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STL Tuck-In to NYPA's Holiday Pajama & Movie Party Dec. 14

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


December 6, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is accepting reservations for its Holiday Pajama and Movie party at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project’s admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center.  Free event reservations can be made by calling 315-764-0226, ext. 302.  All children who have pre-registered by Dec. 13 will receive a special holiday memento.

The Holiday Pajama and Movie Party will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, and will feature holiday movies, crafts and a visit from Santa Claus.  Santa will be on-hand throughout the evening to hear Christmas wish lists and pose for photos.

Children are encouraged to come in their pajamas to watch movies including the holiday classics, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” (1966 – is this date correct?), “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 theater with free popcorn

Along with enjoying all the movies and other holiday activities, 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.



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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