Monthly Archives: October 2002

McGruff Moves to Kissimmee: Utility Unveils New Safety Program

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 30, 9:00 am – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has teamed up with McGruff®, the crime dog, to help safeguard children and adults in Osceola County. Today, the utility kicks off the KUA McGruff Truck Program — an innovative partnership between the National Crime Prevention Council and KUA. “The KUA McGruff Truck Program Read More »

KUA Names General Counsel

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 21, 9:30 am – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has appointed Arthur J. “Grant” Lacerte, Jr. as the utility’s vice president and general counsel. He succeeds Ed Brinson, general counsel since 1985, who resigned on October 1 in preparation for retirement. Lacerte brings to KUA over 10 years of experience in public utility, Read More »

KUA Art Contest Deadline Approaches

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 17, 12:00 noon — Friday, November 1 is the deadline for entries in Kissimmee Utility Authority’s ninth annual calendar art contest for third, fourth and fifth grade Osceola County students. Every student who submits artwork to KUA will be honored with a letter of appreciation, an opportunity to win four tickets to Read More »

KUA Sponsors Student Art Contest

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 9, 8:15 am — Every year in the U.S., tens of thousands of people are killed or injured from contact with electricity. In fact, one person is electrocuted in the home every 25 hours, according to the latest data available from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. These types of accidents are also Read More »