Monthly Archives: April 2003

KUA’s Safety Education Honored with 3 Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 25, 9:00 am – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s ongoing commitment to electrical safety education earned the utility three awards in Thursday evening’s 2003 Image Awards, an annual competition sponsored by the Orlando Area Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. The Image Awards competition is conducted to recognize outstanding public relations programs and Read More »

Governor Bush Honors KUA Employee for 40 Years of Service

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 23, 6:30 pm – An employee of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) was honored Wednesday evening for 40 years of service to the utility. Journey back to April 1963. John F. Kennedy was President, the Beatles were taking Britain by storm, “Lawrence of Arabia” had just received the Academy Award for Best Picture, Read More »

KUA Captures 4 International Print Media Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 21, 10:30 am – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is one of just six utilities in the U.S. — and the only in Florida — to be honored with a Crystal Award of Excellence in this year’s international Communicator Awards. In addition to receiving a Crystal Award, KUA was honored with two Awards Read More »

KUA Linemen Ranked ‘Second Fastest’ in Florida

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Kissimmee, Fla., April 4, 11:00 am – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) crews brought home four trophies and the second fastest competition time from the third annual Florida Lineman’s Rodeo. Twenty-three teams from nearly a dozen of Florida’s electric utilities gathered in Jacksonville on March 29 to exhibit their craft and showcase their skills. KUA’s leading Read More »

KUA Pleased with Mock Disaster Results

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 3, 12:30 pm — If practice really makes perfect, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) should be more than prepared when the next disaster strikes Osceola County. Employee deaths. Chemical spills. Fire alarms. Building evacuations. Media rushing to the scene. Well, not really. But in theory, all those events happened on April 1. In Read More »