Sharp Energy employees accept their awards for “Best Gas Company of the Eastern Shore” and “Best Southern Delaware Gas Company – Sussex County” by The Metropolitan Magazine. Pictured left to right: Andy Hesson, Mandie Granger, Lynn Muir, Suzy Hutchison, and Mike Petito.

Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) announced today that its propane distribution subsidiary, Sharp Energy, received awards for “Best Gas Company of the Eastern Shore” and “Best Southern Delaware Gas Company – Sussex County” by The Metropolitan Magazine. The awards were presented as part of “The Best of the Eastern Shore” celebration hosted by the publication in October at The Standard in Salisbury, Maryland.

“I am incredibly proud of the Sharp Energy team. Our employees have an outstanding commitment to providing reliable service and unsurpassed customer care for our propane customers,” said Elaine B. Bittner, Senior Vice President of Strategic Development, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and Chief Operating Officer of Sharp Energy. “They are relentless in their community efforts, including their support of Nemours Children’s healthcare system and local food banks. I believe it’s the personal connections our teams build that enable us to best serve our customers throughout the Eastern Shore and Southern Delaware.”

The Metropolitan Magazine “Best of the Eastern Shore” selections showcase the magazine readers’ choices for the finest businesses in the Delmarva region. This year marks the 23rd year that readers of The Metropolitan Magazine have voted for the publication’s “Best of” ballot.

“We are thrilled to be recognized again this year by The Metropolitan Magazine readers,” said S. Robert Zola, President of Sharp Energy. “It’s rewarding to know that our employees’ commitment to safety and excellent service is recognized by our customers across our service territories, and we look forward to continuing to deliver value for many years to come.”

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