Grand Opening of NYPA's Hawkins Point Visitors Center
July 15, 2005
NEWS ADVISORY & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Tuesday, July 26, for the formal grand opening of its new Hawkins Point Visitors Center at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project. The event will begin at 12:30 p.m., with the news media provided an advance viewing of the visitors center at 11:30 a.m.
The $5 million visitors center features an outstanding view of the giant generating project from across the South Channel of the St. Lawrence River. It replaces the original visitors center located in the power dam and closed after 9/11.
The grand opening will feature remarks by NYPA and area officials, and a picnic.