Clerks in the Community

  • Clerk's Office Honored as "Exceptional Community Partner"

    Posted 10/05/2017

    The Clerk’s Office was honored with an “Exceptional Community Partner Award” on Saturday, September 30th, at the 15th Annual Spring Hill Neighborhood Association’s TURN festival. The City of DeLand also presented the Clerk with a certificate of thanks and appreciation for helping conduct a seal/expunge workshop to the public at an event coordinated by the Spring Hill Resource Center Director, Shilretha Dixon. We are very grateful to the Spring Hill Association and the City of DeLand for recognizing the work of the Clerk’s office. Congratulations to those citizens who qualified to have their records sealed or expunged.

    A special thanks to those criminal division Team Clerk members who performed the records research with excellence!

  • Clerks Attend Elevate Daytona Event

    Posted 07/20/2017

    The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Daytona Alumni Council hosts “Elevate Daytona,” a fast paced TED-style event where speakers get 20 slides, automatically advancing every 15 seconds, resulting in exciting five-minute presentations.

    The Clerk and more than 20 Clerk’s office Managers, Supervisors and Project Specialists attended the Summer Event on July 20th. The speakers were informative and inspirational, addressing topics like PTSD, the plight of bees, proper grammar, homelessness, mentoring and many other interesting subjects.

    Thank you Daytona Regional Chamber for putting on this unique event.

  • Dedication of the Judge David B. Beck Veteran's Court, May 26, 2017

    Posted 05/31/2017

    The Clerk's office was especially happy to attend the dedication of the Seventh Judicial Circuit Veteran's Court in the name of the Honorable Judge David B. Beck. Judge Beck spearheaded the establishment of Veteran's Court in our Circuit and held the first session in November 8, 2013. The program continues successfully today. The Clerk’s office proudly serves the Judges in Veteran's Court proceedings and we salute Judge Beck for his great accomplishments helping other veterans.

    Read more about the mission of Veteran's Treatment Court on the 7th Judicial Circuit website.

    Thank you to Glenda and the other Deputy Clerks who helped make this day extra special for Judge Beck!

  • Deputy Clerks Play in the Neighborhood Center Wiffle Ball Tournament

    Posted 04/18/2017

    The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia held a Wiffle Ball Tournament on Saturday, April 8th. The Clerk's office entered a team and seven deputy clerks played while two cheered them on! The event raised funds for the Neighborhood Center of West Volusia, a well respected charitable organization located in DeLand. The Neighborhood Center's vision is "to be an integral part of the collaborative efforts to serve the homeless, to feed the hungry and to prevent homelessness in Deland and West Volusia County." To learn more about the excellent work of the Neighborhood Center, visit their website.

    Thank you to the fantastic deputy Clerks who came out to play on "Team Clerk" at the Tournament.

  • The Clerk's office supported the Guild of the Museum of Art 04/10/2017

    The Guild of the Museum of Art - DeLand puts on an Annual Arts Education Fundraiser & Juried Wearable Art Exhibition. The Clerk's office has had representation at this event for four years in a row. The fundraiser supports youth art education classes in our community. This year's theme was Surreality. Our HR Manager, Kate Shockey's submission was called Mantid; a surreal representation of beauty and beast.

    Great job Kate! We are proud of your talent and willingness to participate in a fundraiser that helps others.

  • Ride Forever Group Wedding Ceremony

    Posted 03/27/2017

    On St. Patrick's Day, March 17th, 2017, the Clerk of the Court conducted her first group wedding ceremony, featuring motorcycle enthusiasts attending Volusia County's "Bike Week" events. Bruce Rossmeyer's Destination Daytona graciously donated the space for the wedding and provided a band for a reception after. The Clerk and staff were especially honored to be a part of these couples new life ride together.

    Special thanks to the deputy Clerks that assisted in the preparations and during the ceremony and to Mandy Rossmeyer for supporting the event.

    Watch Ceremony.

  • Supporting Childhood Cancer Foundation

    Posted 02/20/2017

    For several years, the Clerk's office employees have generously supported the Childhood Cancer Foundation, a local charity dedicated to assisting families of children with cancer. The Childhood Cancer Foundation is committed to ensuring that no one has to face the diagnosis of childhood cancer alone, and secondly, they provide financial assistance to childhood cancer families during the most difficult time of their lives!

    We are very proud to announce that on February 16th, the Clerk's office Human Resources Generalist, Robin Beaulieu, was installed as the new President of the CCF Board! This is a volunteer position that will be as rewarding as it is challenging. Many deputy Clerks attended the event to support Robin and the great work of the organization.

    In Robin's address to the Foundation after being sworn in by DeLand Mayor, Bob Apgar, she shared her passion and dedication to taking the Foundation to new heights of success in fundraising and helping the community. Robin said that CCF needs to do more and she will give her all to help that happen. She explained the growing need, "the American Cancer Foundation estimated there will be 1,688,780 new cancer cases in 2017 and 600,920 of those diagnosed will not survive. Of that number, 250,000 of the new cases will affect children under the age of 20. This means that 1 in every 285 children will be diagnosed with cancer under the age of 20 and 91,000 of them will not survive."

    The Clerk's office is honored to play a part in helping CCF in their important mission and we wish Robin the best in her new role!

  • ME STRONG: Deputy Clerks Get Their Running Shoes On for a Good Cause!

    Posted 01/30/2017

    ME STRONG is a rapidly growing charity committed to serving Central Floridians battling cancer and to funding groundbreaking research in pursuit of a cure. The ME STRONG 5k is held annually in DeLand, and has grown to be the largest 5k hosted in Volusia County. This year's 5K fundraiser took place on January 28th, with a total registration of 2,800. Many Deputy Clerks participated to support the cause and enjoy healthy activity. Donna was the first Deputy Clerk to cross the finish line at this year's 5K with a time of 32.05 minutes! We are so proud of our employees participation and their love of helping others. Go Team!

    Kudos to all the Deputy Clerks who helped raise funds to fight cancer at the ME STRONG 5K this year!

    Watch the Start of the ME STRONG 5k.

  • Diane Matousek's Retirement and New Beginnings Posted 01/09/2017

    On January 3, 2017, a special retirement ceremony was held at the DeLand Courthouse honoring former Clerk Diane Matousek for her 24 years as Clerk and almost 44 years of exemplary service to the Clerk's office. The event included a musical tribute to the Clerk performed by employees of the Clerk's office, the presentation of plaques and gifts by the office divisions, and a farewell address by Diane. The Honorable Judge Richard Orfinger from the Fifth District Court of Appeals made the final presentation to the Clerk. The Honorable Judge Randell Rowe III, Circuit Judge, administered the Oath of Office for incoming Clerk, Laura Roth. The Clerk employees surprised new Clerk Roth with a musical tribute and flash mob dance. See the Daytona Beach News Journal article and the West Volusia Beacon's video of the Roth tribute performance.

    Special thanks goes out to the dedicated members of the Clerk's office staff who provided an unforgettable reception and ceremony for the occasion.

  • Gift of Giving - 2016 Posted 12/16/2016

    Beginning in 2010, the Clerk's office became involved with a very special program benefiting children in our community. The program was developed through the Volusia County School Board to assist children in homeless situations. Each year there are approximately 1,300 homeless students in our local schools. The families sometimes live in cars, hotels, tents, or with friends or extended family members.

    A social worker chooses the families who are most in need of help for the holidays. They provide us with "wish lists" completed by the children and willing Clerk's office divisions volunteer to do their best to get the items on the list. Due to the generous donations of the Clerk's staff, many children receive items they otherwise would not get. Each year our numbers vary but in our best year, 2012, we were able to make 75 students very happy.

    Thanks again to our caring staff who give of their time and treasure year after year.

  • Drive Out Hunger - Food Drive 12/09/2016

    For many years our employees have generously given non-perishable items to the Annual WESH 2 "Share Your Christmas Food Drive" benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. This year’s motto was "Drive Out Hunger."

    Each division in the Clerk's Office put out a box for employee donations and our Administrative Services support staff collected the goods and delivered them to the organizers on Monday, December 5th.

    Thank you to the Clerk's office staff for your dedication to helping others.