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Get Your Costumes Ready for NYPA's Annual Free "Spooktacular" Halloween Party
Mark the Date - Saturday, October 27

Contact:
Karen White
(315) 764-0226
karen.white@nypa.gov


October 16, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will hold its annual “Spooktacular” Halloween Party at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch on Saturday, October 27.  

The admission-free event will feature pumpkin- and face-painting, games, movies and much more. All children in costume will be able to Trick-or-Treat for goodie bags during the party. The fun will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Guests will also be able to view the wide array of interactive exhibits at the visitors center on the operation of the St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project, the basics of electricity and uses of electricity. Children and adults will be able to touch, see and listen to the many interactive exhibits while enjoying the panoramic views of the NYPA power dam.

The visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call 315-764-0226 ext. 302 or visit www.nypa.gov.

 



About NYPA:

■The New York Power Authority 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 public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■Approximately 80 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.■For more information, www.nypa.gov



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