Camp for Grieving Children
Scheduled at NYPA Facility
April 9, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—The visitors center at the New York
Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power
Project will play host to a camp for grieving children on Saturday
and Sunday, May 5-6.
The two-day camp – “Camp Forget-Me-Not” – will be
conducted by representatives from the Catskill Area Hospice and
“Camp Forget-Me-Not” is open at no cost to any
school-age child or teen in Otsego, Delaware or Schoharie counties
who has suffered the loss of a loved one.
For more information and to register for the camp,
please contact Laurie Schacher at (518) 234-7611 or Rod Roberts at
The admission-free NYPA visitors center will be
open as usual on May 5 and 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The center is
located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles
north of Grand Gorge.
■ 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
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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