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KUA 25th Annual Calendar Contest Open for Entries

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KUA has officially opened the call for entries for our 25th annual calendar art contest. The annual talent hunt is open to Osceola County students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 6, including public, private and home-schooled students. Students are asked to use crayons, markers, paints or computer-generated graphics to depict an electrical safety message in… Read more »

5 Must-Haves for Your Hurricane Survival Kit

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September 10 is the peak of hurricane season—are you prepared? Get the Osceola Hurricane Handbook now. A partnership between KUA, Osceola County, the cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud, UF IFAS Extension in Osceola County and Positively Osceola, the 40-page handbook includes information on emergency shelters, evacuation routes, generator safety and power outage restoration as… Read more »

Swimming Pool Safety Tips

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With a long weekend ahead, most of us plan to enjoy the warm weather by swimming in our backyard pools. Before diving into the weekend, review these tips to keep your family safe:   Secure your pool with appropriate barriers. Consider fencing your pool to avoid accidental falls and slips. You may also want to… Read more »

Kissimmee Utility Authority Recognizes August 26 as Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day

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Kissimmee Utility Authority will join the state to celebrate Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day on Sunday, August 26 in honor of the men and women who risk their lives daily to ensure reliable delivery of electricity throughout Florida. Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day was designated by the Florida House of Representatives in 2012 in memory of Marc… Read more »

Back-to-School Dorm Safety

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Back-to-school season is here and if you have kids going off to college there are several preparations to consider for the start of the school year. Before decorating the dorm or apartment, it’s important to practice electrical safety to make sure your kids have a safe semester. Follow these five electrical safety tips to ensure… Read more »