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FPU Helps Buy Books For Riverside Elementary

Children's Thank You Letters

March 8, 2013—One Riverside Elementary student named Florida Public Utilities a ‘hero’ after the Company contributed numerous dollars to the school’s ‘Pennies For Pages’ event. The month-long ‘book-a-thon’ began on March 4th, when each class received a money jar. Students were then invited to bring pennies to put in the jar—as well as any other […]

FPU Launches ‘Energy Expert’ Web Portal

Energy Experts

February 27, 2013—FPU is pleased to announce the launch their new ‘Energy Expert’ web portal, which made its official debut earlier this month. Among the portal’s most interactive features is the ability to submit specific energy-related questions to Scott Rank, FPU’s Senior Conservation Representative—now also known as ‘The Energy Expert’. In addition to interacting one-on-one […]

FPU Participates In ‘Breakfast With Diane Rehm’ Fundraiser.

FPU Participates In ‘Breakfast With Diane Rehm’ Fundraiser.

February 25, 2013— In a show of support for National Public Radio (NPR), a handful of FPU employees recently represented their Company at the ‘Breakfast With Diane Rehm’ fundraiser. The event took place February 9th at the West Palm Beach Marriott. In addition to having breakfast with Diane Rehm of ‘The Diane Rehm Show’, attendees […]

Florida Public Utilities Acquires the Propane Operating Assets of Glades Gas Company

February 7, 2013 – Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, today announced that its propane subsidiary, Flo-Gas Corporation, has purchased the propane operating assets of Glades Gas Company. Glades Gas has been a family-owned and operated business for eighty years, providing propane service to approximately 3,000 residential and commercial accounts […]

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

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 […]