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NYPA to Honor Moms at Power Vista

Contact:
Cathy Blood
716-286-6661
1-866-NYPA-FUN
cathy.blood@nypa.gov

May 10, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

LEWISTON—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will celebrate Mother’s Day a day early on Saturday (May 12) by presenting free plants to the first 200 moms to arrive at the Power Vista, the admission-free visitors center at NYPA’s Niagara Power Project. 

The Power Vista, located at 5777 Lewiston Road, will be open as usual from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  It features a wide range of interactive displays and exhibits on such subjects as electricity production, energy efficiency and the history of power development on the Niagara Frontier. 

The Mother’s Day program is part of the family-oriented “Sensational Saturdays” series scheduled at the Power Vista throughout the year.  Information on the Mother’s Day celebration and other Sensational Saturdays events is available on www.nypa.gov or by calling 716-286-6661 or 1-866-NYPA-FUN. 

About NYPA:

 ■    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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