Osceola Clerk of the Circuit Court & County Comptroller Kelvin Soto, Esq., hosted a gathering in July at the Osceola Council On Aging to honor the dedication and service of tenured deputy clerks and to welcome the office’s newest employees. The evening featured the office’s years of service honorees as well as a ceremony for those employees who joined the office over the past year.

A total of 19 deputy clerks were celebrated for their accomplishments:  eight for five years of service; four for a decade of dedication; two for 15 years; and an impressive five deputy clerks were celebrated for 25 years of commitment to Osceola County.

“In recognizing the remarkable tenure of our employees, we celebrate not only their years of service but also their commitment and dedication that has served Osceola County, the judicial system, and the public at large,” expressed Clerk & Comptroller Soto.

Twenty-three deputy clerks took an oath to uphold the office’s mission, vision, and values, as well as the office’s overall principles, including service with care, a committing to excellence, driving operational efficiency, enhancing the well-being of all individuals, meeting the public’s needs, embracing modernization, and above all, upholding the trust bestowed upon them as public servants.

“This event represents both the intrinsic institutional knowledge of our organization and the bright promise of a new generation of public servants dedicated to our mission, vision, and values,” reflected Clerk & Comptroller Soto.  “Together we are paving a path forward that is unique among offices such as ours.”

Years of service honorees were presented awards by Clerk & Comptroller Soto, while those affirming their dedication as deputy clerks were presented with official certificates. The evening included dinner and a DJ for attendees to celebrate their accomplishments with their guests and one another.