Press Advisory and Photo
New York Power Authority to Play
Host to Wildlife Festival on September 20
September 19, 2008
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will play host
to its annual Wildlife Festival at the Utica Zoo on Saturday, Sept.
20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The event will feature more than 200 animals,
including exotic species from all over the world, with various
presentations throughout the day. A gift and free admission will be
available to the first 1,000 visitors and parking will be free for
Highlights of this yearís festival include
appearances by five-time Northeast Chainsaw Champion Mark Tyoe, who
will demonstrate his skills throughout the day, and Smiley the
Clown. Personalities from BIG FROG 104 radio will also participate.
WHAT: NYPA Wildlife Festival
DATE: Saturday, Sept. 20
TIME: 10 a.m. to 4
PLACE: Utica Zoo
On 99 Steele Hill Road
CONTACT: Ann Cianfrocco, community relations
specialist at the NYPA Fredrick R. Clark Energy Center, 315-792-8335
■ 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
nationís 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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