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2009-10-12 15:00:00

DOVER, Del., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced that Glass, Lewis & Co. and PROXY Governance, Inc., two independent proxy advisory firms, have each recommended that Chesapeake shareholders vote "FOR" the strategic merger with Florida Public Utilities (NYSE Amex: FPU) at Chesapeake's Special Meeting of Shareholders on October 22, 2009. "We are very pleased that these two independent shareholder advisory firms have...

2009-08-06 05:30:00

DOVER, Del., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced net income of $806,000 for the second quarter of 2009, or $0.12 per share (diluted), compared to $1.8 million, or $0.27 per share (diluted), for the second quarter of 2008. The Company's pre-tax operating income for the second quarter of 2009 decreased by $1.5 million compared to the same period in 2008 as the natural gas segment experienced a decline in pre-tax operating income of...

2009-07-21 09:00:00

DOVER, Del., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today that it has received all public service commission regulatory approvals required for its merger with Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU) (NYSE Amex: FPU). On April 20, 2009, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement with Florida Public Utilities. Chesapeake has received all approvals needed from the Delaware Public Service Commission...

2009-05-29 09:53:00

DOVER, Del., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (ESNG), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), received the American Gas Association's (AGA) Safety Achievement Award for the sixth consecutive year in a row. The 2008 Safety Achievement Award, presented at AGA's 2009 Operations Conference and Biennial Exhibition on May 20, 2009, was given to companies that achieved the lowest "DART" incident rate -- a mathematical calculation that describes...

2009-05-07 15:09:00

DOVER, Del., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Schimkaitis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), announced today that the Company's Board of Directors elected Jeffrey R. Tietbohl to the position of Assistant Vice President at their May 6, 2009 meeting. "Jeff has consistently proven to be one of Chesapeake's key contributors and is well respected among his colleagues at Chesapeake," said Mr. Schimkaitis. "We are excited for Jeff to be...

2009-04-20 07:00:00

- All Stock Transaction; Each Common Share of Florida Public Utilities Company to be Exchanged For 0.405 Common Shares of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation - DOVER, Del. and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) and Florida Public Utilities Company (NYSE AMEX: FPU) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Florida Public Utilities will merge with a wholly owned subsidiary of...

2009-03-31 10:15:00

DOVER, Del., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Schimkaitis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), announced today that Matthew M. Kim has joined the Company as Controller. Mr. Kim will oversee all business unit accounting and financial reporting processes within the Company. He will assume responsibility for the development, communication and implementation of accounting and tax policies and procedures that impact the Company. In...

2009-02-18 14:40:00

DOVER, Del., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, (NYSE: CPK) learned earlier today that its ticker symbol, "CPK," was erroneously included in an article published by Barron's, entitled "The Audacity of Less Hope." The article referenced Chesapeake Energy and should have referred to the ticker symbol "CHK" versus Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's ticker symbol. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified utility company engaged in natural gas...

2008-12-23 11:09:00

DOVER, Del., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John R. Schimkaitis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), today announced that the Company has appointed Joseph Cummiskey to Director of Propane Operations. In this position, Mr. Cummiskey will oversee Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's propane operations including Sharp Energy, Inc. and Xeron, Inc. "Joe brings his vast knowledge of propane supply-side strategies and logistics to Sharp...


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