Pre Valentine Day Meetup and Networking

You're invited for pre-valentines day networking and fun. Bring a valentines day card you make or buy with your business card in it. Also include a letter inviting the recipient to do business with you, and state what you do. Include a coupon or small denomination gift card, an invitation for coffee with you where you pick up the tab, or a small gift item. No white elephant gifts, please. Cards will be selected and opened one at a time, and revealed to the attendees. You'll be memorable and everyone will have agreat time. Numbers will be handed out at the door when you arrive and you select a card in the order of your arrival. We're meeting at The Juice Company, just off the freeway on 42nd Street in The Shops At Roosevelt. Plenty of free parking in the rear parking lot. If you're stumped for a gift certificate, The Juice Company is offering $5.00 gift certificates for $4.00 which you can purchase when you arrive, or any time between now and the time of the event. Just tell the person serving you that you want the special Iowa Entrepreneurs Gift Certificate.

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  • Don S.

    Nice group of people.

    February 14, 2012

  • Eric R.

    We had a great time; getting to know each other.

    Everybody was very interested in supporting small business in Des Moines.

    Sylvia was an excellent host and we all wish her great success in this new venture.

    February 14, 2012

  • Robert A.

    Great group, fun networking, Mr Pooper came to the Rescue for me and a couple other Party Poopers! hehe --- Special thanks to Sylvia DeWitt for organizing this!

    February 14, 2012

  • KurtP

    The meetup was very insightful. Next time, there should be more people. I think the group should convey a message for more than business owners, but, make a conscious effort to attract individuals who might be looking to own their own business in the greater Des Moines area.

    February 14, 2012

  • Sylvia

    We had a great group, met some interesting people. Almost everyone arrived having pre-prepared by bringing valentines and small gifts to exchange. The valentine exchange was a lot of fun. There were a couple of people who decided to drop in without RSVPs, but thanks to Darron Kitterman from Pet Butler, who brought custom made treats to give away, everyone received a valentines present. Thanks Darron, you were a big hit!

    February 14, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great turnout, nice diversity of businesses & contacts. It was great talking with all of you. Thanks Sylvia for hosting the event!

    February 14, 2012

  • Amber L.

    Great idea and fun event. Thanks for organizing this Sylvia!

    February 14, 2012

  • Peggy S P.

    Looking forward to seeing new and familiar faces.

    February 12, 2012

  • Darron K.

    PetButler.com - See you There!

    February 9, 2012

  • Cindy S. G.

    Looking forward to this fun event.

    February 7, 2012

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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