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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 […]

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 […]