'Santa Paws' Event Scheduled for
New York Power Authority Visitors Center
For Further Information:
315-764-0226, ext. 863
October 28, 2008
MASSENA—The holiday season will get an early start
on Saturday, Nov. 8, when Santa Claus arrives at the Frank S.
McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch at the
New York Power Authority’s St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power
Project for a photo session with visitors’ pets.
Pet owners will be able to have their pet’s picture
taken with Santa during the fourth annual “Santa Paws” event, which
will take place in two sessions: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
to 2 p.m. Photos will be available to take home on Saturday.
While admission to the visitors center is free,
there will be a $10 donation per photo to benefit Spay-Neuter Now,
an organization devoted to controlling the wanton breeding of dogs
and cats. Volunteers from that organization will be on hand to
provide information on spaying and neutering pets.
The visitors center, featuring a wide range of
interactive exhibits on such subjects as water power and the St.
Lawrence-FDR-Project, basics of electricity and uses of electricity,
will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
■ 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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