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New York Power Authority Hosts Sensational Saturdays Program at the Power Vista

Cathy Blood

March 16, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       

Lewiston—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is planning a series of fun-filled, family-oriented activities at the Power Vista, the visitors’ center at the Niagara Power Project.  Each event will feature something to interest young and old alike including crafts, entertainment and more.  The schedule includes: 

Date:                                       Event:                                                 Time:

Saturday, April 8                     Easter “Egg” Stravaganza                       10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday, May 6                      Every Day is Earth Day                         10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday, September 23          
            & Sunday, September 24          Wildlife Festival                                    10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday, October 28               Halloween Spooktacular                         10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday, December 2              Deck the Halls                                      10 a.m. – 4 p.m

In addition to being the site for these special events, the Power Vista is the ideal destination for field trips and educational programs.  For details on the events and to schedule a program, call 716-286-6661 or 1-866-NYPA-FUN.  The admission-free visitors’ center is open daily (except for major holidays) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

 About NYPA:

■    NYPA 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-owned electric utility, with 18 generating plants in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.

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