Grimes Chamber & Economic Development — Experience Grimes: A Tasteful Business Expo
Performance Display, 1400 S.E. 11th St., Grimes
March 28, 4:30-7 p.m.
Free, open to the public
Come and see the businesses and opportunities that are available in Grimes. Door prizes awarded every 15 minutes. The Grand Prize will be an XBox One donated by Wal-Mart. More information at www.grimesiowa.com.
Grimes Chamber & Economic Development — New member reception & orientation
Kennybrook Village200 S.W. Brookside Drive, Grimes
March 21, 5:30-7 p.m.
Grimes Chamber & Economic Development members are invited to welcome new members to the organization at the New Member Orientation and Reception. At this event, you will learn what our organization is about and the opportunities that are available for your business. RSVP required. More information at www.grimesiowa.com.
Grimes Chamber & Economic Development — Ribbon cutting ceremony and business after hours
New building/location for Shade Tree Auto
March 30, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Shade Tree Auto, 1750 S.E. 11th St., Grimes
More information at www.grimesiowa.com.
Grimes Chamber & Economic Development — Lunch & Learn featuring Tom Henricksen (IT career coach)
Topic: “Coaching Your Teammates”
April 12, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Grimes Community Complex,
410 S.E. Main St., Grimes
More information at www.grimesiowa.com.
Rotary Club of West Polk County
Meets Mondays at noonToyota of Des Moines, 1650 S.E. 37th St., Grimes
For information on the Rotary Club of West Polk County, visit https://portal.clubrunner.ca/8304.
Rotary Club of Johnston
Meets Tuesdays at 7 a.m.Hyperion Field Club
7390 N.W. Beaver Drive
For information on the Rotary Club of Johnston, visit https://portal.clubrunner.ca/1649.
Rotary Club of Northwest Des Moines
Meets Fridays at 11:45 a.m. Urbandale Golf & Country Club
4000 86th St., Urbandale
For information on the Rotary Club of Northwest Des Moines, visit https://portal.clubrunner.ca/1664.
Metro Business Friends Networking Group
Meets Thursdays at 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Upper level conference room at Price Chopper, 5440 N.W. 86th St., JohnstonLearn more at www.metrobusinessfriends.com.
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce — genYP Trivia
Blue Moon Dueling Piano Bar, 5485 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines (upstairs)
March 21, 7-9:30 p.m.
FREE for genYP members
$10 for non genYP members
All funds raised go to the Let’s Read program, which helps youth in Urbandale schools with literacy by providing books, supplies and volunteers for K-3 students. Grab your friends and/or co-workers for this event to connect with others. Teams of four to six will compete against each other for prizes. Sign up as a team (include the names in the Notes section when you register) or as an individual. Appetizers will be provided. More information at http://uniquelyurbandale.com.
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce — Ribbon cutting event for Advance Services Inc.
2328 Rocklyn Drive, Urbandale
March 23, noon – 1 p.m.
Ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 12:15 p.m. More information at http://uniquelyurbandale.com.
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce — AM Exchange
Merle Hay Funeral Home
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines
March 28, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Free to attend, but RSVP to accommodate for food and drinks.
People do business with those they know, like and trust. What better place to start building relationships than the AM Exchanges? 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 five and will answer two rounds of questions within their groups. In the third and final round, groups will share their answer to all attendees. This strategic networking events allows members to get to know each other and start developing relationships. Cost is included in your chamber membership, but RSVPs are requested to accommodate for food and beverages. More information at http://uniquelyurbandale.com.
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce — genYP Night with the Iowa Wild
March 28, 7-9
$10 per ticket
Bring your friends, family, co-workers, etc. to enjoy some networking and a hockey game. Cost is $10 per ticket and includes ice suite, appetizers and networking. More information at http://uniquelyurbandale.com.
Johnston Chamber Luncheon
Thursday, March 23, 11:30 a.m.
Hyperion Field Club
7390 N.W. Beaver Drive, Johnston
$20 per member
Kris Winter of M2K Marketing Group will present on “10 Top Tools to Include in Your Marketing Tool Belt.” Find more information or register at https://johnstonchamber.com.
Johnston Chamber — Business After Hours
Thursday, April 6, 5 p.m.
Edencrest at GreenMeadows
6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston
Find more information or register at https://johnstonchamber.com.
Johnston Chamber — Breakfast Before Business
Tuesday, April 11, 7:30 a.m.
TownePlace Suites by Marriott
8800 Northpark Drive, Johnston
Find more information or register at https://johnstonchamber.com. ♦