Central Iowa    Des Moines Metropolitan Area, IA

Central Iowa

The Central Iowa Chapter was established on August 28, 1991, and currently has 44 members.

Chapter Meetings:
Regular meetings are held every other month (on the third Tuesday at 6:30 P.M. -- January, March, May, July, September, and November.

Contact Person

Sandra Sheldon
Sandra Sheldon


January 15, 2008 regular meeting at Dahls in Johnston
March 18, 2008 regular meeting at Dahls in Johnston
April 20, 2008 Charity Tea at Crowne Point in Johnston
May 20, 2008 regular meeting
July 15, 2008 regular meeting at Lone Star in WDM 6:30 pm, bring school supplies for local school
September 7, 2008, 3-5 pm social for members,spouses & friends at Luther Park - more details to follow
September 16, 2008 regular meeting -location to be determined
November 18, 2008 regular meeting -location to be determined

Current Projects:
1. Collecting school supplies for area schools
2. Charity Tea
3. Baking cookies at Ronald McDonald House

Past Activities:

January - Cindy Woodhall spoke about her experiences at the 2007 Creative Mind Conference.

March - Prepared for our annual tea in April.

April - Held our 4th annual tea. Raised $1,800 to send 2 educators to the 2008 Creative Minds Conference in October.

May - 14 year-old Shelbi Weeks spoke during our regular meeting about her project to make quilts for premature babies.


July: Meet at Lone Star restautant for an evening of food and fun. We gathered school supplies for King School in Des Moines.

Sept: Mr. & Mrs. Deaver spoke to our group about their Rooftop Foundation.

Dec: Adopted a family from Willard School to provide Christmas gifts. Assisted the Rooftop Foundation in Des Molines by wrapping Christmas gifts for 1st - 3rd graders,

Remarks to Potential Members:
Please join us for fun and camaraderie, as we work together for children's charities!