Monthly Archives: April 2016

KUA Hurricane Guide Wins 2 International Awards

Posted by & filed under News.

KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 26, 2016 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s hurricane guide has been honored with two awards in the 22nd Annual Communicator Awards, the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence. The utility’s 2015 Osceola Hurricane Handbook received an Award of Excellence in the educational brochure category and an Award of Distinction for overall brochure… Read more »

KUA Wins 9 PR Awards

Posted by & filed under News.

KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 18, 2016 – Kissimmee Utility Authority won nine awards at the 2016 Image Awards, an annual competition sponsored by the Orlando Area Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. The winners were announced at a ceremony held April 14 at the Crayola Experience Orlando. The Image Awards competition recognizes companies and organizations… Read more »

Utility to Conduct Mock Disaster Thursday

Posted by & filed under News.

KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 12, 2016 – In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, hundreds of Kissimmee Utility Authority employees will engage in a full-scale mock disaster exercise on April 14. Designed to test the preparedness of utility personnel to work cohesively in a crisis scenario, the five-hour drill will involve a wide range of activities,… Read more »

KUA Names Building for Retiring Ken Davis

Posted by & filed under News.

KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 7, 2016 – To honor retiring vice president of engineering and operations Ken Davis, the Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors has named its newest facility the Kenneth L. Davis Line Operations Center. A surprise proclamation, honoring Davis’ nearly 32 years of service, was read during Wednesday’s utility board meeting, attended by… Read more »

Kissimmee to Host 2018 Florida Lineman Competition

Posted by & filed under News.

KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 7, 2016 – The Florida Municipal Electric Association today announced the selection of Kissimmee, Fla. as the host city of its 2018 Florida Lineman Competition. The annual rodeo-style competition, which is expected to draw hundreds of participants and spectators from throughout Florida, will be hosted by Kissimmee Utility Authority in the spring… Read more »