Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today the Company’s continued emphasis on serving its communities by partnering with organizations committed to developing young people and focusing on supporting a cleaner, more sustainable future. Autumn Chalabala, Director of Business Operations at Chesapeake Utilities, is a member of the Board of Directors for the Greater Dover Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, and Dean Holden, Manager of Business Development and Sales for Chesapeake Utilities, is a member of the Board of Trustees for The Nature Conservancy in Pennsylvania and Delaware.
“Our Company has a long history of partnering with these two great organizations. Autumn and Dean have both demonstrated a willingness to be involved with our communities throughout their careers, and their experiences serve them well in these roles,” said Shane Breakie, Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities. “While we are unable to gather and volunteer in traditional ways at this time, we look forward to doing so when it is determined that we can safely gather in-person again.”
“The Nature Conservancy in Delaware is grateful for Chesapeake Utilities’ long-time support of our conservation mission, and Dean Holden has been a welcome member of our Board of Trustees,” said Lori Brennan, Executive Director of The Nature Conservancy. “Dean brings a wealth of experience, and I’m confident he will continue the legacy of strong leadership that our board has provided.”
“We are very fortunate to have Autumn as an invaluable member of our Board of Directors,” said James Collins, Chairman, Greater Dover Boys & Girls Clubs. “Among her many contributions, she she was instrumental in supporting the kids this year through her work on a coat drive, building beautiful baskets for auction and working tirelessly on our largest FUNdraiser, Delaware Stars. We greatly appreciate her passion for the kids in our community!”
In her current role at Chesapeake Utilities, Mrs. Chalabala is responsible for providing business analytics, project management and strategic sourcing, as well as technology and business improvements. In his current role at Chesapeake Utilities, Mr. Holden is responsible for working with government, commercial and industrial customers to promote economic development opportunities to communities as a result of increased natural gas growth and expansion.
In addition, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Executive Vice President and General Counsel Jim Moriarty is beginning his fourth year as a member of the Board of Directors at the Pauline F. and W. David Robbins Family YMCA in Cambridge, Maryland.
About Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy delivery company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, which is engaged in natural gas transmission and distribution; electricity generation and distribution; propane gas distribution; mobile CNG utility services and solutions; and other businesses. Information about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation’s businesses is available at www.chpk.com, through the Company’s Investor Relations App and on the Annual Report Microsite at cpkannualreport.com.
About Chesapeake Utilities
Chesapeake Utilities, the corporation’s Delmarva Peninsula natural gas distribution operation, serves approximately 83,000 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. Chesapeake Utilities, headquartered in Dover, Delaware, operates the only public natural gas fueling station on the Delmarva Peninsula. For more information, visit www.chpkgas.com.
About The Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware
Since 1931, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware have enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, 44 Clubs serve 40,000 children and teens through Club membership and community outreach. Beyond Delaware, Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native lands throughout the country, and serve military families in Boys & Girls Clubs-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. The Clubs provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. The Clubs’ programs promote academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. To learn more, visit www.bgclubs.org/
About The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Nature Conservancy in Pennsylvania and Delaware works with government agencies, private corporations, conservation organizations and its members to conserve the places on which people and wildlife depend. This has resulted in the conservation of more than 130,000 acres across the two states and 30,000 acres across Delaware since 1990. To learn more, visit nature.org/delaware or follow the Nature Conservancy on facebook.com/natureconservancydelaware or on Instagram.com/nature_delaware.
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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