Monthly Archives: August 2005

KUA Named Top 100 Company for Working Families

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2005 Marks Eighth Consecutive Year for Award KISSIMMEE, Fla., Aug. 5, 1:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today was named a “Top 100 Company for Working Families” by the Orlando Sentinel. This is the eighth consecutive year the utility has been recognized in the program. The announcement was made during a special awards ceremony held today at… Read more »

Severe Thunderstorms Knock Out Power to 2,000

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 4, 10:30 p.m. – Severe thunderstorms and lightning on Thursday evening left several thousand Kissimmee residents without electric service. At the peak of the storm at 8:00 p.m., nearly 2,000 customers were without power. The outages were mostly scattered, although the heaviest damage was concentrated in areas around Buenaventura Lakes, Neptune Road,… Read more »

KUA Training Facility Dedicated to Former VP

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 3, 11:30 a.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has dedicated its employee training facility in memory of its former vice president of customer service and marketing, Christine A. Beck. KUA president and general manager Jim Welsh joined employees from the utility’s customer service and marketing department to unveil the dedication plaque. The… Read more »