|NYPA Presents Free Movies With Contemporary Themes in January|
|January 2, 2013|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue its free “Friday Matinees” in the new year with January showings of contemporary movies at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch at the St. Lawrence Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project. NYPA will show a selection of movies on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. in the visitors center auditorium. Free popcorn will be available for the movie showings. The January schedule is: Jan. 4: “Hope Springs” (2012). After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship. Jan. 11: “Seven Days in Utopia” (2011). After a disastrous debut on the pro circuit, a young golfer finds himself unexpectedly stranded in Utopia, Texas and welcomed by an eccentric rancher. Jan. 18: “Courageous” (2011). When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives. Jan. 25: “Trouble with the Curve” (2012). An ailing baseball scout in his twilight years takes his daughter along for one last recruiting trip. NYPA’s Hawkins Point Visitors Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Besides enjoying the movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such subjects as water power and the St. Lawrence-FDR project. Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam. For further information, please call the visitors center at (315) 764-0226 or go to www.nypa.gov.
■The New York Power Authority uses no tax money or state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■NYPA is a leader in promoting energy efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives.■It is the nation's largest state public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■Approximately 80 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.■For more information, www.nypa.gov
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