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Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: NYPA Invites Community to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of St. Lawrence Project

June 20, 2008


The New York Power Authority (NYPA) invites the public to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project for an event at 7 p.m., on June 24, outside the project’s admission-free visitors center at Hawkins Point.

The program will feature free ice cream and music from Northern Symphonic Winds, followed by fireworks after nightfall.

WHAT:      St. Lawrence 50th Anniversary Ice Cream “Social”

DATE:       Tuesday, June 24

TIME:        7 p.m.

PLACE:     Outside NYPA’s Hawkins Point Visitors Center

CONTACT: Jill Chamberlain, community relations manager at the NYPA St. Lawrence Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project, 315-764-6841 or read NYPA’s press release on the event.


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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