Lift IOWA calendar: The month ahead
Dec. 5: Bettendorf Business Network meeting
Host: Bettendorf Business Network
About: Iowa State Extension Service Director Becky Bray and Ginny Wilson-Peters of Integrity Integrated will be the featured speakers at this event. A buffet lunch provided by Hilton Garden Inn will be available for $10.
When: 12 p.m.
Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 959 Middle Road, Bettendorf
Dec. 7: EntreFEST Preview – Entrepreneur Day
Host: Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance
About: Entrepreneurs take an idea and sculpt it into reality by developing a business through action and risk. Hear from experienced presenters and take part in workshops to expand your knowledge. Your ticket not only gets you access to great speakers and workshops but also grants you access to NewBoCo’s Launch Day.
When: 11:30 a.m to 4 p.m.
Where: Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, 501 First St. S.E., Cedar Rapids
Dec. 7: NAWBO Iowa Members Holiday Party
Host: NAWBO Iowa
About: Come celebrate the successes of the holidays with fellow NAWBO Iowa members. The happy hour holiday party includes appetizers, wine, and tap beer. Registration is requested, though the event is free to attend.
When: 4-6 p.m.
Where: Sam & Gabe’s, 600 E. Fifth St., Des Moines
Dec. 9: Mindset + Mimosas
Host: FemCity Des Moines
About: FemCity members, get your body and mind in gear for a new year. Kicking the morning off with yoga led by Shelby Kruse, attendees will take stock of 2017 and work on setting goals and removing roadblocks with Annie Woods to make 2018 a season of intentional growth. The cost is $39 for members. To learn about joining FemCity, click here.
When: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: ACADEMIC lash & beauty, 5465 Mills Civic Parkway, Suite 243, West Des Moines.
Dec. 7: Professional Women’s Network Member Appreciation Event
Host: Professional Women’s Network – Cedar Rapids
About: As 2017 comes to a close, PWN will acknowledge members at a special members-only appreciation event. The group will provide light appetizers.
When: 5-7 p.m.
Where: Cibo Fusion, 685 Marion Blvd., Marion
Dec. 12: Emerging Leaders Webinar Series
Host: Jo Miller, BeLeaderly.com and Cedar Rapids-based Women’s Leadership Coaching Inc.
About: The Emerging Women Leaders Webinar Series is a yearlong, six-part series of webinars blending leadership skills training with advice from guest speakers who are senior-level women leaders. In every webinar, participants will hear outstanding women leaders share their top career and leadership tips, add to their toolkit of leadership skills and learn proven strategies to advance their career. The cost to attend the series is $188 per person.
When: Series kicks off Dec. 12
Dec. 19: Women’s Leadership Network Holiday Breakfast
Host: Women’s Leadership Network Dubuque
About: Join WLN-Dubuque for a morning of networking and celebrating as a part of the organization’s holiday breakfast.
When: 7:30-9 a.m.
Where: Shalom Retreat Center, 1001 Davis St., Dubuque