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New York Power Authority to Play Host For Annual D.A.R.E. Car Show

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

May 30, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

NORTH BLENHEIM—The New York Power Authority will host the 13th annual D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) car show on Sunday, June 10, on the grounds of the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project’s Visitors Center. The event is scheduled from noon to 4:00 p.m.

Among the cars on display will be NASCAR champion Matt Kenseth’s Ford Fusion (famed no. 17), owned and engineered by the legendary Jack Roush. The car competed for the coveted NEXTEL Cup in three seasons and is the first NASCAR entrant to be featured at the D.A.R.E. car show. In addition, there will be hundreds of classic cars and trucks on display and awards for top vehicles in class.  Food vendors and family entertainment will also be available.

The D.A.R.E. car show is open to classic cars and trucks, antiques, customs, street machines and rods. Registration is $10 per vehicle, starting at 8 a.m.

For more information, please call 518 298-7098 or 518 295-7066.

   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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