Posts Tagged: linemen

#ThankALineman on National Lineman Appreciation Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 15, 2020 – Kissimmee Utility Authority joins the U.S. Congress in recognizing Saturday as National Lineman Appreciation Day to honor the skilled brave men and women who work one of the most dangerous professions in America. By unanimous consent, the U.S. Senate in 2013 and U.S. House in 2017 approved separate resolutions… Read more »

Kissimmee’s “Electric Cowboys” to Compete in Statewide Rodeo on Saturday in Tallahassee

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These twelve linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority will compete against linemen from other utilities across the state in Saturday’s 20th annual Florida Lineman Competition in Tallahassee. Hosted by the Florida Municipal Electric Association, the day-long rodeo allows electric linemen to demonstrate their skill, safety and teamwork in a series of timed events based on traditional… Read more »

KUA Linemen to Compete in Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 3, 2020 – Twelve linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority will compete against linemen from other utilities throughout the state in the 20th annual Florida Lineman Competition on Saturday, March 14 in Tallahassee. Hosted by the Florida Municipal Electric Association, the day-long rodeo allows electric linemen to demonstrate their skill, safety and teamwork… Read more »

#ThankALineman: KUA Celebrates Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 26, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority proudly celebrates Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day today to honor the skilled brave men and women across the state who work in one of the nation’s most dangerous professions. In 2012, the Florida House of Representatives introduced a resolution honoring the men and women in Florida who… Read more »

KUA to Host Statewide Lineman Competition on March 10

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 9, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority will host the 18th annual Florida Lineman Competition on Saturday, March 10 at Osceola Heritage Park. Established in 2001 by the Florida Municipal Electric Association, the rodeo-style competition is where electric linemen from utilities throughout Florida come together for training and to demonstrate the skill, safety… Read more »