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FPU Employees Return Home From Relief Efforts

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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 … Continue reading

FPU Takes Relief Efforts To New York

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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 … Continue reading

FPU Remains Up North Amid Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy

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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 … Continue reading

Rayonier And FPU Finalize ‘Renewable Energy Agreement’

October 24, 2012—A greener community and lower energy costs may be officially within reach for Fernandina Beach. Thanks to a 10-year agreement approved by the Florida Public Service Commission in July and finalized by the two companies in October, FPU … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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) … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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