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Power Authority Visitors Center Will Play Host to Winter Break Movie Days

Contact:
Karen White
315-764-0226, ext 863
karen.white@nypa.gov

February 14, 2008           

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—A special selection of movies for the entire family will be screened at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) admission-free Hawkins Point visitors center to provide a cure for cabin fever during the winter break, Tuesday, Feb. 19 through Friday, Feb. 22.

Movies will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center theater.

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, visitors can enjoy three films from the Harry Potter series. “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” will be shown at 10 a.m., followed by “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” at 1 p.m. and “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” at 3 p.m.

On Wednesday, “Ratatouille” will be shown at 10 a.m., “Night at the Museum” at 1 p.m. and “Meet the Robinsons” at 3 p.m.

On Thursday, “Robots” will be shown at 10 a.m., followed by “The Last Mimzy” at 1 p.m. and “Underdog” at 3 p.m.

On Friday, “The Shaggy Dog,” will be shown at 10 a.m., followed by “Shark Tale” at 1 p.m. and “High School Musical” at 3 p.m.

Besides enjoying the movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the $5 million Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such subjects as water power and the St. Lawrence-FDR project. Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam from Hawkins Point.-

The Hawkins Point visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The visitors center will be closed on President’s Day, Feb. 18.

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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