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NYPA Issues Call For Craft Vendors and Local Artisans For the First North Country Crafters Extravaganza

Contact:
Karen White
315-764-0226, Ext. 304
karen.white@nypa.gov          

May 22, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA Ė The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is seeking crafters and local artisans for its new summer craft and entertainment event scheduled for Sat., July 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Projectís Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Visitors Center and Boat Launch in Massena.

The North Country Crafters Extravaganza will feature items for sale, demonstrations, food and entertainment throughout the day. In conjunction with the Extravaganza, NYPA will also sponsor an Energy Fair, at the visitors center, featuring displays and information from a variety of energy-related organizations and businesses.

Free tent-covered booths will be available on the grounds of the visitors center. Booth space is limited, and vendors are encouraged to reserve their space early. Space will also be available on the visitor center grounds for vendors who would like to set up their own tents.

To register for the event, please contact Karen White at 315-764-0226 ext. 304, or via e-mail at karen.white@nypa.gov.

About NYPA:

■    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 nationís 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.   For more information, www.nypa.gov.

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