World Travelogue Series Scheduled
at Power Authority Visitors Center
February 23, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM―The World Travelogue Series
returns on Sundays during March at the admission-free visitors
center at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped
Storage Power Project.
The free slide show programs, taking armchair
travelers to destinations near and far, will be held in the visitors
center theater starting at 2 p.m.
March 4 – “Touching the Ancient One”—1954
C-47 crash in the mountains of Alaska, with Rupert Pratt.
March 11 – “Pandora”—Greek mythology, with
March 18 – “Venus, Venus, Venus”—adventures
and images of Venus, with Frank Taormina.
March 25 – “Do You Remember Schenectady
County?”, with Bill Massoth.
Seating is limited and those planning to attend
are asked to call 1-800-724-0309 for reservations. Refreshments
will be served after each program.
Guests are also invited to enjoy the visitors
center’s attractions, which include hands-on exhibits on such
subjects as basics of electricity, uses of electricity and operation
of the Blenheim-Gilboa project.
The visitors center is located on Route 30, 17
miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.
■ 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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