New York Power
Authority Visitors Center Will Play Host to Holiday Movies
315-764-0226, x 304
December 17, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA—The New York Power Authority will play host
to a pajama party movie night featuring holiday films at the St.
Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project’s admission-free
Hawkins Point visitors center on Friday, Dec. 21 from 6 p.m. to 8
Children can come in their pajamas and watch
holiday movies including “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” (1966),
“Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (1964), “Frosty the Snowman”
(1969), “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (1970) and “A Charlie Brown
Christmas” (1965). Movies will be shown in the visitors center
Registrations for the event can be made by calling
315-764-0226, ext. 304. All children who are preregistered will
receive a special holiday memento.
Along with enjoying the movies, visitors can sample
the array of hands-on exhibits at the $5 million Hawkins Point
facility, which presents information on such themes as Water Power
and the St. Lawrence-FDR project, Basics of Electricity and Uses of
Electricity. Another highlight is the panoramic view of the
project’s power dam from Hawkins Point.
■ 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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