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NYPA's Spring Eggstravaganza Offers Full Day of Free Family Fun

Contact:
Teresa Martinez
(716)-286-6652
teresa.martinez@nypa.gov


March 7, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LEWISTON—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will celebrate the season at its annual Spring Eggstravaganza Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Niagara Hydroelectric   Power Plant’s admission-free visitors center, the Power Vista.

Activities include free photos with the bunny from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. plus crafts, face-painting and a scavenger hunt throughout the day. Boy Scout Troop #855 of Lewiston will be selling hot dogs during the event.

Free rides on the Niagara Scenic Trolley between the Power Vista and the Gorge Discovery Center will be available during the event compliments of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

Guests are also invited to enjoy the Power Vista’s attractions, which include displays and interactive exhibits relating to the production of electricity, energy efficiency and the region’s history, while surrounded by spectacular views from the observation deck 350 feet above the Niagara River Gorge. Parking and admission is always free at the Power Vista, located at 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston.

For more information, contact the Niagara Project Power Vista at 716-286-6661 or email npvista@nypa.gov

About NYPA:

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 has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities by 20 percent by 2020. ■ NYPA is the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA 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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