West Des Moines Chapter

A League of the American Business Women's Association
Urbandale , IA

West Des Moines Chapter

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July Monthly Lunch meeting!  is Thursday, July 19 @ 11:30am 21.0

Meeting Location: Sam & Gabes
8631 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA 50322

Program: Anderson is a Des Moines native who graduated from Des Moines? St. Joseph?s Academy in 1969. She earned her BA in social work from UNI, her MSW from the University of Iowa, and is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW). She began her social work career at Broadlawns Medical Center. Later she served as director of Polk County Victim Services (now Crisis & Advocacy), the first service director at the Polk County Family Violence Center, and Community Services Coordinator at Prevent Child Abuse Iowa. She served 22 years as founding director of the Iowa Attorney General?s Crime Victim Assistance Division. She has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2013. She is a Ranking Member on the Public Safety Committee and serves on the Environmental Protection, Human Resources, International Relations and Justice Appropriations Committees. She was appointed to the Child Welfare Advisory Committee and the Family Development and Self-Sufficiency Council. Anderson lives in the Beaverdale neighborhood of Des Moines, with her husband of 25 years, Bob Brammer. Her stepdaughter, Alissa lives in Des Moines with her husband Lanon Baccam and daughter Freya. Her stepson, Gabe lives in Baltimore with his wife, Maca and their children, Violeta and Nicanor. Her biological daughter, Shellie Price Wardlaw lives in Des Moines with her husband Cornell. Please submit your RSVP by 6:00 p.m. on Monday, July 16. We charge for reservations not cancelled before the RSVP date. We request payment at the door, $21 or $22 if using a card. Please indicate in your RSVP if you require one of these specific dietary requirements and we will be sure to accommodate your requests (vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free). If you have questions, please contact Miki Weber at 515-252-2391 or mweber@orchestrate-mgmt.com.

RSVP by Monday, July 16 : Miki@ mweber@orchestrate-mgmt.com

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