|NYPA Visitors Center Hosts Family Safety Fair|
|Tour Fire Safety House; Learn Texting While Driving Dangers; Child Safety I.D.s|
|July 2, 2012|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
LEWISTON--The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will hold a Family Safety Fair on July 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the admission-free Power Vista, the visitors’ center for NYPA’s Niagara Power Project.
The event will feature safety information and presentations from various safety offices and exhibitors, including an exhibit that simulates the hazards of texting while driving, operated by the New York State Police. The first 300 children will receive a safety whistle. Other activities and exhibits include:
Crafts, food and free trolley service throughout the event between the Gorge Discovery Center and the Power Vista, provided in cooperation with the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, will round out the day’s activities.
Crafts, food and free trolley service throughout the event between the Gorge Discovery Center and the Power Vista, provided in cooperation with the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, will round out the day’s activities.Following is a schedule of various safety presentations that will be held in the Power Vista Classroom throughout the day:
■The New York Power Authority 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 public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■Approximately 80 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.■For more information, www.nypa.gov
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