Dover, Del. – Employees from Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) partnered with employees from Chesapeake Utilities, the Company’s natural gas distribution system on the Delmarva Peninsula, and Sharp Energy, the Company’s propane distribution subsidiary, to join DART (Delaware Authority for Regional Transit) for a “Stuff the Bus” food drive on April 25 at Chesapeake Utilities’ Energy Lane headquarters.

Employees shopped for food items, then filled a DART paratransit bus, powered by Sharp Energy propane AutoGas, with 3,799 pounds of nonperishable staples valued at more than $5,000. All proceeds were donated to the Food Bank of Delaware to help Delawareans in need of food assistance.

“For more than 160 years, we’ve helped advance the communities we serve. We’re committed to investing our energy to benefit the places we call home, and events like “Stuff the Bus” help us to deliver on that commitment. Partnering with DART to support organizations like the Food Bank of Delaware with their positive and lasting impact, helps the communities we serve to flourish,” said Eric Mays, director of propane operations for Sharp Energy.

About Chesapeake Utilities
Chesapeake Utilities, the corporation’s Delmarva Peninsula natural gas distribution operations, serves approximately 94,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Delaware and Maryland. Chesapeake’s Delaware division serves southern New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties. Chesapeake’s Maryland division operates on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in Wicomico, Dorchester, Caroline, and Cecil Counties. Its subsidiary Sandpiper Energy operates a natural gas and propane distribution system in Worcester County. Its subsidiary Elkton Gas delivers natural gas to Elkton, Maryland.  Chesapeake Utilities, headquartered in Dover, Delaware, operates the only public natural gas fueling station on the Delmarva Peninsula. For more information about the Company and the SHARING program, visit www.chpkgas.com.

About Sharp Energy
Sharp Energy, headquartered in Georgetown, Delaware, distributes propane to residential, commercial and industrial customers in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, North and South Carolina and Pennsylvania. With multiple rail facilities and several millions of gallons of propane storage, Sharp Energy has established a solid supply portfolio. Sharp Energy is a proud partner of Alliance AutoGas, a national network of companies that have joined together to deliver a comprehensive alternative fueling solution including EPA-certified propane AutoGas vehicle conversions, on-site fueling infrastructure, fuel supply, safety and operational training, and ongoing technical support. To learn more about Sharp Energy, visit www.sharpenergy.com.

About Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy delivery company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation offer sustainable energy solutions through its natural gas transmission and distribution, electricity generation and distribution, propane gas distribution, mobile compressed natural gas utility services and solutions, and other businesses. For more information, visit www.chpk.com.

About DART

Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) operates DART First State, offering a statewide network of transportation options. Services provided include fixed route, intercounty, seasonal bus, paratransit for people with disabilities, commuter train service contracted through SEPTA and Delaware Commute Solutions’ ride matching program.

 

Please note that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is not affiliated with Chesapeake Energy, an oil and natural gas exploration company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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For more information, contact:       

Brianna Patterson
Manager, Public Relations and Strategic Communications
419-314-1233
[email protected]

 

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