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Community Involvement

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

FPU To Build New Employee Training Center And Beyond

September 21, 2012—FPU has announced plans to build a 1,200-square-foot training center for employees, which will be located at 450 South U.S. 17/92 behind the Company’s Debary office building. In addition to enabling extremely innovative, hands-on training for FPU employees … Continue reading

FPU’s Linda Winston Selected For Leadership Development Program

September 20, 2012—Linda Winston, a Commercial Sales Account Manager at FPU, has been one of the eighteen selected for ‘Leadership Nassau’, a leadership development program fueled by the Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce. Ringing in the program’s thirteenth year, … Continue reading

FPU Offering Another ‘Show Of Support’ For Jackson County Artists

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September 19, 2012—FPU is partnering with The Artists Guild of Northwest Florida, Inc. to debut the first ever ‘Meet the Artist’ reception, which will take place at the New Chipola Center for the Arts on September 27. The first in … Continue reading

FPU Crew Takes Road Trip To Assist With Hurricane Isaac

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September 5, 2012—On August 30th, several FPU crewmembers hit the road and headed to New Orleans to help assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac. Restoration efforts started with helping restore power to the approximately 760,000 ENTERGY customers who were … Continue reading

FPU Extends Gratitude For Line Worker Appreciation Day

August 26, 2012—FPU reminds community members to ‘Remember The Fallen’ and ‘Honor Those Still Serving’ by taking a moment to honor and recognize Line Worker Appreciation Day. FPU would like to thank Florida’s line workers for doing what they do. … Continue reading

FPU Gets ‘Green Light’ To Bring Natural Gas To City Of Okeechobee

August 21, 2012— Thanks to a non-exclusive franchise agreement that was finalized and signed during an August 21st council meeting, FPU has legally and officially been approved to bring natural gas to the City of Okeechobee. After more than a … Continue reading

FPU Energy Conservation Representative ‘Represents’ In Nassau County

August 21, 2012—FPU’s David Richardson had the honor of speaking at the Historic Fernandina Beach Business Association on August 21st.  The main focus of the presentation was to inform the thirty-five local attendees about the Company’s natural gas expansion project … Continue reading

FPU Plans To Proactively Renovate Miles Of Gas Pipeline

August 14, 2012—After receiving final approval by the Florida Public Service Commission on August 14, FPU has announced that they will be putting the Gas Reliability Infrastructure Program (GRIP) on the fast track. Joining forces with partner company Central Florida … Continue reading