News Advisory: Mobile
Mammography Coach To Visit St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project Hawkins
Point Visitors Center
April 20, 2006
An event to promote Breast Cancer Awareness has
been scheduled at the Hawkins Point Visitor Center at the St.
Lawrence-FDR Power Project.
On Wednesday, April 26th, the North Country Mobile
Mammography Coach will be on hand to perform mammograms, by
appointment, from 9 am to 1 pm. Appointments are scheduled by
calling 1-877-MAMMO2GO or 1-877-626-6624. North Country Mobile
Mammography accommodates women who do not have health insurance and
for those women who have insurance, all insurance is accepted. The
visitors center is open normal hours.
Prior to your mammogram, experience the wide array
of interactive exhibits, at the newly constructed $5 million
visitors center, which will re-open at 6 pm. Exhibits include Water
Power and the St. Lawrence facility, Basics of Electricity and Uses
of Electricity. Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views
of the power dam from Hawkins Point.
EVENT: Mobile Mammography
DATE: Wednesday April 26th
TIME: 9 am – 1pm, By Appointment.
(Visitors Center open normal hours, 9 am – 5 pm)
DIRECTIONS: From Massena: Take State Route 37
east to Route 131 (across from St. Lawrence Centre Mall), turn left
and proceed through the Eisenhower Lock tunnel. Then take the second
right onto Robinson Bay Road and continue for two miles. Turn left
onto Hawkins Point Road and follow the entrance road to the visitors
CONTACT: Jill Chamberlain, Community Relations
Associate, NYPA, at (315) 764-0226, ext. 304, or (800) 262-NYPA, if
calling from New York State.
Jackie Dow, Women’s Health Associate, Canton-Potsdam Hospital, at
(315) 261-5935, or 1-866-507-0593
■ NYPA 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-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
plants in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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