News Advisory and Photo
Public Invited To Dam 4-MILER Walk/Run/Rollerblade and Hurricane Katrina
Fundraiser at St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project Hawkins Point Visitors
October 11, 2005
On Saturday, October 15, join the 4-MILER
Walk/Run/Rollerblade, a great family-fun activity and also participate
in fundraising activities for Hurricane Katrina victims.
Halloween-theme activities for children and refreshments will be
available at the Hawkins Point Visitors Center at the St. Lawrence-FDR
Power Project. There is plenty of free parking on site.
4-MILER registration is required and begins at 9
am. A minimum $15. sponsorship donation required to participate.
Sponsor sheets are available at locations throughout St. Lawrence
County. Sheets can also be downloaded from the Hawkins Point Visitors
Center’s web page:
http://www.nypa.gov/vc/stlaw.htm. The first 150 registrants receive
a long-sleeve T-Shirt. Timed runners begin at 10 am, while walkers/rollerbladers
start at 10:30 am.
Live music will be provided by the Lime Hollow
Boys. While at these events, view the wide array of interactive
exhibits at the newly constructed $5 million visitors center, covering
the themes of Water Power and the St. Lawrence facility, Basics of
Electricity, Uses of Electricity, and much more. Visitors are also sure
to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam from Hawkins Point.
Registration–9 am; Timed Runners–10 am; Others-10:30 am
Fundraising for Hurricane Katrina victims
TIME: Post –
4-MILER, About 11 am.
Massena: Take State Route 37 east to Route 131 (across from St. Lawrence
Centre Mall), turn left and proceed through the Eisenhower Lock tunnel.
Then take the second right onto Robinson Bay Road and continue for two
miles. Turn left onto Hawkins Point Road and follow the entrance road to
the visitors center.
Carol Simpson, Community Relations, regional manager, NYPA, (315)
764-0226, ext. 304, or (800) 262-NYPA, if calling from New York State.
Jill Chamberlain, Community Relations Associate, NYPA, (315)
764-0226, ext. 300, or e-mail: