strategies for each year. To learn more, visit
www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

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. You can 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
You can 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.
To learn more, visit 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.
To learn more, visit portal.clubrunner.ca/1664.

Johnston Chamber of Commerce
Monthly Membership Luncheon with Goodwill
Goodwill, 5355 N.W. 86th St., Johnston
Thursday, June 21, at 11:30 a.m.
To learn more, visit www.johnstonchamber.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
genYPM, hosted by Urbandale Public Library
Thursday, June 21, 4-5 p.m.
Urbandale Public Library, 3520 86th St., Urbandale
In this structured networking event, genYP members are split into small groups to answer business-related questions, get to know one another and start building relationships. The event runs from 4-5 p.m. at rotating venues. To learn more, visit www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
AM Exchange, Presented by Susan Bonnicksen/Superior Printing and Promotions
Tuesday, June 26, 7:30 a.m.
The SOHO Shop, 10052 Justin Drive, Urbandale
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 5-7 and will answer three rounds of questions within their groups. This strategic networking event allows members to get to know each other and start developing relationships.

Grimes Chamber of Commerce
Top Five For Small Business – Policies to Have For Employees And Why They’re Important
June 27, noon – 1 p.m.
Harley L. Otto Memorial Board Room
Grimes Chamber & Economic Development, 404 S.E. Second St., Suite 200, Grimes
This Top Five series features an expert in human resources, marketing, accounting, IT and other fields. To learn more, visit grimesiowa.chambermaster.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Contacts & Contracts Wednesday PMGroup, Presented by Mark Courter- State Farm Insurance
Wednesday, June 27, 11:30 a.m.
RODAN Board Room at the Chamber office, 2830 100th St., Suite 110, Urbandale
Connecting U! Contacts & Contracts is a group formed for members to develop deeper business relationships with the purpose of lead sharing and referrals. To learn more, visit www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Contacts & Contracts Thursday PM Group, Presented by Ben Buenzow State Farm Insurance
Thursday, June 28, 11:30 a.m.
RODAN Board Room at the Chamber office, 2830 100th St., Suite 110, Urbandale
Connecting U! Contacts & Contracts is a group formed for members to develop deeper business relationships with the purpose of lead sharing and referrals. To learn more, visit www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

Grimes Chamber of Commerce
Home Base Iowa Fireworks Show
Wednesday, July 4. The event starts at noon and runs till midnight South Sports Complex, 600 S. James St.,
Grimes
Come and celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence on Wednesday, July 4 at the Home Base Grimes Independence Day Fireworks Show! As an official Home Base Iowa community, this event not only
honors our great country, but also the men and women who have defended our freedoms since the nation’s inception. To learn more, visit grimesiowa.chambermaster.com.

Johnston Chamber of Commerce
Breakfast Before Business with Towneplace Suites
Towneplace Suites by Marriott, 8800 Northpark Drive, Johnston
Tuesday, July 10, 7:30 a.m.
Networking event. To learn more, visit www.johnstonchamber.com.

Grimes Chamber of Commerce
Grimes Chamber & Economic Development Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, July 11, 11:30 a.m.
At the Grimes Community Complex, 410 S.E. Main St., Grimes
This month join in for a presentation by Iowa’s Auditor Mary Mosiman regarding fiscal responsibility and the state’s finances. Mosiman has been serving as Iowa’s State Auditor since May of 2013. She was elected to a four-year term on Nov. 4, 2014, becoming the first female elected to the position in Iowa’s history. To learn more,
visit grimesiowa.chambermaster.com.

Johnston Chamber of Commerce
Business After Hours with Crosshaven!
Venue: TBD
Thursday, July 19, 5 p.m.
Join in for this evening networking event and tour Crosshaven and learn more about the development. Visit www.johnstonchamber.com for details.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
genYPM, hosted by El Barco
Wednesday, July 11, 4 p.m.
El Barco, 8801 Hickman Road, Urbandale
In this structured networking event, genYP members will be split into small groups and answer business-related questions to get to know each other and start building relationships. The event will take place at different venues every month.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
genYP Trivia, Presented by Midland Credit Union
Tuesday, July 24, 6 p.m.
The Hall, 111 S. 11th. St., West Des Moines
All funds raised will go to the chamber’s Let’s Read program. To learn more, visit www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Contacts & Contracts Wednesday PM Group, Presented by Mark Courter- State Farm Insurance
RODAN Board Room at the Chamber office, 2830 100th St., Suite 110, Urbandale
Wednesday, July 25, 11:30 a.m.
Connecting U! Contacts & Contracts is a group formed for members to develop deeper business relationships with the purpose of lead sharing and referrals. The group is limited by size and industry.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Contacts & Contracts Thursday Group, Presented by Ben Buenzow State Farm Insurance
RODAN Board Room at the Chamber office, 2830 100th St., Suite 110, Urbandale
Thursday, July 26, 11:30 a.m.
Connecting U! Contacts & Contracts is a group formed for members to develop deeper business relationships with the purpose of lead sharing and referrals. The group is limited by size and industry. Membership to the group is annual and members must commit to coming to 90 percent of the meetings. To learn more,
visit www.uniquelyurbandale.com.

Johnston Chamber of Commerce
Monthly Membership Luncheon with DART
Johnston Public Library
Thursday, July 26, at 11:30 a.m.
Join in for the monthly membership luncheon. July’s meeting features Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART). DART will provide info on new routes, services and programs, as well as other updates. To register for the event, visit www.johnstonchamber.com.

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Contacts and Contracts Luncheon
Felix and Oscar’s, 4050 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines
Friday, July 27, 11:30 a.m.
This lunch is open to all current members of any of the 2018 CC groups. Pizza, salad and bread sticks will be provided at no charge, but registrations are mandatory. To learn more, visit www.uniquelyurbandale.com. ♦

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