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New York Power Authority to Play Host to Friday Movies in August

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

July 20, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NORTH BLENHEIM—Children’s movies will be in the spotlight on consecutive Fridays in August at the admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project.

 The movies, all beginning at 1:00 p.m., are:

  • Friday, August 3:          “Happy Feet”

  • Friday, August, 10:       “Madagascar”

  • Friday, August 17:        “Open Season”

  • Friday, August 24:        “Flushed Away”

Popcorn will be available for the free showings in the visitors center theater.

Moviegoers are also invited to enjoy the visitors center’s attractions, which include hands-on exhibits on such subjects as basics of electricity, uses of electricity and operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project.

The visitors center is located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.

 

 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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