Holiday Weekend Schedule Set at
NYPA Visitors Center
November 16, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—The New York Power Authority’s (NYPA)
Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project visitors center will be
closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23.
The admission-free visitors center will reopen for normal hours, 10
a.m. to 5 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 24.
On Sunday, Nov. 25, the center will play host to a
matinee in its theater. A showing of the movie, “The Long, Long
Trailer” (1954), starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, will begin at
2 p.m., with popcorn available.
The NYPA visitors center is housed in a refurbished
19th-century dairy barn and features displays and interactive
exhibits for children and adults on such subjects as electricity
production, operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa project and energy
efficiency. The visitors center is located on Route 30, 17 miles
south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.
For more information, call 1-800-724-0309 or visit
NYPA on the Web at
■ 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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