Easter Bunny en Route to NYPA Visitor Center
April 3, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH-BLENHEIM - The Easter Bunny will make his annual visit to the admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project on Sunday, April 13, from noon to 2 p.m.
The Bunny will pose for FREE photos with children and parents may bring their cameras.
Free face painting by Karina Marvelina will be available in the visitors center theater. There will also be a free raffle for several baskets filled with Easter goodies and various outdoor children’s activities, weather-permitting.
In addition to the special activities surrounding the arrival of the Easter Bunny, visitors can enjoy the interactive exhibits and displays on the basics and uses of electricity and the operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa Project always on view at the visitors center.
The visitors center is open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., year-round, and is closed on Good Friday, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, Good Friday. It is located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.
■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 visit www.nypa.gov or follow us on Twitter @NYPAenergy, Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress, and LinkedIn.