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Camp For Grieving Children Scheduled at NYPA Visitors Center

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

April 21, 2008

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 play host to a camp for grieving children on Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4.

The two-day “Camp Forget-Me-Not” will be conducted by representatives from the Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care.

The camp is open to all children in grades Kindergarten through 12 in Otsego, Delaware and Schoharie Counties who have suffered the loss of a loved one. For more information, and to register, please contact Laurie Schacher or Patricia Bachman, camp co-directors, at (518) 234-7611 by April 25.

The visitors center will be open as usual on May 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The center is located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.

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