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Camp for Grieving Children Scheduled at NYPA Facility

Contact:
Stephen Ramsey
1-800-724-0309
stephen.ramsey@nypa.gov 

April 9, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NORTH BLENHEIM—The visitors center at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project will play host to a camp for grieving children on Saturday and Sunday, May 5-6.

The two-day camp – “Camp Forget-Me-Not” – will be conducted by representatives from the Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care.

“Camp Forget-Me-Not” is open at no cost to any school-age child or teen in Otsego, Delaware or Schoharie counties who has suffered the loss of a loved one. 

For more information and to register for the camp, please contact Laurie Schacher at (518) 234-7611 or Rod Roberts at (607) 432-6773.

The admission-free NYPA visitors center will be open as usual on May 5 and 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The center is located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.

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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