Best of the Chippewa Valley

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Best Networking Group or Event

Achieving your goals and making life better for the community around you often starts with joining a team. Readers say that Polka Dot Powerhouse, a global but Eau Claire-based sisterhood of forward-thinking women, is the best networking group around. Young Professionals of the Chippewa Valley – a program of the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce – gets an early 20th birthday gift with a No. 2 finish among the Valley’s networking organizations. Third place goes to 100 Women Who Care Eau Claire, who meet quarterly to pool their money and boost worthy local causes. –Tom Giffey