Monthly Archives: February 2012

Utility Linemen to be Recognized by Florida Legislature

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 1, 2012 – Four Kissimmee Utility Authority linemen will be in Tallahassee tomorrow when the Florida House of Representatives introduces a resolution designating August 26, 2012 as “Lineworker Appreciation Day” throughout the state. The resolution honors the thousands of men and women who risk their lives every day to ensure the safe Read More »

McGruff Truck Program Cancelled

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 14, 2012 – A nationwide program designed to make neighborhoods safer, protect children from harm and reduce crime has been cancelled, due to lack of funding. The National Crime Prevention Council announced last week that its McGruff Truck program had been discontinued, effective immediately. The message of the McGruff Truck program was Read More »

Keep Valentine’s Day Balloons Close to the Heart …and Away from Power Lines

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 14, 2012 – Valentine’s Day is here and Kissimmee Utility Authority is reminding its customers that metallic balloons, often a part of this special celebration, can cause power outages if not disposed of properly. More metallic balloons are sold on Valentine’s Day than any other holiday and, not surprisingly, it’s also the Read More »

KUA Hosts Free Student Days at Osceola County Fair

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 3, 2012 – To provide financial relief and a bit of fun for families during this economic downturn, Kissimmee Utility Authority will host two student days at the 68th annual Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee. The KUA Student Days feature FREE fair admission for all students (kindergarten – grade 12) on Thursday, Read More »