KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 22, 9:45 am — In a spin on the popular game played by millions, the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) and Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) held one of the world’s largest human checkers game on Wednesday, March 21, in downtown Kissimmee.
Using a downtown
The tradition of human checkers began 74 years ago in Osceola county. On a Saturday afternoon in 1927, crowds began to gather around a checkerboard at Broadway and
On Wednesday, Kissimmee Mayor Dr. George Gant rode in a KUA bucket truck, while
In the end,
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