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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’

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 […]

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 statewide, the facility will also include the installation of two Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) pumps—helping […]

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, the ‘Class of 2013’ will be involved in a ten-month program designed to complete and […]

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

Florida Public Utilities Workers in the Community

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 series of four, the event will feature a performance by Street Corner Symphony and audience […]

FPU Crew Takes Road Trip To Assist With Hurricane Isaac

Florida Public Utilities Community Service

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 left without power and wrapped up in Boca Raton on September 5th. Representing either FPU’s […]