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Easter Bunny Set to Attend Power Vista's "Eggstravaganza": Donations of Nonperishable Food South to assist Community Missions Food pantry

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March 17, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LEWISTON—The Easter Bunny is set to attend the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Annual Easter “Eggstravaganza” on Saturday, March 27 at the Niagara Power Vista, as part of a full day of games, crafts and fun celebrating Easter and the arrival of Spring. Photos with the Easter Bunny will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., but the fun continues until 4 p.m. This year the Easter Bunny will be bringing along a few friends for a bunny petting zoo. 

In the spirit of the holiday, Power Authority employees are collecting nonperishable food to benefit the food pantry of the Community Missions of Niagara Frontier. On March 27, visitors are invited to contribute their own donations at the Power Vista.

In addition to the Easter fun, guests are invited to enjoy the Power Vista’s attractions, which include displays and interactive exhibits relating to the production of electricity, energy efficiency and the area’s history, as well as spectacular views from the observation deck, 350 feet above the Niagara River Gorge.  Parking and admission at the Power Vista, located at 5777 Lewiston Road in Lewiston, are always free.

To obtain information on other special events, or details pertaining to the variety of educational presentations available to all age groups at the Power Vista throughout the year, visit NYPA on the Web at www.nypa.gov/vc/niagara.htm  or call 716-286-6661.

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 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. ■ More than 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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