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FPU Plays Chauffeur-For-A-Day To Builders

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FPU recently celebrated this year’s ‘New Southern Home’ by providing a July 11th champagne bus tour to the destination.   Currently in the hands of builder Nathan Cross of NWC Construction, the 32,000-square foot, less than $700,00 home was the centerpiece of the 2013 Southeast Building Conference taking place at the Orange County Convention Center […]

FPU Helps Make July 4th Fireworks Possible

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July 23, 2013—After an unpopular ten-year hiatus, FPU’s co-sponsorship helped bring July 4th fireworks back to Okeechobee County. Hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police, the celebration took place at the Okee-Tantie Park on State Road 78. As the keynote presenting sponsor, FPU contributed to the theme of ‘Safety’ by promoting the statewide ‘811: Call […]

FPU ‘Rocks’ March Of Dimes Event

FPU ‘Rocks’ March Of Dimes Event

June 14, 2013—FPU was among the many local companies that supported the 2013 March of Dimes event, which took place April 7 at City Place in West Palm Beach. Beyond showing strength in numbers via a large turnout of walkers, the FPU team also grabbed attention and raised awareness with the slogan “Healthy Babies Rock”, […]

Leadership Nassau Graduates FPU Employee

Leadership Nassau Graduates FPU Employee

June 12, 2013—Linda Winston of Florida Public Utilities is one of the thirteen class members who graduated from Leadership Nassau— a community leadership development program held by the Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce. The commencement ceremony took place May 16 at the Amelia Masonic Lodge in Fernandina Beach, completing the FPU Commercial Sales Account […]

FPU Employee Helps Save Man’s Life With CPR

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March 21, 2013—Tom Moen, an FPU employee, helped saved the life of a fellow diner by utilizing the ongoing CPR training he acquired through the Company. A Safety Compliance and Training Coordinator for FPU’s Northeast Florida Division, Moen was dining out with his wife on March 1st when an elderly man collapsed and stopped breathing. […]

FPU Helps Buy Books For Riverside Elementary

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March 8, 2013—One Riverside Elementary student named Florida Public Utilities a ‘hero’ after the Company contributed numerous dollars to the school’s ‘Pennies For Pages’ event. The month-long ‘book-a-thon’ began on March 4th, when each class received a money jar. Students were then invited to bring pennies to put in the jar—as well as any other […]

FPU Launches ‘Energy Expert’ Web Portal

Energy Experts

February 27, 2013—FPU is pleased to announce the launch their new ‘Energy Expert’ web portal, which made its official debut earlier this month. Among the portal’s most interactive features is the ability to submit specific energy-related questions to Scott Rank, FPU’s Senior Conservation Representative—now also known as ‘The Energy Expert’. In addition to interacting one-on-one […]

FPU Participates In ‘Breakfast With Diane Rehm’ Fundraiser.

FPU Participates In ‘Breakfast With Diane Rehm’ Fundraiser.

February 25, 2013— In a show of support for National Public Radio (NPR), a handful of FPU employees recently represented their Company at the ‘Breakfast With Diane Rehm’ fundraiser. The event took place February 9th at the West Palm Beach Marriott. In addition to having breakfast with Diane Rehm of ‘The Diane Rehm Show’, attendees […]

FPU Named 2012 ‘Large Business of the Year’

FPU 2012 Large Business of the Year

January 11, 2013 –Despite some stiff, ever-popular competition (including Lowe’s and Hampton Inn), FPU has been granted the 2012 ‘Large Business of the Year’ Award by the Amelia Island Fernandina Beach Yulee Chamber of Commerce. An honor that last went to Home Depot, the award recognizes large companies for their remarkable efforts in enriching and […]

Nassau County’s Pipeline System Up And Running

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December 11, 2012 –Topping off FPU’s initial stage of bringing natural gas to Nassau County, the Company has taken a significant step in the expansion by implementing the energy into the city’s distribution system. Essentially, this means that natural gas will be distributed to FPU customers via a permanent pipeline—jointly owned by TECO Peoples Gas […]