Monthly Archives: September 2002

KUA Team Places 8th in International Lineman’s Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 1, 10:30 am — Considered the industry’s “Super Bowl” of skill competitions, 1,000 of the best linemen from across the United States and around the world gathered in Bonner Springs, Kansas recently to compete in the 19th Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo. Kissimmee Utility Authority’s three-person team scored 394 points out of a… Read more »

KUA Honors First Female Employee for 25 Years of Service

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 11, 4:45 pm – Customer service representative Sarah Tompkins of Kissimmee has been honored for 25 years of service by the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). Tompkins is the first woman to reach a quarter century of service in the utility’s 101-year history. “I am proud to present this plaque to the first… Read more »

Gent Named President of Local PR Chapter

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 4, 11:30 am – Chris Gent, corporate communications manager for Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA), has been installed as president of the Orlando Area Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association, the nation’s oldest public relations association. Gent succeeds outgoing president Allison Didier, APR, director of communications at Florida Dairy Farmers, Inc., whose… Read more »

Osceola Hurricane Guide Now Available in Spanish

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 4, 1:15 pm – Spanish-speaking families in Osceola County can now receive hurricane preparation information in a free 8-page guide published by Kissimmee Utility Authority, Orlando Utilities Commission and the El Osceola Star newspaper. The full-color guide is packed with important information on hurricanes and floods, plus helpful phone numbers, a disaster… Read more »