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News Advisory: Spooktacular Halloween Party for Children

October 26, 2006

The New York Power Authority is hosting a Spooktacular Halloween Party at its Hawkins Point Visitors Center on Saturday, October 28 from 1-3 pm.  Events include, movies, pumpkin painting, goodie bags for all and face painting.  The Massena Central Varsity Girls Soccer Team, coached by NYPA employee Tim Ahlfeld, will be on hand to partake in the activities with the children.

During the Halloween Party, visitors will be able to view the wide array of interactive exhibits, at the newly constructed $5 million Visitors Center, on the themes of Water Power and the St. Lawrence facility, Basics of Electricity and Uses of Electricity.  Children and adults alike will enjoy being able to touch, see and listen to the many interactive models on display.   

Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam from Hawkins Point.

             EVENT:                       Spooktacular Halloween Party

            DATE:                         Saturday October 28

             TIME:                          1 – 3pm

             COST:                         FREE
                                               Admission to the Visitors Center is always free.

DIRECTIONS:            From 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.

CONTACT:     Jill Chamberlain, Community Relations Associate, NYPA, at (315) 764-0226, ext. 300, or (800) 262-NYPA, if calling from New York State.

 

  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 facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.

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