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New York Power Authority Visitors Center Will Play Host to Holiday Movies

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

December 17, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—The New York Power Authority will play host to a pajama party movie night featuring holiday films at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project’s admission-free Hawkins Point visitors center on Friday, Dec. 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Children can come in their pajamas and watch holiday movies including “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” (1966), “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.

Registrations for the event can be made by calling 315-764-0226, ext. 304. All children who are preregistered will receive a special holiday memento.

Along with enjoying the movies, 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:

■    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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