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Santa Claus To Be Featured Guest At NYPA Holiday Pajama Party

Contact:
Karen White
315-764-0226, Ext. 304
karen.white@nypa.gov

December 5, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—The New York Power Authority is now accepting reservations for its holiday pajama party on Friday, Dec. 16, at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project’s admission-free Hawkins Point Visitors Center.

The holiday pajama party will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will feature movies, craft projects and a visit from Santa Claus. Throughout the evening, Santa will be available to hear holiday wishes and pose for photos.

Holiday movies including, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” (1966), “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (1964), “Frosty the Snowman” (1969), “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (1970) and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965) will be shown in the visitors center theater.

Registration is encouraged and can be made by calling 315-764-0226, ext. 302. All children who are preregistered by Dec. 12 will receive a special holiday memento.

Along with enjoying the movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such themes as Water Power and the St. Lawrence-FDR project, Basics of Electricity and Uses of Electricity. Another highlight is the panoramic view of the project’s power dam from Hawkins Point.

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. ■ 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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