Monthly Archives: July 2004

KUA Named Top 100 Company for Working Families

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 30, 2:00 pm — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today was named a “Top 100 Company for Working Families” by the Orlando Sentinel. This is the seventh consecutive year the utility has been recognized in the program. The announcement was made during a special awards ceremony held this afternoon at Royal Pacific Resort… Read more »

Gemskie Named FMEA Member of the Year

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 30, 10:30 am – The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) on Thursday presented its prestigious Member of the Year Award to Nancy Gemskie, vice chairman of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). Gemskie accepted her award during FMEA’s annual conference in Amelia Island, FL. Each year, FMEA honors one member in Florida who through… Read more »

Welsh Re-Elected FMPA Treasurer

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 29, 11:00 am – The Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) today announced that Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) president and general manager Jim Welsh has been re-elected treasurer of the agency. The election took place at FMPA’s annual meeting in Amelia Island, FL. Welsh has been a member of FMPA’s Board of Directors… Read more »

KUA Signs 2,000th Phone Subscriber

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 23, 8:30 am — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA), Florida’s sixth largest municipal utility, reached a major milestone on Thursday with the signing of its 2,000th telephone subscriber. The milestone came just four months after the launch of the service in March. The 2,000th customer was Steve and Sheila Rouch, who live near… Read more »

KUA Announces Lower Phone Rates

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 20, 11:30 am — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) on Monday announced lower residential telephone rates that will make communications simpler and more affordable for Central Florida consumers. The new rates took effect on July 19 and lowered costs by an average of 15 percent. KUA, in partnership with Sparks Communications of New… Read more »