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Library Gets Outreach Expertise

Christina Weyrick-Cooper will begin a marketing position with the North Canton Public Library after a successful stint with the North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce

A few parties will benefit from Christina Weyrick-Cooper's change of employment.

She will soon begin a full-time marketing position at the . The staff there gets the outreach expertise of the woman behind events like .

Even her former employer, the , finds a silver lining in Weyrick-Cooper's departure.

"With the library being a chamber member, she'll continue helping us as a volunteer," Chamber President Doug Lane said. "We're not losing her totally. We'll be able to call upon her (for support)."

Wednesday was Weyrick-Cooper's last day as the chamber's outreach manager. Lane said she helped boost attendance at meetings in the past year and increased the group's social media efforts "five notches."

Weyrick-Cooper is excited to create new events and market programs for one of her family's favorite hangouts — the library.

"We're big fans of the library," she said. "My 5-year-old son uses it frequently. Their children's program is one of our incredible community resources. Through my work with the chamber, I've gotten to know the director (Sandra Lang). I looked at the position and became attracted."

Weyrick-Cooper said she thought there was no way she would leave the chamber. She is excited to continue outreach efforts with the group on a volunteer basis. She remains thankful for her there.

"I feel like I owe them a lot," she said. "They took me in with open arms, and I have such a respect for what the chamber does in the community.

"I'm hoping in my library position I'll be able to be the chamber representative."

Mary Lynne Zahler May 10, 2012 at 09:33 PM
Christina is a wonderful professional ansd person, and she will bring so much to the North Canton Library! We are all fortunate to have her working in our city!

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