From Nov to Mar, we meet on Zoom for a brief business meeting and friendship. If you are not a member, contact to get the link.

From Apr to Sep, weather permitting, we meet outside at the location published in the newsletter and on this website. Bring a chair, bug spray, and water. We practice social distancing to protect our health.


Oct 24

Sep 19

Aug 15 Minutes

Jul 18 Minutes

Jun 20 Minutes

May 16  Minutes

Apr 18 Minutes

Mar 21 Minutes

Feb 21 Minutes

Jan 17  Minutes



Jan 18  Minutes. Proposed changes to AVA bylaws: Summary of Proposed Amendments; Restated and Amended Certificate of Formation, and AVA Bylaws

Feb 15    Minutes

Mar 15    Minutes

Apr 17     Minutes

May 15    Minutes

Jun 21      Altoona

Jul 19       Minutes

Aug 21     Minutes

Sept 20    

Oct 16      Minutes

Nov 15     Capital Hill Lutheran Church, 511 Des Moines St, Des Moines



Jan 20     Minutes

Feb 17     Minutes

Mar 16     Canceled

Apr 20     Canceled 

May 18    Canceled

June 22   Canceled

July 20     Minutes

Aug 20     Minutes

Sep 21     Minutes

Oct 19      Minutes

Nov 23     Minutes

Dec 21     Minutes


Jan 21   Minutes

Feb 18   Minutes

Mar 18   Minutes

Apr 15   Minutes

June      No Meeting

July 15   Minutes

Aug 19   Minutes     

Sept 16  Minutes

Oct 21    Minutes

Nov 18   Minutes

Dec 16   Christmas Party Potluck


Many hands make small work

Good people are hard to find. 

Do you want to help but feel that you don't have enough experience? We’ll be at your side while you gain knowledge. Worried about the time commitment?  You can volunteer for a couple of hours once a year, or more frequently as it fits into your schedule.

Contact any of the officers with your questions.

Please lend a hand:

  • Attend more events.

  • Invite a friend to join you.

  • Organize a new walk or bike ride.

  • Join a committee:  Membership , PR and Social Media, Branding, 20 in 2020, Travel

  • Answer questions at a community fair or present to community organizations.

  • Work the registration table at a special event.

  • Create a walk or ride, or be a contact for an existing one. 

  • Run for office.

  • Help anywhere you see a need.