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News Advisory and Photo Opportunity:  New York Power Authority Primary Sponsor of Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival

 April 12, 2006

New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Timothy S. Carey will present a festival commitment of $70,000.00 to Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival.  NYPA is the primary sponsor of the Lewiston Jazz Festival. 

Carey will be joined by Town of Lewiston Supervisor Fred Newlin, Village of Lewiston Mayor Richard Soluri, President of the Lower River Region Chamber of Commerce Sandy Hays-Mies and Chairperson of the Lower River Region Chamber of Commerce Janice McCaw,.

DATE:                         Thursday, April 13, 2006

TIME:                          2:15pm

LOCATION:                 Gazebo located at the corner of 4th and Center Street, Lewiston

FOR MORE INFO:       Cathy Blood, senior community relations representative, NYPA  716-286-6652

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