Utility to Address Consumer Scams Tonight in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 24, 2012 – As part of its ongoing customer outreach, Kissimmee Utility Authority tonight will host a customer informational gathering to address a variety of customer issues, including the recent barrage of utility consumer scams in Central Florida.

Utility managers and staff will provide information on safeguarding your personal information as well as presentations on customer assistance programs, energy conservation, and tips for hurricane preparedness. KUA will also have customer service representatives on hand with laptop computers for those wishing to discuss individual account issues.

In addition, representatives from the Osceola County Human Services Department, City of Kissimmee, Toho Water Authority and Osceola County Council on Aging will be on hand to answer questions.

Those who attend will receive a free printed copy of the utility’s 2012 Osceola Hurricane Handbook. The 40-page guide includes practical tips to prepare for hurricanes and floods, plus helpful Osceola County telephone numbers, a disaster supplies checklist and a hurricane tracking chart.

The gathering will begin at 7pm at the Good Samaritan Village Community Center, 1441 Hoeger Circle, Kissimmee.

Founded in 1901, KUA (http://kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric and telecommunication services to 64,000 customers in Osceola County, Fla.

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Chris M. Gent
(407) 933-9836