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FPU Receives Award from Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth Baseball League

January 23, 2013—Florida Public Utilities recently accepted an award for their contribution to the Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth Baseball League. The Company donated and installed concrete poles providing the infrastructure for the new overhead netting system offering more protection for the attending audience. The non-profit organization that serves the families of Nassau County depends on […]

Latest FPU Newsletter Recognizes ‘Crime-Fighting’ Employee

Joey Voyard receiving a certificate of appreciation at the ‘Chesapeake CARES’ October event.

January 3, 2013—Serving as further proof that heroes live (and work) among us is Client Services Manger Joey Voyard, who played a key role in helping police nail down the suspect of a homicide that occurred in West Palm Beach September of 2012. In addition to helping confirm the shooter’s identity via surveillance footage obtained […]

FPU Employees Return Home From Relief Efforts

Florida Public Utilities Workers in the Community

November 19, 2012 – To the undoubted delight of many—current Company included—FPU employees are no longer in a New York state of, well, anything. After beginning to make the long haul from Long Island on Nov. 12th, FPU is pleased to announce that our clean up crew are now safely and securely back to ‘life […]

FPU Takes Relief Efforts To New York

Florida Public Utilities Workers in the Community

November 12, 2012 –After helping restore power to countless Pennsylvania residents, FPU employees have put on their snow boots and trekked to Long Island, New York to continue their Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. With word that necessary clean up and power restoration is nearing completion, the FPU volunteers are also expected to return to Florida […]

FPU Remains Up North Amid Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy

Florida Public Utilities Workers in the Community

November 5, 2012 – Various linemen and crew leaders from FPU are currently in the Philadelphia area helping with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, which includes restoring power to the 21,000 people currently without. Having left Florida Oct. 31st, FPU continues to wish our brave volunteers as safe and speedy of a return as possible.

FPU Hits Homerun With New Softball Field

October 24, 2012–With the help of FPU and a few other local organizations, Joe Velardi Field will soon be ‘home base’ to female softball players of all ages and ability levels throughout Fernandina Beach. FPU employees Mark Cutshaw and Charles Wilkes were recently thanked via the local newspaper for playing a key role in FPU’s […]

FPU Sponsorship Helps ‘Seagull Industries For The Disabled’ Fly

October 15, 2012— While ‘Seagull Industries For The Disabled’ aims to empower special needs individuals, after FPU helped sponsor their Third Annual Chef Event, the non-profit organization went out of its way to make FPU (and one employee, in particular) feel special. Marni Greenberg, Director of Special Events/Public Relations, expressed gratitude on behalf of herself […]

FPU Helps High School Athlete Bring Her ‘A-Game’

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October 24, 2012—FPU may be the one sponsoring Martin County High School’s traveling soccer team, but in doing so, it seems the company has also earned a few fans of its own. Particularly, high school freshman and rising soccer star Coral S., who recently reached out and thanked FPU via the following: “Dear FPUC, My […]

Pat Spalding & Wade Hughes Jointly Awarded October’s VIP Honor

Pat Spalding and Wade Hughes are proud to be honored by the Citrus County Builders Association this month. Florida Public Utilities (FPU) has been providing energy to homes and businesses throughout Florida since 1924.  In 2009, Chesapeake Utilities, a diversified energy company providing quality service to customers and communities for more than 100 years, acquired […]

FPU Nears The $70,000 Mark In ‘Community Support’ For Its NW Division

September 25, 2012—The end of 2012 may be months away, but FPU has already reached nearly $70,000 worth of support ‘given back’ to its Northwest Florida community—surpassing last years amount by almost 20 grand. Examples of this year’s local sponsorships include the opening of Chipola College Center for the Arts, Jackson Hospital Foundation, Marianna High School […]