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News Advisory and Photo Opportunity: Public Invited to a Classic Car "Cruise-in"

August 23, 2007

The public is cordially invited to a classic car “Cruise-In” to enjoy some summer fun. The Massena Olde Car Club will be showcasing some of its members’ cars at the New York Power Authority’s Hawkins Point Visitors Center at the St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project on Saturday, August 25th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Plenty of parking will be available for visitors, who will have an opportunity to vote for the Spectators Choice Award, selecting their favorite vintage car.

Before, after or while at the “Cruise-In,” the public is also invited to see the wide array of interactive energy exhibits at NYPA’s $5 million visitors center and enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam from Hawkins Point. 

           EVENT:                       Classic Car Cruise-In                                                 

           DATE:                         Saturday, August 25th 

           TIME:                          10:00 a.m.  (Visitors Center will be open normal business hours 9am – 7pm)

          ADMISSION:                Free admission to the “Cruise-In.” Admission is always free to the Hawkins Point Visitors Center 

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 Specialist, 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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