Yearly Archives: 2011

Utility Linemen Head to Ocala for Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 29, 2011 – The best linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority will travel to Ocala this week to compete in their very own version of the rodeo. Hosted by the Florida Municipal Electric Association, the 11th annual Florida Lineman Competition attracts top linemen from utilities across the state to compete in events based… Read more »

KUA Lassos National Rodeo Win

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Linemen Rank Third in Nation, Best in Florida KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 21, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority crews brought home the nation’s third best ranking from the 11th annual Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo in Nashville, Tenn. In addition, they scored highest among participating Florida utilities. Held in conjunction with the American Public Power Association’s Engineering… Read more »

Hardee Appointed to National Public Power Council

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 14, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority board member Reginald Hardee has been appointed by the American Public Power Association to a three-year term on its Policy Makers Council. The council assists APPA in promoting federal legislation that is important to public power systems like KUA while opposing harmful legislation. It also provides… Read more »

KUA Linemen Head to Nashville for National Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 9, 2011 – The best linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority will travel to Nashville, Tenn. next week to compete in their very own version of the rodeo. Hosted by the American Public Power Association, the 11th annual Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo attracts top linemen from utilities across the nation to compete in… Read more »

KUA Annual Report Wins Gold ADDY Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 28, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 2009 annual report has received a gold ADDY award from the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The award, given in the four-color annual report category, was presented Feb. 26 in Greenville, S.C. The report – titled “Let it Shine” – shines a light on the utility’s partnerships… Read more »