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News Advisory and Photo Opportunity: NYPA to  Present Checks to Nine Emergency Organizations in the Northern Catskills

Contact:
Steve Ramsey
1-800-724-0309
steve.ramsey@nypa.gov

June 14, 2006

NORTH BLENHEIM – The New York Power Authority (NYPA) on Wednesday night will present checks totaling $20,000.00 to nine fire and rescue organizations serving the communities surrounding the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the project visitors center.

Horace Horton, NYPA’s regional manager, Central New York, will present checks to the Middleburgh Fire Department, Middleburgh Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Conesville Fire Department, Conesville Rescue Squad, Jefferson Fire Department, Jefferson Rescue Squad, Grand Gorge Fire Department, Grand Gorge Rescue Squad and Blenheim Hose Company. 

WHAT:            Emergency Services Checks Presentation
WHEN:            Wednesday, June 14
TIME:               6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE:          Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center
                       1378 State Route 30
                       North Blenheim, NY  12131

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