Santa Returns to NYPA Visitors
November 28, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—The admission-free visitors center
at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped
Storage Power Project will welcome Santa and Mrs. Claus for the
annual “Photos with Santa” event on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m.
to 1 p.m.
Children will receive a special NYPA ornament and
will have the opportunity to give Santa their wish lists and have a
free photo taken with him. A free raffle will also be held for a
package of energy-efficient holiday tree lights.
The visitors center, located in a restored
19th-century dairy barn, features numerous hands-on exhibits on such
subjects as the basics of electricity, uses of electricity and
operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa project.
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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