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January meeting

JANUARY 2019 MEETING NOTICE –

When:           Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Where:          Redstone Federal Credit Union’s Atrium Conference Center

220 Wynn Drive, Huntsville, AL

This is a joint meeting with Institute of Internal Auditors.

Time:              11:15 AM – Check-in

11:30 AM – Lunch and Networking

12:00 PM – Program

Speaker:       Stephanie Kingsford, MAcc, CPA, CFP

Associate

Womack & Associates, LLC

Program:      Tax Update

(qualifies for 1 hour of CPE – Taxes)

Cost:               $15 – Members and first-time visitors

$20 – Non-members (after first visit)

$10 – Full-time students

$10 – Program only (no meal)

Reservations and cancellations for lunch should be made no later than 11:00 AM on Friday, Jan 4.  Reply to your Evite invitation or contact Jackie Cole at 256-837-8004 ext. 122 or send an email to jcole@dese.com.  The Treasurer will bill for reservations made but not honored.

November Informal Luncheon

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AFWA Informal lunch meeting is scheduled for Tue, Nov 20

at 11:30-1:00 at Edgar’s at Providence (near Mellow Mushroom).

Come when you can and look for the AFWA group.

This is a “Networking & Social” meeting with no speaker.

Request reservations be made by COB, Mon, Nov 19 for

tentative headcount so we know how many seats to save.

It is OK to attend without a reservation.  Hope to see you there.

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October Meeting

OCTOBER 2018 MEETING NOTICE –

When:        Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018

Where:       Redstone Federal Credit Union’s Atrium Conference Center

220 Wynn Drive, Huntsville, AL

This is a joint meeting with Institute of Internal Auditors.

Time:          11:15 AM – Check-in

11:30 AM – Lunch and Networking

12:00 PM – Program

Speaker:    Mike Pillsbury

Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama

Program:   “Procurement Audits”

(qualifies for 1 hour of CPE – Auditing)

Cost:          $15 – Members and first-time visitors

$20 – Non-members (after first visit)

$10 – Full-time students

$10 – Program only (no meal)

Reservations and cancellations for lunch should be made no later than 11:00 AM on Friday, Oct 5.  Reply to your Evite invitation or contact Jackie Cole at 256-837-8004 ext. 122 or send an email to jcole@dese.com.  The Treasurer will bill for reservations made but not honored.

September meeting-Update

SEPTEMBER 2018 MEETING NOTICE –

When:           Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

Where:          The Catalyst Center

515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816

Time:              11:15 AM – Check-in

11:30 AM – Lunch and Networking

12:00 PM – Program

Speaker:       Tobias Mendelson, JD, MAcc

Clinical Assistant Professor of Accounting

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Program:      “When the Game is Over, the Whistle has Gotta Blow”

This topic is a Look at Recent SEC Actions on Internal Control Failures

and Whistle Blower Actions.

(qualifies for 1 hour of CPE – Auditing)

Cost:               $15 – Members and first-time visitors

$20 – Non-members (after first visit)

$10 – Full-time students

$10 – Program only (no meal)

Reservations and cancellations for lunch should be made no later than 12:00 PM on Friday, Sep 14.  Reply to your Evite invitation or contact Jackie Cole at 256-837-8004 ext. 122 or send an email to jcole@dese.com.  The Treasurer will bill for reservations made but not honored.

2018 Annual Seminar Information Posted

The Huntsville Chapter of AFWA will be presenting our annual one-day Accounting, Finance & Tax Seminar on Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at Redstone Federal Credit Union’s Atrium conference center (220 Wynn Drive). This seminar qualifies for 8 hours of continuing education credit (including 4 hours of Accounting and Auditing).

The seminar registration form and agenda with the full program are available here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Family Social

AFWA – Huntsville Chapter’s Family Social at

Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Firefly Night Hike

(2 miles hike with S’mores)

 

WHEN:  Tue, July 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

 

COST:  Members $10, Non-members $12 (this is your HSV Botanical Gardens status)

Free for children ages 3 and under

WHERE:  Meet in the Boeing-Toyota Amphitheater

(First parking lot immediately to your left as you enter the Garden)

This is a social event for AFWA members, friends, and family.  Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a flashlight as you explore the Garden at night with the group.  We will roast s’mores as a mid-way snack and view the new Gardens of Myth creatures specially lit for night-time viewing.

Optional: You may bring a clean, dry plastic jar with lid for a firefly catch and release moment.

To purchase tickets for this event, either click on the  “Register here” hyperlink below or go to Huntsville Botanical Garden website (www.hsvbg.org):
Please send an email to Sylvia Ayers (sayers@colsa.com) if you are attending so we will be on the lookout for you at the event.

 

Farewell Reception for Florence Royer

Please make plans to join the Huntsville Chapter of the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) on Monday, July 16 for a Networking Social and Farewell Reception for Florence Royer.  She is a retired charter member of our chapter who will be moving to Kansas later this month.  There is no speaker – just networking, hors d’oeuvres, and farewell wishes for Florence.  We look forward to catching up with former members and friends at this event.

When:           Monday, July 16th, 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Where:          The Catalyst Center, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816

Cost:               FREE

Reservations are requested by COB on Friday, July 13 to ensure we have enough food but feel free to attend even if you did not make a reservation.  Reply to your Evite invitation or contact Jackie Cole at 256-837-8004 ext. 122 or send an email to jcole@dese.com.

April Meeting

APRIL 2018 MEETING NOTICE –

When:           Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Where:          The Catalyst Center

(formerly Women’s Business Center of North Alabama)

515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816

Time:              5:15 PM – Check-in

5:30 PM – Dinner and Networking

6:00 PM – Program

Speaker:       Michael Brand, CPA, CGMA

Johnson, Feigley, Newton & Brand, LLP

Program:      Revenue Recognition and Leases Accounting Standards

(qualifies for 1 hour of CPE – Accounting)

Cost:               $20 – Members, spouses and first-time visitors

$25 – Non-members (after first visit)

$10 – Full-time students

$10 – Program only (no meal)

Reservations and cancellations for dinner should be made no later than 12:00 PM on Monday, Apr 23.  Reply to your Evite invitation or contact Jackie Cole at 256-837-8004 ext. 122 or send an email to jcole@dese.com.  The Treasurer will bill for reservations made but not honored.