KUA to Honor 255 Years of Employee Service

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 24, 2009 – At its monthly meeting on Oct. 7, the Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors will honor 16 employees for a combined 255 years of service to the utility. Those being honored include:

Customer Service
25 years – Johnnie Hewitt
20 years – L.J. Crouch
                Waverly Padgett
15 years – Diane Sweenor
5 years –   Niyessa Hunter

Engineering & Operations
20 years – Alan Burkhardt
                Bruce Thompson
                Tony Wilson
15 years – Mike Taylor
                Matt Wetzel

Information Technology
5 years –    Yomarie Medina

Power Supply
15 years – David Aviles
                 Tim Briggs
                 Bob Chywski
                 Marcial Diaz
                 Neute Johnson

Founded in 1901, KUA (www.kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric and telecommunication services to 62,000 customers in Osceola County, Fla.

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Chris M. Gent
(407) 933-9836
cgent@kua.com