Monthly Archives: May 2005

KUA Lineman Retires After 42 Years

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 1, 9:00 a.m. – William N. “Bill” Groover, line crew supervisor for Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA), retires today after 42 years, one month and three days of service to the electric utility.   Groover, 62, was honored this morning by KUA’s board of directors and presented with proclamations from the utility and Read More »

KUA to Host 2006 Florida Lineman’s Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 25, 5:00 p.m. – The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) has announced the selection of Kissimmee, Fla. as the host city of the 2006 Florida Lineman’s Competition & Lineworker Training Workshop. The sixth annual competition, which is expected to draw hundreds of participants and spectators, will be hosted by Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) Read More »

KUA Announces Record Downloads of 2005 Hurricane Guide

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 23, 4:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority, Florida’s sixth largest community-owned electric utility, today announced that it has achieved record breaking success with the online distribution of its 2005 Osceola Hurricane Handbook. In the first 72 hours following the guide’s debut on May 18, the utility recorded more than 1,000 downloads of Read More »

KUA Issues 2005 Hurricane Preparation Guide

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Above-Average Year for Hurricane Activity PredictedKISSIMMEE, Fla., May 18, 12:00 noon – Kissimmee Utility Authority, Florida’s sixth largest community-owned electric utility, is offering free copies of its 2005 Osceola Hurricane Handbook. The popular guides, which are offered annually to Osceola County residents, are developed by the utility to help individuals and families prepare for the Read More »

Gemskie Tapped for KUA Board

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 16, 9:30 a.m. – At a special meeting of the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) board of directors held on May 11, the board interviewed two applicants and selected Nancy F. Gemskie to serve a second five-year term on the utility’s governing board. Gemskie is a retired insurance executive and a Kissimmee resident Read More »