Yearly Archives: 2003

Utilities Host World’s Largest Human Checkers Game

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 18, 11:30 am – In a spin on the popular game played by millions, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) and Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) hosted one of the world’s largest human checkers games in downtown Kissimmee on September 17. Using a downtown Kissimmee street, the game featured 24 local dignitaries who were selected… Read more »

KUA Sponsors Conservation Art Contest

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 16, 12:45 pm – In an effort to increase awareness of energy conservation and to encourage individual responsibility for the preservation of our natural resources, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is sponsoring its tenth annual calendar art contest for third, fourth and fifth grade Osceola County students. A panel of “celebrity judges” will… Read more »

KUA Launches Technology Television Series

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 29, 8:45 am – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) launches on September 1 a new bi-monthly television series geared toward technology novices and enthusiasts around the corner and around the globe. “That’s IT” – short for “That’s Information Technology” – is a 30-minute variety show dedicated to personal computing and the Internet. Increasingly,… Read more »

KUA Administrator Named “Member of the Year”

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 25, 1:30 pm — Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) has named Michelle Scharfenberg of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) as “Member of the Year.” Scharfenberg was one of eight professionals honored this year at FMEA’s annual conference. The “Member of the Year” award is typically presented to one individual, but FMEA decided to… Read more »

KUA Wins 2 FPRA Golden Image Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 8, 9:15 am — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has been awarded two Golden Image Awards — the Florida public relations industry’s most prestigious honor. Golden Image Awards are awarded by the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) for the best strategic public relations programs in the state. KUA received both a Grand Golden… Read more »