Cobb Cole Attorney, Kathy Weston, President of the Volusia County Bar Foundation and a Past President of the Volusia County Bar Association, presented a check in the amount of $10,000 to the Volusia County School Board. The funds will be used to assist homeless students attending Volusia County schools.
The Volusia County Bar Association elected Cobb Cole land use and local government partner Michael J. Woods as its Treasurer for the 2012-2013 term. Other attorneys elected to office were President Sebrina Slack, President-Elect R. Brooks Casey, and Treasurer Kenneth Bohannon. Mr. Woods just completed his year long term as Secretary for the board. The Volusia County Bar Association is a voluntary bar association with a mission to "maintain the honor and dignity of the legal profession; to regulate the practice of and promote improvements in the law and in the methods of its administration; to educate its members and the general public in matters pertaining to the law and to the legal profession; and to cultivate professional ethics and a spirit of brotherhood and good fellowship among the members of this corporation." For more information about the Volusia County Bar Association, please contact Kathie Selover at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This month's cause is God's Little Angels, a local charitable organization which provides assistance to the children in our community. Mary Barrs, the founder of God's Little Angels, works closely with our local shelters, food banks, the Red Cross and other not-for-profit organizations in our area. Through God's Little Angels, Ms. Barrs provides needy children with clothes, food and other basic necessities.
On July 11, 2012, Katherine Hurst Miller was selected by Governor Rick Scott to serve on the 7th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. The 7th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commision is a constituted body responsible for providing the governor of Florida with a list of possible appointments for judicial vacancies. Ms. Miller was nominated for the position by the Florida Bar, and her term as a commissioner will run until July 1, 2016. "I am honored and excited to serve the Governor, the legal community, and the people of this area in such an important role," said Ms. Miller of her appointment.
On July 6, 2012, Cobb Cole client, International Speedway Corporation, was in The Daytona Beach News-Journal article, "Speedway remodel plans include improved corporate amenities, more food and souvenir booths, ISC officials confirm." Cobb Cole represents the International Speedway Corporation in in their application for these upgrades.
The Daytona Beach News-Journal recently quoted Cobb Cole attorney and shareholder, Tom Leek, in three of the articles within its four-part special report focusing on the redevelopment of the City of Daytona Beach. Mr. Leek is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Daytona Regional Area Chamber of Commerce and was interviewed for the special report while serving as Chairman.