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New York State Safe Boating Certification Course to be Held at Power Authority Visitors Center

Steve Ramsey
June 29, 2007


NORTH BLENHEIM—The New York Power Authority will offer a free New York State Safe Boating Certification Course on Saturday, July 21 at 9:00 a.m.

Dennis Downs, a certified instructor for the New York Safe Boating Course will conduct the eight hour course at the Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Project Visitors’ Center, located 17 miles south of Middleburgh on Route 30.

Participants are required to complete the classroom session and pass a final exam with a grade of 75 percent or better to be eligible for certification.  

Due to limited space, reservations are required. Contact Steve Ramsey, NYPA Community Relations Manager, at 1-800 724-0309 by July 11.

   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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