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Letter from the President

Date:May 14, 2018
Wow! April was an incredible month for our chapter as months of hard work from our board and YouToo Committee members culminated in another successful YouToo Social Media Conference. It's hard to believe the day-long professional development event has been going strong for 11 years. I want to pause for a moment and thank all of those involved - from our committee, to the speakers and presenters, sponsors, PRSSA students and volunteers. We would not be able to put this conference together without your contributions. Learn more

Passing of founding chapter member W. Thomas Duke, APR, Fellow PRSA

Date:June 22, 2017
The Akron Area Chapter of PRSA lost its founding president, Tom Duke, last weekend. He was an Accredited Public Relations (APR) practitioner and a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) College of Fellows. He was the founding president of the Akron Area Chapter of PRSA in 1968 and 1969, having spun it off the Cleveland chapter.  Learn more