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Clerk's Office Receives Well-Being Award

Cigna recognizes Clerk's wellness program for improving employees’ physical, emotional and financial health

Post Date:07/25/2019 10:00 AM

 Clerk's HR reps receiving Cigna Well-Being award

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (July 25, 2019) – The Clerk & Comptroller was recognized by one of the country’s top health insurers as a leader in workplace wellness for providing programs that improve the overall well-being of its nearly 700 employees.

Cigna, a national health services company, named the Clerk & Comptroller’s office as a recipient of its 2019 Outstanding Culture of Well-Being Award during a July 24 ceremony in Fort Lauderdale.

The Clerk & Comptroller’s workplace wellness program focuses on the overall well-being of its team, from cash incentives that reward employees for making healthy choices to one-on-one meetings with financial planners to encourage fiscal wellness.

“It is an honor to be recognized for providing a premier wellness program that encourages and educates employees about the importance of investing in themselves,” said Clerk & Comptroller Sharon R. Bock, Esq. “I am extremely proud of our efforts to ensure our employees have the support and resources they need to make healthy choices for themselves and their family members.”

Each year, Cigna recognizes organizations that are committed to improving the health and well-being of employees through workplace programs.

The Clerk & Comptroller was one of three South Florida organizations to receive this year’s top award. Other recipients include the City of Coconut Creek in Broward County and Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo.

This marks the second time in as many months that the Clerk & Comptroller has been recognized for its continued commitment to improving the physical, emotional and financial health of its employees. In May, the office earned the second place spot on the South Florida Business Journal’s healthiest employer list for 2019.

“As a certified public accountant, I believe that helping our employees achieve financial wellness is key to improving their overall well-being,” said Shannon R. Chessman, the Clerk’s Chief Operating Officer. “By emphasizing financial health as part of our broader wellness initiative, we help ensure our employees have the quality of life they need for a successful future.”

The Clerk’s office has a long-established tradition of offering employees a comprehensive wellness program that focuses on their total health. The program features a variety of wellness opportunities, including lunch & learn workshops, lifestyle challenges, training events and one-on-one meetings with financial planning experts.

For more information about the Clerk’s award-winning wellness program, please visit

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About the Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County
The Florida Constitution established the independent office of the Clerk & Comptroller as a public trustee, responsible for safeguarding public records and public funds. Clerk Sharon Bock is directly elected by and accountable to Palm Beach County residents. In addition to the roles of Clerk of the Circuit Court, County Recorder and Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, the Clerk & Comptroller is the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Auditor for Palm Beach County.

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