Annual D.A.R.E Car Show Set for
June 2, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—The New York Power
Authority (NYPA) today announced that the 14th annual D.A.R.E. (Drug
Abuse Resistance Education) car show will be held on Sunday, June 8,
at the admission-free visitors center on the grounds of NYPA’s
Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project. The event is scheduled
from noon to 4 p.m.
The show will feature hundreds of
classic cars and trucks, as well as antiques, customs, street
machines and rods. Registration is $10 per vehicle, starting at 8
a.m. There will be awards for top vehicles, along with souvenir bags
and dash plaques for all entries.
Entertainment at the car show will
include a Tug-of-War with the Schoharie County Sheriff’s deputies,
raffles, children’s games, a model car contest and music by the
K-Man. Vendors will sell hot dogs, barbecue chicken, refreshments
and baked goods.
All proceeds for the event will go
towards the D.A.R.E program. The Schoharie County D.A.R.E. program
is classroom-based, administered by the Schoharie County Sheriff's
office, and educates children on the harmful effects of substance
abuse and violence.
The visitors center and the Lansing
Manor House, both part of the historic Lansing Manor complex, will
be open on June 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The complex is located on
Route 30 in North Blenheim, 17 miles south of Middleburgh, five
miles north of Grand Gorge and 50 miles southwest of Albany.
For more information, please call the
D.A.R.E. line at 518-295-7098 or 518-295-7756.
■ 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. For more
information, please go to www.nypa.gov.
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