Dec. 3: Trivia Night: Forty Under 40 20th Anniversary
Host: Des Moines Business Record
About: Join the Business Record as we bring together 20 years of honorees to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Forty Under 40 in a fun, interactive trivia and networking event you won’t want to miss. An evening gathering of Des Moines’ leaders will take a fun twist with a friendly trivia competition and recognition of our most Influential Forties from the past 20 years.
When: 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Prairie Meadows, Altoona
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Dec. 5: Free Coworking Day
Host: The Dostal House
About: Providing a space where women can come together, the Dostal House encourages women to grab their laptops, notebooks and any other tools needed to do your job for a free coworking day with like-minded women.
When: 9 a.m.
Where: The Dostal House, Cedar Rapids
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Dec. 6: December Coffee Connection
Host: FemCity Des Moines
About: Join members of FemCity Des Moines for the group’s monthly Coffee Connection sponsored by Shelby Anderson, owner of Beautycounter.
When: 7:30-9 a.m.
Where: TigerLily STEM, West Des Moines
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Dec. 10: Live Intentionally in 2020
Host: Iowa Center for Economic Success
About: Are you looking for a way to create greater balance, take actions toward your goals and create greater accountability in your life? Learn a practical way to live intentionally and set your course for a thriving life, 31 days at a time. This course is led by Dorene MacVey, owner of ithrive31, and Michelle Rembert of Momentous Mind Body:Beyond.
When: 12 p.m.
Where: Iowa Center for Economic Success, Clive
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Dec. 12: NAWBO Iowa Holiday Party for Members
Host: NAWBO Iowa
About: Steal away from work and celebrate the holidays with fellow NAWBO Iowa members. The event also will include a best book gift exchange. The event is free for members to attend.
When: 4:30 p.m.
Where: AC Hotel, Des Moines
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Dec. 17: Introduction to Government Contracting
Host: Iowa Center for Economic Success
About: Dawnelle Conley of the U.S. Small Business Administration - Iowa District will lead attendees in learning about how the government contracts with small businesses. Topics include how the government buys and services, and marketing your business and identifying federal opportunities.
When: 12 p.m.
Where: Iowa Center for Economic Success, Clive
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