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News Advisory and Calendar Listing: New York Power Authority 75th Anniversary and Video

May 17, 2006

The New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center Theater will host several showings of “Bold Dream...Shinning Legacy” – A History of the New York Power Authority—on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21. Admission to all showings is FREE.

The video tells the story of the Power Authority’s growth over the past 75 years into the largest state-owned electric utility in the United States.

Before and after the showings, visitors can stroll through the wide array of hands-on exhibits at the visitors center, which presents information on the Power Authority’s statewide operations as well as displays on the environment and energy conservation.

Visitors can also enjoy the panoramic views of the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project and Schoharie Creek from the visitors center.

EVENT:                    Theater Showing: “Bold Dream…Shinning Legacy” – A History of the New York Power Authority

DATES:                    Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21

TIMES:                     11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

ADMISSION:             FREE

WHERE:                   Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center
                                1378 State Route 30
                                North Blenheim, NY  12131

 FOR MORE INFO:    Steve Ramsey, Community Relations Manager, NYPA 1-800 724-0309

                       

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